Current News Releases
04/24/2012 New Rules for Absentee Voting
Wisconsin election law now prohibits voting at the polling place if you have mailed or personally delivered an absentee ballot to the Clerk's Office.
04/04/2012 Register now for summer elections
Fifty-one eligible voters in the City of Madison intended to register and vote at the polls this Tuesday, but were unable to do so because they did not have an acceptable document to prove their address.
03/22/2012 Clerk's Office Extended Hours for Absentee Voting
The Madison City Clerk's Office will offer extended hours for absentee voting this Saturday, March 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and this Sunday, March 25, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
02/23/2012 Provisional Voters: Get Your Ballot Counted!
Provisional voters have until 4 p.m. Friday to provide the City Clerk's Office with their photo identification. The Board of Canvassers will meet at 4 p.m.
02/20/2012 Norovirus Moves Polling Location
If your polling place is The Jefferson on Old Sauk Road, you will be voting at an alternate polling location tomorrow.
02/17/2012 New Voting Procedures for February 21 Primary
New election laws will be fully implemented for the February 21 Primary Election.
01/10/2012 Check Polling Place Location Online
City of Madison voters can find updated polling place information on the "Where Do I Vote" website at www.cityofmadison.com/WhereDoIVote.
12/13/2011 Voters: Act Now if You Need a Photo ID
With the Spring Primary only ten weeks away, voters born outside of Wisconsin should take action now in order to obtain a Wisconsin ID by Election Day.
11/16/2011 Provisional Ballots may determine results of UW Mock Election
The outcome of Tuesday's mock election on the UW-Madison campus may change if provisional voters follow-up with the City Clerk's Office by 4 p.m. Friday.
11/11/2011 Snowbirds: Prepare to Vote before Heading South
Voters heading south for the winter should be aware that the rules have changed for requesting absentee ballots.
11/10/2011 UW Mock Election November 15
The Madison City Clerk's Office and Associated Students of Madison will simulate an election on Tuesday, November 15, to register voters and determine how the recent changes in state elections law will affect voting o
11/02/2011 Voter Education Ambassadors Assist with Voter ID Outreach
The Madison City Clerk's Office has scheduled 127 voter outreach sessions since September to inform voters about recent changes to state election laws.