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Vote at Madison Public Library

Sep 26, 2022
Vote at Madison Public Library for the November 2020 Presidential Election

Madison Public Library is honored to partner with the City of Madison Clerk's Office once again to provide a location for voter registration, in-person absentee voting, and election day voting. We will be continually updating this page as information changes. Always check the City Clerk's website and social media for the most up-to-date information.

Please note that libraries can not answer many voting questions.  Please call the City Clerk's office at 608-266-4601 with questions related to voting and the election.

Vote at Madison Public Library on November 3, 2020 - election day

Election Day

The Fall Election will take place on Tuesday, November 8. Polling places will be open from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Election day.  At locations serving as polling places on election day, Madisonians can register to vote, return absentee ballots and vote in person. The following are Madison Public Library locations that will serve as polling places on Tuesday, November 8:

Alicia Ashman Library (733 N. High Point Rd.) - Ward 96
Central Library (201 W. Mifflin St.) - Ward 52
Hawthorne Library (2707 E. Washington Ave.) - Wards 18, 154
Lakeview Library (2845 N. Sherman Ave.) - Ward 32
Meadowridge Library (5726 Raymond Rd.) - Wards 84, 99
Pinney Library (516 Cottage Grove Rd.) - Ward 16
Sequoya Library (4340 Tokay Blvd.) - Ward 86

You MUST VOTE AT YOUR POLLING LOCATION on election day, and note that many polling places have changed since the last election.  Find your polling place

Vote in-person absentee at select Madison Public Library locations and return absentee ballots

Absentee Ballot Return

Below are the ways you can return your absentee ballot to libraries:

  • Libraries that are polling places will accept absentee ballots on November 8 (Fall Election) from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. On election day, you must return your absentee ballot to your polling place. You can look up your polling place online.
  • You can return your absentee ballot to any in-person absentee voting site during the hours listed below. A recent court ruling has changed the rules around how an absentee voter can return their ballot. Voters will not be able to drop off their absentee ballots at the library outside of in-person absentee hours. 
Vote in-person absentee at select Madison Public Library locations and return absentee ballots

In-Person Absentee Voting

In-Person Absentee Voting will take place at the following libraries from October 25 - November 6:

Alicia Ashman Library, 733 N High Point Rd
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekdays, October 25 - November 4
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturdays, October 29 & November 5

Central Library, 201 W Mifflin St
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturdays, October 29 & November 5
2-4 p.m. Sundays, October 30 & November 6

Goodman South Madison Library, 2222 S Park St
11 a.m. - 7 p.m. weekdays, October 25 - November 4
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturdays, October 29 & November 5
2-4 p.m. Sundays, October 30 & November 6

Hawthorne Library, 2707 E Washington Ave
11 a.m. - 7 p.m. weekdays, October 25 - November 4
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturdays, October 29 & November 5

Lakeview Library, 2845 N Sherman Ave
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturdays, October 29 & November 5
2-4 p.m. Sundays, October 30 & November 6

Meadowridge Library, 5726 Raymond Rd
11 a.m. - 7 p.m. weekdays, October 25 - November 4
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturdays, October 29 & November 5

Pinney Library, 516 Cottage Grove Rd
11 a.m. - 7 p.m. weekdays, October 25 - November 4
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturdays, October 29 & November 5

Sequoya Library, 4340 Tokay Blvd
11 a.m. - 7 p.m. weekdays, October 25 - November 4
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturdays, October 29 & November 5

People can register to vote ON SITE when voting absentee in-person. Voters who need to register due to a recent move or name change will also need to show an acceptable proof of address document. Registration will not be available on November 5 & 6 because registration is not allowed the three days before an election.

An absentee voter must return their own completed absentee ballot to Clerk staff at an in-person absentee voting location

Please check the In-Person Absentee Voting locations page on the City Clerk's website for other voting sites or more details.

Register to vote for the November 2020 election at select Madison Public Library locations

Voter Registration

You can register to vote at In Person Absentee Voting sites through Friday, November 4 and/or on Election day (Tuesday, Nov. 8). You can also register to vote online or at any of the following drop in events in libraries. Learn more about voter registration methods and timelines at the City Clerk's Voter Registration page.

Central Library, 201 W Mifflin St
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Saturdays, September 24, October 1, 8, 15

Goodman South Madison Library, 2222 S Park St
12 - 4 p.m.
Mondays, September 19, 26, October 3, 10
Tuesdays, September 20, 27, October 4, 11

Hawthorne Library, 2707 E Washington Ave
12 - 4 p.m.
Tuesdays, September 20, 27, October 4, 11
Thursdays, September 29, October 6, 13

Lakeview Library, 2845 N Sherman Ave
12 - 4 p.m.
Wednesdays, September 21, 28, October 5, 12

Meadowridge Library, 5726 Raymond Rd
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Fridays, September 23, 30, October 7, 14
 
Pinney Library, 516 Cottage Grove Rd
12 - 4 p.m.
Wednesdays, September 21, October 5, 12