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Voter Information

MyVote Wisconsin Website

At you can register to vote, check your voter registration status, find your polling place, see what's on your ballot, request an absentee ballot (military and permanent overseas voters only), and check provisional ballot status.

Voter Photo ID Required

The U.S. Supreme Court has affirmed the photo ID provisions of 2011 Wisconsin Act 23. A photo ID is now required to receive a ballot in all special and regular elections. Learn more about photo ID and voting here, and visit the Bring It to the Ballot website.

New Free State ID Card Policy for People without Birth Certificates

The Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles has a new policy to help people get a free state ID card.

Visit the Voter Information Center

Answers to questions about how to register, where to vote, when to vote absentee, and much more.

2015 Assembly District 99 Special Election

On July 29, 2015, the Governor issued an executive order calling a special election for State Assembly District 99.

Election Day: September 29, 2015

Primary Election: September 1, 2015 (if necessary)

EO #171 - Special Election 99th Assembly District.pdf711.11 KB
99th Assembly special election candidates letter.pdf52.08 KB

Spring 2015 Election: Official Results

Official results of the Spring Election have now been certified.

State offices elected April 7, 2015 include Justice of the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals Judge (District I and III), and Circuit Court Judge.  There was also a Constitutional Amendment on Election of the Chief Justice.

Spring Primary: Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Click here for official primary results.

Accessible Voting Information

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.

G.A.B. Budget Information

Click here for information about the Government Accountability Board's 2015-2017 Biennial Budget Request, the Governor's recommended budget for the agency, and its impact on the agency's operations.

Felon Voting Audits

In Wisconsin, a person with an ongoing felony sentence loses the right to vote until he or she completes the sentence and is discharged from supervision by the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.

State statutes contain several measures to ensure that persons who have lost their voting rights do not vote, and if they do vote, that they are identified and prosecuted.

State Capitol Reflected May 2015
Matthew Giesfeldt
Capitol Tulips by Michael Ejercito
Michael Ejercito
Wisconsin State Capitol photo by the Wisconsin State Journal
Leah L. Jones / Wisconsin State Journal

Quick Links:

Campaign Finance Information System -- Search political donations and download reports for state candidates. For federal candidates, visit the Federal Elections Commission.

Voter Lists -- Buy data from the Statewide Voter Registration System through the new BADGER Voters website.

Election Results -- See results for all elections going back to the year 2000.

Election Statistics -- View and download data on voter turnout, voter registration and election costs.

Eye on Lobbying-- Track lobbyists' activities on our redesigned lobbying database website.

Statements of Economic Interests -- Search for financial relationships.

Recent G.A.B. Testimony

G.A.B. Director Kevin Kennedy and other agency officials have testified recently at several legislative hearings:

Judgement in Barland II Case

On Friday, January 30, 2015, U.S. District Judge Charles N. Clevert, Jr. entered declaratory judgment and a permanent injunction following the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit’s decision in Wisconsin Right to Life, Inc. v. Barland, 751 F.3d 804 (7th Cir. 2014) (“Barland II”). Pursuant to the district court’s order, attached below are the Barland I and Barland II opinions and the district court’s January 30, 2015, order.

Wisconsin Right to Life State PAC v. Barland (7th Cir.) - Barland I opinion.pdf209.32 KB
Wisconsin Right to Life, Inc. v. Barland (7th Cir.) - Barland II opinion.pdf1.34 MB
Declaratory Judgment and Permanent Injunction Following the Seventh Circuit Remand in Barland II.pdf97.55 KB
Order Correcting Typographical Error-36066.PDF37.47 KB