Elections & Voting

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The City Clerk administers elections and voting in the City of Wauwatosa, and is charged with ensuring the electoral process is fair, accurate, impartial, and conducted in accordance with the laws of the State of Wisconsin.

How to get a Photo ID

If you are eligible to vote in Wisconsin, but do not have a Wisconsin identification card or Wisconsin driver’s license, you are eligible to receive a free state ID for voting purposes.

Getting a Photo ID

If your spiritual beliefs prevent you from being photographed, you can receive a State ID card or driver's license without a photo at any Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office.

Samples of Acceptable Photo ID

Aldermanic District/Ward Map

View the map to discover which Aldermanic District / Ward you are located in.


Become a Poll Worker

Have you ever thought about working the polls on election day? This is a great way to give back to your community. We are looking for dependable individuals to serve as poll workers. Training is provided prior to each election, and poll workers are paid for working on election days. Give us a call at 414-479-8917 for more information.

Who is elected in Wauwatosa's City Government?

Elected officials are at the heart of local government. While you will of course see candidates running for office at the county, state, and national level on the ballot as well, depending on the year, you may see any of the following offices in Wauwatosa city government up for election:


Term Length

Next Election


4 years

Spring 2020


4 years

Spring 2020

4 years

Spring 2022

Municipal Judge

4 years

Spring 2020

There may also be special elections to fill vacancies, such as in the event of an early retirement.


For more information, please email the City Clerk's Office or call (414) 479-8917.

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