Our Homes, Our Votes, 

Our Wisconsin    

Things You Need To Know: 

Before You Start

1. Primary Date:

August 11

2. Presidential Primary Date:

April 7

3. Polling Times:

7 a.m. to 8 p.m

4. Is Early Voting Available:

Yes, by absentee ballot 

5. Can I Vote by Mail:

Yes, You can register here.

6. ID Needed for Voting:


Photo ID is required before you may vote. (one required)

  • A Wisconsin DOT issued drivers license, even if driving privileges are revoked or suspended

  • A Wisconsin DOT issued ID card

  • Military ID card issued by a US uniformed service

  • US Passport (booklet or card)

  • A photo ID card issued by a Wisconsin accredited university or college that contains date of issuance, signature of student and an expiration date no later than two years after date of issuance. Also, the university or college ID must be accompanied by a separate document that proves enrollment (may be used even if expired before the most recent general election).

The following types of ID are acceptable if they are unexpired:

  • Certificate of naturalization that was issued no earlier than two years before the date of the election

  • Driving receipt issued by Wisconsin DOT (valid for 45 days)

  • ID card receipt issued by Wisconsin DOT (valid for 45 days)

  • Citation or notice of intent to revoke or suspend a Wisconsin DOT issued drivers license that is dated within 60 days of the date of the election.

  • Veteran's photo ID card issued by the Veterans Health Administration of the federal Department of Veterans Affairs

  • Temporary ID card receipt issued by Wisconsin DOT through the Identification Petition Process (IDPP) (valid for 180 days)

All voters MUST provide a Proof of Residence Document. If you register to vote by mail, in-person in your clerk’s office, with a Election Registration Official, or at your polling place on Election Day, you need to provide a Proof of Residence document.

7. Voting Without Address​


It does not appear to be possible to download the voter registration form off the website. It is available by mail or in person. It is possible to fill out the form online and print a completed version to mail in.

8. Interesting Notes


The voter website is available in English and Spanish.

2020 Wisconsin

Housing Profile

A one-page snapshot of the information advocates need to make the case for socially just housing policy.


Congressional Profile

The profile pulls from a variety of sources and illuminates several dimensions of housing affordability for renter households in each district, the surrounding area, and the state.

Our Homes, Our Votes: 2020

C/O National Low Income Housing Coalition

1000 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite 500

Washington, DC  20005

Email: ourhomes@nlihc.org

Phone: 202.662.1530

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