How to vote for Bernie Sanders in Wisconsin

Register By

March 18 (Wednesday)

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

Primary On

April 7 (Tuesday)

Wisconsin Primary: April 7, 2020

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!

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 April 7, 2020

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

Go Vote!

Vote on from 7:00AM – 8:00PM, find your polling place here: https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/FindMyPollingPlace

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 registration deadline is only for registering to vote by mail, and online.

Registering to vote in person has a deadline of April 3rd.

You can then register same day as the election, on April 7th, 2020.

Check out the upcoming Wisconsin Elections and calendar here: https://elections.wi.gov/elections-voting/elections

https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/VoterDeadlines

Check out Wisconsin’s Voter Guides here: https://elections.wi.gov/publications/brochures/voter-guides

Id Requirement

Most Wisconsin voters must show an acceptable photo ID when voting at the polls on Election Day or by absentee ballot.

More info here: https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/PhotoIDRequired

Voter Workplace Protection

Unpaid time off required, up to three consecutive hours. Must give 1 days notice, before election, employer may choose when the hours are taken.

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 April 5.

Check out info on mail-in, early, and absentee voting here:

https://elections.wi.gov/voters/absentee

https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/VoteAbsentee

You can request an absentee ballot as early as January 1st, 2020

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.

Become a Delegate for Bernie

Willing to go the extra mile to help Bernie get elected? We need 2,373 Bernie supporters to become a Delegate, travel to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and cast their vote for Bernie Sanders at the Democratic National Convention. Interested?

How to become a delegate in Wisconsin

Wisconsin has 97 delegates 

  • 55 district
  • 19 at large
  • 10 Pledged PLEOs
  • 13 Superdelegates

Superdelegates: Gov. Tony Evers, Sen. Tammy Baldwin, Rep. Gwen Moore, Rep. Ron Kind, Rep. Mark Pocan, Janet T. Bewley, Martha Marie Love, Felesia Martin, Mahlon Mitchell, Khary Penebaker, Jason Rae, Andrew Werthmann, Ben Wikler

Important dates:

Primary: April 7, 2020

Filing period to become a District Delegate: February 10, 2020 to April 17, 2020

County Caucuses: April 26, 2020

Congressional District Caucuses: May 17, 2020

Filing Deadline to become an At Large or PLEO Delegate: May 29, 2020

Administrative Committee Meeting and State Convention: June 12, 2020

Wisconsin Delegate Selection Plan & Overview

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District delegates (50) Alternates (5)

  • Make sure you are a registered Democrat
  • File a Statement of Candidacy pledging support for Bernie by April 17, 2020 at the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, 15 N. Pinckney Street #200, Madison, Wisconsin 53703. Phone (608) 255-5172
  • Forms are available February 10, 2020.
  • Attend the April 26, 2020 County Caucuses. Doors open for registration at 1 pm CST and close at 2 pm CST.  Anyone who wants to participate as a Democrat can attend. Bring your family and friends.
  • The people at the county caucus elect delegates to the Congressional District caucuses.
  • Congressional District Caucuses are held May 17, 2020 to elect District-level delegates and Alternates. Doors open for registration at 1 pm CST and close at 2 pm CST. Only people elected at the County caucuses can vote at the Congressional District Caucus.

At Large Delegate (17) or an Alternate At Large Delegate (1)

  • File a Statement of Candidacy pledging support for Bernie by May 29, 2020 at the State Party Headquarters office, Democratic Party of Wisconsin, 15 N. Pinckney Street #200, Madison, Wisconsin 53703. Phone (608) 255-5172
  • At-Large delegates and Alternate delegates are selected on June 12, 2020 at 2 pm CST at an open meeting the Administrative Committee Meeting prior to the State Convention

Pledged PLEO Delegate (10)

You have to qualify to be one of these delegates. Eligible pledged Party Leader and Elected Official delegate positions are filled according to the following priority: big city mayors (Milwaukee and Madison) and state-wide elected officials; state legislative leaders, state legislators, and other state, county and local elected officials and party leaders. Help Bernie by encouraging qualified Bernie supporting people to file to become PLEOs.

  • File a Statement of Candidacy pledging support for Bernie by May 29, 2020 at the State Party Headquarters office, Democratic Party of Wisconsin, 15 N. Pinckney Street #200, Madison, Wisconsin 53703. Phone (608) 255-5172
  • PLEO delegates are selected on June 12, 2020 at 1 pm CST at an open meeting the Administrative Committee Meeting prior to the State Convention.

Standing Committee (9) and Delegation Chair 

9 Standing Committee Members (3 on each committee (Credentials, Platform and Rules). The members of the standing committees and the Delegation Chair are elected by a quorum of Wisconsin’s National Convention delegates at the State Convention on June 13, 2020. You don’t have to be a delegate or alternate to be elected.

Convention Pages 

Convention Pages (3) are selected by the State Democratic Chair on June 13, 2020.

Contact the Wisconsin Democratic Party with questions.

More Information

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

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