Town of Woodruff

Election Information

Town of Woodruff – Wards 1-3

Polling Place: 1418 – 1st Avenue, Woodruff (next to Post Office)
- polling place is handicapped accessible
Voting hours: 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Town notice posting sites: Town Hall, Post Office, Krist Oil
Notices also posted on town website & in Lakeland Times
Clerk’s Phone: (715) 356-9421

Upcoming elections:

2020 Spring Primary – February 18, 2020 (includes Congressional Dist. 7 Special Primary)
2020 Spring Election & Presidential Preference Primary – Tuesday, April 7, 2020
2020 Congressional Dist. 7 Special Election - May 12, 2020
2020 Partisan Primary – August 11, 2020
2020 General Election – November 3, 2020

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How do I register to vote?

Residents of the Town of Woodruff may register to vote at the clerk’s office at any time, during regular office hours, up until 5 p.m. on the Friday before an election. Be sure to bring with you a valid photo ID and proof of residence. A valid driver’s license or state ID is fine if the address listed is current; otherwise you will need to bring other proof of residence, such as a utility bill or bank statement.
If you are already registered to vote, you do not need to re-register unless you change your name or address.
Voters may also register to vote online, as long as it is more than 20 days before an election.
To register to vote online, go to https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/
On the MyVote website, you can also:
1) Update your name or address, or both.
2) Find your polling place.
3) Find info on the next statewide election.
4) View a sample ballot.
5) Request an absentee ballot.

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Frequently-Asked Questions

1) I just moved to the Woodruff area. How do I find my correct polling place?
You have a couple of options. The easiest is to go to the website MyVote.wi.gov On this website you can enter your name, address, and birthdate in the “search” function, and it will tell you whether you are currently registered to vote anywhere in the state, and will also tell you your correct polling place. If the address is not correct, you will need to update your address first, then it will show you the correct polling location.
You may also call or stop in the clerk’s office and we would be happy to help you.

2) I just moved to another address within the Town of Woodruff. Do I need to re-register to vote?
If you are already registered to vote in the Town of Woodruff, but you have changed your address, you will need to re-register in order to update that information for the State of Wisconsin. This is true even if you just moved to another apartment in the same building! The easiest way to do this is by going to MyVote.wi.gov and updating the information online.
You may also stop in the clerk’s office during regular office hours and pick up a paper voter registration application to fill out and we will process it for you. Make sure you bring a photo ID and current proof of residence.

Click here to view and print the voter registration form EL-131:

https://elections.wi.gov/sites/electionsuat.wi.gov/files/2019-02/EL-131%20%28REV%202018-10%29%20POR%20UPDATE_0.pdf

 

3) I just got married/divorced and changed my name. Do I need to register to vote again?
If you are already registered to vote, but you have changed your name, you will need to re-register in order to update that information for the State of Wisconsin. The easiest way to do this is by going to MyVote.wi.gov and updating the information online.
You may also stop in the clerk’s office during regular office hours and pick up a paper voter registration application to fill out and we will process it for you. Make sure you bring a photo ID and current proof of residence.

4) What constitutes a valid photo ID?
A valid photo ID just needs to show who you are. It does not have to list your current address.
Examples include: Driver’s license or state-issued ID; U.S. passport; Veterans Affairs ID; tribal ID card; student ID card (if accompanied by enrollment verification)

5) What type of document do I need to show proof of residence?
Proof of residence is something that shows where you live. It may not just show a P.O. Box; it must have your residential address. These include: documents issued by a unit of government -- clerk’s office, state agencies, county health dept., state university or public school, federal government entities, or another country; also included are: Utility or phone bills; bank and credit card statements.

Some valid examples of the above are:
• A letter from the town clerk.
• Deer hunting license.
• Social Security or Medicare statement.
• Cell phone bill.
• WPS bill.
• Credit card statement.
• Home mortgage statement.
• Vehicle registration form from DOT.

Some documents that are NOT accepted:
• Vehicle insurance card from insurance company.
• Health care statement from insurance company.
• Forwarded mail with yellow sticker.