Elections / Voting
The City Clerk administers all aspects of the electoral and voting process in the City of Wauwatosa, and is charged with ensuring the electoral process is fair, accurate, impartial, and conducted in accordance with the laws of the State of Wisconsin.
On March 23, 2015 the US Suprement Court declined to take up the challenge to the Wisconsin voter ID law. The Justices' action means Wisconsin voters (with a few exceptions) will be required to show photo at ID future elections.
Election Law Changes
Wisconsin Act 23
(the "Voter ID" Bill) requires voters to show a photo ID and to sign the poll list prior to voting.
How To Get A Photo ID
If you are eligible to vote in Wisconsin, but do not have a Wisconsin identification card or Wisconsin driver’s license, you are eligible to receive a free state ID for voting purposes. | Getting a Photo ID
If your spiritual beliefs prevent you from being photographed, you can receive a State ID card or driver's license without a photo at any Department of Motor Vehicles
Samples of acceptable photo ID
- February 16, 2016, Spring Primary (if needed)
- April 5, 2016, Spring Election and Presidential Preference Vote
- August 9, 2016, Partisan Primary
- November 8, 2016, General Election
For more information, please contact the City Clerk's Office at (414) 479-8921. | Email