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Posted on: March 18, 2021

[ARCHIVED] How to Vote - April Election Information

Election Results

The first day to vote in person absentee is: Tuesday, March 23, 2021 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Please remember, photo ID is required for in person absentee voting.

Absentee Voting will be held in the Village Center, 3920 N. Murray Ave. (Lower level of the Library) from March 23 to April 1 (8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) and April 2 (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.).

If you received an absentee ballot and need assistance obtaining a witness signature, call Mary Jo McDonald at 414.962.8195.

Do I Need Photo ID?
All Wisconsin voters must show an acceptable photo ID before voting. This includes voters at polling places and many absentee voters. The address on your photo ID does NOT have to be your current address and the name on your ID does NOT need to be an exact match to your name in the poll book (such as an abbreviated name). Visit for more information.
The following photo IDs are acceptable (as long the ID did not expire before the last Fall General Election).
  • Wisconsin Driver License, even if revoked or suspended Wisconsin Identification Card issued by the DMV (available for free) A Military ID card issued by a U.S. uniformed service
  • A U.S. Passport
  • An identification card issued by a federally recognized Indian tribe in Wisconsin (can be used even if expired, regardless of expiration date)
  • A selfie is not considered photo ID

Am I Registered to Vote?
Are you a new resident? Have you just turned 18? Have you moved? Have you changed your name? Have you not voted in the past four (4) years? If so, you are required to complete a voter registration application. 
Check your voter registration status at any time, by visiting
  • Voters must reside at their residence for 28 consecutive days prior to the election.
  • Changes in apartment numbers, even if you reside in the same building, are considered a change of address and a new voter registration must be completed.
  • Name changes require a new voter registration application.
Village of Shorewood residents have options to register to vote:
  • In Person - Register to vote at Village Hall, 3930 N Murray Ave., Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. or during in-person voting at the Village Center, 3920 N Murray Ave.  You cannot register in the Clerk’s Office the Monday prior to an election.
  • At Your Polling Location on Election Day - Be sure to bring proof of residence and your photo ID. 
  • Poll Locations - The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. 
  • Wards 1 – 4 Village Center, 3920 N. Murray Avenue (lower level)
  • Wards 5 – 8 Village Center, 3920 N. Murray Avenue (lower level)
  • Wards 9 – 12 North Shore Presbyterian Church, 4048 N. Bartlett Avenue (lower level)
  • Please note the High School location is not being utilized in November. If you previously voted at the High School, you will be voting at Village Center (lower level)
To find your polling place, please visit My Vote Wisconsin.

For more information, visit or contact the Village Clerk, Sara Bruckman, CMC/WCMC at or 414.847.2700.

Please note the Village of Shorewood is taking the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) very seriously. Voting surfaces will be cleaned regularly. We encourage people who are more prone to illness to request an absentee ballot by mail. We do not want residents to lose their opportunity to vote if the virus becomes more of an issue close to election day. Voters are welcome to bring their own black or blue ball point pen and should wash or sanitize their hands before and after they use the polling place.

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