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Early voting starts for Feb. 21 primary election

February 7, 2023

In-person absentee voting for the Feb. 21 spring primary election is now open.

Voting has started for primary election

August 1, 2022

Early voting has started on campus for the Aug. 9 primary election.

Early voting starts for Aug. 9 primary election

July 25, 2022

Eligible Madison voters can cast their ballots for the fall primary election at three campus sites offering In-Person Absentee Voting. Voting and voter registration will…

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge honors UW–Madison for student voting success

November 9, 2021

UW was recognized for having the highest student voter registration and voter turnout among four-year colleges in Wisconsin as well as the most improved voter turnout.

UW–Madison student voting rose in 2020, exceeds national rate

November 2, 2021

Student voter turnout increased 7.4 percentage points in last year’s presidential election, rising to 72.8 percent of eligible students in 2020 from a rate of 65.4 percent in 2016.

Chalk it up to dedication

November 3, 2020

A dedicated group of UW–Madison students who are part of the #BadgersVote coalition came out the evening of Nov. 2 to create street chalkings reminding…

Students vote early — in outdoor tents

October 21, 2020

Students cast their votes for the Nov. 3 presidential election during the first day of in-person absentee voting on Tuesday, at three outdoor tents set up on campus.

Vote on campus through Oct. 30

October 19, 2020

In-person absentee voting is taking place on campus from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Oct. 30. Tents are set up at Union South, Memorial Union and East Campus Mall outside the Student Activity Center.

Badgers get ready to vote

October 14, 2020

Staff from the Madison City Clerk’s office helped students register to vote in a series of events on campus in the past few weeks. All…

Make your plans to register and vote now

September 21, 2020

Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day. You can register to vote now by going online or mailing in a registration form.

Voting starts on campus, with precautions

August 4, 2020

Early in-person absentee voting started in four large outdoor tents on campus this week for the Aug. 11 partisan primary, with poll workers wearing personal protective equipment and taking other safety measures.

UW–Madison researchers tracking travel, social media to help contain virus

April 13, 2020

New data shows that Wisconsinites traveled more during Tuesday’s election than they did on the days leading up to the statewide vote, according to University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers who are tracking the mobility of Americans increasingly urged to stay still.

‘Voterpalooza’ to prepare for presidential primary

March 4, 2020

The Associated Students of Madison’s “Voterpalooza” will offer students help registering to vote from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, March 6, at booths at Union South, Library Mall, and East Campus Mall. The presidential primary is April 7.

Vote early on campus for the spring primary

February 5, 2020

UW students get registered to vote and cast early absentee ballots in the 2016 presidential election at the Student Activities Center.

Voting on UW–Madison campus up in 2018

September 24, 2019

"These results show that we as students were excited to vote in 2018," said Laura Downer, chair of the Associated Students of Madison. "We want to have a say in the future of our country, and we know how crucial voting is to amplifying our voice."

Absentee voting for primary election starts Feb. 11 on campus

February 6, 2019

In-person absentee voting for the Feb. 19 spring primary election starts next week at three sites on campus. Offices on the ballot include Madison mayor,…

There’s still time to cast your (early) vote

October 29, 2018

Almost 2,000 people voted in-person absentee at UW–Madison campus voting locations last week, Oct. 22-26. Early voting continues this week through Friday, Nov. 2.

From poles to polls: Community art project gets out the afghans to get out the vote

October 24, 2018

An art project designed to encourage people to vote uses a new tactic: “yarn bomb cozies” on light poles on Bascom Hill.

VoteFest week encourages students to vote early

October 16, 2018

UW-Madison this week is holding VoteFest, a series of events to encourage students to vote and show them how.