Voting Information

Stay current on voting regulations and procedures so you can participate in local, state, and federal elections.
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Your voice. Your vote.

Anyone who meets applicable voting requirements is eligible to participate in local, state, and federal elections. The following resources and tools are to help UW-Stout students participate in state and federal elections while enrolled and living in Menomonie, Wisconsin.

Voting in Wisconsin

The State of Wisconsin Elections Commission offers detailed information for casting your ballot during elections.

Register to Vote

You must be registered to vote in order to participate in the election process. There are multiple ways to register!
Get registered!

Photo ID Requirements

Student ID Card Wisconsin now requires photo identification when voting. There are many accepted forms of ID including your Stout BlueCard!

For your BlueCard to be accepted, it cannot have expired and must be accompanied by a separate document that proves your enrollment at Stout.

Campus Card (146 Price Commons) stays open late on election days to help students get an updated BlueCard.


Confirm Your Enrollment at UW-Stout

Follow these instructions to update your address and print your Voter Enrollment Letter.
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Absentee Ballots

All voters in Wisconsin can request an absentee ballot be mailed to them for any reason.  Voters must be registered before they can request an absentee ballot.


Request Absentee Ballot

If you're unable to vote at your polling place on election day, you can submit an Absentee Ballot.
Vote Absentee

Disclaimer: This information is meant to give UW-Stout students basic information needed to vote in Wisconsin. It is not intended to be a comprehensive guide to all voting rules or provide election information of other US states.

For a more comprehensive information on voting in Wisconsin, visit Wisconsin Elections Commission.