Frequently Asked Questions

hy (2)Please see the answers to our most Frequently Asked Questions below. If your question isn't answered, please email us at and we will reply as soon as possible.


I don't see my voter participation recorded in MyVote.

  • Recording of voter participation can take up to 30 days after an election.


I want to register to vote for the February 16, 2021 Election.

  • The deadline to register on-line or by mail is Wednesday, January 27, 2021.  You may register on-line at (proof of residency required) or by completing the Voter Registration Form and submitting it along with a valid proof of residency.   Note:  You must have resided at the address you provide on your Registration Form for at least 28 consecutive days prior to an election in order to vote in Shorewood. 
  • After January 27, you will need to register in person in the Clerk & Customer Service Department, Village Hall, 3930 N Murray Avenue.  Hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., except weekends or at your polling location on Election Day, February 16, 2021.


How can I request an absentee ballot to be mailed?

  • You may request an absentee ballot by mail via or in writing to  Please include your name, address, birthdate and photo ID.  The last day to request an absentee ballot by mail is Thursday, February 11, 2021.


When can I return my absentee ballot?

  • Absentee ballots must be received by the Clerk & Customer Service Department no later than 8 p.m. on Tuesday, February 16, 2021.


How can I return my absentee ballot?

  • Absentee ballots may be returned via USPS or in the drive-up, white dropbox located in the parking lot behind Village Hall/Library. 


When can I do in-person absentee voting?

  • In-Person absentee voting will take place at Village Center (lower level of the Library), 3920 N Murray Ave. starting Tuesday, February 2, 2021 through Friday, February 12, 2021, except weekends.  Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except Friday, February 12, the hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


I’d like to work the Elections.  

  • Interested in becoming an Election Inspector, please fill out the Election Inspector Interest Form and return it to the Clerk’s office via USPS or the white dropbox.


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