Election Information

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Visit the State Election Commission Forms page for downloadable forms.

Voting Information

Who is Eligible to Vote

You may vote if:

  • You are a United States Citizen;
  • You are 18 years or older today;
  • You have lived in the municipality for 28 days before the election; and
  • You are registered to vote.

The residence of a person is the place where the person’s habitation is fixed, without any present intent to move, and to which, when absent, the person intends to return.

Any citizen who moves within this state later than 28 days before an election shall vote at his or her previous municipality or ward.

Any person convicted of treason, felony, or bribery is not allowed to vote unless his or her civil rights are restored.

How to Register to Vote

As of January 1, 2006, all municipalities in Wisconsin require voter registration prior to a person being allowed to vote.

Anyone wishing to vote in Wisconsin has three options to register:

  • By Mail

o    Download the Application for Voter Registration (EL-131), complete the form, and mail it to your municipal clerk. Attach a copy of proof of residence.

  • In Person (prior to an election):

o    Register in the municipal clerk's office.

o    You must bring proof that you have lived at your present location for 10 days preceding the election.

  • At the Polling Place on Election Day

o    You must bring proof that you have lived at your present location for 10 days preceding the election.

  • Online

o    At the My Vote Wisconsin Website- https://myvote.wi.gov/

Application for Voter Registration - English Hmong Spanish

How to Vote Absentee Ballot

Request by Mail: Download the Application for Absentee Ballot (EL-121). Complete the form and mail it to your municipal clerk along with a copy of the required photo identification. The application must be received by the clerk no later than 5:00 PM on the Thursday before an election.

Application for Absentee Ballot - English HmongSpanish

Request in Person in your Municipal Clerk's Office

  • The Deadline for voting an absentee ballot in the clerk's office is 5:00 pm on the Sunday preceding the election unless your municipality has set other times and dates.
  • All voted ballots must be returned to the municipal clerk so the clerk can deliver them to the proper polling place before the polls close on election day.
  • The elector must also be registered