VOTING RESOURCES

2022 Election Dates:

  • Spring Primary: February 15
  • Spring Election: April 5 
  • Fall Primary: August 9 
  • Fall General Election: November 8 


Make your plan to vote and find answers to your voting questions at MyVote.

  • register to vote
  • find your polling place
  • see a sample of your ballot 
  • contact your clerk
  • request your absentee ballot
  • find out official deadlines

And more! All at the official election website for the state of Wisconsin - MyVote.wi.gov

 

Voter Registration

Where, When and How to Register to Vote in Wisconsin.






Early Absentee Voting

See our Guide to Voting with an Early Absentee Ballot - In-Person or By Mail



Photo ID Needed to Vote



 

Up-to-date information about Wisconsin's acceptable photo IDs to vote is at Bring It to the Ballot.


 

If you need help getting an acceptable form of ID for voting from your local DMV, contact The Voter ID Coalition at the helpline: (608) 285-2141.

 



Using a College ID as Photo ID to Vote

Most students already have a Wisconsin driver license or one of the other acceptable forms of photo ID for voting.

Students who do not have one of the other forms of acceptable ID for voting
should look up their college/university on the appropriate list linked below to see if their student ID can be used as a photo ID to vote or if their school offers a special photo ID card for voting:


University of WI – 4-Year Schools

University of WI – 2-Year Schools

WI Private Universities and Colleges

WI Technical and Community Colleges



For more information, see our voting guide for students:

Three Things College Students Need to Do To Vote in Wisconsin




Opportunities to Volunteer and Work during the Election Season
 
  • Become a Poll Worker. Poll workers are vital to making the voting process safe, secure, and smooth. If you’re able, consider becoming a poll worker. Find out more at MyVote.wi.gov
  • Become a volunteer nonpartisan social media monitor. Check out opportunities and sign up here 
  • Become a volunteer nonpartisan Election Observer. Sign up has closed for November 2022.
  • Volunteer to provide in-area voter assistanceNo current Fall 2022 election opportunities... 
  • Want to learn more about how you can serve your community, your state, and our collective democracy? Go to Protect The Vote for an opportunity right for you.


Have voting questions or problems?


The Voter Helpline (608-285-2141) offers an alternative to more traditional face-to-face voter education and engagement activities that are preferred during the COVID pandemic. Voters can call or text the Helpline and reach live support many times during the day and in expanded languages. Connect with trained volunteers when it’s most convenient. 608-285-2141. 
 
Common Cause in Wisconsin partners with the nonpartisan Election Protection coalition, led by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, to provide "guidance, information and help to any American, regardless of who that voter is casting a ballot for."

Election Protection’s highly-trained volunteers are available to assist voters with any questions or problems, no matter how simple or complex. Voters may call 1-866-OUR-VOTE (1-866-687-8683) toll-free with any questions or issues that may arise. Spanish-speaking voters may seek assistance through the 1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (1-888-839-8682) hotline.

Voters with disabilities have the right to an accessible polling place. This includes the right to use an accessible voting machine, to assistance marking a ballot, and to voting curbside. Call the Disability Rights Wisconsin Voter Hotline for assistance: 1-844-347-8683. Or email: info@disabilityvote.org. Additional online resources are also at the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition website. 

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