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Meet the Team

Our staff are experts in opposition and educational research, media communications, online campaigns. We are the progressive information hub for allied organizations and tens of thousands of activists across Wisconsin.

Scot Ross

Scot Ross

Executive Director
Mike Browne

Mike Browne

Deputy Director
Analiese Eicher

Analiese Eicher

Program Director
Cody Oliphant

Cody Oliphant

Online Director
Joanna Beilman-Dulin

Joanna Beilman-Dulin

Research Director

Kim Warkentin

Board President

Mandela Barnes

Board Member

Amy Loasching

Board Member

Our Profile

One Wisconsin Institute has established a reputable statewide and national profile, providing a leading voice for progressives in the media on a range of issues. In addition to regular appearances on MSNBC, our staff and our work has been cited in national media stories by major publications including the New York Times, the Nation, the Progressive Magazine, Associated Press, Bloomberg, Washington Post, Huffington Post, and USAToday.

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In the News

Planned Parenthood’s announcement is great news for women & families of Wisconsin who deserve confidential, nonjudgmental reproductive health care services.
Wisconsin Gazette
10/09/2017
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In the News

“Not only is there an uncertainty about whether or not this program is going to happen, but there’s still an uncertainty about how this works,” said Analiese Eicher.
MarketWatch
09/29/2017
In the News

Poll conducted by One Wisconsin [Institute] showed broad bipartisan support for student loan payment reform despite failure to pass such legislation in Wisconsin
Badger Herald
09/26/2017
In the News

Bryan Kelly talks with Analiese about reforms to help student loan borrowers refinance their debt.
WRRD-AM
09/12/2017
In the News

A poll of Wisconsin voters commissioned by One Wisconsin Institute found nearly two-thirds of poll participants would favor a student loan refinancing program.
The Student Loan Report
09/12/2017
In the News

The poll, commissioned by the liberal policy group One Wisconsin Now and conducted by Public Policy Polling, shows just 31 percent of voters are against such a plan.
WKOW-TV
09/11/2017
Press Release

Results of a new poll commissioned by One Wisconsin Institute finds broad support for reforms to help student loan borrowers.
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One Wisconsin Institute
09/11/2017
In the News

One Wisconsin Institute compiled a list of the organizations that have been funded by the far-right Bradley Foundation of Milwaukee.
Diane Ravitch
09/06/2017
Press Release

Leading student debt advocates have joined together to mobilize support for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program with online resources at ProtectPSLF.org.
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08/16/2017
In the News

One Wisconsin Institute, found that people with student loan debt are far more likely to rent versus own a home.
The Progressive
08/07/2017
Press Release

Donald Trump announced he would also be subverting the five-decades long practice of selecting a nominee forwarded by both Wisconsin United States Senators.
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One Wisconsin Institute
08/04/2017
In the News

A study from the OneWisconsin Institute finds that it takes graduates of Wisconsin universities 19.7 years to pay off a bachelor's degree.
CNBC
07/03/2017
In the News

A survey by the One Wisconsin Institute found the average amount of time needed to repay a loan for a bachelor’s degree was about 21 years.
GoodCall
06/06/2017
In the News

A study by One Wisconsin Institute revealed that on average, a graduate with a bachelor's degree will take 21 years to repay their student loans.
Associated Press
05/07/2017
In the News

The standard repayment plan is not nearly enough according to research done by One Wisconsin Institute.
Daily Titan
04/12/2017
Column

We deserve, and need, a consensus justice on our high court whose loyalty is to all American people and our American values, not one president nor one party.
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Jenni Dye
03/14/2017
Press Release

A three judge panel today heard oral arguments in appeals of the federal voting rights case One Wisconsin Institute, et. al. v. Thomsen, et. al.
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One Wisconsin Institute
02/24/2017
Press Release

Donald Trump announced his pick for who he would like to fill a lifetime appointment to the United States Supreme Court.
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One Wisconsin Institute
01/31/2017
Press Release

The questions surrounding Donald Trump and his compliance with and commitment to following the United States Constitution are serious and unresolved.
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One Wisconsin Institute
01/31/2017
Press Release

Donald Trump has announced, via Twitter, he intends to reveal his nominee to fill a vacancy on the United States Supreme Court next Thursday.
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One Wisconsin Institute
01/27/2017
Press Release

The only fraud in our elections are partisan politicians like Donald Trump and Gov. Scott Walker manipulating the voting laws for political gain.
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One Wisconsin Institute
01/25/2017
In the News

Frank v. Walker as well as One Wisconsin Institute, Inc., et al. v. Mark Thomsen, et al., both cases that contest Wisconsin’s photo-ID laws.
American Prospect
01/11/2017
In the News

Wisconsin saw record-high early voting numbers in the presidential election, made possible by a lawsuit filed by the liberal group One Wisconsin Institute.
Capital Times
12/27/2016
In the News

Will Sen. Ron Johnson and the GOP deliver on a judge to fill the longest-running federal judicial vacancy in the nation – or will they deliver a lump of coal?
Capital Times
12/16/2016
Press Release

Instead of trying to rig federal courts for partisan gain, Johnson and his GOP colleagues should give American people the gift of democracy this holiday season.
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One Wisconsin Institute
12/08/2016
In the News

Jenni Dye said the number of voters who had to cast provisional ballots because they lacked an ID is “really just the tip of the iceberg”
Wisconsin State Journal
11/23/2016
In the News

Analiese Eicher, program and development director for One Wisconsin Institute, said the voter ID law had an impact on voter turnout.
Shepherd Express
11/15/2016
In the News

One Wisconsin Institute was a plaintiff in the case that overturned the state’s early voting restrictions.
Capital Times
11/11/2016
In the News

A judge ruled in the One Wisconsin Institute case that certain laws restricting voting rights are unconstitutional.
Capital Times
11/08/2016
In the News

Liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Institute... issued a statement Monday calling early voting “an amazing success.”
Wisconsin State Journal
11/08/2016
In the News

"These record numbers show that voters vote when given the opportunity to vote," said One Wisconsin Institute executive director Scot Ross.
Capital Times
11/07/2016
In the News

The reason why: record-setting early voting throughout the state. That’s thanks in part to a lawsuit filed by the liberal group One Wisconsin [Institute].
Capital Times
11/07/2016
Press Release

A federal court ruling in the voting rights suit paved the way for expanded days, hours and sites for early voting in Wisconsin.
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One Wisconsin Institute
11/07/2016
Press Release

One Wisconsin Institute v. Thomsen Federal Voting Rights Win Leads to Record-Setting Early Vote Numbers After GOP Restrictions Struck Down in Court
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One Wisconsin Institute
11/03/2016
In the News

One Wisconsin Institute provided the emails to The Associated Press, after The Nation first reported about them.
Wisconsin Gazette
11/03/2016
In the News

A ruling in response to a lawsuit filed by One Wisconsin Institute... lifted restrictions to early voting that was enacted by the Wisconsin Legislature.
WTMJ-TV
11/03/2016
In the News

The average amount of debt per student has increased more than 50 percent in the last decade, according to TICAS, and One Wisconsin Institute.
Loyola Phoenix
11/03/2016
Press Release

One Wisconsin Institute has released two new videos of student loan borrowers telling their stories as part of their “I Am A Student Loan Voter” campaign.
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One Wisconsin Institute
11/02/2016
In the News

The decision in the One Wisconsin Institute v. Nichol case gave all Wisconsin communities the ability to offer additional in-person absentee voting opportunities.
Green Bay Press-Gazette
11/01/2016
In the News

“This evidence makes clear that the State does not have a functioning safety net for its strict voter ID law,” the plaintiff, One Wisconsin Institute wrote.
ProPublica
10/28/2016
In the News

The emails from Teske were made public by One Wisconsin Institute, a liberal organization working to strike down a handful of Wisconsin voting restrictions.
The Week
10/28/2016
In the News

Says an election clerk in Green Bay refused to allow early voting on campus because she "was afraid it would help Democrats," showing "outrageous partisan bias."
Politifact
10/28/2016
In the News

The liberal group One Wisconsin Institute had asked the judge to either suspend the voter ID law or put in place remedial measures.
Capital Times
10/28/2016
Press Release

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson Compares U.S. Constitution to a Contract, Then Tells Students, ‘You Rarely Read the Full Contract’
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One Wisconsin Institute
10/27/2016
In the News

The Legislature changed voting laws in 2012 to limit electronic delivery of absentee ballots... That measure was overturned in the One Wisconsin Institute case.
Capital Times
10/27/2016
In the News

The DMV must try to track down about 50 people who had their voting credentials returned as undeliverable... The lawsuit was brought by One Wisconsin Institute.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
10/27/2016
In the News

Ms. Teske also worried that making voting more accessible to students would favor the Democratic party, according to emails obtained by One Wisconsin Institute.
Christian Science Monitor
10/26/2016
In the News

One Wisconsin Institute had asked the judge to either suspend the state's voter ID law or put in place remedial measures to address issues with the IDPP.
Capital Times
10/26/2016