Do I need to provide ID when I register to vote in Wisconsin

Yes. If you are registering to vote for the first time in Wisconsin, and you register by mail or you register in person during the 20 days preceding the election or at the polls on election day, you must submit ' proof of residence' with your voter registration form.proof of residenceAcceptable forms of proof of residence includes any one of the following (submit a copy if you mail your registration): a current and valid Wisconsin driver's license; a current and valid Wisconsin I.D. card; any other official I.D. card or license issued by a Wisconsin governmental body or unit; any employer-issued photo I.D. card, issued in the normal course of business, but not including a business card; a university, college or technical college fee card or I.D. card with your photo and current address (May be used even if the card does not contain the cardholder's address, if the educational institution provides a certified student list for use at the polling place); a utility bill (e.g., gas, electric, cable TV or telephone) for the period commencing not earlier than 90 days before election day;a bank statement; a real estate (i.e., property) tax bill or receipt for the current year or the year preceding the date of the election; a pay check or a government check or other document issued by unit of government.copyPeople who register in person may also show a current residential lease which is effective for a period that includes election day. You may not use your lease if you register by mail. You may not use your lease if you register by mail.

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