Elections

 

 Polling Places

Polls are open from 7:00 AM until 8:00 PM.

The City of St. Francis has 3 voting districts:   

  • 1st & 3rd District
    St. Francis Lions Club Community Center, 3476 E. Howard Avenue
  • 2nd District
    St. Francis Civic Center, 3400 E. Howard Avenue

 

2024 Elections:

Spring Primary Election (if needed) - February 20, 2024 (NO SPRING PRIMARY NEEDED IN ST. FRANCIS)

Presidential Preference Primary Election - April 2, 2024

Fall Primary - August 13, 2024

Fall General Election - November 5, 2024

 

 

Where is your polling place? Use the Voter Listing by Address or Map below to confirm your polling place.

 What's New at the Polls

  • Poll workers will ask you to sign the poll list. If you are unable to sign because of a physical disability, you are exempt from this requirement. You should inform a poll worker that you are unable to sign.
  • Photo ID is required to vote.

 ELECTION NOTICES

 Absentee Voting

Absentee ballots are available for request approximately 45 days prior to an election. You may fill out an application online through the State website MyVote, fill out an application in person, or submit a request by mail.

If you are not registered to vote in St. Francis, you will have to register before you can obtain an Absentee Ballot. (Voter Registration Applications may also be completed online using MyVote during the open registration period.  Open registration closes 20 days prior to an election, and during late registration you may still register in person in the Clerk's Office.  There is no registration the Monday prior to an election.)

All requests for an Absentee Ballot must be made in writing from the elector.
  • Request in Person (Photo ID required.)
In-person absentee voting for the April 2, 2024 Spring Presidential Preference Primary Election occurs in the Clerk's Office beginning on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 and runs through Friday, March 29, 2024.  Hours for in-person absentee voting are M-F from 8 AM -  4:45 PM.  City Hall will be CLOSED on Friday, March 29th in observance of Good Friday, however absentee voting will be conducted between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM by appointment only.  Appointments must be scheduled with the City Clerk no later than 4:30 PM on Thursday, March 28th by calling City Hall at (414) 481-2300.  (8 AM - 5 PM on Friday, March 29.)
 
In-person absentee voting for the August 3, 2024 Fall Primary Elections occurs in the Clerk's Office beginning on Tuesday, July 30, 2024 and runs through Friday, August 9, 2024.  Hours for in-person absentee voting are M-F from 8 AM - 4:45 PM (8 AM - 5 PM on Friday, August 9.)
 
In-person absentee voting for the November 5, 2024 Fall General Election occurs in the Clerk's Office beginning on Tuesday, October 22, 2024 and runs through Friday, November 1, 2024.  Hours for in-person absentee voting are M-F from 8 AM - 4:45 PM (8 AM - 5PM on Friday, November 1.)
  • Request by Mail (Photo ID may be required.)
  • You may request that a ballot be mailed to you.  Fill out the Application for Absentee ballot (link above) completely and mail to the City Clerk, 3400 E. Howard Avenue, St. Francis WI 53235. The Application must be received by the Clerk no later than 5:00 PM on the Thursday before the election in order for an Absentee Ballot to be mailed to you.
  • Deadline for Returning Ballot
    The completed Ballot must be received by the City Clerk's office no later than 5:00 PM on the day of the election so that it can be delivered to the polling location by 8 PM. A ballot may be delivered directly to a polling place by an elector prior to 8:00 PM.
  • Contact
    For more information, please contact the City Clerk's Office at (414) 481-2300

 Registering to Vote

Voter Qualifications
You may vote if:
  • Are a citizen of the United States
  • Are at least 18 years of age on Election Day
  • Have been a resident of the City of St. Francis at least 28 days prior to an election

You may NOT vote if:

  • Have already voted in this election
  • Are still required to report to a probation or parole officer because of a felony conviction
  • Have been ruled incapable of voting by a judge

Registering to Vote
  • Register online through the State MyVote website. This website is very easy to use and is the fastest method.  Once registered, you may also request Absentee Ballots directly through the website.
  • You may register to vote at St. Francis City Hall Monday - Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  There is no in-person registration at City Hall on the Monday before an election.  
    • All registering voters are required to provide proof of residence showing current name and current St. Francis address.  A corroborating witness may no longer be used. (Proof of residency forms are listed on the back of the voter registration application.)
  • Registration by mail must be postmarked no later than the 20th day (3rd Wednesday) before the election.
    • First-time Wisconsin registrants registering by mail must also provide proof of residence showing current name and current St. Francis address. 
  • Register at the polls on Election Day. 
    • Election Day registration requires that you provide one proof of residence showing current name and current St. Francis address; a corroborating witness may no longer be used.
    • Driver license or state ID # must be provided if one was ever issued.
  • Download the Voter Registration Form (EL-131) from the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board website

If you have any questions, contact St. Francis City Hall at (414) 481-2300. 

 Sample Ballots

Below are sample ballots for current elections in the City of St. Francis.  You can verify your polling location and district by viewing the Polling Location information.

April 2, 2024 Sample Ballots are listed below:

 

 Election Inspectors

The City of St. Francis is fortunate to have a group of dedicated Election Inspectors!  If you are interested in joining our team of Election Inspectors, please fill out and return an application and we can put you on our list. We thank you for your willingness to help.

City of St. Francis election officials are compensated for their work at the polls.  Our rate of pay is now $10/hour. We offer full and half day shifts. Full day shifts are from 6:30 AM until the close of Election Day activities, half day are from 6:30 AM - 1:30 PM, or from 1:30 PM - Close of Election.  All City issued paychecks are distributed by direct deposit.  You may also choose to waive compensation.

Our goal is always to run safe and meticulous elections and to have every qualified voter be able to cast a ballot!

Completed applications may be mailed to City Hall (3400 E. Howard Ave), dropped off in person, or emailed to Rebecca Gagnon.

 Voter Public Access

The State of Wisconsin Elections Commission gives you access to your voter information. If you are not sure you are registered to vote in Wisconsin you can look up your registration at MyVote Wisconsin.