Elections & Voting
Town of Shelby elected to have a 5-person Town Board for 2019 with one Chair and four Supervisors, two supervisors will be on the ballot in 2020.
Please see attached Type A Notice of the length of terms for the positions. Spring Election 5 Person Board Notice.
Please see attached Type D Notice of Polling Place Location & Hours.
**If you are a snow bird or away for the Election, fill out your absentee ballot request EARLY to ensure delivery.
We will have ballots end of February for mailing.
4/13/2020 Canvassing Notice
Click on the District MAPS below to view the District you are in:
94th & 95th Districts
28th & 29th Districts
Ward Map 1-6
West Salem School District
Where do I vote? Am I registered?
Apply on-line to register to vote and/or request an absentee ballot at https://myvote.wi.gov. Complete the questions and mail your application with your proof of residence (where you live) to the Clerk listed on the registration page. Or print out the voter registration form on our Forms Page.
- First time voters and absentee requests will also need to send a copy of their Wisconsin ID or Drivers License.
- You must live IN SHELBY for 10 DAYS prior to each Election to register to vote here.
ABSENTEE VOTING INFO
Visit the forms page to access the application for an absentee ballot - see green button to right.
Sign it, send along a copy of your Wisconsin ID, and mail to:
Town of Shelby Clerk, 2800 Ward Ave, La Crosse, WI 54601.
You can also email it with a photo of your ID to: Town of Shelby Clerk
- IF you choose Email - the ballot CANNOT be emailed back to me, you need to print out the ballot and certificate, vote, have a witness sign your certificate, place ballot in a separate envelope, then put the certificate and envelope into another envelope to mail back to me. Then your ballot will be remade on Election day onto an actual ballot and put into the voting machine.
- Post Office Mailing times are averaging 5-7 days to get TO you AND 5-7 days to get RETURNED, please plan to request your Absentee ballot as soon as possible as it is a possible 10 day turnaround. Ballots must be received by Election day at 8pm.
- BALLOTS CANNOT BE FORWARDED AND ALSO CANNOT BE DELIVERED TO A PO BOX.
IN-PERSON ABSENTEE VOTING INFO:
In-Person Absentee voting at the Town Hall (2800 Ward Ave) will be available two weeks before the election Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 4 PM or by appointment. Friday, August 7th, 8 AM - 5 PM. Appointments are preferred so we may keep voters properly distanced and disinfect.
**There is NO absentee voting the day before the election on Monday.
ELECTION INSPECTORS NEEDED TO WORK AT THE POLLS!
If you would like to work at the polling place on Election Day, please call (608) 788-1032 ext. 7 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and our clerk will provide you with information.
Election Inspectors can choose to be compensated for their time on election day as well as any required trainings they attend.
2020 Election Dates: Feb 18, April 7th, Aug. 11, and Nov 3rd
Non-partisan primary held the third Tuesday in February to nominate candidates to be voted for at the spring election.
Spring Election: APRIL 7th, 2020
Election held the first Tuesday in April for Court of Appeals Judges, Circuit Court Judge, County nonpartisan Offices, Municipal Offices, School District Offices, and referenda, and in Presidential years, to express party preferences for Presidential candidates.
Primary held the second Tuesday in August to nominate candidates to be voted for at the general election and referenda.
Election held in even-numbered years on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November to elect the President and Vice President (in even numbered years), United States Senator, Representative in Congress, State Senator, Representative to the Assembly, District Attorney, County Partisan Offices, and referenda.
For more information visit: 2020census.gov