The information below will help you answer questions like "How do I register to vote?", "Why should I vote?" and "How do I figure out who to vote for?"
For information about registering to vote in a state other than Wisconsin, click here.
Who can vote in Wisconsin?
You can vote in the state of Wisconsin if you are:
- A U.S. Citizen
- 18 years old
- At your current residence for 10 consecutive days
- Not on parole
How do I Register to Vote?
To register to vote online, go to: myvote.wi.gov
You will need a current Wisconsin driver’s license or state issued ID to register to vote.
- The address on your ID needs to be current.
- If the address is not current, the site will direct you to the DMV. You can change the address online at the DMV and return to myvote.wi.gov
Once you are ready, click on Register to Vote at myvote.wi.gov.
- Answer the questions on each screen. At the end there will be a document indicating you are registered.
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“Oh, if I could live another century and see the fruition of all the work for women! There is so much yet to be done.”
— Susan B. Anthony
Why should I vote?
- Voting is a foundation of our democracy.
- It is an opportunity to voice your opinion and vote for what you believe in.
- It holds elected officials accountable for their behavior while in office.
- When everyone participates, our democracy can truly represent the will of the people.
"There never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and elect lawmakers." – Susan B. Anthony
- Wisconsin Elections Commission help desk:
- Contact your local municipal clerk.
- Locate your municipal clerk at myvote.wi.gov
- Contact your local League of Women Voters