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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.

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Voting Information for Wisconsin

Don’t miss your next election!

Municipal elections occur across the state on April 6th. The primary to determine who will be on the ballot is on February 16th.

Your voter registration application must be postmarked or submitted online by Jan. 27th. 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.

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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. See 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 Feb. 11th. Ballots must be postmarked by Election Day. Note the ballot return is subject to ongoing litigation, and we suggest you don't wait! Return ASAP.

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.

Request Your BallotMore Mail-in & Early Voting Info

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

  • You can register to vote on Election Day.

  • Pre-registration

    • 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