Registration and Absentee Voting

Registering to Vote

If you are a new resident in the Town of Menasha, you must first register to vote. If you have moved within the town, or changed your name, you must re-register.

You can start the registration process online at My Vote WI. You can also register in-person at the Town of Menasha Clerk’s Office, 2000 Municipal Drive, Neenah, between 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. weekdays, or at the polling place on Election Day.

All voters MUST provide proof of residence with their voter registration, whether registering in-person or by mail. Proof of residence documents must include your name and current address.

Requesting an Absentee Ballot

For more detailed information see the State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board.

Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may request to vote an absentee ballot. You will need to be properly registered to vote before an absentee ballot can be sent to you.

Voting In-Person

Absentee ballots are available for in-person voting at the Municipal Complex in the Town Clerk’s Office during regular business hours the two weeks before an election through the Friday before the election at 5:00 p.m.  Absentee voting is not allowed on weekends or holidays.

Our regular business hours are:

8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Request by Mail

A voter may request that an absentee ballot be sent to them. Complete the WI Application for Absentee Ballot or make a written request in the form of a letter, an e-mail, ()         or fax.  Requests must contain:

  • Your name
  • Your Current address
  • The election date(s) in which you are requesting an absentee ballot
  • The address where the ballot should be sent
  • Sign and date your request before submittal.

and mail it to:

Town of Menasha
Clerk’s Office
2000 Municipal Drive
Neenah, WI 54956

Please Remember:
  • The deadline in which a voter may make a request that a ballot be sent to them is the Thursday before the election no later than 5:00 p.m.
  • On Election Day, voted ballots must be returned to the Clerk’s Office so they can be delivered to the appropriate polling location.  Ballots sent by mail must be postmarked the day of the election but received in the Clerk’s Office no later than the following Friday after the election by 4:00 p.m. to be counted.
Exception – Residential Care Facilities and Retirement Homes

Special procedures are in place for Occupants Living in Residential Care Facilities that are designated by the municipal clerk to be served by special voting deputies to assist residents with absentee voting. Occupants are no longer eligible to be mailed an absentee ballot at the facility however may vote an absentee ballot in the Clerk’s Office or at the polls on Election Day.  Click on the link above for details and to read the entire manual (outlined by the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board).

Military  and Permanent Overseas voters

Go to MY Vote WI to obtain absentee ballot.