Voting Information

Stay current on voting regulations and procedures so you can participate in local, state, and federal elections.
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Your voice. Your vote.

Anyone who meets applicable voting requirements is eligible to participate in local, state, and federal elections. The following resources and tools are to help UW-Stout students participate in state and federal elections while enrolled and living in Menomonie, Wisconsin.

April 7 Election Updates

Polling Location - The Menomonie Leisure Center will serve as the city-wide polling location.
Polling Volunteers NeededDue to the COVID-19 pandemic many Wisconsin cities, towns and villages are looking for extra volunteers to assist with running the election. Read more under Volunteer as a Poll Worker.

Volunteer as a Poll Worker

Wisconsin is looking for citizens to serve as poll workers for the Tuesday, April 7, election. Many veteran poll workers are unable to work the polls so younger citizens are asked to step up.

  1. Search for you Municipal Clerk's contact information.
  2. Send them an email with Poll Worker Applicant in the subject line. Include your contact information and a share why you're interested in volunteering.

To be a poll worker, a person must:

  • Be a qualified elector of the county in which the municipality is located (i.e., an adult citizen of the United States who has resided in the election district for 10 consecutive days and is not otherwise disqualified to vote)
  • Be at least 17 years-old
  • Be able to read and write fluently in the English language
  • Not be a candidate for any office to be voted on at the polling place at that election

Poll workers do everything from check-in voters, help people register to vote, check photo IDs and process absentee ballots. Local clerks will provide training prior to election day.

Voting via Absentee Ballot

Absentee Ballots

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.

Voting in Wisconsin

The State of Wisconsin Elections Commission offers detailed information for casting your ballot during elections.
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Register to Vote

You must be registered to vote in order to participate in the election process. There are multiple ways to register!
Get registered!

Photo ID Requirements

Student ID Card Wisconsin now requires photo identification when voting. There are many accepted forms of ID including your Stout BlueCard!

For your BlueCard to be accepted, it cannot have expired and must be accompanied by a separate document that proves your enrollment at Stout.

Campus Card (146 Price Commons) stays open late on election days to help students get an updated BlueCard.

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Confirm Your Enrollment at UW-Stout

Follow these instructions to update your address and print your Voter Enrollment Letter.
Learn More

Disclaimer: This information is meant to give UW-Stout students basic information needed to vote in Wisconsin. It is not intended to be a comprehensive guide to all voting rules or provide election information of other US states.

For a more comprehensive information on voting in Wisconsin, visit Wisconsin Elections Commission.