Voting In Wisconsin

GENERAL ELECTION (MIDTERM)
November 6, 2018
VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE
October 17, 2018
Election Day Registration Available

 

 
VOTER REGISTRATION

Online Registration?

YES. Voters can register to vote or update their information ONLINE. Voters must have a valid Wisconsin Driver's License or non-driver State ID to register online.

DEADLINE: Twenty (20) days before an Election.

Paper Form Registration

Voters can download and print a form that can be mailed or hand delivered to a Municipal Clerk.

DEADLINE: Mailed forms must be postmarked twenty (20) days before any Election.

Election Day Registration

YES. Voters may register to vote at their polling place on Election Day.

Automatic Registration?

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to enact automatic voter registration in Wisconsin.

Pre-Register Youth?

LIMITED. A voter may register to vote if they will be eighteen (18) on or before the next Election.

Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow voters to pre-register to vote after they turn sixteen (16).

Registration Portability?

NO. Registered voters who have moved within the state at least ten (10) days BEFORE an election and have not updated their registration can re-register at their new polling place and cast a regular ballot. Those who have moved within the state fewer than ten (10) days before an election can vote at their old polling place.

Click HERE to find your polling place.

VOTING

ID required to vote?

PHOTO ID REQUIRED. Voters are required to provide photo ID from an approved list. Go approved documents for more information on Voter ID.

Absentee Voting?

YES. Wisconsin is a No-Excuse Absentee Voting state which means all registered voters can request an absentee ballot. Voters can download and print a form which can be mailed or hand delivered to their Municipal Clerk.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the Thursday before Election Day.

Vote-by-Mail?

YES. Wisconsin is a No-Excuse Absentee Voting state which allows all registered voters to vote an absentee ballot by mail.

See ABSENTEE VOTING for more information.

Early Voting?

LIMITED. Wisconsin is a No-Excuse Absentee Voting state which means all registered voters may apply for an absentee ballot In-Person at their Municipal Clerk's Office and vote that ballot in the same trip. See ABSENTEE VOTING for more info.

In-Person Absentee Voting begins the third Monday before Election Day and ends at 7:00pm or close of business on the Friday before Election Day.

Contact your state representatives and ask them to expand In-Person Early Voting to more locations and to all Wisconsin voters.

Youth Vote in Primary?

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow all voters who will be eighteen (18) on or before any Election to vote in the preceding Primary Election.

 

 

Student Voters

Students attending college in Wisconsin should visit the CAMPUS PROJECT for more information on registering to vote and voting in Wisconsin.

Military/Overseas

Military and Overseas Voters should go to the Federal Voting Assistance Program website for more information on registering to vote and voting in Wisconsin.

Felony conviction?

Voting rights are automatically restored after a voter has completed their sentence, probation, and parole. Ex-felons MUST re-register to vote.

Voters With Disabilities

Voters with disabilities can request help at all polling places. Check with your Municipal Clerk for more information.

 

 

DISCLAIMER: We try to have the most current and complete information. But, if you think something is incorrect or incomplete, please feel free to LET US KNOW so we can correct it. Furthermore, we encourage voters to contact their state election officials if they have any questions.