November 3, 2020 Presidential Election Absentee Voting

Spring Valley Voters

As the pandemic continues I know many of you would prefer to vote by absentee ballot. Please request your ballot ASAP through They will send me your application and then I can issue your ballot. After you receive your ballot please complete it making sure you and your witness sign the ballot envelope. Please put your ballot back in the mail right away.  Sometimes the postal service is slow. You also can drop your ballot at my office 17310 Footville Brodhead Rd. Your ballot will be locked in a safe until election day when the poll workers will open it and place it in the tabulator for you. Or you can deliver your ballot to the polls on November 3rd.  We will have drive through voting again.

According court order in person absentee voting will be held from October 20 to October 31. Please call to make sure I’m available if you want to vote early as an in person absentee.

If you have any qiuestions please don’t hesitate to call me at 897-4288. The Wisconsin Election Commision and Wisconsin municipal clerks are doing everything possible to insure a safe and honest election.

Thank you,

Dela Ends, Clerk for Town of Spring Valley

Covid 19 Update for Rock County

Regarding Spring Election Tues., April 7, 2020

You can vote by absentee ballot in the clerks office by appointment until 5 pm April 3rd for the Spring Presidential Preference Election. Call 897-4288 or email to make an appointment. You may also request a ballot by mail via My Vote or WisVote. You will need your valid photo ID to vote absentee unless indefinately confined for health reasons. Ballots by mail must be recieved by the clerk no later than 5pm on April 7th to be counted. Or you can take your absentee ballot to the polls until 8pm on April 7th. Given the current covid-19 crisis voting by absentee ballot is a safer option to consider. If voting by mail make sure you allow enough time for the Post Office to get yopur ballot delivered to the clerk.

Attached are referendums you will find on your ballots to consider.  Stay well!!

Corona Virus Information

Spring Primary Election February 18, 2020 regarding Absentee Voting


                                                       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, 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 or online at


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 or you may apply for an absentee ballot online at  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 to your municipal clerk for an absentee ballot in person, by mail, by fax, by email or at

Making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail

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

5 pm on the fifth day before the election, Friday, February 14, 2020.


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.


Dela Ends, Town of Spring Valley Town Clerk

17310 W Footville-Brodhead Rd

Brodhead, WI 53520

608-897-4288 –Call for appointment.


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

Monday, February 3, 2020

Call for appointment.


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

Friday, February 14, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

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 18, 2020.  Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.