Town of Linden Shop and Hall Building

Election Information

NOTICE OF PUBLIC TEST OF VOTING EQUIPMENT

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Public Test of the voting equipment to be used at the Town of Linden’s Spring Election on April 12, 2024 will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on TO BE ANNOUNCED, 2024 at the Linden Town Hall, 332 Church St, Linden, WI 53553.  All tests will be open to the public.

 

TOWN OF LINDEN LOCATION AND HOURS OF POLLING PLACE

At the primary to be held on April 2, 2024 in the Town of Linden, the following polling place locations will be used for the wards indicated:

                 Location                                         Wards

LINDEN TOWN HALL                                       1-3
332 CHURCH ST
LINDEN WI  53553

ALL POLLING PLACES WILL OPEN AT 7:00 A.M. AND WILL CLOSE AT 8:00 P.M.

If you have any questions concerning your polling place, contact the municipal clerk.
Sam Palzkill
4567 State Rd 39
Mineral Point WI  53565
(608) 574-7204
Hours by Appointment

All polling places are accessible to elderly and disabled voters.

  Notice of Meeting of the Local Board of Canvassers

At the close of voting on Election Day, pursuant to the provisions of Wis. Stat. § 19.84, the Election Inspectors at each polling place will convene as the Local Canvassing Board for the purpose of conducting the local canvass pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 7.51.  This meeting will be open to the public pursuant to Wis. Stat. §§ 19.81-89.

 

 

VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT

 

Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may submit a request to vote an absentee ballot to their municipal clerk.  A qualified elector is any U.S. citizen who:

  • will be 18 years of age or older on Election Day.
  • has resided in the ward or municipality where they wish to vote for at least 28 consecutive days before the election. 

 

The elector must also be registered to vote to receive an absentee ballot.  Proof of identification must be provided before an absentee ballot may be issued*. 

Making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail

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 make written application to your municipal clerk for an absentee ballot in person, by mail, by fax, by email or at MyVote.wi.gov. 

Your written request must include:

  1. your voting address within the municipality where you wish to vote
  2. the address where the absentee ballot should be sent, if different from the address above
  3. your signature 
  4. a copy of your photo identification*

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

5:00 p.m. on the fifth day before the election, Thursday, August 8, 2024**.

*Voters who are indefinitely confined due to age, illness, infirmity, or disability may not be required to provide photo ID. If this applies to you, contact the municipal clerk regarding deadlines for requesting and submitting an absentee ballot.

**Special absentee voting application provisions apply to electors who are indefinitely confined, 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.

 CONTACT SAM PALZKILL, CLERK 608 574 7204 FOR MORE INFORMATION

 

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.

KATHIE SWANSON, DEPUTY CLERK

332 CHURCH ST  LINDEN WI  --  OFFICE

 

The  days to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office are

THURSDAY, AUGUST 1, 2024   BY APPOINTMENT  608 509 5511

 MONDAY, AUGUST 5, 2024      BY APPOINTMENT  608 509 5511

FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 2024         BY APPOINTMENT   608 509 5511

 

 

 

 

NOTICE OF REFERENDUM ELECTION
August 13, 2024

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that at an election to be held in the several towns, villages, wards, and election districts of the State of Wisconsin, on Tuesday, August 13, 2024, the following questions will be submitted to a vote of the people pursuant to law:

2023 Assembly Joint Resolution 6
Enrolled Joint Resolution

To create section 35 of article IV of the constitution; relating to: the appropriation authority of the legislature and the allocation of moneys Wisconsin receives from the federal government (second consideration).

Whereas, the 2021 legislature in regular session considered a proposed amendment to the constitution in 2021 Senate Joint Resolution 84, which became 2021 Enrolled Joint Resolution 14, and agreed to it by a majority of the members elected to each of the two houses, which proposed amendment reads as follows:

SECTION 1. Section 35 of article IV of the constitution is created to read:

[Article IV] Section 35 (1) The legislature may not delegate its sole power to determine how moneys shall be appropriated.

(2) The governor may not allocate any federal moneys the governor accepts on behalf of the state without the approval of the legislature by joint resolution or as provided by legislative rule.

SECTION 2. Numbering of new provision. If another constitutional amendment ratified by the people creates the number of any provision created in this joint resolution, the chief of the legislative reference bureau shall determine the sequencing and the numbering of the provisions whose numbers conflict.

Now, therefore, be it resolved by the assembly, the senate concurring, That the foregoing proposed amendment to the constitution is agreed to by the 2023 legislature; and, be it further

Resolved, That the foregoing proposed amendment to the constitution be submitted to a vote of the people at the election to be held on the second Tuesday of August 2024; and, be it further

Resolved, That the questions concerning ratification of the foregoing proposed amendment to the constitution be stated on the ballot as follows:

QUESTION 1:Delegation of appropriation power. Shall section 35 (1) of article IV of the constitution be created to provide that the legislature may not delegate its sole power to determine how moneys shall be appropriated?"

 

QUESTION 2: Allocation of federal moneys. Shall section 35 (2) of article IV of the constitution be created to prohibit the governor from allocating any federal moneys the governor accepts on behalf of the state without the approval of the legislature by joint resolution or as provided by legislative rule?”

 

EXPLANATORY STATEMENTS AS TO THE TWO QUESTIONS

 

Explanatory statement regarding Question 1:

The Wisconsin Constitution requires the legislature to appropriate funds from the state treasury only by passing a law, which requires a vote by both houses of the legislature. Wis. Const. art. VIII, § 2. Question 1 would add a new provision to say that the legislature cannot delegate this “sole” power to appropriate funds.

A “yes” vote on Question 1 would vote to create a new provision of the Wisconsin Constitution—Wis. Const. art. IV, § 35(1). That provision would prohibit the legislature from delegating its duty that it pass a law in order to appropriate money from the treasury under Wis. Const. art. VIII, § 2.

A “no” vote on Question 1 would vote not to add Wis. Const. art. IV, § 35(1) to the Wisconsin Constitution.

Explanatory statement regarding Question 2:

In times when Wisconsin receives undesignated federal funds from the U.S. government, the Wisconsin Constitution does not limit the ability of the governor to choose how the funds he accepts are divided among state and local agencies. Question 2 would add a new provision to the Constitution to prohibit the governor from choosing how to allocate such federal funds he accepts unless the legislature, through a joint resolution or some other process to be developed by the legislature, agrees with the governor’s proposed allocation of those funds.

A “yes” vote on Question 2 would vote to create a second new provision of the Wisconsin Constitution—Wis. Const. art. IV, § 35(2), which would prohibit the governor from choosing how to allocate undesignated federal monies he accepts unless the legislature, by joint resolution or other process, agrees with the governor’s proposed allocation of such funds.

A “no” vote on Question 2 would vote not to add Wis. Const. art. IV § 35(2) to the Wisconsin Constitution.

Sincerely

 

Done in the City of Dodgeville, County of Iowa,

On this 18th day of June, 2024.

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Kristy K. Spurley

County Clerk