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Village of Cashton Voting
The polling place for all Village of Cashton residents is 723 Main Street. Photo ID is required to vote.
- Wisconsin driver license*
- WI DOT-issued photo ID card*
- U.S. passport*
- Military ID card*
- Certificate of naturalization issued within last 2 years
- Unexpired Wisconsin driver license or state ID receipt
- ID card issued by a Native American Tribe, regardless of expiration
- ID issued by a Wisconsin accredited university or college—must contain issuance date, student signature, and expiration date within 2 years of issuance. If the ID is expired, proof of current enrollment is also required.
- Unexpired Veterans Affairs ID card
*The expiration date must be after the date of the last November election.
Obtaining a Photo ID
If you are eligible to vote but do not have a Wisconsin license or ID card, you may obtain a voter I.D. for voting at the Department of Motor Vehicles.
Registering to Vote Online (prior to an election):
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 at Home (wi.gov). To register online, the voter must enter a name, date of birth, Driver’s License or ID number, and address that matches what is on file with the Wisconsin DMV. If all of the fields match, the voter will be able to register to vote completely online without needing to print, sign or mail the form and without needing to send a proof of residence document. Voters who are not able to match their information with the information in the DMV database will be given the option to register by mail.
Registering in Person (prior to an election):
Voter registration closes at 5:00 PM on the 3rd Wednesday preceding an election in order for the person’s name to be included on the voter registration list.
Registering in Person (on election day):
Election day registration is allowed at the polls. The elector must provide proof-of-residence giving his or her complete name and address. Acceptable forms include:
- A current and valid WI Driver License / ID Card.
- Any other official identification card or license issued by a Wisconsin governmental body or unit.
- An employee ID card with a photograph, but not a business card.
- A real property tax bill or receipt for the current year or the year preceding the election.
- A residential lease (Does not count as proof of residence if elector submits form by mail).
- A university, college, or technical institute identification card (must include photo), ONLY if the bearer provides a fee receipt dated within the last nine months or the institution provides a certified housing list to the municipal clerk.
- A utility bill for the period commencing not earlier than 90 days before the day registration is made.
- A bank statement.
- A paycheck.
- A check or other document issued by a unit of government.
- An affidavit on public or private social service agency letterhead identifying a homeless voter and describing the individual’s residence for voting purposes.
If the person registering on election day has a valid Wisconsin driver’s license, he or she must provide the number to the registration deputy. If the person registering does not have the driver’s license number with him/her, or refuses to provide the number, the person may vote a provisional ballot. The person must then provide the number to the municipal clerk by 4:00 the Friday following the election in order for his/her vote to be counted. If the person does not have a valid Wisconsin driver’s license, he or she may provide the last 4 digits of his/her social security number or his/her Wisconsin ID card number, and he/she will be permitted to vote.
Registering by Mail:
Any elector may register before the close of registration (3rd Wednesday prior to the election) for any election as follows:
- The elector shall obtain a Voter Registration Form by using Home (wi.gov) to complete the registration form. Electors can also contact their municipal clerk for a blank registration form and instructions.
- The elector shall certify that all statements are true and correct.
- The elector shall include a copy of their proof-of-residence (as defined in the list above for persons registering on election day).
- The elector shall return the registration form and proof-of-residence to their municipal clerk prior to the close of registration (3rd Wednesday prior to the election).
Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on election day may request to vote an absentee ballot. A qualified elector is any US citizen who will be 18 years of age or older on election day and who has resided in the ward or municipality where he or she wishes to vote for 28 consecutive days before the election. The elector must also be registered.
To receive an absentee ballot, contact the municipal clerk and request that an application for an absentee ballot be sent to you for the requested election date(s). Your written request must list your voting address within the municipality where you wish to vote, the address where the absentee ballot should be sent, if different, and your signature. Remember you must be registered at the address you are requesting the absentee ballot for. Please note, absentee requests for ballots sent by mail must be accompanied by a copy of an acceptable form of voter ID. Once you have sent the municipal clerk a photocopy of your ID, you will not need to send copies with future requests. Please contact your municipal clear with any questions about the absentee process.