Absentee voting on the rise amidst COVID-19 threat
April 1, 2020
So far, the scheduled election set for April 7 will be held as planned. But that doesn’t mean the COVID-19 threat is being taken lightly by either the voters, government agencies, or poll workers.
As of Monday afternoon, Cashton Village Clerk Tammy Bekkum said the village office had received 70 absentee voting ballots, “And they keep rolling in,” she said. Typically, about nine absentee ballots are cast for local elections.
Voters who have registered to vote by absentee ballot have un...