The Village Clerk serves as the Chief Election Official for the Village of Cross Plains. The election itself is administered by the Chief Election Inspectors and staffed with Election Inspectors in order to meet the requirements of current election law.

Responsibilities of the Clerk

The Responsibilities Include:

  • Complete All Reporting as is Required
  • Maintains Current Voter Registration Files and Lists
  • Preparation of Village Election Ballots
  • Preparing / Distributing Absentee Ballots
  • Provides Information on Polling Place Accessibility to State / Federal
  • Publishing Election Notices

Polling Place

All residents of the Village of Cross Plains vote at a single Polling Place which is located at the Rosemary Garfoot Public Library.

Rosemary Garfoot Public Library
2107 Julius Street
Cross Plains, WI 53528

Due to COVID-19 and safety measures, the Clerk's Office has incorporated specific traffic patterns to keep exposure to the minimum. 

Polling Place Traffic Flow Map (PDF)

The designated off-street parking lot is shared with the Municipal Poll and can be access off of Jovina Street and Caesar Street. Handicap accessibility and parking will be clearly marked.

Absentee Voting

The elector must be registered in order to receive an absentee ballot. You may register to vote and request for an absentee ballot through the following methods.

  1. Electors may register online or request an absentee ballot through the MyVote Website (WWW.MYVOTE.WI.GOV);
  2. Registered electors may request for an absentee by making the request to the municipal clerk in writing or electronically using the Application for Absentee Ballot (EL-121), or a letter requesting an absentee ballot which provides the information required on the application form;
  3. Returned absentee envelopes must be completed properly. Please make sure to properly sign/date the envelope and make sure to have a witness signature and address.
  4. Electors may also register and absentee vote in person at Village Hall during early voting. A voter cannot take the absentee ballot out of the clerk’s office;
  5. Military and Overseas voters may request for absentee ballots through Federal Voting Assistance Program (WWW.FVAP.GOV).

My Vote

Use the My Vote website for the following:

  • Check your Polling Location
  • Check your Voter Status
  • Register to Vote
  • View the Status of your Absentee Ballot
  • View your Elected Officials
  • View your Sample Ballot

Recent Election News

Dane County election results can be found on the County Clerk's website.

February 21, 2023 Spring Primary Election

Sample Ballot - February 21, 2023 Election (PDF)

November 8, 2022 General Election

Election results

Registered voters prior to voting day: 2,791

Total votes cast: 2,251, including 655 absentee ballots

1 Provisional voter

Sample Ballot - November 8, 2022 Election (PDF)

Getting on the ballot as a candidate - checklist

How to get on the ballot as a candidate

  1. Bobbi Zauner

    Finance Director / Clerk
    Phone: 608-798-3241, ext. 106

  2. Renee Bratton

    Deputy Clerk - Treasurer
    Phone: 608-798-3241, ext. 102