Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Welcome to the official website of the City of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin!

The scheduled dates for elections in 2019 are:

  • February 19 (Spring Primary)
  • April 2 (Spring Elections)

In order to cast an absentee ballot, you must first be registered to vote. If you are registered you may vote:

  • In-person at the clerk's office - This can be done starting February 4, 2019 until 5 pm on Friday (February 15, 2019) before the General Election. Hours are 8:00AM - 430PM Monday - Friday; closed over noon hour.
  • Online: My Vote allows registered Wisconsin voters to request an absentee.  Please fill in the information and supply a photo ID as requested. 
  • Request by Mail - Application for Absentee Ballot (EL-121) and mail or deliver it to City Clerk, John Somers, 205 S. Lincoln Ave, Beaver Dam, WI 53916 with a copy of your PHOTO ID. The application must be received by the clerk no later than 4:30 pm on the Thursday before the election in order for an absentee ballot to be mailed to you.
  • Military and Permanent Overseas Voters can register and apply for absentee ballots by clicking here >.

***The completed absentee ballot must be returned to your municipal clerk no later than 8:00 pm on Election Day.
If you are not registered to vote, click here to download Voter Registration Application (EL-131).  Proof of Residency is required.

Note: You may submit both a voter registration application and an application for absentee ballot at the same time.

Please note: Absentee ballots may not be hand-carried outside of City Hall. You may not pick up an absentee ballot for anyone else and take it to them.

Special absentee voting application provisions apply to electors who are indefinitely confined to home or a care facility, in the military, hospitalized, or serving as a sequestered juror. If this applies to you, please contact the Clerk's Office, for more information.

John Somers, City Clerk
City of Beaver Dam
205 S. Lincoln Avenue
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
Phone: 887-4600
Linda Carney, Deputy City Clerk
City of Beaver Dam
205 S. Lincoln Avenue
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
Phone: 887-4600, Ext. 320