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Voting Basics

Plan your vote-
Especially in this time of COVID-19

You are eligible to vote if you
  • are a citizen of the United States,
  • are at least 18 years old,
  • have lived at your current residence for at least 28 days prior to the election,
  • are no longer serving any portion of a felony sentence.
Visit our other voting pages if you need more detailed or alternative instructions for voting.

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Register and Check

You must reregister if you have moved or legally changed your name.

Find more detailed information and specific information for college students.



 


Be Informed. Vote Informed.


1) View your ballot. Print a copy to use as a voting guide.

 


Choose How, When, and Where

Only vote once! It’s a felony to vote more than once.




  1. Vote from Home by absentee ballot. Don’t wait--request a ballot. OR

  2. Vote Early (In-person Absentee) OR

    Check with your municipal clerk for your early voting location and times.

  3. Vote on Election Day.
    1. Find your polling place.
    2. Be sure to bring an acceptable photo ID.

Find more detailed information about your voting options here.



Important Dates

 
  • November 17 – Deadline for Wisconsin counties’ certification of election results
  • November 18 (5 PM) – Deadline to request a recount
  • December 1 – Deadline for State of Wisconsin certification of election results
  • December 8 – “Safe Harbor” deadline for all states’ election results
  • December 14 – Electoral College delegations meet and vote for president
  • January 6 – Joint Session of Congress to declare official election results