Election Information

Election Dates

Spring General Election: Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Polls are open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. statewide on Election Day.

>> Learn more about the Spring 2015 election.

>> Find your polling location and sample ballot.

>> Learn more about absentee and early voting.

Find Your Polling Location

Wisconsin   |   Milwaukee   |   Madison

Voter ID Law

Currently, you do NOT need a photo ID to vote. Get more information about the photo ID law and voter requirements from the Government Accountability Board.

Residency Requirement

Voters now have to live at their current address for 28 or more days in order to vote using that address. If you moved 27 or less days before Election Day, you can vote at your old Wisconsin address.

Register to Vote on Election Day

In Wisconsin, you can register to vote on Election Day at your polling place. To register to vote on Election Day, you will need to show proof of residency. Any one of the following documents is acceptable as long as it has BOTH your current and complete name and current address:
  • Valid Wisconsin driver's license or Wisconsin ID card 
  • Any ID card issued by a Wisconsin governmental body or unit
  • Bank statement or paycheck
  • Gas, electric or phone bill 
  • Check or other document issued by a unit of government
  • Any ID card issued by an employer in the normal course of business and with a photo
  • Real estate tax bill or receipt for the current year or the year before the date of the election
  • Residential lease effective for a period that includes Election Day
  • University, college or technical institute ID card (must include photo) with proof of enrollment

Note: If you do not use a valid Wisconsin driver's license to register to vote, the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number or your Wisconsin state ID card number must be provided. Learn more about registering to vote from the Government Accountability Board.


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