In-person Absentee Voting

In-person absentee voting begins today, October 20, 2020, in the clerk’s office at the Potter Village Hall.  Please call 920-588-7013 to make an appointment or stop in during hours listed.  In-person absentee voting ends October 30, 2020.  Please bring your Photo ID with you.  

     Tuesday, October 20       1:00-3:00pm                       Wednesday, October 21     10:00am – 1:00pm

     Thursday, October 22      10:00am – 12:00pm             Friday, October 23       1:00-3:00pm

     Monday, October 26       1:00-3:00pm                        Tuesday, October 27     1:00-3:00pm

     Wednesday, October 28    11:00am – 1:00pm              Thursday, October 29    12:30-3:00pm

     Friday, October 30         3:00-5:00pm  

     Weekends by appointment only

Spring Election and Presidential Preference Vote-April 7, 2020

Polls open at 7:00am and close at 8:00pm today.  

If you have not mailed your absentee ballots back, please do so TODAY.  They MUST be postmarked April 7, 2020, and received by 4:00pm on Monday, April 13, 2020.  You may also drop off your absentee ballot at the polls before 8:00pm today.

Absentee Voting Update-April 3, 2020

The date to request absentee ballots be sent to you has been extended to Friday (today), April 3rd, at 5:00 pm. If you go on to request a ballot be sent to you, please select “All elections from today’s date through the end of the current calendar year (ending 12/31).” The website will not allow you to select the April 7th election only. If you do not wish to use, please email a request stating your name, address, where you would like the ballot mailed and include a copy of Photo ID (driver license works best) to You can also mail a request with the same information. Absentee ballots need to be returned by 4:00 pm on Monday, April 13th. Please mail the ballots back as soon as possible.
Thank you,
Mary Schwartz
Clerk, Town of Rantoul


Today is the Last day to request an absentee ballot be mailed to you.  Go to or email to make your request.  PLEASE DO SO ASAP.  The mail goes out at 4:15.  Keep in mind the mail takes at least 2 days to be delivered to anyone with a Chilton mailing address.  You will still be able to vote an absentee ballot in-person by appointment only until Saturday, April 4th at 3:00pm.  Please call 920-588-7013 or email to make that request.  All in-person voting is done at the Potter Village Hall. 

Absentee Voting Update

Thank you to all of you who are or have requested absentee ballots.  The latest requests will be in the mail tomorrow.  When you receive your ballot, please vote and return the ballot in the envelope provided as soon as possible.  The post office is being inundated with absentee mail, and I’m not sure how long it will take for your ballots to get back to the Town.  Make sure you sign the certification envelope where indicated.  Make sure your witness signs where indicated.  Thank you.

Absentee Voting

Thank you to all who have requested absentee ballots be mailed to them.  For your safety and the safety of the poll workers, we need more residents request absentee ballots be mailed to them.  Time is running short.  PLEASE request your absentee ballot today.  Go to or send an email to and request an absentee ballot.  If you use the email request or send a letter to the clerk, please list your name, address, where you want the absentee ballot sent and which election for which you are requesting an absentee ballot.  You can request an absentee ballot for just the April 7th election or for the rest of the year which includes an August primary and the November General Election.  Any questions, please email or call 920-588-7013.

Thank you.

Open Book

The Open Book on Saturday, March 28th, will be by telephone only due to the Safer-At-Home order.  You can reach the assessor at 920-766-7323 if you have questions about your assessment.

Spring Election and Presidential Preference Vote-April 7, 2020

As of today, the Spring Election and Presidential Preference Vote on April 7, 2020, will take place as scheduled.  Please watch the local news channels for any updates.

The Wisconsin Elections Commission strongly recommends that anyone planning to vote should request to have an absentee ballot mailed to them as soon as possible.

  • You must be registered to vote to request an absentee ballot. 
  • The deadline to register by mail to vote has passed.
  • The deadline to register online to vote has been extended by federal court order until March 30. The WEC is working to reinstate online registration in the next few days.  The website is 
  • Voters who need to register may also do so in person at their municipal clerk’s office until the Friday before the election at 5:00 pm and on Election Day at the polling place.
  • Voters should request an absentee ballot as soon as possible for April 7. The deadline is April 2, but DO NOT WAIT!
  • Request your absentee ballot online at
  • You may also send a letter or email to the clerk,, stating your name, address and where you want the ballot sent.  Please include a copy of Photo ID, such as a copy of your Drivers License.

In-person absentee voting is available.  It is by appointment only as I have voters meet at the Potter Village Hall instead of my house where the Town’s office is located.  Please email or call 920-588-7013 to set up an appointment.  If you don’t reach me, please leave a message and I will get back to you as soon as possible.

You are welcome to come to the polls on Election Day.  We are working on steps to keep you and our poll workers safe as you vote.  If you have any questions, please email or call 920-588-7013.

  Mary Schwartz, Town of Rantoul Clerk