Election Rules

General Election Voter Registration Deadline: October 14 by mail, October 30 in-person, Election Day Registration if voting in person

Early voting in Wisconsin, known as absentee in-person voting, takes place from October 20 to November 1 at your municipal clerk’s office. Find your clerk’s office.

Wisconsin’s Safe at Home program allows survivors of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual abuse, trafficking, stalking, or those who fear for their safety to keep their address confidential when registering to vote. Learn more here.

Restoration of Voting Rights After Felony Convictions: The right to vote is automatically restored for felons following the completion of their parole or probation.

ID Requirements for Voting: Photo ID is required to vote. If ID is not presented, voter can cast provisional ballot which will be counted if they return with ID by the Friday following the election.

Absentee Voting: Any registered Wisconsin voter can request an absentee ballot, no excuse is required. Voters can download the application online and should mail it to their municipal clerk’s office no later than 5 days prior to the election or returned in person at least 4 days prior to the election. Download the application here.

Gender Gaps in Representation

Wisconsin ranks 30th in the country for women’s representation in the State Legislature.

Wisconsin Congressional Delegation

Wisconsin State Legislature

Voter Turnout

Percent Voter Turnout by Gender

Percent Voter Turnout by Race

Other races not shown due to population size