Elections & Voting

The Clerk is responsible for coordination of all election activities in Lisbon, including registration of voters, maintenance of voter records, recruitment and training of election workers, and assisting the State in the conduct of elections. Questions regarding voting and elections may be directed to the Clerk's Office during regular business hours.

January 10, 2023 Special Referendum Election re: Incorporation

A Special Election will be held on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 to determine whether Lisbon should become a village. Only one question will be on the ballot: "Shall the Town of Lisbon become a village?" All Lisbon residents may vote in the Special Election at their regular polling place. The polls will be open from 7:00a.m. to 8:00p.m.

Election Results

January 10, 2023 Special Referendum Election Results:


Wards 1, 6, 7Wards 2, 3, 8Wards 4, 5Grand Totals
For a Village866
559
683
2,108 (86.22%)
Against a Village
195
64
78
337 (13.78%)
Total Voters
1,063*
623
761

2,447* (31.24%)

*Includes Over-votes and Under-votes
**All Results are UNOFFICIAL until the Municipal Canvass has concluded**

Previous Elections

For all previous election results, please visit the Waukesha County Clerk's website here: Waukesha County Clerk - Election Results

January 10, 2023 Absentee Statistics

Number of Absentee Ballots issued: 583
Number of Absentee Ballots outstanding: 195
Number of Absentee Ballots returned: 384
Number of Absentees to be Rejected: 4
Number of Provisional Ballots issued: 0
*Last updated on: 1/10/23 at 9:04p.m.

Sample Ballots

If you would like to see what your ballot will look like, you can view a sample ballot here.
If you do not know which Ward you are in, please contact Town Hall or visit MyVoteWI.

Official Election Notices

For official election notices, please see our Legal Notices & Public Hearings page and choose the "Elections" tab. We also print all required notices in the Waukesha Freeman newspaper. For all documents related to Lisbon's incorporation effort and our submittal to the Department of Administration, please visit our Incorporation page.

Three Ways to Vote Your Ballot

Wisconsin voters have three options to cast their ballots for every election:

  • In person at your regelar polling place on Election Day. Polls are open 7:00am - 8:00pm
  • Absentee by mail. Requests can be submitted directly to the Clerk or online at MyVote.wi.gov
  • In-Person Absentee Voting (Early Voting) at the Clerk's Office. Wisconsin law lets voters complete an absentee ballot at the Clerk's Office beginning on the 14th day prior to each election. Check the "Elections" tab of our Legal Notices & Public Hearings page page for election-specific dates and times. **Note: State law prohibits voting on the Monday before any election.

Attention Absentee Voters!!

Due to the recent Court rulings, please note that Absentee Ballots CANNOT be turned in using Drop Boxes. Please carefully follow the Absentee Instructions that were included with your ballot, and contact Town Hall with any questions.

Absentee voters have three options to return their completed ballot:

  • BY MAIL: The absentee voter (or their authorized agent who can legally act on the elector's behalf) places the completed ballot in the U.S. Mail addressed to the Town Clerk's office.
  • HAND-DELIVER: The absentee voter (or their authorized agent who can legally act on the elector's behalf) hand-delivers their completed ballot to the Town Clerk's office during regular office hours.
  • ELECTION DAY: The absentee voter (or their authorized agent who can legally act on the elector's behalf) hand-delivers their completed ballot to the Chief Election Inspector at their regular polling place before the polls close at 8:00p.m. 
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2023 Upcoming Elections

  • Special Election - Incorporation Referendum - January 10, 2023
  • Spring Primary - February 21, 2023
  • Spring Election - April 4, 2023
  • Special Village Board Election - Date to be determined