Today is National Voter Registration Day. On this day, organizations and individuals across the country engage in a coordinated effort to get as many people registered to vote as possible. WFVJ is part of this effort!
Please help get as many people registered as possible. Share widely our video, Register and Vote 2018, which gives helpful information and links to resources on how to register and vote.
A little-known fact: if you have been convicted of a felony in Wisconsin, have served your time and completed any probation or parole conditions (‘off-paper’), you are eligible to vote! If you are in jail on a misdemeanor or awaiting trial, you are eligible to vote!
The next step after registering is to learn as much as possible about the candidates and their stands on the issues you care about. Use the non-partisan Dignity at Work Voter’s Guide for Every Working Person. This guide can be used at candidate forums, town hall meetings, and any other venues where candidates are available for questioning.
As important as it is to get people registered, it is equally important to get everyone to the polls! Download and distribute freely these Voter Pledge Cards (for Dane County voters; for Wisconsin voters) to help remind people to vote, find their polling place, and arrange a ride to the polls.
Thank you all for your commitment to preserving our democracy! See you at the polls!