Stories tagged: "How to Vote 2020"


Officials have until Nov. 9, six days after Election Day, to count absentee ballots in Wisconsin this year. (Photo © Lola Abu-Shawareb)
We Might Not Know Wisconsin’s Election Results on Nov. 3. That’s OK.

Absentee ballots for the Nov. 3 election must be counted as far out as Nov. 9, as long as they are postmarked by Election Day.

Chippewa Valley Votes registers voters
Carol Craig Was Surprised by How Little Her Students Knew About Voting. So She Helped Create Chippewa Valley Votes.

Nonpartisan group aims to fill the voter literacy gap by providing information, help to all voters.

Stickers like this are a recruitment tool being used by the nonpartisan Poll Hero Project, which works to turn politically active teens and young adults into election day poll workers. (Photo by Ethan Duran)
More than 22,000 Young People Will Work As Poll Workers in November, Thanks to Poll Hero Project

The nonpartisan organization finds politically active Instagram users with geotags for high schools in different cities, then asks them to become poll workers.

Wisconsin election poll workers
Wisconsin Needs Election Poll Workers. Here’s How to Become One.

Those 16 years and older can earn money while working the Nov. 3 election.

drop boxes absentee ballots
Drop Boxes for Absentee Ballots Popping Up Across the State

Ballots placed in the boxes emptied daily.

Voting Booths in a Hallway
The Basics of Becoming a Wisconsin Voter

Find out if you’re eligible, and what you need to do to get registered.

(Graphic by COURIER/Denzel Boyd; UpNorthNews Photo/Pat Kreitlow)
You Have Three Options for Voting—Fewer as Election Day Gets Closer

Wisconsin remains a liberal state about giving voters freedom to cast ballots safely by mail or in advance, but don’t wait.