City of
Madison

District 6

Alder Marsha A. Rummel

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Alder Marsha A. Rummel

Contact Information

Home Address:

1029 Spaight St # 6C
Madison , WI 53703

Council Office

Common Council Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Room 417
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
Fax: (608) 267-8669
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Alder Rummel’s Updates

Voting Update

March 28, 2020 5:15 PM

Witness Signatures for Absentee Ballots

The City of Madison Clerk's Office has received many inquiries about the need for a witness signature and address on the absentee certificate envelope. The witness signature and address portion is necessary under Wisconsin State Statute 6.87(4)(b). There is no exemption at this time from this requirement.

There are a couple of organizations in Dane County that have offered to help those voters who live alone and have difficulty finding a witness for their absentee certificate envelope.

Older adults in Madison who need a witness for their absentee certificate envelope can call NewBridge for assistance. The number for NewBridge is (608) 512-0000.

The Dane County Voter ID Coalition has also started a service for individuals who need assistance with the witness signature and address on their absentee certificate envelope. The number for that hotline is (608) 285-2141. League of Women Voters of Dane County volunteers will try to help voters while maintaining social distance.

Spouses, significant others, and family members can serve as witness on the absentee certificate envelope for each other. Witnesses must be 18 years of age, and, if you are within the United States, a U.S. citizen. Witnesses for voters who are currently overseas do not need to be U.S. citizens.

The City Clerk's Office wants to be able to count your ballot on Election Day. Voters are encouraged to use the resources above to make sure their vote is counted.

 

APPLY TO BE A POLL WORKER

The City of Madison is in urgent need of hundreds of poll workers for the April 7 Spring Election and Presidential Preference Primary. The City needs 700 more poll workers to replace poll workers who have canceled, and ensure that we have enough election officials to support the election. Please consider helping ensure every voter is able to vote on Election Day.

Here is some additional information about the job:

·     You'll be paid for your work. The City pays an hourly living wage of $13.62/hour.

·     Choose from multiple shifts. There are multiple shifts for poll workers. The morning shift is 6:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Afternoon/evening shifts are 1:00 p.m. until close or 4:00 p.m. until close. You are also welcome to work the full day.

·     We're taking extra safety precautions. Polling locations are being planned to provide for social distancing and all poll workers will have gloves to wear. There will also be hand sanitizer and disinfectant at each location, and poll workers are asked to clean touch screens and voting booths regularly, and disinfect pens after each use. Poll worker training is also being offered as a webinar instead of in-person.

Poll workers must be at least 18 years old, a United States citizen, a resident of Dane County for at least 10 days, have never been convicted of a felony and not disqualified from voting.

The online application and additional information is available here.

REGISTER TO VOTE AND REQUEST AN ABSENTEE BALLOT

Voters are again strongly urged to act now to vote absentee for the April 7 election.

You can still register to vote until March 30 at MyVote.wi.gov. Once you are registered, you can request an absentee ballot by mail online at MyVote.wi.gov or by sending an email to voting@cityofmadison.com. Please include your name, address at which you are registered to vote, email address to which the ballot should be sent, and a copy or picture of your voter ID (if not already on file in the City Clerk's Office). The deadline to request an absentee ballot is Thursday, April 2 at 5:00 p.m.

Absentee ballots must be received in the City Clerk's Office in time for delivery to the polls on Election Day, April 7.

CURBSIDE VOTER REGISTRATION AND ABSENTEE VOTING

Due to COVID-19 precautions and social distancing requirements, all in-person absentee voting will now be curbside. Curbside voter registration and absentee voting is available through Friday, April 3 to all city residents. Curbside voting is open weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. outside of the City-County Building, 210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. Additional information is available here.

If you had the Clerk's Office mail you an absentee ballot, and you need a witness, you may use the curbside voting process for that purpose. Additional options for witnesses are available here.

If you plan to vote on Election Day, please check MyVote.wi.gov on Election Day to verify your polling place, as many downtown locations will change for this election.

 

 

 




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