2018-11-07: Voting & Uniform Addressing: Poll Workers to Have Cross-Reference Book of Old/New Addresses to Assist with Voter ID on Election Day
Come November, nearly 15,000 new Uniform Addresses will have been assigned to property owners in Marathon County as part of a public safety project to move to a grid-based Uniform Addressing System. The new addresses should not cause voter identification problems at the polls on November 6, 2018, for the midterm elections.
Marathon County staff have been working with the Wisconsin Election Board in Madison to supply poll workers with cross-reference tables of former and new (uniform) addresses in Marathon County. This cross-check will verify voters who may still have a form of voter ID that lists an old address. According to Marathon County Clerk Nan Kottke: “The municipal clerks and poll workers were well prepared for the August primary, and everything went smoothly.”
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