City of Racine – As part of the City’s efforts to make sure every resident has a safe way to exercise their right to vote this November, the City Clerk’s office will be holding a special event this Saturday to register voters. At the event, City Clerk Staff will be ready to register new voters, collect completed mailed absentee ballots, serve as a witness for completed absentee ballots, and assist residents with the process of signing up to receive a mailed absentee ballot.

“Our goal is to make sure every eligible voter who wants to cast a ballot this November is able to do so safely. This will be a high turnout election and because of COVID-19 we know we need to create new opportunities for voters to exercise their constitutional right. We hope voters join us this Saturday to register and request an absentee ballot. The weather looks great and my staff are ready to help voters,” said City Clerk Tara Coolidge.

This special drive-thru event will be held this Saturday, September 26th, from 10am to 3pm at Festival Hall. Residents wishing to register to vote should bring their proof of residence. Proof of residence documents can include:

  • WI State ID or Driver’s License
  • Current Utility Bill (within 90 days)
  • Paycheck Stub
  • Bank Statement
  • Residential Lease
  • Hunting or Fishing License
  • Real Estate Tax Bill
  • Letter from a Government Agency

Voters wishing to request an absentee ballot should remember to bring their photo ID.

To protect both the public and City staff, masks will be required during interactions. For more information about voting in the City of Racine, please visit

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