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Unofficial Election Results

The State of Wisconsin does not have a system for statewide Election Night results.

Unofficial results are posted on Election Night at county clerks' websites.

Statewide and local results reported in the news media usually come from the Associated Press, which collects unofficial returns from county courthouses around the state on Election Night.  The AP tabulates those unofficial results and distributes them to member newspapers and broadcast stations.

County clerks report official results to the Board by November 18 after canvassing the election returns, and the Board must certify them by December 1, after which the official results will be posted to this website.

Fall 2014 General Election

General Election: Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014.

Statewide Transporation Fund Referendum

There was a statewide referendum about creation of a Transportation Fund on the ballot.  The referendum is the result of 2013 Enrolled Joint Resolution 1, which is attached below. Click here for an explanation of the referendum.

Voter Information

The next regularly-scheduled statewide election in Wisconsin is the Spring 2015 Election, which will be held Tuesday, April 7, 2015.

MyVote Wisconsin Website

At 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 permenant overseas voters only), and check provisional ballot status.

Voter Photo ID Status: NOT Required

Voters do not need to show a photo ID to receive a ballot at the November General Election.  The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked implementation of the voter photo ID provisions of 2011 Wisconsin Act 23.

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 get a free state ID card.

Visit the Voter Information Center

Answers to questions about how to register, where to vote, when to vote absentee, and much more.

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Wisconsin State Capitol photo by the Wisconsin State Journal
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Quick Links:

Campaign Finance Information System -- Search political donations and download reports for state candidates. For federal candidates, visit the Federal Elections Commission.

Voter Lists -- Buy data from the Statewide Voter Registration System through the new BADGER Voters website.

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 Database -- Track lobbyists' activities on our redesigned lobbying database website.

Statements of Economic Interests -- Search for financial relationships.

New Accessible Voting Pages

Two new pages have been added to the G.A.B. website to assist voters with disabilities and the local election officials who must ensure that polling places and voting equipment are accessible.

Voting Accessibility includes information about registering to vote, voting equipment, absentee voting, curbside voting and a video about accessibility and voting.

Accessible Voting Information for Clerks includes information about legal requirements for accessible voting, assisting voters with disabilities, polling place setup, and deciding on new polling places.

Impact of CRG v Barland preliminary injunction (45%/65% limits)

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September 9, 2014
CRG v Barland Settlement Memo 09-10-2014 v2.pdf40.3 KB

Memo to Candidates, PACs, Political Parties and Legislative Campaign Committees regarding the preliminary injunction in CRG Network vs. Barland.