April 7, 2020 Provisional Ballot Notice Compliance

This communication posted 4/7 serves as notice that the City of Waterloo has no outstanding provisional ballots.  This notice would typically be posted in the Clerk/Treasurer's office but is communicated here as the building is closed until further notice.

Deadlines for returning absentee ballots UPDATED

On the evening of Monday, April 3rd the United States Supreme Court issued a decision regarding the deadline for absentee ballots.
Under this ruling, in order for an absentee ballot to be counted it must be postmarked by April 7 and received by 4:00pm on April 13th OR hand delivered to the polls (in Waterloo, the Municipal Dropbox by 8:00 pm on Election Day, April 7.


About voting on April 7, 2020

Polls are open from 7 am to 8 pm.  We have set-up the Council Chambers in accordance with Center for Disease Control guidelines. 

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Deadlines For Making An Absentee Ballot Request? UPDATED

If the request is made by mail it must be in the office of the municipal clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on the Friday preceding an election [April 3, 2020 @ 5 pm] (This is the last day a clerk can mail an absentee ballot to an elector.) 

If the request is made in-person at the clerk's office, it can be made until noon on the Saturday preceding the election [April 4, 2020 @ noon]

On April 3rd, Judge William Conley of the Western District of Wisconsin federal court issued an order related to absentee ballots for next week’s Spring Election and Presidential Preference Primary.  The Court ordered the following:

1)    The deadline for the receipt of absentee ballots is extended to 4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 13, 2020.   

2)    A witness signature on the absentee ballot certificate envelope is not required if the absentee voter provides a written affirmation or other statement that they were unable to safely obtain a witness certification despite reasonable attempts to do so, provided the ballot is otherwise valid.

Special provisions are made for hospitalized electors and sequestered jurors to request and vote by absentee ballot on election day.


Voting in Waterloo

Voting in Waterloo is easy.  Polling location? 136 North Monroe Street. Election day polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  New to Waterloo? Address change or name change? Register on Election Day at the polls or visit the Clerk/Treasurer's office (except the Monday any election) between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday.  

You need to have and show an ID to vote. If you do not have an ID, you can obtain a free one, for the purposes of voting, through any Department of Transportation Driver Licensing Office.  


MyVote Wisconsin

MyVote Wisconsin is the online source for all things elections related in Wisconsin.  You can track your absentee ballot, register to vote online, and look up who your representatives are.  This is a great resource for all voters in Wisconsin!  Check it out at https://myvote.wi.gov/

To Learn More about this electionMyVote

Voter Registration

In order to vote in Waterloo, you need to have lived here for at least 10 days prior to Election Day [See NOTE (1)].  Additionally, you'll need to fill out a Voter Registration Application  and provide proof of residence.  The most popular ways to prove residence are a Bank Statement, Utility Bill (not a credit card or insurance bill) or if your Driver's License has your current address listed.  To see the full list of documents you can use to prove residency, click here

Voters who have moved and do not meet the 10-day residency requirement for their new address may vote from their previous Wisconsin address.


Absentee Voting

Anyone can request an absentee ballot, for any reason.  If you would like an absentee ballot, simply fill out the Absentee Ballot Application  and mail, fax, or email to the City Clerk's Office.  Once we receive your application, we will mail your ballot out to you.  It is important that you have your ballot witnessed (including the signature and witness's address) by a US Citizen or your ballot will not be counted!


Ward Map

Below is the 2011 map of Waterloo broken down by wards.  Not only is it a great map of the city, but it also has the population breakdown of each ward.
Waterloo Ward Map 


Special Accomodations

Do you need a large print ballot, a braille ballot or curbside voting? Click here for more


April 2, 2019 Municipal Election Results

- Election Certification Documents

ALDER WARD 1   Ward 1 Votes % Total Votes Cast
  write-in Jason Schoenwetter 17 7.49%
  write-in Daniel Hoff 3 1.32%
  write-in Dale Van Holten 2 0.88%
  write-in scatter 7 3.08%
  over vote 0 0.00%
  under vote 198 87.22%
Total   227 100.00%
ALDER WARD 3   Ward 3 Votes % Total Votes Cast
  Timothy Thomas [incumbent] 133 76.44%
  write-in 0 0.00%
  under votes 41 23.56%
Total   174 100.00%
MAYOR   Citywide Votes % Total Votes Cast
  Angie Stinnett 325 39.98%
  Jenifer Quimby 433 53.26%
  write-in Dale Van Holten 24 2.95%
  write-in scatter 7 0.86%
  over vote 0 0.00%
  under vote 24 2.95%
Total   813 100.00%


April 4, 2018 Municipal Election Results

ALDER WARD 2          
  write-in Springer   17 17 10.56%
  write-in   0 0 0.00%
  under votes   144 144 89.44%
TOTAL     0 161 100.00%
ALDER AT-LARGE          
  Ronald Griffin [incumbent] 353   353 72.04%
  write-in scattering 8   8 1.63%
  under votes 129   129 26.33%
TOTAL   490   490 100.00%


Fall General Election Summary

Nov 2010   Governor Walker   Barrett  
  1073   582 54.2% 472 44.0%
Nov 2012   President Romney   Obama  
  1639   693 42.8% 926 57.2%
Nov 2014   Governor Walker   Burke  
  1328   706 53.8% 607 46.2%
Nov 2016   President Trump   Clinton  
  1629   780 52.3% 711 47.7%