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Press Release - In-Person Absentee Voting Hours & Voter Registration

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Teri Lehrke, WCPC, City Clerk
400 La Crosse Street
La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601
Phone (608) 789-7510
Fax (608) 789-7552

March 20, 2020

We are working to balance COVID-19 precautions with facilitating the right to vote. Therefore, in-person absentee voting hours have been amended and we are encouraging voters who are already registered to request an absentee ballot by mail through . The deadline for registered voters to request an absentee ballot by mail is April 2, 2020.

Voter Registration and In-person absentee voting will be available at City Hall for City of La Crosse residents during the following hours:
March 23, 24, 25, 26 & 27 – 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
March 30 & 31 and April 1 – 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
April 2 & 3 – NOON until 5 p.m.

The voting area will be limited to the Council Chambers. Voters should use the parking lot on the north side of the building and will enter through a side door located east of the main lobby entrance.

To maintain social distancing practices, we will be limiting the capacity into the voting area and will be requiring that everyone keep a six-foot distance from other voters and election workers.

Each voter will be provided with a new pen that will be used for signature and voting. The voter will leave the building with the pen they use. Sanitizer will also be available upon entrance and exit.

Voters must bring acceptable photo ID to vote.

New registrants may register to vote at this time and will need to provide acceptable proof of residence.

Please check the City of La Crosse Elections webpage at before heading out to vote to ensure you have all the required information.


The voting entrance will be on the north side of the building; to the east (left) of the main doors.  Handicap parking is available in the immediate area.

Voter Entrance

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