How to Cast Your Ballot for the August 11th Primary in the City of Racine
Voting locations and opportunities from now through Election Day
City of Racine – City Clerk Tara Coolidge wants to remind the City of Racine voters about their options to cast a ballot in the August 11th primary election. The City has still has several options to vote early as well as an important deadline voters should be aware of to make sure their vote counts on election day.
“While I expect lower turnout on the 11th, I want to make sure that Racine voters still know they have options on how to cast their ballot. If you want to vote on Election Day – perfect – all regular polling locations will be open. If you want to vote early, great, we got you covered. You can vote at City Hall this week and we have several sites open on Saturday. If you were mailed an absentee ballot, haven’t returned it yet, and are worried it won’t make it back through the mail in time to count – don’t worry, you can drop it off at City Hall in the red drop box on 6th Street,” said City Clerk Tara Coolidge.
The Clerk’s office would like to remind voters of the following:
- Early in person, absentee voting is available at City Hall on Friday August 7th from 8am-5pm. Voting is conducted as drive up on the Washington Avenue side the building. While not required, the Clerk encourages voters to make an appointment to vote by calling 262-636-9171
- On Saturday August 8th, in person, absentee voting is available at 4 locations from 11am-3pm. Locations are as follows:
- Cesar Chavez Community Center – primarily drive thru voting
- Tyler Domer Community Center – primarily drive thru voting
- City Hall – drive up voting on Washington Avenue
- Racine Public Library – drive up voting on Lake Avenue
- On Election Day, August 11th, voters should go to their regular voting location between 7am and 8pm. Voting will primarily be conducted inside the polling location, with a curbside option when requested. Public health guidelines will be enforced, including mandatory masks. If you don’t know where you polling location is, visit Wi.gov
- If a voter has not yet returned an absentee ballot through the mail, the Clerk’s office recommends returning the completed ballot and enveloped to the red drop box at City Hall by the 6th Street entrance. ALL ballots must be returned to the drop box by 8pm on August 11th
If you have questions about voting in the City of Racine, please contact the Clerk’s office at 262-636-9171 or email [email protected]