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Whitford Plaintiffs in Historic Map-rigging Case Rally in Advance of U.S. Supreme Court Oral Argument
Press Release

Whitford Plaintiffs in Historic Map-rigging Case Rally in Advance of U.S. Supreme Court Oral Argument

The state is appealing that ruling in order to protect legislative gains made by the majority party in Wisconsin despite elections in which they won fewer votes.

Op Ed: U.S. Supreme Court Should End Partisan Gerrymandering
Op Ed

U.S. Supreme Court Should End Partisan Gerrymandering

So politicians won’t be able to “choose their voters” by the way they draw the maps.

Op Ed: How Legislature is Bypassing the Courts
Op Ed

How Legislature is Bypassing the Courts

Foxconn law builds on 2013 law that restricts court review of state legislation.

The State of Politics: Polling Lists Could Go Digital
The State of Politics

Polling Lists Could Go Digital

Elections commission to replace paper lists with “e-poll books.”

Op Ed: Scrap the Constitutional Convention
Op Ed

Scrap the Constitutional Convention

Assembly will vote on convention that could put at risk every right of the people.

Op Ed: Save Taxes With Nonpartisan Redistricting
Op Ed

Save Taxes With Nonpartisan Redistricting

State taxpayers charged more than $2 million to defend unconstitutional districts.

Op Ed: Underage Voting Shows Lack of Education
Op Ed

Underage Voting Shows Lack of Education

Voting by 17-year-olds shows need for voter education, training of election officials.

Op Ed: Reject Partisanship, Redraw Voting Maps
Op Ed

Reject Partisanship, Redraw Voting Maps

Lawmakers should hold public hearings, create competitive districts serving the voters.

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Releases Election Observation Report
Wisconsin Elections Commission Reverses Course on Absentee Ballots
Press Release

Wisconsin Elections Commission Reverses Course on Absentee Ballots

Thousands of Absentee Ballots No Longer at Risk of Rejection

Op-Ed: Solve Real Problems
Op-Ed

Solve Real Problems

Why is Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald still defending the state’s voter ID law?

Op Ed: Election Observers Are Welcome, But…
Op Ed

Election Observers Are Welcome, But…

They must follow the rules. And be aware, the burden's on the challenger to prove fraud.

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?

Statement on Ruling Allowing Voters Who Cannot Obtain ID to Vote by Affidavit
Press Release

Statement on Ruling Allowing Voters Who Cannot Obtain ID to Vote by Affidavit

“This was the right ruling.” said Andrea Kaminski, executive director of the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin.

League sends out candidate questionnaire, calls on candidates to respond
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League sends out candidate questionnaire, calls on candidates to respond

To give no one an advantage, the League sent the questionnaire to all candidates, regardless of whether their names will be on the ballot in the August 9 Primary Election.

Statement on Proposed Rule Modifying DMV Identification Requirements for Voters
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Statement on Proposed Rule Modifying DMV Identification Requirements for Voters

"The provision will be more helpful if more people know about it, and that underscores the need for voter education."

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Releases Election Observer Report – Findings and Recommendations
Press Release

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Releases Election Observer Report – Findings and Recommendations

The report shows there is a substantial need for both voter education and training of election officials as to what constitutes acceptable proof of residence for voter registration and photo ID for voting.

Op-Ed: Why Voter ID Education Needed
Op-Ed

Why Voter ID Education Needed

Confusing law is disenfranchising voters, education would help assure fair elections.

Taylor, Stakeholders Call on GOP to Fund Voter ID Information Campaign
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Taylor, Stakeholders Call on GOP to Fund Voter ID Information Campaign

Campaign required as state prepares for 1 million additional voters in November

Legislature Won’t Fund Voter ID Education

Legislature Won’t Fund Voter ID Education

Law changing voter ID rules mandated public service ad campaign but has allocated no money.

Op-Ed: Are You Ready to Vote?
Op-Ed

Are You Ready to Vote?

2016 will have important elections but you need to follow new rules to make sure you're eligible.

Statement on Transition of State Elections Agency
Press Release

Statement on Transition of State Elections Agency

The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin is saddened by the signing of AB 388

Chisholm Considering Appeal of John Doe Ruling

Chisholm Considering Appeal of John Doe Ruling

Four DAs discussing whether to appeal state high court decision to U.S. Supreme Court.

Statement on Proposal to Disband Wisconsin Government Accountability Board
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Statement on Proposal to Disband Wisconsin Government Accountability Board

Now is not the time to scrap our model elections agency.

The State of Politics: Candidate Questionnaires Tie Legislators’ Hands
The State of Politics

Candidate Questionnaires Tie Legislators’ Hands

Interest groups demand them. Politicians hate them. The result is less compromise on issues.

Lobbyists Oppose Various Bills Limiting Voting

Lobbyists Oppose Various Bills Limiting Voting

Bills with photo ID, limiting absentee voting, making it tougher to register -- got scant support from lobbyists.

The State of Politics: Happy Days Are Here Again
The State of Politics

Happy Days Are Here Again

Gov. Walker’s State-of-the-State speech will be singing a very positive song.

Murphy’s Law: GOP Fast Tracks a Smelly Bill
Murphy’s Law

GOP Fast Tracks a Smelly Bill

The elections bill will suppress voting by average folks while giving corporations and lobbyists more clout.

Murphy’s Law: Can Fallone Beat Roggensack?
Murphy’s Law

Can Fallone Beat Roggensack?

Pat Roggensack leads the Supreme Court's conservative bloc and may be its most powerful justice. Ed Fallone blames a "dysfunctional court" on her.

A Call for Redistricting Reform

A Call for Redistricting Reform

Given the distorted election results, good government groups want to reform the process of redistricting.