Everything You Need to Know About Voting in Wisconsin

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Wisconsin offers online, by mail and in-person voting registration options. Here is everything you need to know to be prepared to vote in Wisconsin.

Check your Wisconsin voter registration status here.

Learn about what identification you need to register to vote in Wisconsin

Registration deadlines

Online: Wednesday, October 14 | Register online to vote in Wisconsin

By mail: Postmarked by Wednesday, October 14
Download Wisconsin voter registration form (English PDF)

In person: October 30, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m. | Find an in-person registration location

Day of: Tuesday, Novemner 3 | Voters can register to vote at their polling place on Election Day, November 3, 2020. Find your polling place.

Absentee ballot deadlines

Absentee ballots must be requested by October 29 at 5:00 p.m. All voters in Wisconsin can request an absentee ballot be mailed to them for any reason. Details here.

You must provide a photo ID with your absentee ballot request. Valid photo types of ID include:

  • A Wisconsin DOT-issued driver license (even if driving privileges are revoked or suspended)
  • A Wisconsin DOT-issued identification card
  • A Military ID card issued by the U.S. Uniformed Services (including retired and dependent uniformed service IDs)
  • A U.S. passport book or card

Learn more here.

Early Voting

The period for absentee in-person voting runs from Tuesday, October 20, 2020 to Sunday, November 1, 2020, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live.

Find out how to vote early here.

There is still time to make your voice heard. Register and vote!

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“Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt