In-person absentee voting starts today in Wisconsin

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LA CROSSE/EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – In-person absentee voting starts today in Wisconsin. As voters head to the polls, they have to remember their IDs.

In Wisconsin, voters can use many forms of identification to get their ballot. They include a Wisconsin driver’s license or state ID, a tribal ID, a passport, some types of student ID’s and more.

If for reason you lose or forget your ID, don’t worry, you can still cast a provisional ballot.

Reid Magney of Wisconsin Elections Commission, said, “It’s just like a regular ballot except it goes into a special envelope and it gets put off to the side and then you have until 4 p.m. on the Friday after the election to go to your clerk’s office with you id and to fix that.”

For a complete list of state-approved IDs, head to

Registering online and by mail is closed. You can still register at your clerk’s office through October 30 or at the polls on election day.

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