Election Information

Upcoming Election Dates:

2/15/22, Spring Primary Election: Town of River Falls does not have elections on this date.

4/5/22, Spring Election

8/9/22, Partisan Primary

11/8/22: General Election

ABSENTEE VOTING HOURS AT THE TOWN HALL

The River Falls Town Hall will be staffed on Wednesday evenings during the month of October (5:00-7:00 PM) and Saturday mornings during October (10:00 - 12:00 noon) for issuing and collecting absentee ballots (this includes those that have been sent out through the mail.   Voter registration can also take place during these times.

 

Requests for Absentee Ballots

Before an absentee ballot can be issued there needs to be a written request for the ballot and a photo ID submitted. The written request for the ballot should include your town address and the address you would like your ballot mailed to. Requests for absentee ballots can be submitted to: Town Clerk, Sarah Meyer, W9015 770th Ave., River Falls, WI 54022 or e-mail: [email protected].  Absentee ballots can also be requested and tracked on the state's myvote.wi.gov website.  The last day that absentee ballots can be mailed out to the elector is the Thursday preceding the Tuesday election date. Ballots can usually be mailed out starting a month prior to the election upon receipt of the written request and photo ID. Please request absentee ballots as soon as possible.

In-person absentee ballot hours have been established as Monday- Friday two weeks prior to the election date from 8:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M. In person absentee balloting is only available by appointment with the Town Clerk at 715-629-8240 (or during designated absentee voting hours at the Town Hall).  No in-person absentee ballots can be cast on the Monday right before the election day.

Voter Registration

To vote in Wisconsin you must first register to vote. You can obtain the voter registration form online by going to http://gab.wi.gov. Click on “forms” and then EL-131, Voter Registration Form. Voter registration forms are also available from the River Falls Town Clerk at 715-629-8240 or at the polls on election day. Proof of town residence is required in order to complete a voter registration form. Types of accepted proof or residence are listed on the EL-131.

Photo ID Requirements

Wisconsin’s photo ID law is in effect. For most people this will mean having your driver’s license with you when you come to vote. For those that don’t have a driver’s license with photo ID, there are other options including free, state-issued ID cards. More information and a complete listing of eligible photo ID documents can be researched on the web at https://bringit.wi.gov.

Polling Hours: 7:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M., River Falls Town Hall, W9015 770th Ave.