Milwaukee residents can vote today at polling places throughout the city from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. You can locate your polling place at My Vote Wisconsin or at the City of Milwaukee website.
Among the offices that will be on the ballot are U.S. Senator, U.S. House of Representative, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, State Treasurer, State Representative, Milwaukee County Sheriff and Milwaukee County Clerk of the Court. General information about the election is available at the City of Milwaukee website (milwaukee.gov).
A countywide referendum on legalization of marijuana reads as follows: “Do you favor allowing adults 21 years of age and older to engage in the personal use of marijuana, while also regulating commercial marijuana-related activities, and imposing a tax on the sale of marijuana?
Wisconsin law requires voters to have a current voter registration before voting. You can register at your polling place on the day of the election. A valid photo ID (such as a driver’s license, passport or Wisconsin state ID) and proof of residence (such as a lease or utility bill) is required on election day. You must have lived at your current address for at least 10 days.
If you are a new Wisconsin voter, if your name and/or residential address has changed since you last registered, or if you have not voted in the past four years, you must register to vote before casting your ballot.
If you are uncertain of your voter registration name, address or status, you can go to My Vote Wisconsin (myvote.wi.gov) and select “Regular Voter” to look up your voter record.
Voters in Harambee and Amani will be able to get a free ride to the polls thanks to a coalition of creatives, artists and businesses that has arranged a party bus to take people to vote.
In Harambee, the bus will run from 7 a.m.-noon. Voters can gather at The Vibe at Riverworks City Center, 518 E. Concordia. In Amani, the bus will run from 1 – 5 p.m., and people can gather at Moody Park Pavilion, 2200 W. Burleigh St. Residents also can flag down the bus. From 5 – 7 p.m., the party bus will be available for arranged rides to the polls. Residents can call 414-436-6615 to arrange a pick up during these hours.
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