What are the requirements to be eligible to vote in Wisconsin state and local elections?

In order to vote under Wisconsin law, you must be a U.S. citizen, at least eighteen (18) years of age, and a resident of the district or ward where you wish to vote for at least ten (10) days. You are not permitted to vote under Wisconsin law if you have been convicted of bribery, treason, and/or any felony, and you have not completed the terms of your sentence, including imprisonment, probation, parole, or other court supervision. Additionally, you cannot vote in the state of Wisconsin if you have been determined to be incompetent by a court, or if you are under a legal guardianship. Finally, you are not allowed to vote under Wisconsin law if you have been involved with any bet or wager as to the outcome of the election.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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