Milwaukee IDs 5 in-person voting centers for election day, expands weekend drive-up hours

MILWAUKEE -- The City of Milwaukee Election Commission has named five centers available for in-person voting on Election Day, April 7.

Three aldermanic districts will be assigned to each voting center. Due to insufficient staffing levels, the city’s usual 180 neighborhood-based voting sites will not be open. The city has seen its staff of 1,400 election workers decrease to just 350 workers this year.

In-person voting centers will be available at the following locations:


      Voters are encouraged to confirm their ward number and voting center location at by clicking the “Find My Polling Place” prompt at the top of the screen, or by visiting and clicking the “Where Do I Vote?” link.

      Absentee voters are reminded to return their ballots as quickly as possible, either by mail or at any of the following City of Milwaukee absentee ballot drop box locations:

        Ballots may be dropped off between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. every day until, and including, Election Day. Following a recent court ruling, absentee ballots must be postmarked by Tuesday, April 7 to be counted in the election.

        The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot is Friday, April 3 by 5 p.m.

        IMPORTANT: Weekend drive-up hours have been expanded from the initial schedule of 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. to 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.