absentee voting

Absentee ballots for Madison voters are in the mail

MADISON, Wis. -- Madison voters who requested an absentee ballot should expect them in the mail in the coming days. The ballots were mailed out Tuesday, the city announced. However, a recent court ruling has changed how they can be…

Wisconsin Supreme Court nixes move to ban ballot drop boxes

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court has rejected a move to ban absentee ballot drop boxes. Conservative businessman Jere Fabick petitioned the Supreme Court in March to ban the use of ballot drop boxes and prohibit elections officials from filling…

Madison installs 14 absentee ballot drop boxes

The boxes are painted to look like the Madison city flag: blue and white, with big block letters that say "VOTE" on the side.  They're made out of quarter-inch steel and feature step-by-step instructions.  A list reminds you how to properly fill out your ballot, sign it, and have a witness sign it, too.