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Wisconsin

Abbreviation: 
WI

Wisconsin Provisional Voting

A provisional ballot is a ballot that is marked by a voter but is not counted at the time it is cast. It is issued to a voter who is unable to provide the poll worker with the required documentation. There are three instances where you may vote a provisional ballot:

Wisconsin Provisions for Voters with Disabilities

Wisconsin ensures that voting be accessible for individuals with disabilities, including non-visual accessibility for the blind and visually impaired, in a manner that provides equal access and participation (including privacy and independence).

Wisconsin Voting Machines

The voting systems used in Wisconsin are optical scan, DRE, mechanical lever machine and paper ballots.

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Wisconsin Election Dates

The next election date is Tuesday, November 6, 2018 (General Election). The registration deadline is Wednesday, October 17, 2018. Election Day registration is available.

Contact your local Municipal Clerk for information about local elections.

 

Wisconsin ID Needed for Voter Registration

You can now register to vote online! You will need a WI driver's license or ID in order to complete the online registration. If you do not have either form of ID you can either mail the registration papers or register to vote in person.

Wisconsin ID Needed for Voting

Photo ID is required before you may vote.

The following types of photo ID are acceptable and may be unexpired or expired after the date of the most recent general election:

Wisconsin Polling Place Locator

You can find your polling place by utilizing your state resource.

If you have further questions on your polling place location, please contact your municipal clerk.

Wisconsin Absentee Ballot Process

Who Can Request an Absentee Ballot?

Any qualified elector who registers to vote in Wisconsin is eligible to request an absentee ballot. Under Wisconsin law, voters do not need a reason or excuse to vote absentee.

How to Request an Absentee Ballot

Request online. Registered voters may request an absentee ballot online by visiting myvote.wi.gov and clicking “Vote Absentee”. This request must be made no later than 5pm on the Thursday before the election.

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Election Day Problems?

Call one of these hotlines:
1-866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683)
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