How to get an ID to vote in the Wisconsin 2018 fall election

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- People voting in the election in November can get a free ID to use at the polls. 

Most people already have an ID like a driver's license or a military ID, but the DMV has a voter ID petition process if documents needed to get a valid ID aren't available before the election. 

People will get a receipt to take to the polls for voting. 

To get a free ID from the DMV:

  1. Go to the DMV to apply
  2. Bring the following, if available:
  3. If you don't have all or any of these, you can still get an ID for voting. Just bring what you have to the DMV, fill out two forms (form MV3004, and form MV3012), and you will get a photo ID document in the mail that you can use in time for voting. Here is a sample of the document you'll be receiving.

Those with questions can also call the voter ID hotline at (844) 588-1069. 

To find a DMV, check hours, services and wait times, visit wisconsindmv.govcenters.

Any questions regarding voter eligibility, poll locations, voter registration information or other election information, should be directed to the Wisconsin Elections Commission at

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