When do we vote?
A General Election will be held in Wisconsin on Tuesday, April 4.
Local and state nonpartisan candidates will be on your ballot.
Polling places are open on election day from 7:00am to 8:00pm.
Where do I vote?
Use this website to find your polling place.
I have questions!
The website of the new State of Wisconsin Elections Commission is a great resource.
Or call your municipal clerk.
Here is a guide for first-time voters.
Do I need an ID to vote? Yes.
Photo ID information
Can I get a Voter ID even if I don't have a birth certificate or any other paperwork? Yes.
Here is the process.
Where do I get a State ID Card or receipt?
Go to the nearest WI Dept. of Motor Vehicles service center.
Do I need to register to vote? Only if you are not registered or changed your name or address.
Check here to see if you are registered to vote.
If you are not registered to vote, you may register at your polling place on election day.
You may now register online. (Stipulations and deadlines apply.)
Who can vote?
If you are at least 18 years old, a U.S. citizen, and have resided at your address for at least 10 days before election day, you have the right to vote.
(If you have been convicted of a felony, you may not vote until the sentence, including probation, paraole, or extended supervision, has been served. You may also not vote if you have been declared incompetent to vote by a court.)
How do I pick the best candidate?
- Read the League of Women Voters of Wiconsin's candidate statements for State Superintendent of Public Instruction and District Judge for Wisconsin's Court of Appeals.
- Read position statements on our state's public libraries from the candidates for Superintendent of Public Instruction collected by the Library Development & Legislation (LD&L) Committee of the Wisconsin Library Association.
- Watch interviews with the candidates for Superintendent of Public Instruction who are on the ballot in April, Tony Evers and Lowell Holtz. Attend a candidate forum featuring the candidates for Menasha Alderman on Thursday, March 23, beginning at 6:00 pm here at the library. This forum is sponsored by the library and the League of Women Voters of Winnebago County. These candidates will be on the ballot on Spring Election Day, April 4.
- Find out how to avoid fake news.
Who represents me now? Here is a list.