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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.

Election Details

Visit the Wisconsin Election Website or call (608) 266-8005 to learn more about your states voting details.

Don’t miss your next election!

State and municipal elections occur across the state on April 6th.

Your voter registration application must be postmarked or submitted online by March 17th. You can vote in person early with an absentee ballot at your municipal clerk's office, on Election Day, or vote by mail in Wisconsin.

Forgot to register? No problem. You can register to vote in person on Election Day at your polling place.

Your polling place hours are 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Presidential Primaries

No party affiliation is required at registration to participate in primary. See Wisconsin Republican Party or Democratic Party sites for more details.

Statewide Primaries

Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.

Early Voting + Absentee Voting

Early Voting Dates:  Exact dates and times vary by county

You can vote in person at your municipal clerk's office before the election, using an absentee ballot from March 23rd to April 4th. Contact your municipal clerk for exact dates. No excuse required.

All Wisconsin voters will be sent an application to vote by mail for the November election. A completed application must be received by April 1st. Ballots must be received by 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 + Access 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
  • ID needed to vote absentee

More Chances to Register

Your state does not offer additional voter registration options outside of the deadlines listed above.


  • 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.

Have you been convicted of a felony?

See what the registration laws are in your state below.

Felon Re-Enfranchisement Laws

Voting and attending college?

Get information on how to vote from Campus Vote Project below.

College Student Voting Info