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Voting Information - Curbside Paused

August 10, 2020 at 11:54 AM by Brandi Cummings


Voting August 11th, 2020
Polls are open 7 AM to 8 PM

If you are in line by 8 PM you are able to vote.

Curbside services at the Northside and Southwest neighborhood libraries will be temporarily unavailable on Tuesday, August 11th. Curbside services will resume on August 12th. 

Many polling places have changed or have been combined. Be sure to check your polling place before you go to vote. You can verify your polling place by providing your address at myvote.wi.gov.

It’s not too late to register! (or change an address)
New voters can register at the polling place on the day of the election. Proof of residence (current Wisconsin issued ID, utility bill, lease agreement, etc.) and a photo ID are required for registration. For a complete list of what you can use as proof of residency visit https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/ProofofResidence

What can you bring as a photo ID:

  • A Wisconsin DOT-issued driver license, even if driving privileges are revoked or suspended, or a  Wisconsin DOT-issued identification ID, with or without a star in the right-hand corner.
  • Military ID card issued by a U.S. uniformed service
  • A U.S. passport
  • An identification card issued by a federally recognized Indian tribe in Wisconsin (May be used even if expired before the most recent general election.)
  • A photo identification card issued by a Wisconsin accredited university or college that contains the date of issuance, the signature of student, and an expiration date no later than two years after the date of issuance. 
  • If the university or college ID is expired, the student ID must be accompanied by a separate document that proves current enrollment.

 

If you do not have a photo ID, you are allowed to vote by provisional ballot. If you vote provisionally, you can bring your photo ID to the polling place by 8:00 p.m. You may also present your photo ID to the municipal clerk in person by 4:00 p.m. the Friday after the Election. If you provide a photo ID by the deadline, your ballot will be counted. If you do not provide a photo ID by the deadline, your ballot will not be counted. 

For more information on voter ID laws, visit this site www.bringitwisconsin.com.


Did you request an absentee ballot?

If you have not already returned your ballot, you must return your ballot by 8 PM on Tuesday, August 11th. Ballots can be dropped off at the dropbox located outside of the City of Kenosha Municipal Building. More dropbox locations can be found here. In order for your ballot to be counted, you must drop it off at the correct municipal dropbox. 

You are able to check the status of your absentee ballot at My Vote WI.

If you are experiencing homelessness you are still able to exercise your right to vote. 

            More information can be found here https://elections.wi.gov/voters/homeless.

People who have been convicted of a felony can vote their sentence has been completed. 

            Once you successfully complete your sentence and are no longer under the supervision of the Department of Corrections (“off paper”) your                  voting rights are restored, and you regain your eligibility to vote. More details can be found here and here.

Myvote.wi.gov is a statewide resource.

Additional local information can be found:
Kenosha City Clerk Website
Kenosha County
For voting information in the Town and Village of Somers 
For voting information in the Village of Pleasant Prairie