11/6/2018- General Election. Voting from 7AM to 8PM. Photo ID Required
Early Voting (also known as in-person absentee voting) and in-person Voter Registration will be held from October 18-November 2. By appointment only, please call or text clerk Angie Volkman at 608-575-3365 for an appointment. Photo ID Required. (Note: Some earlier dates are possible, please call).
There are several ways to request an absentee ballot be sent by mail, please see this link: https://elections.wi.gov/voters/absentee
Photo ID required when requesting an absentee ballot unless it is already on file with the clerk.
View Sample Ballot: Town of Dane 11_06_18 Sample
Note: All voting will be at the Dane Town Hall, 213 W. Main St., Dane WI 53555.
Registration Alert: Many voters were removed from the poll lists in 2017 due to having not voted in 4 years or having moved according to the State of Wisconsin. Check to see if you are registered at https://myvote.wi.gov/. You can register online if your WI Driver's License has your current address. You can register by mail up to 20 days before an election, or in person up to the Friday before an election. You can also register at the polls on election day. Proof of Residence in the Town of Dane is always required to register to vote.
Please Note: Wisconsin Voter Photo ID will be in effect for all 2018 elections. ID must be unexpired, some ID's are OK to be expired after the last general election (November 8, 2016). Please see Acceptable Photo ID's Illustrated for information.
My Vote Wisconsin (Voter search, status and voting history, information on voter registration and absentee voting): https://myvote.wi.gov/
Please Note: You can now register to vote online at My Vote Wisconsin if you are an eligible voter and hold a valid State of Wisconsin Driver License or State ID Card (WI DL/ID) that has your current name and address on file with the Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles (WI DMV). You will not need to print, mail, or sign the registration form or provide proof of residence (POR).
If you are unable to make a match with WI DMV, you will still have the option to print, sign, and deliver your registration form to your clerk along with a copy of your Proof of Residence. See also:
Other Useful Information:
Wisconsin Voter Information Center:
Wisconsin Voter ID Information:
How to Request an Absentee Ballot: https://elections.wi.gov/voters/absentee
Wisconsin Uniform Instructions for Absentee Voting:Wisconsin Uniform Instructions for Absentee Voting
State of Wisconsin Elections and Ethics Commissions
The State of Wisconsin Election Commission (formerly the Government Accountability Board) site has links to all the election and voting information sites and forms: http://www.elections.wi.gov/
Here are the two most requested forms:
- Absentee Ballot Request Form: http://www.elections.wi.gov/forms/EL-121-english
- You must include a copy of your photo ID with the form
- Voter Registration Form: http://www.elections.wi.gov/forms/el-131-fillable
- You must include a copy of your Proof of Residence with the form
- Note: If you have a current Wisconsin Driver's License or ID with your current address, you can register to vote online at
Be sure to follow all instructions when filling out these forms. Mail them to: Angela Volkman, Town of Dane Clerk, 7003 Lavina Road, Dane WI 53529.