How to vote for Bernie Sanders in Wisconsin

Wisconsin has open primaries

Wisconsinites can vote for Bernie Sanders regardless of their registered party

How to participate in Wisconsin primaries:

Register By

April 7 (2020)

Same-Day Registration Wisconsin has Same-Day Registration on April 7

Primary On

April 7 (2020)

Wisconsin Primary: Tue, April 7

It's still very early in the election season, and dates often change. Please sign up below for Voter Alerts in Wisconsin and we'll send you an email if the dates change!

Note: Wisconsin allows registration at the polling place with proof of at least 28 days residency.

Wisconsin Voter Information

Get Registered

Good news! Because Wisconsin has open primaries, you can vote for Bernie regardless of your registered party. If you want to vote for Bernie, get registered to vote!

Get registered to vote now!

Wisconsin has Same-Day Registration which allows you to register to vote at the primaries on Tue, April 7

Not sure if you are registered, or what you're registered as? Check your current registration status online.

Id Requirement

Wisconsin has a new voter ID law, and a website at to help you with all Identification issues!

Out of state college students in WI that are using a College ID, must also bring a tuition bill, minimum 28 days to maximum 9 months old to prove ID and residency. This is mostly for dormitory students.
In state college students: If you are not in a dorm, you can use your Driver’s License, if from WI, with proof of residency such as a utility bill.

Voter Workplace Protection

Employees are entitled to up to 3 hours leave to vote. The employee must request leave before Election Day. Pay can be deducted for time lost. The employer can set the time for leave to vote.


To vote in the Wisconsin Primary you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a United State citizen.
  • Have lived in the area for 28 days before the election with no intent of moving.
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Early Voting

Vote Early in Wisconsin! Wisconsinites can vote in-person before election day! If you'll be out of town on April 7 or simply find it more convenient, vote early!

Early voting in Wisconsin begins January 1 and ends on January 1.

Two ways to participate in Early Voting:

  1. Head over to your local municipal clerk’s office
  2. Request, complete, and mail an absentee ballot. Make sure it’s postmarked by March 31st at 5PM or it won’t be counted!

College Students

If you are a college student not living in your home state, you can vote for Bernie in either your home state or in the state in which you are attending school!

Military/Overseas Voters

If you are a Military Voter or a US Citizen living abroad, you are able to request a ballot here to vote for Bernie.

More Information

If you have any questions about voting in Wisconsin you may contact your state official elections office or Democratic party.

Find local Bernie supporters and get help from /r/Wisconsin4sanders

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