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Elections & Voting Information
Chief Election Official
The Village and Town of Somers Clerk-Treasurer serves as the chief election official. The chief election official supervises all elections in the Village and Town of Somers. Additional duties include preparing election ballots, publishing election notices and other public information, providing information on polling places, preparing and distributing absentee ballots, and maintaining current voter registration files and lists.
Village and Town of Somers Clerk-Treasurer, Tim Kitzman
1. Somers VillageTown Hall on HIghway E
2. University of Wisconsin-Parkside Sports Center on Highway JR
All polling places are accessible to elderly and disabled voters.
Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.
If you do not know which voting ward you live in, please contact the Village/Town of Somers Clerk-Treasurer, Timothy Kitzman, at (262) 859-2822 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wisconsin Now Requires A Photo ID to Vote
Do you have the right photo ID?
How do you get a free state ID card?
Are there exceptions to the new law?
Click here for details.
How to Apply for an Absentee Ballot
Please note: In 2011 Act 227 was passed and prohibits a voter who has voted and returned an Absentee Ballot from voting at the polling place on election day.
If you are not already registered, you will need to register to vote before an Absentee Ballot can be sent to you.
Request by Mail
Download the Wisconsin Application for Absentee Ballot (GAB-121). Complete the form include a coy of your photo ID and mail it to the Village and Town of Somers, Attention Clerk-Treasurer, 7511 12th Street, P.O. Box 197, Somers, WI 53171. The application must be received by the Clerk-Treasurer no later than 5:00 p.m. on the Thursday before the election in order for an Absentee Ballot to be mailed to you.
Request by E-Mail or Fax
A voter may request that a ballot be mailed to them by sending an e-mail or fax to the Village and Town of Somers, Attention Clerk-Treasurer email address email@example.com or fax at (262) 859-2331. You must include a copy of your photo ID. Before the ballot can be counted on election day, the Clerk must have received a request from the voter with an original signature. (Print your emailed request, sign it, and return it with your ballot, on the outside of the certified ballot envelope.) This request must be made no later than 5:00 p.m. on the Thursday before the election in order for an Absentee Ballot to be mailed to you.
In-Person at the Somers Village and Town Hall, Clerk's Office
In-person absentee voting runs for several weeks before an election, ending at 5 p.m. on the Friday before the election. The Village/Town of Somers regular office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Photo ID is required.
If you apply for an Absentee Ballot at the Village/Town Hall Clerk's Office, you must vote immediately, seal your ballot in the proper envelope, and return it to a member of the Clerk's staff. No ballots may be taken from the Clerk's office.
Instructions for Completing Absentee Ballot
Uniform instructions for absentee voters: Click here
Deadline for Returning Ballot: The completed ballot must be delivered to the Village/Town of Somers Clerk-Treasurer no later than 8 P.M. on election day.
If you have any questions, please contact
Timothy Kitzman, Village and Town of Somers Clerk-Treasurer
Military and Overseas Voting
Please note that there are exceptions for military and overseas voters. Please refer to the Military and Overseas Voting page for rules.