Wis. Admin. Code Elections Commission § EL 3.01 - Voter registration

In this chapter:

(1) "Applicant" is an individual who submits a voter registration application form or a special registration deputy application form.
(2) "Appointing authority" means the commission, a municipal clerk or board of election commissioners.
(4) "By mail" means the completing and signing of a voter registration application form other than in the presence of a special registration deputy, county clerk, deputy clerk or municipal clerk.
(5) "Close of registration" is the third Wednesday preceding the election.
(5m) "Commission" means the elections commission.
(6) "Election cycle" means the period beginning on January 1 of an odd-numbered year and continuing through December 31 of the following even-numbered year.
(7) "In person" means the completing and signing of a voter registration application form in the presence of a special registration deputy, county clerk, deputy clerk or municipal clerk.
(8) "Municipal clerk" has the meaning given in s. 5.02(10), Stats., and includes the Milwaukee city board of election commissioners.
(9) "Provider" means a municipality or county that provides election administration services in conjunction with the Statewide Voter Registration System for a relier municipality.
(10) "Qualified elector" has the meaning given in s. 6.02, Stats.
(11) "Registration" means registration to vote under subch. II of ch. 6, Stats.
(12) "Registration period" means the time period occurring between the date of a special registration deputy's appointment and the close of registration for the election immediately following the appointment. For purposes of this subsection, the term election" includes any primary that precedes the election.
(13) "Relier" means a municipality that enters into an agreement with another municipality or county to provide election administration services in conjunction with the Statewide Voter Registration System.
(14) "Self-provider" means a municipality that provides its own election administration services in conjunction with the Statewide Voter Registration System.
(15) "Special registration deputy" means a qualified elector appointed pursuant ss. 6.26(2) (a) and 6.55(6), Stats., to register voters.

Note: Sub. (15) is unenforceable as a result of the repeal of s. 6.26, Stats., and amendment of 6.55 (6), Stats., by 2015 Wis. Act 261, and will be repealed in future rulemaking.

(16) "Statewide Voter Registration System" is the election administration software application provided by the commission to enable local election officials to register voters, track absentee voting and administer elections.
(17) "Voter registration application form" means the commission-prescribed form (EL-131) on which voter registration information is recorded before entry in the Statewide Voter Registration System.

Notes

Wis. Admin. Code Elections Commission § EL 3.01
Renumbered from G AB 3.01, renum. (3) to (5m) under s. 13.92(4) (b) 1, Stats., correction in (2), (5m), (16) and (17) made under s. 13.92(4) (b) 6, and correction in (15) made under s. 13.92(4) (b) 7, Stats., and s. 35.17, Stats., Register June 2016 No. 726, eff. 7/1/2016. Amended by, correction in (15) (note) made under s. 13.92(4) (b) 7, Stats., Register February 2017 No. 734, eff. 3/1/2017.

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