HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT WISCONSIN ELECTIONS?

#1. Does voting require proof of eligibility and identity?

The answer is (A) VOTER IDENTITY AND ELIGIBILITY ARE ALWAYS CONFIRMED REGARDLESS OF HOW INDIVIDUALS CAST THEIR BALLOTS! 

Everyday Wisconsinites serving as election workers and poll workers ensure that every voter meets eligibility and identity requirements REGARDLESS of how they cast their ballot.

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#2. What methods are used in the state of Wisconsin to verify the accuracy of elections?

The answer is (E) ALL OF THE ABOVE! 

All of these methods are used in Wisconsin to verify the accuracy of election results.

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#3. How do Wisconsin election officials verify votes are counted accurately?

The answer is (B) WISCONSIN ELECTION OFFICIALS CONDUCT COMPREHENSIVE TESTS, OFTEN REFERRED TO AS AUDITS, AFTER EVERY ELECTION TO VERIFY THE ACCURACY OF THE VOTE COUNT! 

Our elections have many built-in safeguards in place before, during and after a vote is cast to ensure that the final results will be accurate and reflect the voice of Wisconsinites. These safeguards include a variety of comprehensive tests, often referred to as audits, after each election to ensure votes were counted accurately.

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#4. Which of the following statements is true about counting votes?

The answer is (C) BALLOT-COUNTING MACHINES ARE MORE ACCURATE THAN HAND COUNTING! 

Ballot-counting machines called ballot tabulators have higher accuracy rates than hand counts, according to the Bipartisan Policy Center. In addition, ballot tabulators count votes efficiently on election night, providing results in a timely manner. Some ballots are hand-counted to ensure the accuracy of voting equipment during the regularly scheduled audit process. These instances focus on specific, small batches of ballots rather than the full statewide vote totals.

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#5. What are the qualifications for becoming an election worker?

The answer is (A) MUST BE AN ELIGIBLE WISCONSIN VOTER WHO RECEIVES THE REQUIRED TRAINING! 

Election officials and poll workers in Wisconsin are our friends, neighbors and coworkers who receive training to become experts on the state’s election process, rules and laws. It’s these everyday Wisconsinites who keep our elections fair—and they take this responsibility seriously.

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#6. How do election officials ensure that only registered voters and citizens participate in Wisconsin elections?

The answer is (D) ELECTION OFFICIALS REVIEW STATEWIDE DATA IN ADDITION TO WORKING WITH OTHER STATES THAT SHARE DATA FOR VOTERS WHO HAVE MOVED OUT OF STATE!

Ahead of Election Day, election officials regularly update voter registration lists based on voter requests and data indicating if a voter has died, moved, registered elsewhere, changed their name or otherwise become ineligible. Additionally, the state of Wisconsin works with election officials from other states around the country to keep voter registration lists up to date by identifying voters who have moved in or out of the state or are eligible to vote but are unregistered.

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WISCONSIN’S ELECTIONS ARE TESTED, SAFE AND SECURE.

Everyday Wisconsinites keep our elections fair — and they take this responsibility seriously. Our dedicated friends, family and neighbors serve as impartial election officials, ensuring safeguards are in place and the final election result reflects the voice of the American people. 

Know the facts and understand the process by visiting: www.secureelectionswi.org 

WISCONSIN’S ELECTIONS ARE TESTED, SAFE AND SECURE.

Everyday Wisconsinites keep our elections fair — and they take this responsibility seriously. Our dedicated friends, family and neighbors serve as impartial election officials, ensuring safeguards are in place and the final election result reflects the voice of the American people. 

Know the facts and understand the process by visiting: www.secureelectionswi.org 

VOTE WITH CONFIDENCE! 

Know the facts and understand the process. Explore our election resources to learn about the election process in Wisconsin. Still have questions? Email us at info@secureelectionswi.org.