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Are YOU Registered to Vote? Important Deadline

Local 159 Family,
The most important election of our lifetime is right around the corner and we have one important question for you:
ARE YOU REGISTERED TO VOTE? We have no time to spare. Please make sure your voice will be heard, by updating and confirming your voter registration status here

Wednesday, October 14, is the deadline to register to vote online, or by mail.
After that, you can register to vote in-person at your municipal clerk’s office, or at the polls, between now and election day.
October 20, in-person absentee voting begins.
Check with your municipal clerk for details,
Please act now. See www.MyVote.Wi.gov and scroll down for more election info.
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Register, Vote, Make a Difference

Register to vote, update your registration, or request an absentee ballot today www.MyVote.Wi.gov

October 14 is the last day to register to vote online, or by mail.
You can still register to vote in person at your clerk’s office or at the polls.
October 20 is the first day in-person absentee voting is available.
See the full list of important dates and deadlines, at the Wisconsin Elections Commission site.

Contact your municipal clerk to learn about your in-person absentee voting opportunities.
To locate a secure ballot drop-off box in your county, check here

*Ballot drop-off options for City of Madison residents: www.cityofmadison.com/…/voting/vote-a…/ballot-drop-off-sites

*Make sure to sign your completed ballot, AND have a witness (age 18+, US citizen) sign and write their address.… Read more... “Register, Vote, Make a Difference”

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Get Ready to Vote November 3!

NOW is a good time to register to vote.
And/or request your absentee ballot.

Yes, we just had the fall primary election, but the November 3 election is coming up fast.
The US Postal Service is experiencing delays, so if you plan to vote by mail, request your absentee ballot NOW, and when you receive it, return it ASAP. Some municipalities may also use secure ballot drop boxes, so keep an eye on your local clerk’s office for information in the coming weeks. The city of Madison just announced it will install 14 secure ballot drop boxes.


The Wisconsin Elections Commission https://elections.wi.gov/ has posted some important deadlines and facts, for November 2020 (read on). Read the full article at https://elections.wi.gov/node/7039.… Read more... “Get Ready to Vote November 3!”

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Vote Tuesday, August 11!

Polls are open 07:00 am-8:00 pm
Plan ahead!  When will YOU vote?

If you plan to vote in person on August 11,
confirm your polling location at www.MyVote.wi.gov

To vote, bring acceptable photo ID,
see https://bringit.wi.gov/ for details.
Your unexpired Wisconsin driver license is the easiest ID to use. It does NOT need your current address to be suitable ID for voting.

You CAN register to vote at the polls on Tuesday.
To register, be sure to bring acceptable proof of residence (see www.MyVote.wi.gov for details).
Examples: a current Wisconsin driver license or ID card (with your current address), current utility bill, pay stub, current residential lease, property tax bill, etc.
See more options at https://elections.wi.gov/sites/default/files/publication/137/proof_of_residence_guide_pdf_13964.pdf

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