Location and Hours for February 20, 2018 Primary

Location of Polling Place and Hours

Vote at the Emmet Town Hall for the Spring Primary to be held on February 20, 2018 for the Town of Shields & the Town of Emmet the following polling place location will be used for the wards indicated:

Location                                       Wards

Town of Emmet                                    Ward 1 & 2

W6777 Second Street, Watertown, WI

Town of Shields                                        Ward 1

W6777 Second Street, Watertown, WI


If you have any questions concerning your polling place, contact the municipal clerk.

                   Town of Emmet                                       Town of Shields

                  Deb Carlson                                             Susan Johnson

                  W6777 Second Street                              N1662 Wood Road

                  Watertown, WI 53098                               Watertown, WI 53098

                  (920) 253-0769                                         (920) 261-7154


                  All polling places are accessible to elderly and disabled voters.


February 20, 2018 Voting by Absentee


   Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may request to vote an absentee ballot.  A qualified elector is any U.S. citizen, who will be 18 years of age or older on Election Day, who has resided in the ward or municipality where he or she wishes to vote for at least 10 consecutive days before the election.  The elector must also be registered in order to receive an absentee ballot.  Proof of identification must be provided before an absentee ballot may be issued.

You must make a request for an absentee ballot in writing.

Contact your municipal clerk and request that an application for an absentee ballot be sent to you for the primary or election or both.  You may also submit a written request in the form of a letter.  Your written request must list your voting address within the municipality where you wish to vote, the address where the absentee ballot should be sent, if different, and your signature.  You may make application for an absentee ballot by mail, email or in person.

Making application to receive an absentee ballot by mai

The deadline for making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail is:

5 pm on the fifth day before the election, February 15, 2018.

Note:    Special absentee voting application provisions apply to electors who are indefinitely confined to home or a care facility, in the military, hospitalized, or serving as a sequestered juror.  If this applies to you, contact the municipal clerk regarding deadlines for requesting and submitting an absentee ballot.

Voting an absentee ballot in person

You may also request and vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office or other specified location during the days and hours specified for casting an absentee ballot in person.

 Susan Johnson-Clerk Town of Shields @ 920-261-7154 or 920-285-2425.

N1662 Wood Road, Watertown, WI 53098

Monday-Friday by appointment only.

 The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is:

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

 The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office:

Friday, February 16, 2018.

No in-person absentee voting may occur on the day before the election.The municipal clerk will deliver voted ballots returned on or before Election Day to the proper polling place or counting location before the polls close on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.  Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.