How do I register to vote?

To vote in Wisconsin you must first register to vote.  You can register to vote online at My Vote Wisconsin  You can also register in-person at the Clerk's Office during regular business hours, at the polling place on Election Day or by mail.  You must complete a Voter Registration Form (EL-131).  The registration form must be completed accurately and completely.  Additionally, you must submit acceptable proof of residency documentation.  Be aware that there may be time restrictions that registration by mail is accepted.  The application must be postmarked no later than the 20th day (third Wednesday) before the election.  Registration is NOT permitted on Saturday, Sunday, or the Monday before the Election.  You must reside at your address for 10 consecutive days to be eligible to vote, you may no longer use a corroborating witness as proof of residence.  Acceptable proof of residence is required when registering.   Forms that constitute acceptable Proof-of-Residence can be found on the Wisconsin Election Commission website at:

Registered at a Different Address/Changed Name.  A new registration form needs to be completed in the City of Amery.  You will be asked to fill out form (EL-131) so that your prior registration can be cancelled and your voter history transferred to the new address or name in the City of Amery.

Voter I.D.  A Photo I.D. is now required to vote.  The following link has great brochures with information to help you learn what you need to know in order to vote:

Acceptable Proof of Picture I.D.:

  • Wisconsin DOT-Issued Driver's License
  • Wisconsin DOT-Issued Identification Card
  • Military I.D. card issued by a U.S. uniformed service
  • U.S. Passport

Acceptable Proof of Residence:

  • Wisconsin DOT-Issued Driver's License with current address
  • Utility Bill
  • Paycheck
  • Residential Lease
  • Conceal & Carry License
  • Student I.D.
  • Bank Statement
  • A Hunting License
registration form.

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1. Do I have to show a photo ID to vote?
2. How do I register to vote?
3. How Do I Vote Absentee (Early Voting)?
4. Where do I go to vote?
5. Where do I vote if I live in one of the townships around Amery?
6. Election Dates?
7. Poll Hours?
8. How do I Run for Office?
9. How do I become an Election Official (Poll Worker)?
10. How do I Sign the Poll Books at the Polls?
11. Is a Proof of Residence Required to Vote?