Preparation and distribution of absentee ballot applications by candidates and others is permissible. State election law is not applicable to the question of whether such applications may be accepted by the municipal clerk if they carry political messages. §6.86, Stats. (Issued to Dan A. Ramsey, July 21, 1977)
This opinion was reviewed by the Government Accountability Board pursuant to 2007 Wisconsin Act 1 and was reaffirmed on June 9, 2008.