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April 6, 2020: Election and Voting Update


Spring Election and Presidential Primary is Tuesday, April 7. VOTE!

The US Supreme Court has ruled. *NO extension* In-person voting is April 7, from 7am – 8pm. ALL absentee ballots must be hand-delivered by 8pm, April 7. OR postmarked by April 7.
Read on, for full details.

There IS in-person voting on Tuesday, April 7.
Your city/town may have fewer sites, so check with your municipal clerk to confirm.

Have an absentee ballot? Get it in ASAP!

ALL absentee ballots must be hand delivered by 8pm, on April 7. OR postmarked by Tuesday, April 7, AND received by 4pm on April 13 to be counted, according to the US Supreme Court ruling. 

Absentee ballots will NOT be accepted if they are:
*Not postmarked by April 7.

*Postmarked on or before April 7, BUT received after 4pm on April 13.

*Hand delivered OR without a postmark received after 8:00pm on April 7.

Info at
Wisconsin Elections Commission

Stay safe everybody, and VOTE. Please share. 

Everyone votes in the presidential primary and the Wisconsin Supreme Court election, and a state referendum. Judge Jill Karofsky is the labor friendly candidate for Supreme Court.

Find information about races and candidates at 

See your sample ballot at

The South Central Federation of Labor has candidate endorsements at

Until noon on Tuesday, April 7: 
City of Madison voters can drop absentee ballots in the book drops of the following three public libraries:

·       Central Library, 201 W. Mifflin St. (Mifflin St. book drop only)

·       Pinney Library, 516 Cottage Grove Road (drive through book drop only)

·       Sequoya Library, 4340 Tokay Blvd.

Please DO NOT drop books or other library materials in the book drops during this time.

Contact: Madison City Clerk  (608) 266-4601

For election information and info about Voter ID: 

If you ARE registered, your current Wisconsin driver *license is all you need to vote. 

Your license does NOT need your current address to be used as ID for voting purposes.

*Wisconsin driver license, OR any acceptable form of ID for voting in Wisconsin. For details see

If you need to register AND vote, bring your ID, AND an acceptable proof of address (such as a pay stub, government check, utility bill etc.) to vote. Learn about proof of residence documents here