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WI Voter Photo ID Rules
of Ottawa, WI -- voters should plan now
to make sure they have an acceptable photo ID to vote beginning with the next
voters already have one of the types of photo ID required to vote.
On Election Day, voters must show one of the following photo IDs
before they can cast a ballot:
State ID Card
Passport Book or Card
* These IDs are still valid if
expired after the date of the most recent general election which was November
The following forms of photo ID
are also acceptable:
Certificate of Naturalization, within two years of issuance
License Receipt issued by the WI DOT, within 45 days of issuance
issued by a federally recognized Wisconsin Indian Tribe
- A photo
ID issued by a Wisconsin accredited university or college, or technical
college along with an enrollment verification document. Valid for two years from date of
issuance. (Please contact
your local clerk, the Wisconsin
Government Accountability Board or your college or university for
* An acceptable photo ID is not
required to include a current address.
If you do not have a valid
Wisconsin Driver License or State ID you can receive a free State ID from your
local DMV if you specifically request a free ID for voting purposes. If you do not have a birth certificate, the
DMV can help with that, too. Please
contact your local DVM for more information.
During in-person absentee voting, voters must present photo
ID just like on Election Day.