Voter Registration Deadlines for the May 12 Congressional District 7 Special Election 

Wisconsin map with District 7 highlighted

The 7th Congressional District Special Election is scheduled for Tuesday, May 12th. This election is to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of Representative Duffy.

The candidates on the ballot are Tricia Zunker (Democratic) and Tom Tiffany (Republican).

Wisconsin’s 7th Congressional District includes Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Clark, Douglas, Florence, Forest, Iron, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Oneida, Polk, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, St. Croix, Taylor, Vilas, and Washburn counties. Portions of Chippewa, Jackson, Juneau, Monroe, and Wood counties are also in the district. The graphic below shows a highlighted image of the counties listed above.

A highlighted image of the counties listed above


How to Register

Voters can register in the following ways.  All voters must provide a Proof of Residence document when registering to vote by mail, in-person in the clerk’s office, or at the polls on Election Day.

April 22, 2020 – Deadline to Register by Mail – Your voter registration form, along with proof of residence must be postmarked to your municipal clerk no later than April 22, 2020. Find your Municipal Clerk’s Contact Information here. 

April 22, 2020 – Deadline to Register to vote online. – Voters who are able to match their name, date of birth, Wisconsin Driver License or State ID number, and address with the Wisconsin DMV can register to vote online through April 22, 2020.

May 8, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m. – Deadline to Register in Your Municipal Clerk’s Office-  Voters may register in-person in their municipal clerk’s office during the clerk’s business hours until 5:00 p.m. on May 8, 2020.  Find your Municipal Clerk’s Contact Information here.

May 12, 2020 from 7:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.  Register to Vote at Your Polling Place- Voters can register to vote at their polling place on Election Day, May 12, 2020.  Find your Polling Place here. 


Absentee Voting Deadlines for the May 12, 2020 Congressional District 7 Special Election

All voters in Wisconsin can request an absentee ballot be mailed to them for any reason.  Voters must be registered before they can request an absentee ballot.   Voters may request their absentee ballot in writing.  To request an absentee ballot on click here.  You must provide a photo ID with your absentee ballot request, more information on photo ID can be found here.

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