Click here to learn what the Wisconsin Elections Commission and local election officials are doing about COVID-19.
Federal Court Order Affects Spring Election – Absentee Ballot Request and Receipt Deadlines Extended.
All absentee voting and in-person voting at the polls has ended. All absentee ballots had to be returned in person or mailed on April 7, and those mailed must be received by April 13 to be counted.
Click the links above for more information about these upcoming elections, including which offices will be on the ballot, who is running, and how to run for office.
This page contains everything that municipal and county clerks need to apply for the 2019 Election Security Subgrant Program established by the Wisconsin Elections Commission. Please see the documents attached below.
The program's goal is to provide financial resources to make sure that every clerk has an up-to-date, secure computer, has access to professional IT support, and has received election security training.
Wisconsin’s election systems are secure thanks to the Wisconsin Elections Commission’s strong partnerships with federal and state agencies and local election officials. This page briefly summarizes the WEC’s election security efforts and provides links to more information.
Special Primary: Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Special Election: Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Governor Evers has amended his original order for a special election in the 7th Congressional District to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of Representative Duffy.
Please see the attached Amended Executive Order and other information about the special election. The filing deadline for nomination papers is 5:00 p.m., on Monday, December 2, 2019.
Accessibility Information for Voters -- registering to vote, voting equipment, absentee voting, curbside voting and a video about accessibility and voting.
Accessibility Information for Clerks -- legal requirements for accessible voting, assisting voters with disabilities, polling place setup, and deciding on new polling places.
2014-2015 Accessibility Report -- describes impediments to voting encountered by elderly voters and voters with disabilities who seek to participate in elections.
The Wisconsin Elections Commission occasionally publishes manuals and other guidance documents that interpret state law. In accordance with 2017 Wisconsin Act 369, those guidance documents will generally be open for public comments for 21 days following publication on this website.
The WEC website now has a page listing new guidance documents: Publications Open for Public Comment. From the pages hosting those guidance documents, users may click on a link to send an email to the WEC with their comments.
The WEC also invites public comments on any of the documents on its website. Just send us an email here, or email the Help Desk at email@example.com with the subject line "Public Comment". Please include the name of the document you are referencing.
These numbers, generated at 7:30 a.m. April 8, reflect data entered by clerks in the statewide voter system. Because of delays in entering some data, these numbers likely underrepresent the actual totals.
At myvote.wi.gov you can register to vote, check your voter registration status, find your polling place, see what's on your ballot, request an absentee ballot and check provisional ballot status.
The Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles will help people get a free state ID card or document that can be used for voting after just one visit to the DMV, even if they don't have a birth certificate or other documentation. Get the ID Petition Process brochure in English and Spanish.
Answers to questions about how to register, where to vote, when to vote absentee, and much more.
Learn about what state and local election officials are doing to protect the integrity of voting in Wisconsin.
Upcoming Elections -- Find dates and what's on the ballot for upcoming elections.
Election Results -- See results for all state and federal elections going back to the year 2000.
Election Statistics -- View and download data on voter turnout, voter registration, absentee voting and election costs.
Recent Clerk Communications
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