Vote in 2022:
Tuesday, April 5, 2022 Spring Election
Tuesday, August 9, 2022 Partisan Primary
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 General Election
Scroll down to the bottom of this page for information about running for local office
On Election Day, polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
All voting in the City of Delavan is conducted at the Municipal Building at 123 South Second Street.
Our building is accessible to persons with disabilities. If you need further assistance on election day, call 262-728-5585 and election officials can help you.
You do NOT need to register to vote if you have voted in the City of Delavan in the past four years and you have not changed your name or address. You can visit MyVote.wi.gov to check and update your Voter Information.
You need Photo Identification to vote in Wisconsin.
You can avoid lines at the Polls on Election Day by registering ahead of time online at MyVote.wi.gov or in the City Clerk’s office Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through the Friday before the election. Voter Registration forms:
The deadline for electors to register to vote by mail or online is the 3rd Wednesday before the election.
For other general questions contact the City of Delavan Municipal Building at 262-728-5585.
VOTING BY ABSENTEE
Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may request to vote an absentee ballot. A qualified elector is any U.S. citizen, who will be 18 years of age or older on Election Day, who has resided in the ward or municipality where he or she wishes to vote for at least 28 consecutive days before the election. The elector must also be registered in order to receive an absentee ballot.
You can contact your City Clerk to request that an Absentee Ballot Application be sent to you, you may request an absentee ballot by letter, or you may make a request at MyVote.wi.gov. You must provide your voting address within the municipality where you wish to vote, the address where the absentee ballot should be sent, if different, your name, and your signature. If you have not previously requested an absentee ballot at your current address, you will also need to include a photo copy of your photo ID. If you need information about obtaining a free Photo ID for voting, visit bringit.wi.gov.
Absentee Ballot Application Spanish
Special absentee voting application provisions apply to electors who are indefinitely confined to a care facility, hospitalized, or serving as a sequestered juror. If any of these apply to you, contact the City Clerk.
There are also unique provisions that apply to voters who are in the Military or who are overseas. Visit MyVote.wi.gov to learn more or contact the City Clerk.
You can also personally go to the City Clerk’s office for an Absentee Ballot Application or to vote an absentee ballot prior to election day during the hours specified for casting an absentee ballot.
The first day to vote an absentee ballot in person in the Clerk’s office for the April 5 Spring Election is Tuesday, March 22, 2022. Hours are 8:00 – 4:30 (M-F) through Friday, April 1, 2022.
Completed absentee ballots must be delivered to the polling place by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.
The deadline for making an application to vote absentee by mail is 5:00 pm on the 5th day before the election.
Military electors should contact the City Clerk regarding the deadlines for requesting or submitting an Absentee Ballot.
The City Clerk will deliver voted ballots returned on or before Election Day to the polling place before the polls close on Election Day.
For More Information:
Andrea White, City Clerk
PO Box 465
123 S Second Street
City of Delavan
Information that may be helpful if you are thinking of running for office:
Wisconsin Election Commission information for Candidates
Statement of Economic Interest (for judges)
So you Want to be an Elected Official?
How to Run for Office Manual
WI Ethics Commission Financial Forms – Video
Completing Nomination Papers and Candidate Forms – Video
Interested in Being a Local Government Candidate?
The City elects local officials in April each year.
Two Alderpersons represent each district for two-year terms.
Each District elects one Alderperson each Spring.
The Mayor is elected in even-numbered years to two-year terms (2022 is an election year for Mayor).
The Municipal Judge is elected to a four-year term in an even year (2024 is an election year for the judge).
Terms of office begin the third Tuesday in April, except for the Municipal Judge whose term begins May 1.
If there are three or more candidates for any one office, the City holds a primary election in February.
To appear on the ballot, candidates must file a Declaration of Candidacy, Nomination Papers, and a Campaign Registration Statement no later than 5:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday in January. See the Ballot Access Checklist for more information.