Registering to Vote

Voter Requirements
  • You are a U.S. citizen
  • You are 18 years or older on Election Day
  • You have lived in Middleton for at least 28 days prior to Election Day
  • You are restricted from voting; if you have:
    • Been convicted of a felony and not restored to civil rights
    • Been judged incompetent
    • Already voted in that election
    • Placed a bet or wager on the outcome of the Election

Voter Registration Application
 Anyone wishing to vote in the State of Wisconsin, where they are required to register, has four options to register:

By Mail

Complete an Application for Voter Registration. Mail to the City Clerk’s Office must be postmarked no later than the 20th day before the election.

In Person

Register in the Clerk's Office up to 5 p.m. the Friday before the election.  


Register to voter online at MyVote Wisconsin.  Residents with a valid Wisconsin Driver's License or Photo Identification card with their current Wisconsin address can register online without having to print or mail in any forms.  If you need to update your address, you can do this online with the Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles.  Please see the online voter registration instructions.

At the Polling Place on Election Day

Register and vote at your polling place on Election Day.

Voter Registration Deadlines  
 If Registering by Mail or Online  20 days or more before Election Day                                                                                                              
 If Registering in person  5:00 p.m. the Friday before Election Day in the Clerk's Office
What Do I Need to Register?
You must provide a Wisconsin Department of Transportation-issued driver's license number and proof of residence. If you have not been issued a Wisconsin driver's license, you must provide the last four digits of their Social Security Number or your Wisconsin state ID card number.  Please see our Voter Registration Brochure for more information on registering to vote and obtaining a free identification card for voting. 

Providing Proof of Residence
The following constitutes acceptable proof of residence:
  • A current and valid Wisconsin driver’s license
  • A current and valid Wisconsin identification card
  • Any other official identification card or license issued by a Wisconsin governmental body or unit
  • Any identification card issued by an employer in the normal course of business and bearing a photo of the card holder, but not including a business card
  • A real estate tax bill or receipt for the current year or the year preceding the date of the election
  • A residential lease which is effective for a period that includes Election Day (not for first-time voters registering by mail).
  • A university, college or technical institute fee card (must include photo)
  • A university, college or technical institute identification card (must include photo)
  • A gas, electric or telephone service statement (utility bill) for the period commencing not earlier than 90 days before Election Day
  • Bank statement or credit card statement
  • Paycheck
  • A check or other document issued by a unit of government