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Early voting locations and hours - Madiison

This page - TinyURL.com/EarlyVoting2020


Info for voters:

Check your voter registration and polling place at MyVote.wi.gov

See what is on your ballot before you go

Request a mail ballot

For info on this page, contact Paul Malischke malischke@yahoo.com

Vote by Mail - issues and proposals

33 ways election offiicials are responding - Tech and Civic Life

Vote at Home - a national institute

Implementing Vote By Mail - UCLA report

Responding to the Coronavirus Crises - The Brennan Center

Letter signed by 950 Political Scientists

NCSL on VBM - National Conference of State Legislatures

Script for explaining the ExpressVote to voters

Cleaning the ExpressVote has excerpts from WEC, ES&S, and CDC.

ES&S says to clean and disinfect, use a soft cloth lightly dampened with isopropyl alcohol.

Difference between cleaning and disinfecting from the CDC.

CDC defines cleaning versus disinfecting:

"Cleaning refers to the removal of dirt and impurities including germs from surfaces. Cleaning alone does not kill germs. But by removing them, it decreases the number of germs and therefore any risk of spreading infection.

"Disinfecting kills germs on surfaces. Disinfecting works by using chemicals to kill germs on surfaces. This process does not necessarily clean dirty surfaces or remove germs. But killing germs remaining on a surface after cleaning further reduce any risk of spreading infection."

CDC also says:

"Clean and disinfect voting-associated equipment (e.g., voting machines, laptops, tablets, keyboards) routinely. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for all cleaning and disinfection products.

"Consult with the voting machine manufacturer for guidance on appropriate disinfection products for voting machines and associated electronics.

"If no manufacturer guidance is available, consider the use of alcohol-based wipes or spray containing at least 70% alcohol to clean voting machine buttons and touch screens. Dry surfaces thoroughly to avoid pooling of liquids."

From the WEC:

"#20. What about other surfaces used by voters on election day, such as poll book tables, voter registration areas, pens, door handles, etc.? These surfaces should also be wiped down once an hour throughout election day with disinfectant wipes. The WEC recommends that every voter use wash their hands with soap and water or use an alcoholbased hand sanitizer immediately after finishing the voting process at the polling place."

Assisting UW students with registration and Voter ID

Assisting UW students training movie (11 minutes):  go.wisc.edu/PollworkerTraining.  Take the Quiz.

UW student's POR is at go.wisc.edu/Address, or use the alternate path:  MyUW > Student Center > Profile > Addresses.

UW student's proof of enrollment is at go.wisc.edu/Verify, or use the alternate path: MyUW > Student Center > Academic records > Voter Enrollment Verification.

Large font pdf with the two links above and alternate paths, for posting.

Detailed visual aid:  UW student center as POR during early voting.

Many resources for assisting UW students are at go.wisc.edu/LWV.

Web page by Paul Malischke malischke@yahoo.com  Last updated July 02, 2020