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 2024 Elections:

  • Spring Primary (if needed): February 20, 2024
  • Spring Elections: April 2, 2024 
  • Partisan Primary: August 13, 2024
  • General Election: November 5, 2024
  More information will be posted as it is available.
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 Voter Registration

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There are four ways that you can register to vote or update your voter information if you move or change your name.
  1. Online at My Vote Wisconsin.
  2. By Mail.  You can register to vote by mail up until 20 days before Election Day.
  3. Clerk's Office.  You can register in person in the Clerk's Office any time Monday through Friday 8:00am to Noon and 1:00pm to 5:00pm EXCEPT on Election Day and the Monday before Election Day.
  4. Election Day at your polling place. You can register on Election Day at your polling place.  You must provide proof of residence when you register.  Click here for acceptable proofs of residence. Poof of residency can be provided in paper or electronically (via tablet, smartphone, laptop, ect.)

  Absentee Voting

There are several options for requesting an absentee ballot and casting your vote.

  1. Request and absentee ballot by mail.  If you are a registered voter in the State of Wisconsin you can download the application for an absentee ballot.  Complete the form and mail it to the Clerk's Office at PO Box 469, Tomahawk, WI 54487.  If you live outside the City limits you can find your municipal clerk at My Vote Wisconsin by searching your voter record or by preforming an address search.  You application must be received no later than 5:00pm on the Thursday before the election in order for an absentee ballot to be sent to you.  If you are not already registered you will need to register to vote before an absentee ballot can be sent to you.  You will also need to provide a copy of your acceptable photo ID with your request.  If you have not previously provided a copy of photo ID, photo ID must accompany your first application by mail.  More information about photo ID can be found at 
  2. Request an absentee ballot by e-mail or fax.  Regular Wisconsin voters may also request that a ballot be sent to them by sending an e-mail ( or fax (715-453-2717).  This request must be made not later tan 5:00pm on the Thursday before election in order for an absentee ballot to be sent to you.  If you have not previously provided a copy of photo ID, photo ID must accompany your application.  More information about the photo ID requirement at
  3. In-person at the City Clerk's Office (Early Voting).  In-person absentee voting (also known as early voting) runs for two weeks before an election, ending at 5:00pm or the close of business (whichever is later) on the Friday before the election.  If you apply for an absentee ballot in the City Clerk's Office, you must vote immediately, seal your ballot in the proper envelope, and return it to a member of the Clerk's staff.  No ballots may be taken from the Clerk's Office. 

Click here for uniform instructions for absentee voters.

 Election Officials

The City of Tomahawk is always looking for citizens to work at the polls during elections.  Election officials (poll workers) register new voters, give credit in the poll books for who votes, answer questions, hand out and explain ballots, and work with ballot counting equipment.  The Polls are open from 7:00am to 8:00pm.  A full day for most workers lasts from approximately 6:00am to 10:00pm.  If you are interested in working at the pols or if you have questions, please call the City Clerk's Office at 715-453-4040.