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Are you registered to vote?   Electors can register to vote at City Hall during regular business hours.  Proof of Residence will be required to complete your registration.

Not sure if you are registered at your current address?  Electors can check registration information at

Have you moved or changed your name?  If so, you will be required to re-register prior to receiving a ballot. 

Can’t make it to City Hall to register?  Electors can register at  Proof of Residence is required to complete your registration.   Print the registration form, sign and date, and mail to City Hall with proof of residence.  Or complete the registration form HERE, sign and mail with proof of residence to City Hall, 105 N Dickason Blvd Columbus WI 53925 ATTN:  Elections

Late Registration:  Electors who register to vote between March 19 – April 3 must do so in the Clerk’s office.  Registrations received (postmarked) after March 18 will be considered late and must be completed in the Clerk’s office.

No registration will take place after April 3, except at the Polls on Election Day.


The City of Columbus will begin in-person/absentee voting on March 17. Electors can vote during regular business hours at City Hall.  Electors must be registered to vote to receive an absentee ballot.

  • Can’t make it to City Hall to in-person vote?   Electors have additional options for absentee voting: allows electors to request an absentee ballot and must provide Photo ID to complete your application. 
  • The Columbus Library will be available for in-person voting March 17 – April 3 on Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm. Electors must provide Photo ID to request and receive an absentee ballot, and must already be registered to vote.
  • What’s on My Ballot? will have sample ballots for your review.

No absentee voting will take place after April 3.

The City Clerk’s office is a central hub of information for the community. The City Clerk is an appointed role that has responsibilities laid out in Wisconsin Statutes Sec. 62.09(11). In addition to those duties, the Clerk’s office also processes licensing and permits, oversees elections, and more. 

Transparency and public involvement is important to the City of Columbus and the City Clerk’s office helps to ensure it is possible. If you would like to learn more about the City and/or get involved please contact us at (920) 623-5900 to learn about opportunities such as serving on a board or working at the polls on Election Day.


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