Continuing Wisconsin's Tradition of Clean and Open Government
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 (military and permanent overseas voters only), and check provisional ballot status.
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.
The Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles has a new policy to help people get a free state ID card.
Answers to questions about how to register, where to vote, when to vote absentee, and much more.
On July 29, 2015, the Governor issued an executive order calling a special election for State Assembly District 99. See attachments below for details.
Election Day: September 29, 2015
Primary Election: September 1, 2015 (if necessary)
|Candidates on Ballot_9.1.2015 Assm 99 Special Primary.pdf||35.52 KB|
|Candidates Registered (8.5.15).PDF||35.86 KB|
|99th Assembly special election candidates letter.pdf||52.08 KB|
|EO #171 - Special Election 99th Assembly District.pdf||711.11 KB|
|Four Year Maintenance Statistics Memo for Governor and Legislature FINAL 07-31-2015.pdf||42.31 KB|
Report to the Governor and members of the Wisconsin Senate and Assembly about the completion of the statutorily required Four Year Voter Record Maintenance Process.
September 1, 2015 Statistics Update
|Voter Maintenance Statistics Wis. Stats. §6.50 (2r)||Total|
|(a) The number of notices mailed.||97,981|
|(b) The number of notices that were returned to the board as undeliverable.||25,735|
|(c) The number of notices that were returned requesting continuation of registration.||10,084|
|(d) The number of notices that were returned requesting cancellation of registration.||29|
|(e) The number of notices that were returned with an indication that the named elector is deceased.||493|
|(f) The number of notices that were not returned.||62,162|
|(g) The number of electors who received notices and whose status changed from eligible (active) to ineligible (inactive).||81,310|
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.
|G.A.B. Releases Lobbying Report for First Six Months of 2015||August 21, 2015|
|G.A.B. Statement Regarding Positive LAB Audit||August 20, 2015|
|G.A.B. Issues Polling Place Accessibility Report||July 31, 2015|
|Statement on G.A.B.’s Future||July 20, 2015|
|Statement on Wisconsin Supreme Court Decision||July 16, 2015|
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:
|Testimony to Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections -- AB-189||May 19, 2015|
|Testimony to Joint Informational Hearing on Campaign Finance||March 24, 2015|
|Testimony to Joint Legislative Committee on Audit on AB9 and SB6||January 21, 2015|
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.
|Elections Administration Training webinar series (September 2015 – March 2016)||September 2, 2015|
|Electronic Poll Book Survey for Clerks||July 31, 2015|
|2014-2015 Four-Year Voter Record Maintenance Update||July 28, 2015|
|2014-2015 Four-Year Voter Record Maintenance, July 27, 2015 Deadline Reminder||July 24, 2015|
|2015 Accessibility Report||July 21, 2015|