Voting in An Election
Voting Information in Wisconsin
VOTING ON ELECTION DAY
The next election in Wisconsin is the Fall General Election on November 6, 2018. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.
Voters must be registered to vote. You may register to vote at your polling place on Election Day. https://my.lwv.org/wisconsin/register-vote Voters who move within 10 days before the election must vote at the poll from their previous address (in person or by requesting an absentee ballot).
Voters must present a voter photo ID. Be sure you have an eligible ID! If you are eligible to vote but do not have a valid voter photo ID, you may obtain a free Wisconsin ID card for voting https://www.bringitwisconsin.com/ Voters who do not present acceptable voter photo ID may ask to cast a provisional ballot. The ballot will be counted only if the voter presents the required ID to the municipal clerk by 4 p.m. on the Friday after the election.
Voters must sign or make their mark on the poll book to obtain a ballot before voting. Voters who are unable to sign the poll book because of a disability are exempt from this requirement.
To vote in the state of Wisconsin, you must be:
A citizen of the United States
18 years of age or older
A resident of Wisconsin
One whose felony conviction has been served in full, including probation, parole or extended supervision
Registered to vote, https://my.lwv.org/wisconsin/register-vote
You must show an acceptable form of identification to vote. https://my.lwv.org/wisconsin/wisconsin-voter-photo-id
Find your polling place and who is on your ballot at myvote.wi.gov
Also, you have a right to have help with voting. A poll worker or a person other than your employer or labor union agent can assist you.
You must sign the poll list in order to vote unless a disability prevents you from doing so.
Students may vote from their family home address if that is their permanent residence, or from their school residence. https://www.commoncausewisconsin.org/p/the-three-things-college-students-need.html
Absentee and early voting: https://my.lwv.org/wisconsin/voter-information/absentee-and-early-voting