Voter registration at national school walkout against gun violence, 2018.
Photo by Fibonacci Blue
Online Voter Registration Tutorials
English version in Google slides: https://tinyurl.com/MyVoteTutorial27avril2020
Spanish version in Google slides: https://tinyurl.com/MiVotoTutorial27avril2020
Online Voter Registration Resources for
High School Staff and Students
Registering to Vote
How do I register to vote?
You have three options:
OPTION 1, anytime up to 20 days before the
▪ Online at myvote.wi.gov
▪ With a paper registration form from
your city, town or village office
OPTION 2, less than 20 days before the election:
▪ In person only at your municipal
clerk’s office or at an early voting site
OPTION 3, On Election Day:
▪ At your polling place
ACCEPTABLE PROOF OF RESIDENCE DOCUMENTS:
2013 Wisconsin Act 182 went into effect on April 4, 2014. Act 182 requires that ALL voters provide a document establishing their proof of residence as part of the voter registration application. The requirement applies to all electors who are not military or permanent absentee voters. Any document used as a proof of residence MUST include:
What do I need to register to vote?
To register online you must have a valid Wisconsin driver license/ID with current address on file with the DMV. If using a paper registration, present one of these proofs of residence in paper or electronic format showing your current name and address:
· Current and valid Wisconsin driver license or Wisconsin state ID
· Utility bill dated within 90 days of registration
· Bank or credit union statement
· Property tax bill or receipt from the current year or the year preceding the date of the election
· Pay stub
· Residential lease if registering in person
· Government-issued document or license
· College tuition statement along with a valid student ID
· Residential care facility agreement
Residency Restriction Concerns - Voting for President Only
Must apply and vote in-person, no earlier than 27 days before the election, and no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day before the election.
Should ask for the Application for Presidential Ballot (EL-141) instead of the Voter Registration Application.
Should note that this time frame is only specific to a New Resident voting for the Presidential-Only Absentee Ballot.
May also apply and vote for ‘President-Only’ on Election Day at the polling place.
Must complete a special absentee application/cancellation (GAB-141).
Are not required to complete the GAB-131, and are not registered.
Must, however, provide proof of residence.
Will be given a form that will cancel your previous voter registration.
Must apply within 24 months of leaving Wisconsin.
Must be sent by-mail application using a special absentee application (GAB-140).
Must have this form notarized.
Should note that there is no specific deadline before the election to apply.
Are not required to provide proof of residence.
For more information, click here or visit http://elections.wi.gov/node/2629
What if I move or change my name?
Verify your registration status at https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/myvoterinfo.
Who can vote in Wisconsin?
To vote in the state of Wisconsin, you must be:
A citizen of the United States
18 years of age or older
A resident of Wisconsin
One whose felony conviction has been served in full, including probation, parole or extended supervision
Registered to vote