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www.VoteRacine.org for all current voting information
Please bring a valid Photo ID.
For more information on what to bring
Sample ballots are available online on the
Find your polling place by address with
City Clerk's Office
City Hall, 730 Washington Avenue Room 103
Outside registration closes at 5:00 p.m. twenty (20) days before each election. Anyone wishing to register after this date may do so in the City Clerk's Office or at the polling place on the date of the election.
You must provide proof of residence when you register to vote. Acceptable forms of identification must show the name of the voter and the address they are declaring as their residence. For examples of acceptable identification, and for information on how to obtain a free ID visit the following site.
Bring it to the ballot
Proof of Residence
If you wish to register to vote at your polling place on the day of election, call the City Clerk's Office at 262 636-9171 to find out what district and ward you reside in and the location of your polling place or look up your street and address in our
district and ward lookup system on the Alderman page.
Are you Qualified to Vote?
You may vote if:
You may not vote if:
If you have questions, please contact the City Clerk's Office at
HERE to find out how to mark your ballot when you vote.
How to apply for an absentee ballot
If you are not already registered, you will need to
register to vote (
Form EL-131) before an absentee ballot can be sent to you.
Voter Registration Application.
Complete the form, print, then sign and mail it or drop it off to your municipal clerk's office along with the Application for Absentee Ballot (see below) along with acceptable photo ID.
Acceptable Photo ID
Request by Mail
Download the Application
For Absentee Ballot
Complete the form, print, then sign and mail it or drop it off to your municipal clerk's office:
Clerk City of Racine - City Clerk's Office,
Rm. 103 730 Washington
Avenue Racine, Wisconsin
53403 Phone: (262)
The application must be received by the clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on the Thursday before the election in order for an absentee ballot to be mailed to you.
Request by E-Mail or Fax for MILITARY and OVERSEAS VOTERS
A voter may request that a ballot be sent to them by sending an e-mail
or fax to their municipal clerk. Before the ballot can be counted on
election day, the municipal clerk must have received a request
from the voter with an original signature. (Print your emailed request, sign
it, and return it with your ballot, but outside the certified ballot envelope.)
This request should be made no later than 5:00 p.m. on the Thursday
before the election in order for an absentee ballot to be mailed to
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