It’s National Voter Registration Day
DMV encourages people to make sure they have an ID to vote
There is no such thing as a separate “Wisconsin Voter ID Card.” Most people already have what they need to vote. Current Wisconsin driver licenses or IDs are valid to vote. During this National Voter Registration Day, Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) encourages people to check and make sure that they have the proper identification needed to vote. The most common forms include a Wisconsin driver license or ID.
The Wisconsin Elections Commission notes other forms of identification valid for voting purposes, such as military or student ID cards. To confirm if a card meets the requirements, visit the Wisconsin Elections Commission website.
Voters looking to get a Wisconsin ID can turn to DMV for help. Start here. To obtain an official ID card, there are documentation requirements such as a birth certificate, but if all documentation is not readily available, the ID Petition Process can be used to obtain a receipt valid for voting while the remaining documents or verifications are obtained. DMV offers this service and card for voting purposes free of charge. Start today.
The DMV’s website has a locator to help you find the nearest DMV and check wait times.
Mentioned in This Press Release
Recent Press Releases by Wisconsin Department of Transportation - Page 2
Crews will be out doing pavement repair work
For calendar year 2017, local governments will share an estimated $433 million from the state transportation fund to build and maintain local roads and bridges.
Open house to discuss design plans
Limited work underway will have lane restrictions and sidewalk closures
Statement from Wisconsin DOT Secretary Dave Ross on cancellation of I-39/90/94 Madison to Portage study and I-90/94 Portage to Wisconsin Dells studyMar 3rd, 2017 by Wisconsin Department of Transportation
We did not make this decision hastily nor take it lightly.
Governor Walker approves improvements totaling over $4.4 million for General Mitchell International AirportFeb 28th, 2017 by Wisconsin Department of Transportation
A combination of state, Milwaukee County and Federal Aviation Administration funds will be used for these projects.
News release: Governor approves over $1.9 million for improvement projects at Lawrence J. Timmerman AirportFeb 28th, 2017 by Wisconsin Department of Transportation
One project will reconstruct the primary runway.
The closures are necessary for utility work related to private development in downtown Milwaukee.
Voters looking to get a Wisconsin ID can turn to DMV for help at wisconsindmv.gov or visit a DMV Customer Service Center to apply.