How & Where to Vote
Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.
Register to Vote
Register to vote in Wisconsin, or learn more about voter ID & rights.
Have more questions about voting?
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Important Dates - Presidential Primary
Voting Information for Wisconsin
Don’t miss your next election!
Wisconsin will hold its primary election on April 7th. Due to COVID-19, Wisconsin has extended its online voter registration deadline to March 30th and requests that all voters request a by-mail ballot by April 3rd at 5 p.m.
Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.Find Your Representatives
Early Voting + Absentee Voting
Early Voting Dates: Varies by municipality
You can vote in person at your municipal clerk’s office before the election, using an absentee ballot. See your municipal clerk for exact dates. No excuse required.
To vote absentee by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot (click here) no later than April 3rd at 5 p.m. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by 8 p.m. on election day.
The absentee ballot application period opens Jan.1st. You may submit one form annually and select all elections or individual elections. Copy of photo ID with address and signature is required with absentee ballot by mail application. The state allows for permanent absentee status for elderly or disabled voters.
Voter ID + Eligibility for Wisconsin
Do Voters Need ID?
- Yes, voters need an ID
- State or federal photo ID is required
- First time voters need ID
- Student IDs accepted
Find out more about your rights in Wisconsin.
- If you are 17 and will be 18 on or before the next election, you may register to vote.
Youth participation is affected by changing state legislation or party rules. If we are not up to date please let us know.