Election Information


August 11, 2020 Partisan Primary
Polls are open from 7 AM to 8 PM on Election Day
Photo ID required to Vote in Person

In-person absentee voting and in-person voter registration will take place July 28 to August 9, 2020 by appointment only.  Please call or text Clerk Angie Volkman at 608-575-3365 for an appointment. (Until at least July 21 earlier dates may be possible if necessary). Photo ID is required to vote absentee,  You may also request an absentee ballot by mail or online (see information and form below)

Proof of residence is required to register to vote. You may also register to vote by mail or online until July 22 (see information and form below) and at the Polls on Election Day with Proof of Residence.
*NEW* Due to the recent 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling, the voter registration residency requirement is now 28 days NOT 10 days.

All voting both in-person absentee and on Election Day is at the Dane Town Hall, 213 W. Main Street, Dane WI 53529.

Offices on the ballot are: State Senate District 14, US House of Representatives District 2, State Assembly District 42, and Dane County DA, Clerk, Treasurer and Register of Deeds. The only contested office on the ballot is the Republican nomination for District 14 State Senator (the incumbent Luther Olsen is retiring).

View the Town of Dane Sample Ballot: TownofDaneHC9Sample08_11_20

View Dane County Type B Notice: DaneCounty_TypeB_August2020

NOTE: For the upcoming elections, policies and procedures at the Town Hall will be in place to ensure the health and safety of voters and poll workers due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, including social distancing, sanitizing all surfaces regularly and other procedures following all Federal, State and Local Guidelines. For your safety and the safety of others, please wear a mask in the Town Hall.



November 3, 2020 General and Presidential Election

View Dane County Type A Election Notice: Dane County Type A Notice_Aug and Nov 2020

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:

Wisconsin Voter Registration Guide

Wisconsin Proof of Residence Guide

Possible Proof of Residence Illustrated

Other Useful Information:


NEW- Town Of Dane Town of Dane Election Day Emergency Response Plan
UPDATED Town of Dane Election Day Emergency Response Plan V6_01_2020

Wisconsin Voter Information Center:

Wisconsin Voter ID Information:

Acceptable Photo ID Illustrated

Acceptable Photo ID Guide

How to  Request an Absentee Ballot: https://elections.wi.gov/voters/absentee

Wisconsin Uniform Instructions for Absentee Voting:Wisconsin Absentee Voting

Dane County Voter Information site: https://www.countyofdane.com/election/

Wisconsin League of Women Voters: www.lwvwi.org

State of Wisconsin Elections and Ethics Commissions

The State of Wisconsin Election Commission 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:  EL-121 Application for Absentee Ballot (rev. 2020-06)
    • Note: You must include a copy of your photo ID with the form unless it is already on file.
    • You may request an absentee ballot online at My Vote Wisconsin
  • Voter Registration Form: El-131 - (REV 2020-06)
    • Note: You must include a copy of your Proof of Residence with the form.
    • You must have resided at the address provided for 28 consecutive days and do not intend to move.
    • 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.