Voters in Door and Kewaunee counties are not waiting for election day to cast their ballots. According to the Wisconsin Elections Commission, 8,264 voters in Door County and 3,877 in Kewaunee Counties have had absentee ballots sent to their homes. Of those, approximately 68 percent of Door County voters and 60 percent of Kewaunee County’s have already sent their ballots in. Municipal offices can begin offering in-person absentee voting on Tuesday. Sister Bay Village Clerk Heidi Teich advises people to set up an appointment ahead of time.
Teich urges people voting absentee to do so well ahead of time to make sure they can be contacted if there are issues with their ballot. She says approximately 50 percent of Sister Bay residents requested absentee ballots with many of them already received at the village hall. In-person absentee voting ends on November 1st.