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WisDOT: It's not too late to get ID to vote in the Wisconsin Spring Election

Posted at 11:51 AM, Apr 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-01 12:51:52-04

Wisconsin Department of Transportation says it's not too late to get the proper ID to vote in Tuesday's Spring Election, April 2.

WisDOT says voters who don't already have a Wisconsin driver license, ID or other form of ID needed to vote can still get a Wisconsin ID from the DMV. The Wisconsin Elections Commission website explains the options for IDs. WisDOT says there is no separate "voter ID."

To get an official WIsconsin ID card, you'll need documentation such as a birth certificate, proof of identity and Wisconsin residency. If you don't have documentation, you can use the ID Petition Process (IDPP) to get a receipt valid for voting while the remaining documents or verifications are obtained. DMV's webpage explains the IDPP process.

WisDOT says voters should bring any available documentation to the DMV and fill out two forms. Voters can then use a provisional ballot at the polls and will get their photo ID document overnight in the mail that can be used to complete the voter process. DMV offers the IDPP service and ID card for voting purposes free of charge.

Any questions can be referred to the DMV’s voter ID hotline at (844) 588-1069. You can also learn more at

Find your nearest DMV here.