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Voting Resources : How to Register and Vote

Register to Vote

Register Online

Up to 20 days before the election. Voters who have a valid State of Wisconsin Driver License or State of Wisconsin ID card issued by the Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) can register to vote online on the MyVote Wisconsin website: http://myvote.wi.gov .

Register at the polling place on Election Day

Proof of Residence is required for voter registration at the polling place on Election Day.

UWL can provide a valid Proof of Residence for voter registration:

UW-La Crosse students can update their current address in their WINGS Student Center and also print an enrollment form which includes their current local address. The form is located in the lower right corner of the Student Center in the "Other Resources" area. Look for the WI Voter Verification link. If using a mobile device to view the form, please remember to remove the pop-up blocker in your web browser settings.

Bring your Photo ID when you Vote

Not registered yet? You can register to vote at your polling place on election day. See the box to the left about how to register to vote.

Wisconsin requires a photo ID to vote.

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:

  • Issued date
  • Voter Expiration date is no later than two years after the Issue Date (even if the Voter Expiration date has expired)
  • Your signature is on the back of your Eagle ID card
  • Eagle ID card must be accompanied by a separate document that proves enrollment

Where To Vote

City of La Crosse

The City is divided into 13 Aldermanic Districts. Within the 13 districts are 34 wards.  The ward in which you live determines your voting location.

Consult the City of La Crosse Aldermanic Districts Map 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.

 

La Crosse County

All La Crosse County polling places are listed here.

 

All Wisconsin Citizens: