Get out the Vote

With all that’s at stake this election season, we can’t afford to not make our voices heard at the polls!

Join the movement. Make a difference.

Vote and help others to vote!

OCTOBER

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If you move after this date, you have to vote using your old address.


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Last day to register by mail or online. Although the last day to register by mail or online is currently Oct 21, we encourage you to register by Oct 14 as the deadline may be pushed up. To register go tohttp://bit.ly/VoteVDLFA or call or visit your city clerk.


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You must register to vote in person with valid Photo ID. To see a list of acceptable documents go to: https://bringit.wi.gov/.


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Early voting (also known as in-person absentee voting) begins. To know where to find your voting location go to http://bit.ly/VDLFAvotinginfo or call 414-643-1620.

Suggested deadline to mail in your ballot you received to your home address (your absentee ballot). Remember that the voter must sign, date and seal their ballot in the self-addressed envelope that is provided & have a witness sign and include their full address. The witness must be eligible to vote. Please call 414-643-1620 if you have questions.


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Legal deadline to request absentee ballot, but we recommend that you request your early voting (absentee ballot) by Oct 20 and make sure to put it in the mail by Oct 27. You can read here for more info on ensuring your ballot is received in time. Also be sure to have a Plan B to vote in person, in the case that you do not receive your ballot in the mail in time.


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Depending on your Municipal Clerk, this is the last day for early voting (in-person absentee). See below for city-specific details.


NOVEMBER

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Day that your mail-in absentee ballot must be postmarked. Your mail-in ballot will be accepted even after election day, as long as it is postmarked by this day.

In-person election day. If you did not register before, you can show up and vote with proof of your residence. Find your local polling station here:


Voting Information

You may vote even if:

  • Everyone needs to show a photo ID to vote, but you don’t have to use a driver’s license.
  • You are an Ex-Felon (as long as you no longer have to report to a probation or parole officer because of a Felony conviction. Your civil rights are automatically restored when you are “Off Paper.” If you’ve only been convicted of a misdemeanor, you CAN vote – even while serving a misdemeanor sentence);
  • You don’t speak English (as long as you are a U.S. citizen);
  • You are a student living away from your parents (you can choose to vote where you live for school OR where you last resided before attending school. You may not vote twice.)

Register to vote today by clicking the button below:

You May Vote in Wisconsin if:

  • You will be at least 18 years old by Election Day;
  • You are a U.S. citizen by birth or by naturalization. (If you were born in Puerto Rico, you are automatically a U.S. citizen.)
  • You will be a Wisconsin resident for at least 10 days by Election Day;
  • You have registered to vote – or you register on Election Day. (If you’ve registered from a different address in the past, you must register again at your new address.)

What do I do if I have to register?

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If you have a current, valid, Wisconsin driver’s license, bring it so you can write your license number on the voter registration card. If you don’t have a current, valid, Wisconsin driver’s license, you still CAN register by writing the last 4 digits of your social security number or state ID card on the registration card, or by checking the box that says you don’t have any of these documents.

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You prove where you live. If you’re registering on Election Day, if you registered by mail, if you registered less than 20 days before the election, or if you registered in a registration drive, bring a document with your name and current address, like a driver’s license, state ID, recent utility bill, property tax bill, lease, bank statement, or pay check.


Early Voting information (also known as in-person absentee voting)

Due to safety concerns around COVID-19, early voting (also known as in-person absentee voting) is available to everyone across the state, without any excuse or justification. The exact dates, hours, and locations of early voting depend on your location. Below is the information for key cities across the state.

Statewide

We also encourage you to reach out to your local city clerk for more information on your early voting dates and locations by visiting this link: http://bit.ly/VoteVDLFA. Please note that statewide, per state law, there is no voter registration on October 31 or November 1. You can always register on Election Day at your polling location.

City of Milwaukee

Early voting will be held between Tuesday, October 20th and Sunday, November 1st. You can see the current early voting (absentee) schedule of the City of Milwaukee here and you can see the current early/absentee ballot drop-off sites here. Please note that not all sites have the same schedule. 


City of Madison

Early voting will be held between Tuesday, October 20th and Sunday, November 1st. You can see the current early voting (absentee) schedule and early/absentee ballot drop-off sites here.


City of Green Bay

Early voting will be held between Tuesday, October 20th and Sunday, November 1st. Polling locations are not yet posted and may not be the same as prior elections. Cities must set polling locations 30 days before the election, so by October 4th. Check back for updates on this web page or on http://bit.ly/VoteVDLFA for updates. 

City of Racine

Early voting will be held between Tuesday, October 20th and Friday, October 30th. Polling locations are not yet posted and may not be the same as prior elections. Cities must set polling locations 30 days before the election, so by October 4th. Check back for updates on this web page or on http://bit.ly/VoteVDLFA for updates.

City of Waukesha

Early voting will be held between Tuesday, October 20th and Friday, October 30th, excluding weekends. Regular hours are between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday. On Friday, October 30th, polling will be open until 5:00 pm. Early voting (in-person absentee) will be located at the Municipal Garage located at 300 Sentry Drive. 


Returning your Mail-in Ballot

Absentee ballots must be returned to the clerk before 8PM on Election Day. There are several ways to return your ballot:

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Mail in your ballot using the US Post office or USPS mailbox. We recommend no later than October 20 to make sure it is counted. 

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Drop it off at an early vote (absentee) ballot drop off box. See below for city-specific drop-off locations, in the early voting information section.   

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Drop it off at your municipal clerk’s office. You can find your municipal clerk here: http://bit.ly/VoteVDLFA

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Drop it off at your polling place on election day. You can find your local polling place here: http://bit.ly/VoteVDLFA 


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