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Register to Vote
You need to be registered to vote in
Wisconsin. Don't overlook that moving to
a new address requires updating your voter
To check on the status
of your current voter registration, go
to this page and enter your name and date
of birth. If you are registered, you're good to
go. If the address listed for you is old, you
will need to re-register.
If you are NOT
registered at your current
address and don't know who to contact
because you have moved to a different
to this page to find out where you vote.
Then contact the clerk for your municipality to
find out when you can register.
always register at the polling place, but it
will take a few extra minutes and you must have
all the necessary documents along with
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO HAVE TO
1. Your Wisconsin Drivers
, if you have one.
2. If you
do not have a drivers license, the last four
digits of your Social Security Number.
of your residence at the current
That can be your drivers license if it
has the current address on it, OR check this
WHAT DOCUMENTS CAN BE USED
FOR PROOF OF RESIDENCE?
can use as proof of residence
· a current and valid Wisconsin driver's
· a current and valid Wisconsin
· any other official I.D. card or
license issued by a Wisconsin governmental body
· any employer-issued photo I.D.
card, issued in the normal course of business,
but not including a business card.
university, college or technical college fee
card or I.D. card with your photo and current
** May be used even if the card
does not contain the cardholder's address, if
the educational institution provides a
certified student list for use at the polling
· a utility bill (e.g., gas, electric,
cable TV or telephone) for the period
commencing not earlier than 90 days before
· a bank statement
· a real
estate (i.e., property) tax bill or receipt for
the current year or the year preceding the date
of the election
· a current residential
lease which is effective for a period that
includes election day (NOT for first-time
voters registering by mail, however).
pay check or a government check or other
document issued by unit of
Don't let registration keep you from
Whatever form of proof you supply
must contain a complete name, including both
the first and last name; and a current and
complete residential address, including a
numbered street address, if any, and the name
of a municipality. Forms which have an
expiration date must be valid on election day
in order to constitute acceptable proof of
residence at that election.
If you don't
have written proof, bring a friend (with
identification) who lives in the same
municipality. This person can serve as a
corroborator (witness) to verify your address.
He or she does not need to be a registered
voter but must provide proof of residence,
which must be in the same
More questions about voting? Go
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