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When you register to vote, you must provide proof of residency. 

Examples of documents that satisfy this requirement include:

  • Current and valid WI driver's license or state ID card with voter's current name and address
  • Real estate tax bill or receipt from the current year or the year before the election
  • Utility bill dated within 90 days of registration
  • Bank or credit card statement
  • Paycheck
  • Government issued document or check
  • Student ID accompanied by a tuition bill (unless the institution provides a housing list to the municipal clerk)
  • An intake document from a residential care facility¬†
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Wisconsin voter registration deadlines

  • In Person: The Friday before Election Day.
  • By Mail: Postmarked at least 20 days before Election Day.
  • Online: 20 days before Election Day.
Election Day Registration:

Individuals may register to vote in person at your polling place on Election Day. All individuals must provide both a proof of residency document and proof of identification to register on election Day.

Wisconsin voter registration rules

To register in Wisconsin you must:

  • Be a citizen of the United States;
  • Be a resident of Wisconsin for at least 28 days before an election;
  • Be 18 years old;
  • Not have been convicted of treason, felony or bribery, or if you have, your civil rights have been restored;
  • Not be incapable of understanding the objective of the elective process or under guardianship.

Wisconsin voter registration directions

  1. Use our Register to Vote Tool to fill out the National Voter Registration Form.
  2. Sign and date your form. This is very important!
  3. Mail or hand-deliver your completed form to the address we provide.
  4. Make sure you register before the voter registration deadline.