Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 4:15pm

Only seven days remain before voter registration "closes" for the November 6 election. The simplest way to register or update your voter registration is to visit any City of Madison library branch by October 17.

Voter registration applications can be submitted by mail if postmarked no later than October 17. The voter registration process can be started online through First time Wisconsin voters registering by mail must also include proof of address (utility bill, bank statement, Wisconsin license/ID, paycheck, or government document).

Voters may register in the City Clerk's Office from 5 p.m. Wednesday, October 17, through 7 p.m. Friday, November 2. Anyone registering to vote during this closed registration period is required to show proof of address.

Voters may register at the polls on Election Day with proof of address. For more information, visit

Check to verify your voter registration or the status of your absentee ballot.

The Madison City Clerk's Office has processed 48,751 voter registration applications so far this year.


  • Maribeth Witzel-Behl, 608-266-4601