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Haven't voted in a while? You may get a postcard from the State of Wisconsin

MADISON — The State of Wisconsin recently mailed postcards to nearly 100,000 registered voters who have not voted in the past four years.

The postcard is titled “Notice of Suspension,” and asks voters who have not participated in an election in the past four years whether they want to remain active on the state’s voter list. 243 more words

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Election Day is Tuesday, April 7th: How many voters are expected at the polls?

MADISON (WITI) — The Wisconsin Government Accountability Board is predicting voter turnout of 20 percent for the Spring Election on Tuesday, April 7.

A photo ID is not required on April 7 for voters to receive their ballots, but one will be required for future elections, including special elections in 2015. 388 more words

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Turnout in Wisconsin election nears 55 percent of voting-age population

MADISON (AP) — Official results show that turnout in last month’s election in Wisconsin was just shy of 55 percent of the voting-age population.

The Wisconsin Government Accountability Board certified the election results on Monday. 88 more words

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Wisconsin Election Officials Say Turnout Is Strong

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin election officials say turnout is on pace to meet predictions of about 2.5 million voters or about 56.5 percent of the voting-age population. 194 more words

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"We're very busy!" Thousands have voted absentee, but polling places expected to be busy Tuesday

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The Wisconsin Government Accountability Board on Monday, November 3rd — the eve of the General Election, said with by-mail absentee ballots still coming in, more than 289,000 absentee ballots have been cast so far. 397 more words

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Lots of enthusiasm on both sides of the aisle on the eve of the election

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Volunteers on both sides of the aisle were hard at work on Monday, November 3rd — the eve of the General Election. It was a last-minute effort to drum up support before voters head to the polls starting Tuesday, November 4th at 7:00 a.m. 374 more words

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Elections board won't change voting age policy despite student's petition

MADISON (AP) — The Wisconsin state elections board has decided not to change its policy about when a voter turns 18 and is eligible to vote. 97 more words

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