Current News Releases

  • 09/22/2014 Updated List of Events for National Voter Registration Day

    In addition to the National Voter Registration Day events announced last week, election officials will be available to register voters at the Madison Police South and West District community rooms on Tuesday, September 23.

  • 09/18/2014 Confused about the new Voter ID Law in WI?

    The City of Madison has created an infographic to assist voters who are trying to determine whether they have an ID that will be acceptable for voting purposes.  The infographic is available at

  • 09/18/2014 Additional Locations Confirmed for National Voter Registration Day

    In addition to the National Voter Registration Day events announced earlier today, election officials will be at the locations listed below on Tuesday, September 23.  Madison residents are encouraged to celebrate National

  • 09/18/2014 Events Scheduled for National Voter Registration Day

    In honor of National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, September 23, election officials will be available throughout the City of Madison to register voters, provide information about voter ID, and recruit Madison resident

  • 09/18/2014 Sample Ballots Now Available

    Sample ballots for the November 4, 2014, General Election are now available in the City Clerk’s Office and online at the My Vote Wisconsin website, https://myvote.wi.gov.  

  • 09/16/2014 Voter ID Required for Previously Approved Absentee Requests

    As a City of Madison voter, you track your absentee ballot status using https://MyVote.wi.gov.  This past weekend My Vote indicated that your November ballot was issued.  Tonight your M

  • 03/20/2014 Statement on 13th Aldermanic District Vacancy

    We were saddened to learn today of Alderperson Sue Ellingson's resignation from the Madison Common Council.  

  • 03/11/2014 Sample Ballots Now Available

    Sample ballots for the April 1, 2014, Spring Election are now available in the City Clerk’s Office and online at the My Vote Wisconsin website, https://myvote.wi.gov.  

  • 03/05/2014 Register to Vote Early

    Only one week remains before voter registration “closes” for the April 1 election.  The simplest way to register or update your voter registration is to visit any City of Madison library by 5 p.m. on March 12.  

  • 01/08/2014 No February Primary for City of Madison

    For the first time since 1986, there will be no February Primary in the City of Madison.

  • 01/03/2014 Meet Your New Voting Machine at the Library

    Voters are invited try out their new ballot tabulator, the intElect DS200, at eight Madison Public Library locations during the week of January 6-12.  

  • 12/18/2013 No Refuse or Recycling Collection on December 25th or January 1st

    There will be no refuse or recycling collection in the City of Madison on Wednesday December 25th or Wednesday January 1st because of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.