City of
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District 8

Alder Max Prestigiacomo

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Alder Max Prestigiacomo

Contact Information

Home Address:

633 Langdon Street
Madison , WI 53703

Council Office

Common Council Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Room 417
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
Fax: (608) 267-8669
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Alder Prestigiacomo’s Updates

Madison Voting Guide

July 28, 2020 1:49 PM

MADISON VOTING GUIDE (2020-2021)

If you are a U.S. citizen, will be 18 years of age on or before Election Day, have resided in Wisconsin for at least 10 consecutive days before Election Day, and are not currently serving a felony sentence, including probation/parole, you are eligible to vote in Wisconsin.

Sign-up for the new BadgersVote Text alert to be kept up-to-date on elections and civic engagement. Text the word BadgersVote to the number 555 888.

Upcoming Elections:

  • November 3rd General Election
  • February 16th (2021) Spring Primary
  • April 6th (2021) Spring Election

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REGISTERING TO VOTE (NOV 3)

You will need to register if you are:

  • A first-time voter
  • You have moved to a new address
  • Your legal name has changed since you voted last

Online Registration (If you have a valid, unexpired Wisconsin Driver License or Wisconsin State ID Card)

In-Person/By-Mail Registration (if you don't have a valid, unexpired Wisconsin Driver License or Wisconsin State ID Card)

Locations:

  • Madison City Clerks Office: 210 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Room 103, City-County Building Madison, WI 53703
  • Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Your Polling Location (On Election Day)

What you need:

  • Acceptable proof of residence
    • An electronically displayed or printed Voter Enrollment Verification Letter from the Office of the Registrar. (Guest and Special Students are not eligible for the voter enrollment letter.) 
    • A current and valid Wisconsin driver's license or Wisconsin identification card.
    • Any other official identification card or license issued by a Wisconsin governmental body or unit
    • An identification card issued by an employer in the normal course of business, which has a photograph of the cardholder, but not a business card.
    • A real estate tax bill or receipt for the current year or the year preceding the date of the election.
    • A current residential lease.
    • A UW–Madison or Edgewood College ID card with a photograph of the cardholder, accompanied by a fee statement for the current semester.
    • A utility bill for the period commencing not earlier than 90 days before the election. A printed copy of an online bill is acceptable.
    • A bank, credit union or credit card statements.  A printed copy of an online statement is acceptable.
    • A paycheck.
    • A check or other document issued by a unit of government, including the University of Wisconsin.
    • A printed copy of your current bursar's statement.
    • In lieu of a paper copy, individuals may present an electronic display of a qualifying document on a mobile device or computer to prove their address for residency verification.
  • A Valid Photo ID
    • A photo identification card issued by a Wisconsin accredited university or college, or technical college that contains the following:
      • The date the card was issued
      • Signature of student
      • Expiration date no later than two years after the date of issuance (card may be expired)
      • The university or college ID must be accompanied by a separate document that proves enrollment, such as a tuition fee receipt, enrollment verification letter, or class schedule.  The enrollment verification document can be shown electronically.
    • A Wisconsin DOT-issued driver license, even if driving privileges are revoked or suspended
    • A Wisconsin DOT-issued identification card
    • A Military ID card issued by the U.S. Uniformed Services (including retired and dependent uniformed service IDs)
    • A U.S. passport book or card
    • A certificate of naturalization (that was issued no earlier than two years before the date of the election)
    • An identification card issued by a federally recognized Indian tribe in Wisconsin (can be expired or unexpired)
    • A driver license receipt issued by Wisconsin DOT (valid for 45 days from date issued)
    • An identification card receipt issued by Wisconsin DOT (valid for 45 days from date issued)
    • A Wisconsin DMV ID Petition Process Photo Receipt (valid for 180 days from date issued)
    • A Veteran Affairs ID card (must be unexpired or have no expiration date)
    • WisCard or an out-of-state ID is not acceptable
  • Exceptions
    • If you have been issued a Wisconsin driver license or WisDOT-issued ID that is current and valid, you must provide the number and expiration date
    • If your Wisconsin driver license is revoked, suspended, or expired; or your WisDOT-issued ID is expired, provide the number and the last four digits of your Social Security number
    • If you have not been issued a Wisconsin driver's license or WisDOT-issued ID, you must provide the last four digits of your Social Security number
    • If you have none of these documents, you will be able to indicate that fact

Voter Registration Events are planned on campus throughout the year. See here for updated calendar: http://today.wisc.edu/events/tag/vote

To Vote by Mail you must postmark your envelope with both an acceptable Photo ID and valid proof of residence to your City Clerk (by October 14th for the November 3rd election).

 


 

November 3rd General Election

 

Deadlines:

October 14th, 2020

  • Deadline to register to vote online
  • Deadline to register to vote by mail

October 29, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m.

  • Deadline to request an Absentee Ballot

October 30, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m.

  • Deadline to Register in Your Municipal Clerk's Office
  • Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot if you are Indefinitely Confined

Possibly through November 1, 2020

  • Deadline for In-Person Absentee

November 3, 2020

  • Election Day
  • Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot for voters who are hospitalized in the 7 days preceding the election (by 5:00 p.m.)
  • Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot for voters in Military (5:00 p.m.)
  • Deadline to return Absentee Ballot (8:00 p.m.)

 

Voting Absentee

Voting Early In-Person (Drive-Up)

  • Available on from October 20 - November 1 (No voter registration on Oct. 31 & Nov. 1)
  • You will need to present a valid Photo ID (see above)
  • If you are not registered to vote you may register onsite, but must have proof of residence (see above)
  • Procedure:
    • If you have your own ballpoint pen to use, please wave it at the absentee clerk as they approach you at a drive-up absentee voting site.  The absentee clerk will be wearing a reflective vest and a face mask.
    • The absentee clerk will give you an absentee envelope to fill out on a clipboard that is disinfected after each use. 
    • The absentee clerk will need to check your voter ID.  You may hold your ID up to your window for the absentee clerk to see.
    • Once you mark your ballot, you will seal it in the absentee envelope.
    • You will sign your envelope in the presence of the absentee clerk.  The absentee clerk will sign as your witness.
    • At the end of the drive-through voting shift for the day, your absentee will be brought to the Clerk's Office in a courier bag with a tamper-evident seal.  The unique serial number on the tamper-evident seal is documented on a chain-of-custody form, as is the number of absentee envelopes sealed in the courier bag.
    • The Clerk's Office will verify the serial number on the tamper-evident seal, and the number of absentee envelopes sealed inside the courier bag.
    • Your absentee will remain sealed in its envelope and secure in the Clerk's Office until it is delivered to your polling place to be processed on Election Day.
    • On Election Day, the poll workers at your polling place will check your envelope into the poll book, and will feed your ballot into the tabulator to be counted.
  • Locations:

City Clerk's Office
210 Martin Luther King, Jr., Boulevard #103
October 20-November 1
8 a.m. - 7 p.m. weekdays, 1-5 Saturdays, 1-5 Sundays

Goodman South Madison Library
2222 S. Park Street
October 20-31
12-6 weekdays, 1-4 Saturdays 
Line up on to the right of the line of cones parallel with Park Street facing the library.

Lakeview Library
2845 N. Sherman Avenue
October 20-31
12-6 weekdays, 1-4 Saturdays

Meadowridge Library
5726 Raymond Road
October 20-31
12-6 weekdays, 1-4 Saturdays

Pinney Library
516 Cottage Grove Road
October 20-31
12-6 weekdays, 1-4 Saturdays

Hawthorne Library
2707 E. Washington Avenue
October 20-31
12-6 weekdays, 1-4 Saturdays

Alicia Ashman Library
733 N High Point Road
October 20-31
By appointment only (call 266-4601 24 hours in advance to make an appointment)
Hours available for appointments: 12-6 weekdays, 1-4 Saturdays

Sequoya Library
4340 Tokay Boulevard
October 20-31
12-6 weekdays, 1-4 Saturdays

UW-Madison Tent on Library Mall
717 Langdon Street
October 20-30
12-6 p.m.

UW-Madison Tent on Engineering Mall
1538 Engineering Drive
 October 20-30
12-6 p.m.

UW-Madison Tent outside of Student Activity Center
333 East Campus Mall
October 20-30
12-6 p.m.

Voting In-Person on Election Day (Polls Open from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM)

  • See above for items you need to bring for In-Person registration

 

2021 Elections:

  • February 16th Spring Primary
  • April 6th Spring Election

 

All polling locations are accessible. You may vote from the curb of your polling place. Send someone into the polling place to notify the poll workers that you are a curbside voter. If you do not have someone to send into the polling place, contact the Clerk's Office at voting@cityofmadison.com or (608) 266-4601 to make arrangements to vote curbside. The poll workers will check you into the poll book and announce that you will be receiving your ballot at the curb. Two poll workers will bring you a ballot, marking pen, and secrecy sleeve. Once you have marked your ballot, the two poll workers will feed your ballot into the tabulator inside the polling place, and your vote will be counted.

If you need help marking your ballot:

  • You may bring someone with you to help mark the ballot.
  • You may ask a poll walker to assist you.
  • You may use ExpressVote

 

Report Elections Compaints & Concerns Here: https://elections.wi.gov/complaints

Email me at district8@cityofmadison.com for specific questions. This is all free public information--feel free to share and distribute without compensation.

Sources:

https://vote.wisc.edu/

https://myvote.wi.gov

https://elections.wi.gov/

https://www.cityofmadison.com/clerk/




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