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What you need to know before heading to the polls

Posted: 6:16 AM, Apr 02, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-02 09:17:58-04
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1. What hours are polls open?

Polling places open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.

2. Can I still register to vote?

In Wisconsin you can register on election day at your polling location. You will have to bring proof of residence, like a utility bill, bank statement or pay stub. You will also need a valid photo I.D.

3. What should I bring to the polls?

You will have to bring a valid photo ID. The address on your I.D. does not have to be current and your name does not have to be an exact match to what's in the poll book. Your photo should look like you even if you've made changes to how you look.

4. Can I take a selfie?

According to the state election commission you may take a selfie. Workers may ask you to stop if you are creating a distraction. It is also suggested you don't post a selfie with your marked ballot. It is illegal to post a picture of your ballot if someone paid you to do so.

5. Where is my polling location?

Your assigned polling place is based on where you live. Click here to enter your address.