Voting


Drop boxes are designed to provide voters an alternative spot to deliver their absentee ballot, as opposed to traditional mail service. (Photo by Ethan Duran)
Do Not Put Your Absentee Ballot in the Mail If You Want Your Vote Counted

Ballots received by election officials after 8 p.m. on Election Day will be thrown out.

Alyssa Van Duyse donned protective gear, including an N95 mask, to be a polling place worker in Chippewa Falls during the spring election. She is working Election Day, too. Many cities were short election poll workers in April, including Green Bay. (Contributed photo )
Green Bay Mayor: Despite What You Heard, We Have Plenty of Poll Workers

Genrich not sure where the shortage narrative started. Current concern centers on disruptive voters.

An absentee ballot for the upcoming presidential election. (Photo by Pat Kreitlow)
What Happens to Your Ballot if You Die After Voting Absentee in Wisconsin

Some states count dead voters’ ballots, while others discard them.

Dozens of vehicles line South Dewey Street near City Hall in Eau Claire as motorists cast ballots on the first day of early in-person voting in Wisconsin for the Nov. 3 election. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Wisconsinites Are Getting to the Polls Early in a Big Way

Voting early and in-person began Tuesday and continues through Oct. 30.

Samples ballot in Wisconsin. (Photo © Lola Abu-Shawareb)
Wisconsin Ballots Differ by District. Here’s What Will Be on Your’s.

How to prepare so you’re not surprised on Election Day.

President Donald Trump used time during the first presidential debate with Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden to tell his supporters to go watch what is happening at polling sites Election Day. (Olivier Douliery/Pool vi AP)
Poll Workers Are Preparing for Trump-Inspired Voter Intimidation

Voters, poll workers, and law enforcement have various tools to prevent voter intimidation.

Buttons, T-shirts, and signs showing support for candidates is not allowed when casting your ballot in Wisconsin. 
“Nobody’s gonna say, ‘Go home and change your shirt,’” said one election official. “Nobody should be doing that, but expect that [poll workers] are gonna hustle you in and hustle you out as soon as possible.” (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
No, You’re Not Allowed to Wear Political Clothing at Polls

Your constitutional right comes with responsibilities, including not broadcasting political views while waiting to vote.