You* can register to vote until 4:30 p.m. on Fri., Nov. 2, at the Whitewater City Clerk’s office (2nd floor, City of Whitewater Municipal Building, 312 W. Whitewater Street) with a completed Wisconsin Voter Registration Application form and your proof of residence document (printed out or displayed on a device such as a smartphone or tablet). After Nov. 2, you’ll need to register at your polling place on Tues., Nov. 6. Voters must bring valid voter IDs in order to vote on Nov. 6 (UWW students can use their Voter ID from the Hawk Card Office and their WINS enrollment verification).
A registered voter may vote by absentee ballot now though 5 p.m. on Fri., Nov. 2, at the Whitewater City Clerk’s office. Requests for an absentee ballot by mail or email must be received at least five days before the election (5 p.m. on Nov. 1), and must provide a copy of a valid voter ID, your address, and your signature. Your request for an absentee ballot may be made in person at the Clerk’s office also. Completed absentee ballots must be received by the Clerk’s office no later than Tues., Nov. 6 (or postmarked on the 6th, and received by the Clerk no later than 4 p.m. on Fri., Nov. 9). Late absentee ballots will not be counted.
Not sure if you’re registered? Not sure where you vote on Nov. 6? Not sure what’s on your ballot? Find out at MyVote Wisconsin!
* Who’s eligible to vote in Wisconsin? U.S. citizens who are at least 18 years old on or before Nov. 6, who have lived at their Wisconsin address for at least 10 consecutive days, and who are not incarcerated or on probation, parole, or extended supervision (i.e., you are “off paper”).