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Notice of Absentee Ballots Issued and Received -April 6, 2021



February 15, 2022 - Spring Primary

April 5, 2022 - Spring Election

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For a safe and simple way to vote during Covid-19, all voters are encouraged to participate in the upcoming elections by voting absentee by mail. 

To receive a ballot by mail:

  • Requests can be made on
  • By email
  • Send a written request to City Clerk, 625 52nd Street, Kenosha, WI 53140. 

In all instances, you must Include a copy of acceptable photo ID. 

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Visit to:

  • Register to vote
  • View your voter profile
  • Check/update your voter registration status
  • Find your polling place
  • Information on how to obtain an absentee ballot
  • Find out who your elected officials are
  • View a sample ballot

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Did You Know?

There is a deadline to register to vote. Double check all the deadlines and how they apply to you here: DEADLINES

Have You Registered?

Check your status, or register to vote here: REGISTER

Need to Update Your Address?

You can do that by entering your name & address on this form and choosing "Update Name or Address" under your information. UPDATE ADDRESS

More Questions?

At you can:

  • Register to vote
  • View your voter profile
  • Check/update your voter registration status
  • Find your polling place
  • Information on how to obtain an absentee ballot
  • Find out who your elected officials are
  • View a sample ballot

 Prefer to Mail a Paper Registration Form?



The City of Kenosha has placed new Official Ballot Drop Boxes at various locations in the city for your convenience.

For the 2021 election cycle, the following drop box location will be used:

  • Municipal Building - 625 52nd St. (west entrance) - 2 boxes

All locations are monitored under 24 hour surveillance.

Ballots are collected daily by two Elections Officials, and returned to the Clerk's office and secured.

The last pick-up from the drop boxes will be at 7pm on election day.

*Note* City of Kenosha Official Ballot Boxes look like this:

Ballot Box

In Wisconsin you must show a Photo ID in order to receive a ballot. 

Examples of acceptable forms of ID:

  • A Wisconsin DOT-issued license, even if driving privleges are revoked/suspended
  • A Wisconsin DOT-issed ID card
  • Military ID card
  • US Passport book or card
  • Certificate of Naturalization
  • ID issued by a federally recognized Indian Tribe in Wisconsin
  • ID card receipt issued by WIS-DOT (not expired)
  • Veteran Affairs ID card (not expired)

Visual: Acceptable Photo ID Examples

Need help getting an acceptable form of ID? 


Be prepared before election day. 

Register ahead of time. 

Know your ward. 

If you need to register on election day, fill out your form before you go to your polling place. 

Be sure to go to the right polling place! 

You can find all this information and more, including a sample of your ballot, by visiting

Find your polling place here.

There are over 100 wards in the City of Kenosha.  Polling places may be assigned 2 or more wards. Voters must cast their ballot at the polling place assigned to the ward for the voter’s address.

If you're interested in becoming a pollworker, please click the "Pollworkers" tab above to complete an application.

Our polling places have been audited for accessibility.  Nonetheless, voters with health issues, mobility issues, a disability, or difficulty waiting in line may vote from the curb of their polling place. Send someone in to the polling place to notify the poll workers that you are a curbside voter. You may also use the doorbell which is located on the "curbside voting" sign near the entrance of the polling place. If you do not have someone to send in to the polling place, contact the Clerk’s Office at  or 262-653-4020 to make arrangements to vote curbside

Under Wisconsin law, voters do not need a reason or excuse, such as being out of town on Election Day, to vote early (absentee).  Any voter who prefers to vote by absentee ballot may request one.  You have several options for requesting an absentee ballot and casting your vote. 

A valid photo ID is required for absentee voting.


Early In Person Absentee Voting

City Hall, City Clerk, 625 52nd Street

April 6th Spring Election -

Tuesday, March 23 – Friday, March 26: 8am – 4:30pm

Monday, March 29 – Thursday, April 1: 8am – 4:30pm

Friday, April 2: 8am - 5pm



Early Absentee Voting by Mail

Request your absentee ballot here:

You can also print the appropriate application below and mail it in with a copy of your photo ID.

2021 Absentee Ballot Request

Hospitalized Absentee Ballot Request

Permanent Absentee Ballot Request

The City Clerk is the filing officer for candidates for Mayor, Alderperson or Municipal Judge.

The following Information Booklets will be posted in the Fall of 2021:

2022 Candidate Information Booklet - Alderperson PDF

2022 Candidate Information Booklet - Municipal Judge PDF

2022 Candidate Information Booklet - Mayor PDF

2022 Ballot Access Checklist

EL-162 Declaration of Candidacy

EL-163 Notification of Non-Candidacy

EL-169 Nomination Signature Form

CF-1 Registration Statement

Statement of Economic Interest

Memo Regarding Constitutional Ban on Felons Holding Office

Candidates List & Filing Status

Voter Lists

ETHCF-2L Campaign Finance Report

State of Wisconsin Ethics Commission

District Maps:

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