Election Information

The City of Ashland and wisconsin elections commission strongly urges voters to register and request an absentee ballot online for the April 7th Spring election through myvote.wi.gov.

The City Clerk administers all elections held in the City of Ashland. The Clerk’s office provides ballots for residents, military overseas, nursing homes, and absentee voting, in accordance with Federal and State laws.


In response to current public health events, the City of Ashland is encouraging voters to vote absentee for the April 7th Election. The Wisconsin Elections Commission has moved the deadline for online voter registration until March 30.

Request an absentee ballot online at www.myvote.wi.gov before April 2 and a ballot will be mailed to you. You will be required to send in a copy of your Photo ID. 

Voters may also request an absentee ballot in writing (mail or email) to the City Clerk’s office. The request must include: a copy of your Photo ID, your name, the address you are registered to, the address you wish to receive your ballot at, and a current phone number and/or email. You can obtain a form to print out and complete at Application for Absentee Ballot. This can be mailed, emailed or placed in the City’s Drop Box along with a copy of your photo ID. 

Voters can also vote in-person at City Hall prior to Election Day during regular office hours. In-person voting ends on Friday, April 3rd at 5:00 pm. 

If you have any questions or need assistance with your voting options, please contact the City Clerk’s office at 715-682-7071.

2020 ELECTION Information

Polls are open 7:00 am to 8:00 p.m.

  • February 18th – 2020 Spring Primary and Special Primary
    • Number of Outstanding Provisional Voters February 18th, 2020: 0 
  • April 7th – 2020 Spring Election and Presidential Preference Primary
  • May 12th – Special Election – Congressional District 7
  • August 11th – 2020 Partisan Primary
  • November 3rd – 2020 General Election

A photo ID will be required to receive a ballot in all special and regular elections after April 7th, 2015.  A photo ID does not need to have your current address.  To find out more, please review identification information here.

The City of Ashland is implementing new technology for the 2020 elections.  To find out more, go to: Introduction of Badger Books (PDF)

Polling Locations

Find your ward and polling place at Ashland City Ward Map. For the February 18th, 2020 and May 12th elections, all wards will vote at the Bretting Community Center.


Bart Bus will provide free rides to the polls on election day; contact Bart at 715-682-9664.

Election Officials

Interested in serving your community as an Election Official? Please contact the City Clerk’s office to learn more.

Helpful Links:

MyVote WI

Photo ID Information

Wisconsin Elections Commission

  1. City Clerk's Office

    Physical Address
    601 Main Street W
    Ashland, WI 54806


    Phone: 715-682-7071
    Fax: 715-682-7048

    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 4 p.m.