Wisconsin News Archive


All Voting is Local Urges Wisconsin College Students to Vote in Pivotal Supreme Court Election

Badgers Vote campaign: ‘Vote today for the democracy we deserve’

As election nears, public campaign seeks to help voters meet state’s photo ID requirement

As the Nov. 6 election nears, a voting rights campaign is ramping up efforts to help voters comply with Wisconsin’s requirement to show a photo ID at the polls.

Billboards help encourage people convicted of a felony to know their voting rights

MADISON, Wis. – A new ad campaign is trying to help people who were convicted of a felony learn whether they’re eligible to vote.

All Voting is Local Announces Voter Education Campaign

‘Together We Vote’ helps people obtain photo ID, educates people with felony convictions on their voting rights

Ads tell voters about ID law and lets them know felons can vote when they finish sentences

MADISON – Voting rights groups are launching an information blitz telling voters in poor neighborhoods how to get IDs for voting and alerting felons they can vote if they’ve completed their sentences.

21,000 Milwaukee residents will get their voter registrations reinstated before the election

MADISON – About 21,000 Milwaukee residents who were cut from the voter rolls last year will regain their voter registration before the Nov. 6 election

How to register to vote in Wisconsin

In Wisconsin, you can register to vote at your polling place on election day. If you would like to register before the election, you may do so online, by mail or in person at your local municipal clerk’s office.

How to vote absentee or early in Wisconsin

Wisconsin offers absentee voting for those who are unable to make it to the polls on election day or those who wish to vote early. The Wisconsin Elections Commission offers information on how to vote absentee:

Nation’s largest voter registration program for youth ramps up in Wisconsin

For the first time, young people will comprise the largest eligible voting block this year, and NextGen America, a voter registration and engagement group, is running the largest youth organizing effort in American history.

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