Town of Shelby - La Crosse County Wisconsin

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. 

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 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: Ballots were sent out 1/28/2020

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

Please note:

  • 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.


In Person Absentee voting at the Town Hall 2800 Ward Ave for the February 2020 Election will be available two weeks before the election during regular office hours 8am-4pm or by appointment. On the Friday  before the election ONLY we will have in-person absentee voting and registration until 5pm.

**There is NO absentee voting the day before the election on Monday.

Photo ID: For the latest information on Voter ID, FREE WI ID cards, videos, and information go to:
Clerk Info:   please call 608-788-1032 ext. 7 or email Town of Shelby Clerk




NOTICE IS HEREBY given pursuant to Wis. State Statutes Sec 5.84 that a public test of electronic voting equipment will take place on Monday, February 17, 2020 @ 10:00 AM in the Shelby Town Hall Annex, 2801 Ward Ave., La Crosse, Wisconsin.  Given this 12th day of February in the Town of Shelby.

Fortune M. Weaver, Shelby Town Clerk


If you would like to work at the polling place on Election Day, please call (608) 788-1032 ext. 7 or email 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
Spring Primary:
Non-partisan primary held the third Tuesday in February to nominate candidates to be voted for at the spring election.

Sample Ballot

Spring Election:
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.

Partisan Primary:
Primary held the second Tuesday in August to nominate candidates to be voted for at the general election and referenda.

General Election:
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.

Click to Access Election & Voting Forms

Voting Location:

Shelby Town Annex
2801 Ward Avenue
La Crosse
(28th Street Entrance)
Polls are open from 7am - 8pm

Absentee Ballot and Office Location

Shelby Town Hall
2800 Ward Avenue

2019 Election Results