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Voter Photo ID Law Information

U.S. Supreme Court Decision Clears Wisconsin Voter Photo ID Law

Monday, March 23, 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued an order declining to hear an appeal of Wisconsin's voter photo ID law.

On advice of the Wisconsin Attorney General, the photo ID law will not be enforced for the April 7, 2015 Spring Election, but will be enforced for subsequent elections.

Read more about the Supreme Court's decision and its impact on Wisconsin elections here.

How to Get a Free State ID Card for Voting

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is providing free state ID cards for voting. To learn about getting a free Wisconsin ID card, please visit the Wisconsin Department of Transportation website:

New Free State ID Card Policy for People without Birth Certificates

The Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles has a new policy starting September 15, 2014 to help people who need a free state ID card for voting.

No photo ID is required for voting in the November 4, 2014 General Election.