2020 Election Schedule
Spring Primary Election: February 18, 2020
Spring Election/Presidential Preference Primary: April 7, 2020
Partisan Primary: August 11, 2020
General Election: November 3, 2020
Wisconsin Requires a Photo ID to Vote
Voter Information Center - Wisconsin Elections Commission
Acceptable Photo IDs for Voting in Wisconsin
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Voter Registration Information
Voter Registration Application & Instructions
Voter Registration Guide
To avoid long lines or possible lack of required registration documentation by those who have not previously registered and are registering at the polling locations on Election Day, eligible voters are encouraged to register to vote prior to an Election. Voters already registered in the City of Franklin are also encouraged to contact the City Clerk’s office if your name has changed or you have moved within Franklin since you last voted in Franklin. Check your current registration information by contacting the Franklin City Clerk’s office or access the information directly here. Residents that are not registered to vote in the City of Franklin can fill out the Voter Registration Application and instructions, which includes a section for changing information such as your name or address, and return it to the City Clerk's office. No voter registration can occur on Saturday, Sunday, or Monday before an Election; however, qualified voters can still register on Election Day at their correct polling location. The requirement for residing in a municipality prior to an Election is now 10 consecutive days. Please refer to the Voter Registration Guide for complete details.
Application for Absentee Ballot
Following submittal to the Clerk's office of a completed Application for an Absentee Ballot, registered voters can receive a ballot in the mail or can vote in person at the City Clerk's office. NOTE: A valid photo ID must be provided when voting by absentee ballot unless you are a type of voter that is either exempt by statute or may have an alternative process to verify your identity.
Absentee voting in the City Clerk's office is restricted to the 2 weeks before an Election and ends at the close of business the Friday before an Election. THE CITY CLERK'S OFFICE REGULAR HOURS OF OPERATION REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR ABSENTEE (EARLY) VOTING - 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. MONDAY THRU FRIDAY.