Wisconsin Voters Must Show an Acceptable Photo ID to VOTE
Starting with the November 4, 2014 General Election, all Wisconsin voters must show an acceptable photo ID before they can be issued a ballot to vote. This includes voters at polling places and many absentee voters. THIS IS A VERY RECENT CHANGE TO STATE LAW.
Changes in Voting Rules and Regulations will affect many Seniors.
Whether you vote in person at the polls or by absentee ballot, its important to understand the new procedures.
Be sure YOUR vote is counted!
There is a lot of information available related to the new Voter ID law. Below are a listing of documents, articles and links which can provide this valuable information.
FACTS ON VOTER ID and VOTER REGISTRATION - Milwaukee County Elections Committee
VOTER ID INFORMATION - Milwaukee County Elections Committee
ACCEPTABLE PHOTO ID's - Government Accountability Board
ACCEPTABLE PHOTO ID's (Visual) -
ABSENTEE VOTING - Government Accountability Board
THE ELDERLY AND VOTERS WITH DISABILITIES - Government Accountability Board
INDEFINITELY CONFINED VOTERS - Government Accountability Board
OTHER THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT VOTING
ARTICLE - "WI Election Officials and Advocates Scrambling After Voter ID Reinstated"
WISCONSIN VOTER REGISTRATION APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS AND APPLICATION
WISCONSIN IDENTIFICATION CARD APPLICATION
WISCONSIN PHOTO IDENTIFICATION CARD APPLICATION (Unavailable Documentation)
WISCONSIN APPLICATION FOR ABSENTEE BALLOT
MILWAUKEE COUNTY BIRTH RECORD APPLICATION
WISCONSIN BIRTH CERTIFICATE APPLICATION
To get your FREE Voter ID Checklist Envelope
Contact Milwaukee County Department on Aging at 414-289-5950 or click the link to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Don't forget to put your name and mailing address in the body of the email.
To get answers about Voter Photo ID Law Information - Contact Wisconsin Government Accountability Board at 608-261-2028 or TTY 1-800-947-3529 or click HERE to visit GAB's website
To learn how you can get a FREE photo ID card for voting - Contact Wisconsin Department of Transportation at 608-266-2353
or click HERE to visit the DMV's website
For more information in both audio and print formats click HERE