2022 is an important election year. Our Voter Toolkit has the resources you need to be prepared to vote. If you have questions or suggestions for the toolkit, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Be prepared to vote – our fact sheet walks through the process step by step here: Make Your Plan to Vote: Aug 9th Primary and Nov 8th Fall Election
Voter Registration Information
- My Vote Wisconsin: Register and check your voter status at myvote.wi.gov.
- Voter Registration Application Forms, Wisconsin Election Commission: View application forms here.
Note: This page has links to voter registration forms in English, Spanish and Hmong.
- Disability Vote Coalition Voter Registration Fact Sheet: View fact sheet here (accessible pdf).
- Guides for Acceptable Proof of Residence:
- How to Register Online – Disability Vote Coalition Video:
Photo ID Resources
- Acceptable Photo ID Guide: View the guide here (pdf).
- Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Voter ID Helpline:
- Obtaining an Identification Card Guide
- Phone Number: 844-588-1069
- Bring it to the Ballot: bringit.wi.gov
- ACLU Voter ID Information Card: View card here.
- Understanding the Difference between Proof of Residence and Photo ID:
2022 Elections: Important Dates
- 2022 Wisconsin Election Timeline with Key Dates: View 2022 WI Election Timeline here.
- Absentee Voting – Wisconsin Elections Commission
- Absentee Voting in Wisconsin DVC Factsheet – 2022 Elections
- Request an Absentee Ballot Online: registered voters may use myvote.wi.gov to request their absentee ballot by clicking “Vote Absentee.”
- Absentee Ballot Request Form: Absentee Ballot Request page with links to English, Spanish, and Hmong application forms.
- Note: Voters who always need to vote absentee due to disability, age or illness, may certify as indefinitely confined to become a permanent absentee voter. Being a permanent absentee voter means the clerk must send the voter an absentee ballot automatically for every election. If a permanent absentee voter fails to return a ballot, the clerk must send the voter a letter giving notice the voter will be removed from the permanent list within 30 days if the voter does not reapply.
Know Your Rights
- Voting Rights Fact Sheet:
- Know Your Rights Video
- Report an Accessibility Concern to the WI Elections Commission: View report form here.
Guardianship and Voting
- Guardianship and Voting Brochure: Available in English and Spanish.
- Guardianship and Voting – Restoring Your Right to Vote: View the Restoring Your Right to Vote resource here.
Voter Outreach Materials
Poll Workers are Needed
- Become a Poll Worker: View the Wisconsin Election Commission Become a Poll Worker page here.
Accommodations for Poll Workers: View the What are some accommodations for poll workers? page here.
- Consider Becoming a Poll Worker – Disability Vote Coalition Video
Help with Voting Questions
- Your Municipal Clerk: Look up your local municipal clerk here.
- Wisconsin Elections Commission:
- Disability Rights Wisconsin Voter Hotline:
- Phone Number: 844-DIS-VOTE/ 844-347-8683
- Email: email@example.com
- DMV Voter ID Hotline:
- Phone Number: (844) 588-1069.
- Apply for a free Photo ID for voting at the Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV).
- Vote411.org: nonpartisan information about the candidates
- Wisconsin Election Protection: Call 866-687-8683 or text “Our Vote” to 97779 for non-partisan assistance from volunteer attorneys.
Service Providers and Care Facilities
- DVC Resources for Residential Service Providers: View Residential Service Providers fact sheet here (accessible pdf).
- How to Support Community Members with Voting: View Community Members fact sheet here (accessible pdf).
- DVC Sample Voter Outreach Script: View voter outreach script here (accessible pdf).
- DVC Flowchart for Voter Eligibility, Registration, and Photo ID: This is a pilot document and an accessible version will be available in the future. View voter registration flowchart here (pdf).
- Voter Registration Webinar for Service Providers – September 17, 2021: Watch the video here.
- Assisting Cognitively Impaired Individuals with Voting: View the American Bar Association guide here.
- Absentee Voting in Residential Care Facilities and Retirement Homes: View the Wisconsin Elections Commission article here.
Resources for Homeless Voters
- Homeless Voter Information Guide: View information provided by the WEC for homeless voters here (pdf).
- Wisconsin Election Commission’s webpage with information for homeless voters
Voting Rights for People with Criminal Convictions
- WI Voter Guide for Ex-Felons and Incarcerated Voters: View the WEC guide here.
- Wisconsin Voting Rights for Persons with Criminal Convictions: Learn more via the ACLU information page here (external link).
- Voting in Wisconsin After a Criminal Conviction: Learn more via the ACLU information page here (external link).
- Ex-Incarcerated People Organizing (EXPO): View the EXPO official site here.
- Toolkit for Discussing Voting Rights Restoration – LWV & DRW: View the toolkit here.