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New Study Finds Gov. Scott Walker, Republican Voter ID Law Kept Legal Voters From Casting Ballots in November 2016 Election
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New Study Finds Gov. Scott Walker, Republican Voter ID Law Kept Legal Voters From Casting Ballots in November 2016 Election

‘Enemies Foreign and Domestic Conspired to Manipulate the 2016 Elections in Wisconsin’

APB For AG: Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel Shamefully Silent on Donald Trump’s Coddling of White Supremacists, Nazis
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APB For AG: Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel Shamefully Silent on Donald Trump’s Coddling of White Supremacists, Nazis

‘Shame on Brad Schimel For His Silence, For His Lack of Courage and For His Lack of Leadership’

Scott Walker Wraps Himself in Hypocrisy With Latest Fundraising Solicitation
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Scott Walker Wraps Himself in Hypocrisy With Latest Fundraising Solicitation

If You Love American Democracy, What Scott Walker Has Done to Elections in Wisconsin Will Break Your Heart

Gov. Scott Walker Standing By Instead of Standing Up to Trump on Request For Voter’s Personal Information
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Gov. Scott Walker Standing By Instead of Standing Up to Trump on Request For Voter’s Personal Information

Governor’s Cowardice is Disappointing But Not Unexpected

Federal Court finds current conditions of confinement for youth at Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake Schools unconstitutional
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Federal Court finds current conditions of confinement for youth at Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake Schools unconstitutional

Last month, Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake incarcerated 166 youth, and kept an average of 27 youth per day in solitary confinement.

Trump Administration Already in Reruns With Proposed Investigation of Voting Impropriety
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Trump Administration Already in Reruns With Proposed Investigation of Voting Impropriety

We’ve Seen This Show Before in Wisconsin

The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same: Gov. Scott Walker Promotes Election Falsehoods
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The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same: Gov. Scott Walker Promotes Election Falsehoods

‘Walker Has Never Hesitated to Run Afoul of the Truth to Advance His Political Ambitions’

Murphy’s Law: Did Trump Steal Wisconsin?
Murphy’s Law

Did Trump Steal Wisconsin?

Some point to voter suppression as a factor in this state and others.

The Early Votes Are In
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The Early Votes Are In

Federal lawsuit paves way for record early voting, with nearly 800,000 ballots cast

GOP Scheming to Limit Voting Before November 2016 Election is Even Over
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GOP Scheming to Limit Voting Before November 2016 Election is Even Over

Assembly Republican Leader Sets Sights on New Early Voting Restrictions, Voting Rights Advocates Vow, ‘He Won’t Get Away With It’

Mayor Barrett Reports on In-Person Absentee Voting Numbers
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Mayor Barrett Reports on In-Person Absentee Voting Numbers

More than 38,000 in-person absentee ballots have been casted since September 26

Murphy’s Law: Schimel Patrols Only Democratic Voters?
Murphy’s Law

Schimel Patrols Only Democratic Voters?

AG’s “Election Integrity Unit” will monitor polls, but targets urban or Democratic areas.

Donald Trump Is Scott Walker’s Apprentice on Phony Voter Fraud Claims
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Donald Trump Is Scott Walker’s Apprentice on Phony Voter Fraud Claims

‘Will Walker Finally Admit He Was Trying to Rig Elections With Voter Suppression Bills?’

Murphy’s Law: GOP’s New Way to Suppress Votes
Murphy’s Law

GOP’s New Way to Suppress Votes

States like Wisconsin change voting rules, cause confusion, lower Democratic turnout.

Mayor Barrett Reports on In-Person Absentee Voting Numbers
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Mayor Barrett Reports on In-Person Absentee Voting Numbers

More than 6,000 in-person absentee ballots have been casted since September 26

Amid Media Reports of Legal Voters Being Denied Voter ID, State Legislative Committee Considers Voter ID Rules
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Amid Media Reports of Legal Voters Being Denied Voter ID, State Legislative Committee Considers Voter ID Rules

Instead of Debating Rules They Can’t Be Trusted to Follow, Legislature Ought to Suspend Voter ID Law

Voters Across Wisconsin Begin Early Voting Today as Result of Historic Lawsuit
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Voters Across Wisconsin Begin Early Voting Today as Result of Historic Lawsuit

‘Voters Being Able to Cast Their Votes Is the Essence of Democracy’ —One Wisconsin Institute

Voting Wars: Wisconsin Has No Voter Impersonation Problem
Voting Wars

Wisconsin Has No Voter Impersonation Problem

Gov. Scott Walker says the lack of voter impersonation cases does not matter if there is a chance that even one vote is canceled out by fraud.

Voting Wars: College Students Face Unique Barriers to Voting
Voting Wars

College Students Face Unique Barriers to Voting

Courts have thrown out some requirements, but most college IDs can’t be used.

Op-Ed: Schimel’s Southern Strategy on Voter Rights
Op-Ed

Schimel’s Southern Strategy on Voter Rights

His “states rights” argument echoes segregationists like George Wallace, gets rejected.

Three-Judge Panel Rejects Gov. Walker and Republicans’ Latest Efforts to Keep Anti-Voter Measures in Place for November Election
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Three-Judge Panel Rejects Gov. Walker and Republicans’ Latest Efforts to Keep Anti-Voter Measures in Place for November Election

Huge Victory for Wisconsin Voters as District Court Ruling Striking Down Restrictions on Early Voting Stands

Op-Ed: All Citizens Have a Right to Vote
Op-Ed

All Citizens Have a Right to Vote

But will state Election Commission act to make sure that happens?

How Election Laws Are Changing

How Election Laws Are Changing

Wisconsin is among 15 states with new election laws; many have been challenged in the courts.

Court Watch: Why Courts Have Limited Photo ID
Court Watch

Why Courts Have Limited Photo ID

Two recent cases have made Wisconsin ground zero for voting rights.

Federal Judges Hand Down Two Voting Rights Victories For Wisconsinites
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Federal Judges Hand Down Two Voting Rights Victories For Wisconsinites

This wasn't the only victory for Wisconsinites.

Judge Rules in Favor of One Wisconsin Institute Voter Rights Claims
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Judge Rules in Favor of One Wisconsin Institute Voter Rights Claims

‘We Argued Gov. Walker Made It Harder for Democrats to Vote and Easier for Republicans to Cheat, and the Judge Agreed’

Closing Statements in Federal Voting Rights Case Call for End to Gov. Walker, GOP’s Effort to Rig Elections
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Closing Statements in Federal Voting Rights Case Call for End to Gov. Walker, GOP’s Effort to Rig Elections

The Real Fraud Has Been Exposed: Politicians Manipulating Rules on Voting to Give Themselves an Unfair Partisan Advantage

Murphy’s Law: GOP Goal Less Access for Democratic Voters
Murphy’s Law

GOP Goal Less Access for Democratic Voters

But you have to sift through media coverage of trial testimony for the story.

Murphy’s Law: GOP Goal Less Access for Democratic Voters

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