Election Information

2021 Election Dates (Polls are open 7:00 am – 8:00 pm):

  • Spring Primary – February 16, 2021
  • Spring Election  – April 6, 2021

Please click on the News & Notices page  to find notices pertaining to upcoming elections.

Election Information

Location of Polling Place: The Rice Lake Town Hall, 1830 Macauley Ave., Rice Lake, WI 54868.

Polling Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

New Voter Registration Information – Please click here for details.

Please visit myvote.wi.gov t0 register to vote, update your voter registration, to request an absentee ballot, or to check the status of your absentee ballot.

Voter Registration Deadlines – (Proof of Residence is required as listed here)

  1. By Mail – must be postmarked no later than the 3rd Wednesday before the election.  Print and complete this form and mail to: Town of Rice Lake, 1830 Macauley Ave., Rice Lake, WI 54868
  2. Online – go to  myvote.wi.gov on or before 11:59 p.m. the 3rd Wednesday before the election.
  3. In Person at the Clerk’s Office – on or before the Friday preceding the election.
  4. At the Polls on Election Day at the Town Hall.

Absentee Voting Dates and Deadlines:

  • By Mail – 5 p.m. the Thursday before election is the deadline for regular and overseas voters and 5 p.m. the Friday before the election for indefinitely confined voters and military voters (not on active duty). Please request your absentee ballot as soon as possible by visiting myvote.wi.gov.  Ballots can be returned in-person to the clerk’s office, or drop it off in the official ballot drop box on the west side of the Town Hall, or returned by mail (postage is prepaid).   Ballots must be received by 8:00 p.m. on Election day.
  • In-Person – weekdays from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm starting 14 days prior to the election. The last day to vote an absentee ballot in-person is the Friday before the election.


Registration and Voting
Acceptable Photo ID’s for Voting in Wisconsin

Acceptable forms of Proof of Residence
Absentee Voting

Wisconsin Elections Commission

The Wisconsin Elections Commission has all the forms available for download at their web site. Below are links to some of the most requested forms.

EL-121 Absentee Ballot Request
EL-131 Voter Registration Application