Wisconsin Voting Deadlines

Election Day: November 3, 2020 
Last day to register to vote: November 3, 2020. You can register to vote at your polling place on election day. Just make sure to bring your proof of residence
Last day to request a mail-in ballot: October 29, 2020 at 5 pm 
Last day for official absentee ballot to be returned: November 3, 2020 at 8 pm


How do you register to vote or check your registration status?

  • Online, at myvote.wi.gov
  • At your municipal clerk’s office
  • By mailing in a completed voter registration application
  • At your polling place on election day. Just make sure to bring your proof of residence.


How to Return Your Absentee Ballot

  • Submit your ballot at a designated drop box
  • Submit your ballot at your municipal clerk’s office
  • Vote in person at an early voting location 
  • Curbside voting at early voting sites throughout WI
  • Find out more information at vote411.org/ballot


Voting by Mail

  • Voting by mail, voting absentee, voting from home, all mean the same thing: your ballot will be mailed directly to you. It is your right.
  • Voting by mail is safe and secure.
  • You have to fill out an absentee ballot application to receive a mailed ballot. Once your application is received, your ballot will be mailed to you.
  • Once you receive a mailed ballot, return it as soon as you can!


In Person Voting

  • You can vote early in-person at locations designated by your municipal clerk. 
  • If you vote on Election Day, November 3, 2020, plan to vote at your polling location between 7 am and 8 pm. Remember: You have the right to vote if you are in line by 8pm.
  • Be sure to bring your mask. If you do not have your ID, you can still cast a provisional ballot. 
  • Remember to bring a WI driver license, state-issued ID care, or another acceptable form of photo ID.
  • Looking for a ride to your polling place? Call 608-285-2141 to hear from nonpartisan volunteers about options near you.
  • Questions? Contact your municipal clerk. You can find their information here.


Register, request a mail-in ballot, find your polling place, and more:


or call 1-866-OUR-VOTE