Important Reminders for Voters About the April 2 Spring Election 

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MADISON, WI – The Wisconsin Elections Commission reminds voters to bring an acceptable photo ID when they go to the polls for the Spring Election on Tuesday, April 2, 2019.

“Most people already have the ID they need to vote,” said Meagan Wolfe, Wisconsin’s chief election official.  “If you don’t have a photo ID, you still have time to get a free one at the DMV, but you should not wait.”

Important Reminders for Voters about the February 19 Spring Primary 

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MADISON, WI – With no statewide Spring Primary this year, just one in five voters will have local primaries on Tuesday, February 19, according to the Wisconsin Elections Commission.

There will be 294 primary elections in school districts, cities, villages and towns within 41 of Wisconsin’s 72 counties, according to data compiled by the WEC.  There are more than 710,500 active registered voters in places with primaries, though anyone eligible to vote can register on Election Day at the polling place. Wisconsin had 3.42 million active registered voters on Feb. 1, 2019.

Media Advisory and Briefing: Covering the November 2018 General Election

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Madison, WI – Meagan Wolfe, Wisconsin’s chief elections official, will hold an on-the-record briefing for news media at 1 p.m. Friday, November 2.

The number to call is 1-855-947-8255, and the passcode is 8498 252#. Wolfe will start by discussing preparations for Tuesday’s General Election, but is mostly available to answer your questions.

Statement on Use of MyVote Wisconsin Website

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MADISON, WI – Meagan Wolfe, interim administrator of the Wisconsin Elections Commission, today released a statement regarding candidates and political parties using the MyVote website:

MyVote Wisconsin is voters’ best source of information about when and where to vote, what’s on the ballot, absentee voting and voter registration. Other websites or groups offering similar information may not be as accurate.

Wisconsin Absentee Voting Off to Strong Start

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MADISON, WI – More than 159,000 absentee ballots have already been issued for the November 6 General Election and 84,000 have been returned so far, according to the Wisconsin Elections Commission.

“People who want to vote absentee have options,” said Meagan Wolfe, Wisconsin’s chief elections official. “The best place to start is at our MyVote Wisconsin website, https://myvote.wi.gov.”