Voting is one of the most important ways the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community can raise their voices in the democratic process.
- Early voting (also known as in-person absentee voting) takes place for a specified period of time before each election. Check with your local municipal clerk for specific early voting hours where you live.
- Photo ID IS required to vote in this election. Information about the required identification can be found here: bringit.wi.gov/
- If you encounter problems when you try to vote, contact Election Protection at www.866ourvote.org/.
- For more information about Voter ID, check out VoteRiders here.
MAKE YOUR PLAN TO VOTE
- Double check your registration status (and polling place if voting on election day) here: https://myvote.wi.gov/
- Decide when and where you will vote, put it on your calendar and make transportation arrangements if you need to.
Transgender and gender non-conforming friends and family members may face unique barriers to voting on election day, from inappropriate questions from poll workers to outright challenges to their ability to cast a ballot. Below are some resources to learn more about your voting rights and how to protect your vote on election day.