Organisation : Wisconsin Government Accountability Board
Facility : Voter Registration
State : Wisconsin
Country : United States
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Voter Search :
You must start by searching for your name and date of birth, even if you are looking to register to vote.
** Enter First Name *
** Enter Last Name *
** Enter Date of Birth *
** Click Search Button
Searching by name requires a last name, first name, and date of birth. You must use the name that was used at the time of registration (i.e. no nicknames). If you do not find the record you are searching for, try variations of the name. This may be necessary if your last name includes special characters or spaces (e.g. Van Kleve, O’Neill, Hebden-Lloyd). Some voters did not provide a date of birth when they registered and are listed with a default date of birth of 1/1/1900.If you do not find the record you are searching for, try the search using a date of birth of 1/1/1900.
Voter Registration :
WHEN CAN I REGISTER TO VOTE? :
By mail :
Up to 20 days before the election. Registration forms should be mailed to your municipal clerk. You can start your voter registration form online at myvote.wi.gov. Your form must be printed, signed, and mailed or delivered, to your municipal clerk. You must always provide a Proof of Residence document when registering. If you are registering by mail, you can use any of the forms of Proof of Residence except a residential lease.
By Special Registration Deputy (SRDs) :
SRDs are trained by some municipalities to collect voter registration forms. Those SRDs must turn in all registration forms by 5:00 pm on the 20th day before the election and cannot collect registration forms after that date. You must always provide a Proof of Residence document when registering with an SRD.
In the municipal clerk’s office :
You may register in-person in your municipal clerk’s office up until the Friday before the election at 5:00 p.m. or close of business, whichever is later. You must always provide a Proof of Residence document when registering to vote. At the polling place on Election Day. You may register at the polls on Election Day. You must always provide a Proof of Residence document when registering to vote.
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING TO REGISTER TO VOTE? :
** If you have been issued a State of Wisconsin Driver License or ID card that is current and valid, you must provide the number and expiration date.
** If your WI driver license is revoked, suspended or expired; or your WI DOT-issued ID is expired, provide the number and the last 4 digits of your Social Security number.
** If you have not been issued a WI driver license or WI DOT-issued ID, you must provide the last 4 digits of your Social Security number.
** If you have none of these documents, you will be able to indicate that fact.
** You must provide a Proof of Residence Document when registering to vote in Wisconsin.
** A Proof of Residence Document is a document that proves where you live in Wisconsin.
** Please see the Proof of Residence handout for a list of acceptable documents.
IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT REGISTRATION? :
** Photo ID is never required when registering to vote. However, a Proof of Residence document is always needed when registering to vote in Wisconsin.
** Voters must reside at their address for at least 28 days by Election Day in order to register to vote.
** Voters who have moved within Wisconsin less than 28 days before the election must vote from their previous address, either by absentee ballot or at the polling place. Voters who have moved to Wisconsin from another state less than 28 days before an election are only eligible to vote in Presidential elections.
** Wisconsin law no longer allows a “corroborating witness” to provide Proof of Residence.
** See the “Proof of Residence” documents for a list of Proof of Residence documents.
** You cannot register the Saturday, Sunday, or Monday before an election, but you can register at the polling place on Election Day.