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Milwaukee Announces New Early Voting Sites for 2018 Election

Nelson commented that midtown was on the places with an early voting site in Milwaukee. This came about due to One Wisconsin Institute v. Thomsen.
Milwaukee Courier
11/18/2017
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Milwaukee to increase number of early voting sites

Tom Barrett joined One Wisconsin Institute in announcing the city approved funds for eight places where Milwaukee resident can vote absentee in person.
Wisconsin Radio Network
11/16/2017
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Federal Court Hears Oral Arguments in Appeals on Voting Rights Case

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
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One Wisconsin Institute Statements on Trump Phony Voter Fraud Claims

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
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Voter Suppression Works Too Well

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
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Scott Walker: Wisconsin is ‘still one of the easiest places in...

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
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At least 399 votes not counted because voter didn’t provide valid...

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
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Did Voter ID Hand Wisconsin to Trump?

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
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Why did Wisconsin see its lowest presidential election voter turnout in...

One Wisconsin Institute was a plaintiff in the case that overturned the state’s early voting restrictions.
Capital Times
11/11/2016
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Madison Election Day turnout lower than 2012 so far

A judge ruled in the One Wisconsin Institute case that certain laws restricting voting rights are unconstitutional.
Capital Times
11/08/2016
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Nearly 800,000 early votes cast so far in Wisconsin

Liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Institute... issued a statement Monday calling early voting “an amazing success.”
Wisconsin State Journal
11/08/2016
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Counties won by Obama in 2012 lead Wisconsin in 2016 early voting

"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
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Russ Feingold, Ron Johnson deliver their closing arguments in Wisconsin...

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

The Early Votes Are In

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
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Data Confirms: Voters Vote When Given the Opportunity to Vote

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
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Green Bay city clerk refused early voting on campus for partisan...

One Wisconsin Institute provided the emails to The Associated Press, after The Nation first reported about them.
Wisconsin Gazette
11/03/2016
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Mayor Barrett to report on early voting numbers

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
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Eric Genrich: ‘I want every eligible citizen to vote’

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
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2016 Election Lawsuit Tracker: The New Election Laws and the Suits...

“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
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Wisconsin clerk opposes potential campus voting site: ‘Students...

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
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Did a Wisconsin election clerk block early voting because of...

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
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Wisconsin solicitor general says state’s voter ID law is...

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
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Madison early voters smashing previous records

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
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DMV must track down voters

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
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Wisconsin clerk rejects early voting site: Is that a form of voter...

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
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Wisconsin Democrats ask U.S. Department of Justice for help monitoring...

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
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Wisconsin Clerk Refused to Set Up Early Voting Site, Fearing it Would...

One Wisconsin Institute provided the emails to The Associated Press on Tuesday, after the Nation first reported about them.
Associated Press
10/26/2016
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Email: Green Bay clerk sought to snuff campus early voting because...

The email went to an attorney for the state Elections Commission, and was obtained through a records request by the liberal group One Wisconsin Now [Institute].
Wisconsin State Journal
10/26/2016
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Green Bay Should Expand Early Voting Hours, Take Action to Prevent Lines

It is time for Green Bay to stop making excuses and start taking simple, concrete steps to make sure every legal voter, regardless of their partisan affiliation.
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One Wisconsin Institute
10/26/2016
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One Wisconsin Institute asks city to reconsider early voting site at...

One Wisconsin Institute, a non-partisan organization that fights for voter rights, is calling for the city to reconsider an early voting site on UW-Green Bay’s Campus.
WBAY-TV
10/26/2016
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UWGB students upset by city clerk emails

State Rep. Eric Genrich... first contacted the city on Aug. 23, according to the emails, which were first obtained by the liberal One Wisconsin Institute.
Green Bay Press-Gazette
10/26/2016
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A City Clerk Opposed an Early-Voting Site at UW–Green Bay Because...

The e-mails were provided to The Nation following an open-records request by the One Wisconsin Institute.
The Nation
10/25/2016
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Clerk opposed UWGB early voting site, thought it would help Democrats

“What was most alarming to us was that partisan considerations were made in denying the students access to early voting on campus,” Scot Ross.
WBAY-TV
10/25/2016
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Wisconsin clerk feared early voting site helping Democrats

One Wisconsin Institute obtained emails that show state Rep. Eric Genrich was pressing her in August to open an early voting site on the campus. Teske refused.
WMTV-TV
10/25/2016
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Mayor’s office responds to UWGB early voting decision

One Wisconsin Institute obtained emails that show state Rep. Eric Genrich was pressing her in August to open an early voting site on the campus. Teske refused.
WGBA-TV
10/25/2016
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Green Bay clerk feared UWGB early voting site helping Democrats

"What did we see in April? Students having to wait in two-hour, two-and-a-half-hour-long lines in order to cast their ballot here," said Scot Ross.
WLUK-TV
10/25/2016
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City Clerk Reportedly Didn’t Want to Open Early-Voter Site Because...

Judge Peterson’s late-July decision in the One Wisconsin Institute case opened the door for clerks to establish satellite in-person absentee voting locations.
LawNewz
10/25/2016
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Wisconsin voting clerk didn’t want to open campus early-voting site...

A city clerk refused to set up an early-voting site because she didn’t want it to help Democrats, newly released emails from One Wisconsin Institute show.
Salon
10/25/2016
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Green Bay Clerk Opposed Campus Early Voting Because ‘Students...

The email correspondence was made public Tuesday by One Wisconsin Institute... The emails were first published by The Nation.
Wisconsin Public Radio
10/25/2016
Press Release

Walker Admin Maintains Billboards for Voter Intimidation, Not Voter Education

The state refused to undertake several steps to help voters get the IDs they need, including utilizing billboard advertising.
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One Wisconsin Institute
10/24/2016
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Federal Judge: Wisconsin Shows ‘Disturbing Pattern’ of Failing to...

Judge James Peterson ordered the state to investigate and scheduled a hearing to consider a motion filed by the advocacy group One Wisconsin Institute.
Center for American Progress
10/19/2016
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Dems want court monitoring of ID law

The liberal group One Wisconsin [Institute] wanted Peterson to invalidate the voter ID law because of the problems.
Wisconsin Radio Network
10/18/2016
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Judge, attorneys start work on voting credential outreach

Judge James Peterson, state Justice Department attorneys and One Wisconsin Institute began meeting to hammer out how to get more information out about the process.
Associated Press
10/14/2016
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Judge addresses shortcomings of Wisconsin voter ID law

Liberal group One Wisconsin[Institute] filed a motion Monday to suspend the law for this election.
Badger Herald
10/14/2016
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Voter ID Faces New Scrutiny In Court Challenge

Judge James Peterson had harsh words for the State and its implementation of the ID process. Analiese Eicher joins Tony Castaneda to talk about the case.
WORT-FM
10/13/2016
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Judge orders Wisconsin to explain voting credentials process

One Wisconsin Institute filed a motion alleging that the misinformation violated his order that the DOT must clarify a process that he labeled "a wretched failure."
Associated Press
10/13/2016
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Federal Judge Orders State To Expand, Clarify Voter ID Outreach

He ordered the state and the plaintiffs in the lawsuit, which include liberal groups One Wisconsin Institute, to submit a plan for the expanded education efforts by the end of next week.
Wisconsin Public Radio
10/13/2016
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Voter ID in Wisconsin, a Slow-Motion Train Wreck

One Wisconsin [Institute] was asking the judge to suspend the state's voter ID law for the November election.
Center for Media and Democracy
10/13/2016
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