Statements of One Wisconsin Institute Regarding Potential Wisconsin Recount
“The fight for voting rights is bigger than any one campaign, candidate or political party.”
MADISON, Wis. — The following are the statements of One Wisconsin Institute Executive Director, Scot Ross, regarding today’s meeting of the Election Commission discussing a potential presidential recount in Wisconsin:
“Every voter’s vote deserves to be counted, which is why we have been fighting so hard against Republican-backed restrictions that make it harder and more complicated for eligible voters to cast their ballot.
“Regardless of what Donald Trump tweets, we proved in court that the real fraud is Republican politicians rigging the system by changing the rules for their partisan gain.
“Whatever the results of a recount, we know that the final tally won’t include the votes of thousands of legal voters who lacked an ID and were turned away at the polls or simply stayed home because they knew they would be denied their right to vote.
“The fight for voting rights is bigger than any one campaign, candidate or political party. And it will continue until the right of every legal voter in Wisconsin to cast their vote and to have that vote counted is secured.”
One Wisconsin Institute is a non-partisan, progressive research and education organization dedicated to a Wisconsin with equal economic opportunity for all.
Press Releases by One Wisconsin Institute
“Today we celebrate the life, work and wisdom of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and honor his legacy by continuing the fight to secure the rights of all Americans to make their voices heard in our elections.”
It Shouldn’t Take a Christmas Miracle for Sen. Ron Johnson to Do His Job and Approve Judicial Nominee He SupportsDec 8th, 2016 by One Wisconsin Institute
Will Johnson Deliver a Judge or a Lump of Coal to Seventh Circuit Federal Court of Appeals?
One Wisconsin Institute v. Thomsen Federal Voting Rights Win Leads to Record-Setting Early Vote Numbers After GOP Restrictions Struck Down in Court
One Wisconsin Institute Calls on Green Bay to Expand Early Voting Hours, Take Action to Prevent Lines on Election DayOct 26th, 2016 by One Wisconsin Institute
Simple steps can ensure every voter has the opportunity to cast their vote
State rejects multiple suggestions for enhanced education outreach to help legal voters vote.