Wisconsin

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About This State

Badgers, badgers, badgers. Everyone is counting on you this year. We won’t get into why. Water under the bridge. We love you and your Rodgers and your cheese curds -- anything you need this year, you let us know. We’ll come shovel your driveway if it means getting out a few more votes in Waukesha County. In the meantime, here’s what you need to know about voting in Wisconsin this year.

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COVID-19 UPDATE

-Wisconsin has no-excuse vote by mail. The vote by mail request deadline is April 2nd.
-In-person absentee voting runs for two weeks before Election Day, but hours vary by municipality so check before you go.

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Road to Win

electoral college votes

10

delegates for the dnc

84

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Key Dates

Mar 30

Primary Election Voter Registration Deadline (Online)

Apr 2

Vote By Mail Request Deadline

Apr 7

Presidential Primary Election

Aug 11

State Primary Election

Nov 3

General Election Registration Deadline (In Person)

Nov 3

General Election

Wisconsin Voter Guide

  • How do I register to vote?

    We're working with Vote.org to make this as easy as possible for you, so don't fuck it up.

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  • Can I register at the voting booth?

    Yes, you can register on Election Day (but why wait? Do it now!)

  • This is my home state, but I won't be home for this election. Can I still vote here?

    Yes! If you're registered you can request to have your primary ballot mailed to you, you just have to do that by April 2. Then, you can fill it out and return it by April 4. You can get your absentee ballot below.

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  • Can I vote without leaving my house?

    Yes. Any qualified elector who registers to vote in Wisconsin is eligible to request an absentee ballot. Under Wisconsin law, voters do not need a reason or excuse to vote absentee.

    request here
  • Can I vote early?

    Yes! In-person absentee voting runs for two weeks before Election Day, but hours vary by municipality so check before you go!

  • Do I need an ID?

    Yes, yes you do. A state driver's license, state ID card, military ID card, US passport, tribal ID, certificate of naturalization, state accredited college ID with signature, or a receipt from the DMV saying your petition for an ID is in process -- all of those would work. Get all the details below from VoteRiders.

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Resources

  • Get your absentee ballot here!

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  • Need to show Voter ID? Not sure what kind? Get the specifics in your state here.

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