Wisconsin Elections Commission -
MyVote.wi.gov - Check your voter
registration and polling place
Mobile view of E-POR on this page
Current registration form dated
FAQ on Proof of Residence
Detailed list of Proof of Residence - EP
Enabling Homeless to Vote
register voters in Dane County
Voter ID Coalition
VoteRiders National voter ID
Photo ID needed to get a ballot
Acceptable Photo ID's in
Proof of enrollment for use
with student ID
Absentee voting & photo ID
Get a Wis ID using birth certificate
Get a Wis ID without a birth certificate
ACLU top 10 Photo ID questions
Info on getting a DMV ID: 608-266-1069
Some statutes on Photo ID:
ID's listed -
Absentee by mail -
In person absentee -
Provisional ballot -
License surrender -
Whitford v Gill
One WI v Thomsen
Proof of Residence for Voter Registration
If you have a Wisconsin driver license or state ID card, you can
complete your registration online at
https://myvote.wi.gov. The address that you enter will be
checked against the address on file with the DMV. You can update
your address with the DMV online by starting at
If you do not have either of the above documents, to register you must use a paper
form, and you must show
proof of residence
(POR). (My Vote Wisconsin
will help you start the registration process.)
Electronic proof of residence is acceptable, on a smart phone,
tablet, laptop, etc, per a
decision by the Board in August 2012.
All Proof of Residence documents must include the voter’s name and
current address, and if valid for a specified time
valid on the day the voter registers. The following examples of electronic proof are either government
documents or utility bills.
Madison and Dane County Area
|Who or What
||Website and Comments
|*Cardholders for 47 South-Central libraries, including
LINKcat as POR
Log in (right
side) with library card # and Pin.
Click My Personal Details (left side).
(Mobile, such as phone or tablet: select
Mobile in menu bar near top.)
Tips for registering UW students
Residence Hall addresses
Log in using your
NetID and password.
does not show your voting address, go to your “Student Center”
and edit the mailing address (near the bottom of the page).
|Madison College Students
Mobile: Select Dashboard, then Personal
Information, then Address.
in, then click on Go to my Student Center (usually upper
left). Address is near the bottom of the Student
Center page. To update the address, click the menu to the
left of the contact information box labeled other
personal..., select Addresses and then click the little arrow
button to the right. Edit the address on this screen.
|MG&E customers who have established an
Click on My Account, upper left side. Bill appears,
or click View Current Bill.
|Madison Water Utility customers
Log in. Current utility bill appears at the top.
|Dane County property owners who live on the property
Access Dane - enter name or address
|Madison property owners who live on the property
Madison Assessor's office - enter name or address
Statewide - Documents for Proof of Residence
*Library Card - for electronic proof of residence
Although most library cards do not show the user's
address, the electronic account does have the address.
*At their June 18, 2015 Board
pages 117-122), the GAB determined that these types of library system documents are
acceptable as proof of residence since they are government documents.
minutes, page 7.
**From the Madison clerk regarding my.wisc.edu:
“mailing address” and “home address” are listed at the
bottom. It is likely that the “mailing address” will be the Madison
address where the student resides for voting purposes. Students are not
required to change their “home address” (frequently their parent’s
address) to claim Madison residency.
your suggestions for additions to the list of electronic
proof of residence to
This page is
ELECTION DATE - Tuesdays
TYPE OF ELECTION
DATE ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES –
Wednesdays at 11:59 pm.
Supreme Court, School Board, County Board,
Governor and Lt. Governor
Attorney General, Sec of State, Treasurer
State Senate and State Assembly
Congress: Senate and House
Municipal clerk's office and early voting locations-
Registration ends the Friday before the election.
Election Day registration - at your polling place.
Pictures of examples of
proof of residence.
Web page by Paul Malischke
firstname.lastname@example.org Last updated
October 25, 2018