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Elections & Voting
General Voting Information
The Village of Howards Grove's population estimate as of January 2014 is 3,216, with approximately 2,401 eligible voters.  Of the estimated total eligible voters, we currently have 2,151 registered voters in the Village.  Due to our population level, the Village has four wards, however, for voting purposes, all wards are combined at one polling place.

All voters in the Village of Howards Grove vote at the Howards Grove Community Center, 913 S. Wisconsin Drive, Howards Grove, located in the lower level of the Village Hall.

Polls open at 7:00am and close at 8:00pm for all elections.

PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR PHOTO ID WITH YOU TO THE POLLS

All voters must be registered to vote in the State of Wisconsin.  If you are not registered, please go to our Voter Registration page for details on how to register.

If you or someone you know is a college student and would like to find out more about the November General Election there is a site that you can access to help you with many different questions and issues.  Please click on the link provided by BestColleges.com here

2016 Elections
For the Village of Howards Grove, the following elections will be held in 2017:

INFORMATION WILL BE ADDED AS IT BECOMES AVAILABLE.

Spring Primary Election - February 21, 2017

Items on the ballot:

      To view a sample ballot click here

    Village of Howards Grove 2017 Spring Primary Election Results

    Spring Election - April 4, 2017

    Items on the ballot:
     
       To view a sample ballot click here

    Village of Howards Grove 2017 Spring Election Results






    Registration Requirements
    If you are not currently registered to vote, the law changed a few steps related to how to register:
    1. You must be a resident of the municipality for 10 consecutive days.
    2. You may no longer use a corroborating witness to verify your residency.
    3. You must provide the most recent address at which you were previously registered to vote.

    If you have any questions about the changes, please contact the Clerk/Treasurer's office at 565-3511.

    Voter ID

    Village of Howards Grove residents will have to show poll workers their ID at all elections starting in 2016.  If you do not have a photo ID:

    The Wisconsin Department of Transportation provides free state ID cards for voting.

    Acceptable Photo ID's

    Absentee Voting Information
    If you are unable to come to the polls on Election Day, you may request an absentee ballot.  There are two ways to vote absentee, either in-person in the Clerk's Office or you can request a ballot be mailed to you.

    In-person absentee voting is available for the two weeks prior to the election during regular office hours.

    If you need an absentee ballot mailed to you, please complete the Absentee Ballot request form print, sign, and return it to the Clerk's Office by the Thursday before the election.  Per State law, mailed requests must be received by that Thursday to be processed.  A signed, written request is required.  We cannot mail out a ballot on a verbal request.  Your request should be mailed to:

    Village of Howards Grove
    913 S. Wisconsin Drive
    Howards Grove, WI 53083

    All absentee ballots should be returned as soon as possible to ensure they can be counted, and must be returned by 8:00 PM on Election Day to be counted.

    If you have any questions about absentee voting, please contact the Clerk's office at 920-565-3511.