You must be registered before you can vote. Anyone who is at least 18 years of age, is a U.S. citizen, has lived at their current address for twenty eight (28) days and has not lost the right to vote can register and vote. You may register in the Clerk's Office, by mail or on Election Day. Specific deadlines apply - please check with the City Clerk's Office.
State Statutes allow anyone who is unwilling or unable to go to the polls on Election Day to vote by absentee ballot. Voters no longer need to give a reason when requesting an absentee ballot. You can cast an absentee ballot in person or by mail.
Absentee Voting in the City Clerk's Office
Absentee ballots can be cast prior to election day as follows:
Where: City Hall, 222 Lewis Street
When: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday - the last two full weeks prior to election day, absentee voting is not available on the Monday prior to an election.
If you wish to cast an absentee ballot by mail, send your Application For Absentee Ballot to:
City of River Falls, 222 Lewis Street, River Falls, WI 54022. Applications must be received by the Thursday before Election Day.
Election Day Voting
Wondering what to expect at the polls on Election Day? Click here to find out more information!
The City of River Falls is always looking for citizens to work at the polls during elections. Election Inspectors (poll workers) register new voters, answer questions, hand out and explain ballots, and work with ballot counting equipment. The polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Election Inspectors are paid $7.50 hour. Election Inspectors were recently appointed for the term of 2012-2013 by City Council in December 2011.
Where Do I Vote in 2013?
You must vote in the ward in which you live. You must cast your ballot at the voting location for your neighborhood. For a map, click here.
|District 1 Wards 1,2, 3, 4, 5 ||National Guard Armory||Corner of Division and Grove 815 W. Division|
|District 2 Wards 9, 10, 11||UWRF - University Center|
|500 E Wild Rose Ave|
|District 3 Wards 6, 7, 8||Meyer Middle School||230 N. 9th Street-North Entrance|
|District 4 Wards 12, 13, 14||River Falls High School||818 Cemetery Road|
Statewide voter information is available at the Government Accountability Board website.