Absentee voting deadlines near for special election May 12

Danielle Danford | Staff writer
Voters will choose new representative to Congress in 7th District
NORTHERN WISCONSIN – The spring election season is not over yet for voters in the 7th Congressional District.
Tuesday, May 12, is the special election to select the next representative for the 7th Congressional District that covers 20 counties of the northern part of the state including Burnett, Polk and Washburn counties.
Two candidates are running to fill the Congressional position due to Sean Duffy’s resignation. The candidates are Tricia Zunker, of Wausau, a Democrat, and Tom Tiffany, of Minocqua, Republican Party.
This election is less than three weeks away and voting options for district voters shrink with each passing week. Registered voters can request an absentee ballot by mail, email, online or by fax. If you are a registered Wisconsin voter, you can download the absentee ballot application on Wisconsin Elections website, elections.wi.gov, or by contacting your municipal clerk. You can find your clerk at myvote.wi.gov by searching for your voter record or performing an address search.
Registered voters have the option to request an absentee ballot by mail for this.

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