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As of 09/12/2014 Photo ID is required to vote

on Election Day and through absentee ballots.

Voter ID Infographic

Brochures Available:

Voter ID: [link]

Voter ID (Spanish): [link]

Voter ID (Hmong): [link]

Voter ID for Senior Citizens: [link]

Guide to obtaining photo ID: [link]

More information from the DMV about

documentation required to get an ID: [link]

If you do not have documentation required

to get an ID card, the DMV has a process

you can follow: [link]

and here's our quick guide to that process:



Next election:

November 4, 2014



Nursing Home Voters - per Wisconsin Law, the Clerk's Office will post a schedule of visits by Special Voting Deputies to certain care facilities starting at least two weeks prior to the election.

The schedule for the November 4, 2014 election is here


We have new tabulating machines!

(Ballots will still be on paper)

See voter instructions for the new machines here.

See a voter instruction video here

See Chad Vader use the new machine here


follow the link:  My Vote WI

  • Check the status of your voter registration.
  • Use "Click & Mail" to update your registration (you must print out and bring to the polling place with you).
  • Find the location of the polling place for your residential address.
  • A sample ballot is available on this site close to the time of an election.

Voting in the City of Madison brochures:   



  • WHEN ARE ABSENTEE BALLOTS AVAILABLE? Absentee ballots are available two weeks before each election.
  • VOTER LISTS: Can be obtained through the Government Accountability Board. Contact (608) 266-8005 for more information.
  • VOTER ELIGIBILITY: You must meet the following requirements to be eligible to vote:
    • United States Citizen
    • Age 18 or older on or by Election Day
    • Resident of the City of Madison for at least 28 days before the election
    • If convicted of a felony, have completed the terms of you sentence including probation, parole, or extended supervision


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