Registering To Vote

Where to Register: Clerk’s Office, Online or via Mail, or at the Polls

Clerk’s Office Hours: Monday-Thursday: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm and Friday 7:30 am – 4:00pm. Registration is available in the Clerk’s office during normal office hours and until 5:00pm the Friday before each election. There is no registration in the Clerk’s office the Monday before each election and on Election Day. 

Online or via Mail: Up until 20 days before each election you can register online at MyVote Wisconsin or by sending in your voter registration application and a valid proof of residence.

If your information is up to date at the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) you can register completely online. If not, you may begin the registration process online, then print your registration form, sign it, and send it in to the Clerk’s office with a valid proof of residence.

Click here for the Voter Registration Application (EL-131). Download, complete the form, and mail it to The City Clerk’s office at 211 Walnut Street, Neenah, WI 54956. Your application must be received in the clerk’s office by the end of the day 20 days before each election. 

The Polls: Polling place hours are from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. 

What to bring:

  1. Wisconsin ID or DL
  2. Valid proof of residence with your current City of Neenah address, such as a driver’s license, lease, mortgage, bank statement, or utility bill–see a more complete list below. 


If you do not have a WI ID or DL you can use the last four digits of your social security number OR go the DMV and get a Voter ID. 

Requirements to Vote:

  • You must be a U.S. citizen
  • You must be at least 18 years old on or before election day
  • You must have resided in your election district for at least 28 days
  • You have not lost your right to vote


What is a proof of residence?

Forms of identification which constitute acceptable proof of residence, when they contain the information specified above, include the following:

  1. A Wisconsin motor vehicle operator’s license.
  2. A Wisconsin identification card.
  3. Any other official identification card or license issued by a Wisconsin governmental body or unit or by an employer in the normal course of business (which includes your address), but not including a business card.
  4. A bank or credit card statement.
  5. A library card from a public library.
  6. A check-cashing or courtesy card issued by a merchant in the normal course of business.
  7. A real estate tax bill or receipt for the current year or the year preceding the date of the election.
  8. A residential lease which is effective for a period that includes election day.
  9. A university, college or technical institute fee card.
  10. A university, college or technical institute identification card.
  11. An airplane pilot’s license.
  12. A gas, electric or telephone service statement for the period commencing not earlier than 90 days before election day.



Clerks and election inspectors should know the following important statutory requirements:

  • Only one form of proof of residence is required.
  • A voter may provide other forms of proof of residence if it contains a current and complete name, including both the given and family name; and current and complete residential address, including a numbered street address, if any, and the name of a municipality.
  • An envelope addressed to the voter is not acceptable proof of residence.
  • The form of the proof of residence along with any identification or account number must be recorded on the voter registration card.
  • Election inspectors should only request identification as proof of residence when a voter is registering. A voter who is registered does not need to provide identification.
  • An elector registering on election day may have their residence corroborated by another elector who resides in the municipality who has proof of residence.
  • New federal mandate as of January 1, 2003 requires all registrants to provide either a driver’s license number or last 4 digits of their social security number on their application.