Date of enactment: June 4, 1998
1997 Assembly Bill 966   Date of publication*: June 18, 1998
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 1995-96: Effective date of acts. “Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication as designated" by the secretary of state [the date of publication may not be more than 10 working days after the date of enactment].
An Act relating to: the 2-digit date prefix specified on forms (Revisor's Correction Bill).
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
250,1 Section 1 . 5.55 (form) of the statutes is amended to read:
5.55 (form)
(date of election)
.... Ward (Wards) (if any)
.... Aldermanic district (if any)
City (Village or Town) of ....
.... 19.. .... (year)
Ballot issued by
(Initials of inspectors)
Absent Elector's Ballot issued by
(Initials of municipal clerk or deputy clerk)
Certification of Elector Assistance
I certify that this ballot was marked or punched by me for an elector who is authorized under the law to have assistance, upon request and as directed by the elector.
(Signature of assisting individual)
250,2 Section 2. 6.15 (2) (a) (form) of the statutes is amended to read:
6.15 (2) (a) (form)
County of ....
I, ...., do solemnly swear that I am a citizen of the United States; that prior to establishing Wisconsin residence, my legal residence was in the .... (town) (village) (city) of ...., state of ...., residing at .... (street address); that on the day of the next presidential election, I shall be at least 18 years of age and that I have been a legal resident of the state of Wisconsin since ...., 19.. .... (year), residing at .... (street address), in the [.... ward of the .... aldermanic district of] the (town) (village) (city) of ...., county of ....; that I have resided in the state less than 10 days, that I am qualified to vote for president and vice president at the election to be held November ...., 19.. .... (year), that I am not voting at any other place in this election and that I hereby make application for an official presidential ballot, in accordance with section 6.15 of the Wisconsin statutes.
Signed ....
P.O. Address ....
Subscribed and sworn to before me this .... day of ...., 19.. .... (year)
250,3 Section 3 . 6.18 (form) of the statutes is amended to read:
6.18 (form) This blank shall be returned to the municipal clerk's office. Application must be received in sufficient time for ballots to be mailed and returned prior to any presidential election at which applicant wishes to vote. Complete all statements in full.
(To be voted at the Presidential Election
on November ...., 19.. .... (year)
I, .... hereby swear or affirm that I am a citizen of the United States, formerly residing at .... in the .... ward .... aldermanic district (city, town, village) of ...., County of .... for 10 days prior to leaving the State of Wisconsin. I, .... do solemnly swear or affirm that I do not qualify to register or vote under the laws of the State of ....(State you now reside in) where I am presently residing. A citizen must be a resident of: State ....(Insert time) County ....(Insert time) City, Town or Village ....(Insert time), in order to be eligible to register or vote therein. I further swear or affirm that my legal residence was established in the State of ....(the State where you now reside) on .... Month .... Day .... Year.
Signed ....
Address ....(Present address)
....(City) ....(State)
Subscribed and sworn to before me this .... day of .... 19..,.... (year).
....(Notary Public, or other officer authorized to administer oaths.)
My Commission expires
NAME ....
CITY .... STATE .... ZIP CODE ....
Penalties for Violations. Whoever swears falsely to any absent elector affidavit under this section may be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned not more than 6 months, or both. Whoever intentionally votes more than once in an election may be fined not more than $10,000 or imprisoned not more than 3 years, or both.
....(Municipal Clerk)