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No Photo ID Required for April 7 Spring Election

Following the March 23 decision from the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear an appeal of Wisconsin's voter ID cases, the Government Accountability Board has consulted with the Wisconsin Department of Justice and determined that photo ID will not be required for the April 7 Spring Election.  Photo ID will be required for subsequent elections, including any special elections in 2015.

See full statement here.

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Making Your Vote Count – A Primer for Wisconsin Voters

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October 16, 2014

In Wisconsin, there are three basic methods of voting:

  1. Selecting your choices using Touch Screen Voting Equipment,
  2. Marking your choices on a paper ballot that is hand counted, and
  3. Marking your choices on a paper ballot that is read by an optical scanner. 

Depending on where you live, you will see one or more of these methods being used at your polling place.  This voting guide focuses on marking optical scan or hand-count paper ballots.


Fall 2014 General Election

The Government Accountability Board has certified official results of the November 4, 2014 General Election. Official results are available here.

Statewide Transporation Fund Referendum Approved

Voters approved a statewide referendum about creation of a Transportation Fund on the ballot.  . Click here for an explanation of the referendum.

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Angela Richardson