Are you registered to vote or not sure if you are registered? Electors can register to vote at City Hall during regular business hours. Proof of Residence will be required to complete your registration. Electors can also register/check registration at Myvote.wi.gov
Have you moved or changed your name? You will be required to re-register prior to receiving a ballot.
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? Print the registration form, sign and mail with proof of residence to City Hall, 105 N Dickason Blvd Columbus WI 53925 ATTN: Elections NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 14, 2020!
Late Registration: Electors who wish to register to vote after October 15 must do so in the Clerk's office. Registrations postmarked after October 15 will be considered late and must be completed in the Clerk's office.
No registration can take place after October 30, 2020, except at the Polls on Election Day. All Electors will have to wait their turn to enter the Polling Place.
ABSENTEE BALLOT RETURN
Returning your absentee ballot by mail: Please remember to SIGN AND DATE your absentee envelope! A WITNESS must sign and include their entire address on the absentee envelope!
Absentee Ballots received in the mail may be dropped off at City Hall or the Library Book Return until 8:00 pm Election Day.
Absentee Ballots can be turned in at the Polling Place on Election Day – all electors will have to wait their turn to enter the Polling Place.
IN-PERSON VOTING OCTOBER 20 – 30, 2020 AT CITY HALL
Starting October 20, 2020, Electors can in-person vote during regular business hours at City Hall, and must be registered to receive a ballot. The Polls on Election Day will be limited to 30-35 people to maintain social distancing.
- Can't make it to City Hall to in-person vote? Electors have the option to request an absentee ballot through Myvote.wi.gov and electors must provide Photo ID to complete their application; OR print the absentee application, sign/date, include Photo ID, and mail to City Hall 105 N Dickason Blvd Columbus WI 53925 ATTN: Elections. Applications mailed to City Hall must be received by Thursday, October 29.
- In Person Absentee Voting: In-Person Absentee voting will be October 20, 2020 – through October 30, 2020 at City Hall during regular business hours.
Evening In-Person Absentee will be October 20 through October 29, 2020 – Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:30 – 7:30 pm.
Absentee Voting cannot take place after 5:00 pm October 30 at City Hall.
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.
Board of Review:
- Notice to Street Vendors, Canvassers, Solicitors, Peddlers, and other Transient Merchants (PDF)
- Notice to Dog Owners (PDF)
- Development Fees (PDF)
- Permit Fees
- Keeping of Chickens/Animals and Construction/Use of Shelters Application (PDF)
- Operator License Application (PDF)
- Solicitor License Application (PDF)
- Application for Street Closing (PDF)