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Crawford County Clerk
- Janet Geisler -

Welcome to the Crawford County Clerk's website. The Clerk's office is located in the Crawford County Administration Building, 225 North Beaumont Road, Suite 210,Prairie du Chien

Office Hours - 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Open over the lunch hour)

The duties of the County Clerk are contained in 59.23 of the State Statutes. The County Clerk's office provides a wide variety of services to the public such as:  issuing marriage licenses; issuing hunting and fishing licenses; issuing dog licenses; issuing temporary license plates; issuing registrations for boats under 14 feet, ATV and snowmobiles; County Board proceedings; election results and general financial accounts of the County.  Please feel free to telephone or e-mail if you need additional information.

It is the goal of the County Clerk's office to serve the public in an efficient and courteous manner.

  Janet Geisler,  Crawford County Clerk

Staff:    Robin Fisher, Chief Deputy Clerk 

Becky Nagel, Deputy Clerk







2013 Wisconsin Act 182, which was passed as Senate Bill 267, is effective as of April 4, 2014.  Act 182 requires that voters provide a document establishing their proof of residence as part of the voter registration application.  The requirement applies to all electors who are not military or permanent overseas electors.  Prior to Act 182's enactment, proof of residence was not required for electors that registered during the open registration period in the clerk's office or through a special registration deputy.

Acceptable Proof of Residence Documents:

Valid forms of proof of residence must include the voter's name and current address, and are any of the following:

  1. A current and valid Wisconsin driver license or identification card.
  2. Any other official identification card or license issued by a Wisconsin governmental body or unit.
  3. Any identification card issued by an employer in the normal course of business and bearing a photo of the card holder, but not including a business card.
  4. A real estate tax bill or receipt for the current year or the year preceding the date of the election.
  5. A residential lease which is effective for a period that includes election day (NOT for first-time voters registering by mail).
  6. A university, college or technical institute identification card (must include photo), ONLY if the bearer provides a fee receipt dated within the last nine months or the institution provides a certified housing list to the municipal clerk.
  7. A gas, electric or telephone service statement (utility bill) for the period commencing not earlier than 90 days before election day.
  8. Bank statement.
  9. Paycheck.
  10. A check or other document issued by a unit of government.
  11. An affidavit on public or private social service agency letterhead identifying a homeless voter and describing the individual's residence for voting purposes.

Documents that do not qualify under these categories are not valid Proof of Residency for voter registration and shall not be accepted as such by clerks.


For more information regarding elections please visit the following websites:

Election FAQs

My Vote




Phone: 608-326-0200


Janet Geisler
Crawford County Clerk
225 North Beaumont Road, Suite 210
Prairie du Chien, WI 53821









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