If you are registered, you can request an absentee ballot through April 2

From Gov. Evers office: If you are already registered, you can request your absentee ballot through April 2 at 5 p.m. For indefinitely confined voters, you must request your absentee ballot on or before April 3 at 5 p.m. You can find a full timeline here. Here are the steps you can follow to get registered, request your ballot, and stay safer at home while you vote: 

  1. Go to www.myvote.wi.govon your computer or mobile device.
  2. Check to see if you’re registered to vote
  3. If you are not registered to vote, you can do so by clicking the “Register to Vote” tab on the website.
  4. From there, the website will take you through a series of questions confirming your identity and address.
  5. Note: you will need to include your driver’s license number, which is the 14 digit code on your ID that begins with a letter.
  6. Already registered at your current address? Please skip ahead to Step 3.
  7. Return to the main page and choose the “Vote Absentee” option.
  8. You will need to enter information to confirm your address, which should be good to go if you’re registered to vote.
  9. You will see some options when you get to the next page, including requesting a ballot for all elections in calendar year 2020, the April 7 election or other elections in 2020, or the ability to request a ballot for this and future elections, if you’re indefinitely confined. Please pick whichever option applies to you.
  10. If you are an overseas or military voter, you can follow the above steps, too. Your ballot will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Election Day.
  11. This will take you through a series of prompts, including verifying your identity by providing a photo of your driver’s license or ID card.
  12. To upload a photo, use your cell phone, mobile device, or camera to take a picture of your state ID. This website is safe and secure.
  13. After that, the website will direct you to a confirmation page, which can you choose to print if you would like.
  14. Once you have requested a ballot, you can follow up with an email to your local clerk confirming you sent in your ballot request. You might not get a response right away, but this is helpful for both you and the clerk’s office to track your submission. You can find a list of clerks here: https://myvote.wi.gov/en-US/MyMunicipalClerk.
  15. Include in the email to your clerk your first and last name, address, and that you’re requesting an absentee ballot for the April 7 election.
  16. If you requested an absentee ballot, you will receive the ballot by mail prior to the April 7 election.
  17. Once you receive your ballot, please note that someone needs to witness the signature of your ballot. Considering the Safer at Home order, we understand this could be challenging for some folks. Here are some guidelines for who can serve as a witness:
  18. Vote the ballot in the presence of one adult witness. The witness cannot be a candidate for the election.
  19. Follow proper social distancing techniques, like washing your hands before and after interacting, and staying at least six feet away from each other. Try not to share pens, and make sure you cough into your elbow.
  20.  If you have questions or are in need of further assistance, please feel free to respond to this email or call our offices, the Wisconsin Elections Commission, or your local clerk.

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