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Vote in the April 4 election

Posted 10:41 a.m. Thursday, March 23, 2023

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Find registration, polling information and more to vote in the statewide general election 

On Tuesday, April 4, Wisconsin will hold its general election. Learn how to register, what’s on the ballot, how to find your polling place and more. 

Can I still register to vote?  
You can also register on Election Day at your polling place between 7 a.m.-8 p.m.  To find your polling place, check out the Wisconsin My Vote website.

What you need to register: As a student, you will need your Wisconsin driver’s license or state ID, and your WI voter verification document from WINGS. This document is located under other resources on the bottom righthand side of the page. The document can either be printed or pulled up on your phone when you go to register. Be sure that your address on the verification is correct before heading to register.  

How do I vote? 


  • You are still able to request your absentee ballot until Thursday, March 30. Ballots will be mailed out in 24 hours of your request.
  • You will need to make sure that your ballot is completely filled out and signed along with the witness information for your vote to count.  
  • Ballots can be mailed back to City Hall or dropped off with the City Clerk by 4 p.m. on Election Day.
  • If you need to drop your ballot off after 5 p.m. on Election Day, you can drop it at your polling place before 8 p.m. to have it counted. To find your polling place, check out the My Votes website.

Early Voting: 

  • You are able to vote early at City Hall until Friday, March 31. City Hall is open from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, March 31 for both early voting and registering to vote. Both can be done the same day.  
  • To Early Vote, please bring your state ID if you are from Wisconsin, or your student ID if you are an out-of-state student registered in Wisconsin.

On Election Day: 

  • Voting will be from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4. You will be able to cast your vote as long as you are in line before 8 p.m.  
  • On-campus students, your polling place is the Student Union.
  • Off-campus students, visit the My Vote website to find your polling place. You are only allowed to vote in your designated location.
  • To vote in person on Election Day, you will need your driver’s license or state ID for in-state students, or your student ID for out-of-state students.    

Not sure if you are registered to vote? Visit the My Vote website and click on “My Voter Info”.

Want to see what is on your ballot? Visit the My Vote webiste and click on “What’s on My Ballot.” 
Not registered to vote in La Crosse, be sure to send your absentee ballot to your Clerk’s Office. Votes can only be counted in the area that the ballot was issued from.  

If you have any questions about voting, check out @uwl_votes on Instagram, visit the UWL Vote website, or Murphy Library library guides voting resources


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