Referendum 2018 - Voter Information


    Voting in Wisconsin
    Tuesday, November 6, 2018, is Election Day 
    Polls open 7:00 am to 8:00 pm


    MyVote Wisconsin is the state’s official source for voting information. It provides comprehensive resources to help you cast your ballot on Election Day. You may use the site to review your voting information, check your polling place, register to vote, request an absentee mail ballot, and more.  

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    Want to Avoid the Lines on Election Day?

    In addition to voting on November 6, you can choose to vote in advance, at your local clerk’s office or polling location (often located in your city, town or village town hall).

    Beginning in mid-late October, local clerks will begin accepting walk-in voters. Contact your local municipal clerk for information about absentee, early in-person voting dates and hours.
    A directory of municipal clerks can be found here:

    Want a Ballot Delivered to Your Home?

    If you are registered to vote at your current address, you may cast your ballot absentee by mail prior to Election Day. Requesting
    a mail ballot is easy:

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    Not Registered? Not Sure?

    To cast a ballot on November 6, you need to be registered to vote.

    There are several ways to register:

    • On Election Day. Register to vote at the polls on November 6.
    • By Mail. Submit a voter registration form to your municipal clerk up to 20 days prior to Election Day: Forms found here:   
      Online. Complete the online registration form at:
    • Clerk’s Office. Register in-person at your municipal clerk’s office up through the Friday before Election Day, November 2nd.

    Regardless of how you register, you must provide proof of residence showing your name and current residential address along with your completed registration form.  

    What Documents Provide Acceptable Proof of Residence?

    • State of Wisconsin Driver License – must be current/valid
    • Real estate tax bill or receipt for the current year or preceding year of Election Day
    • Utility bill covering a period within 90 days of Election Day
    • Bank statement  
    • Paycheck or pay stub
    • For a complete list of options visit:

    Don’t Forget Your Photo ID!

    Wisconsin state law requires that you present a valid photo identification prior to receiving a ballot. Several forms are acceptable, to include:

    • Wisconsin Driver’s license, current/valid
    • U.S. passport
    • U.S. military identification card  

    For more information on photo ID, a comprehensive list of allowable ID, and how to obtain a free ID, visit: