Wisconsin State Statutes allow anyone who is unable or unwilling to go to the polls on Election Day to vote by absentee ballot.
You will need to register to vote before an absentee ballot can be sent to you. Please see the How to Register to Vote tab on this guide.
In the City of La Crosse the completed ballot must be received by the City Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day of the election
For more information:
Not registered yet? You can register to vote at your polling place on election day. Please see the How to Register to Vote tab on this guide.
Wisconsin requires a photo ID to vote. For example, a valid WI driver's license.
For UWL students, the Eagle ID Card can be used as your photo ID for voting in Wisconsin.
If you plan to use your Eagle ID to vote, it must contain:
As of January 1, 2016, the City is divided into 13 Aldermanic Districts. Within the 13 districts are 35 wards. The ward in which you live determines your voting location.
Consult the City of La Crosse Current Aldermanic Districts Map (effective January 1st, 2016) to determine your ward. (smaller black numbers on the map)
Consult the City of La Crosse Polling Places list to determine the voting location for residents of your ward.
UWL students living on campus reside in ward 8; ward 8 residents vote at
the UWL Student Union. *November 3, 2020 election - polling place relocated to UWL Mitchell Hall, 1820 Pine Street.
All La Crosse County polling places are listed here.