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Federal Court Hearing Highlights Walker Administration Failure on Voter ID

Federal Judge James Peterson held a hearing today on the motion of One Wisconsin Institute to suspend the state law in advance of the November election.
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10/12/2016
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Federal judge to state: ‘Disturbing pattern’ of DMV...

Attorneys for the plaintiffs in the case [One Wisconsin Institute], responded by suggesting a course of action that falls short of fully enjoining the law.
Wisconsin State Journal
10/12/2016
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Federal judge says voter ID training for Wisconsin DMV workers was...

The state is asking Peterson to deny a request filed earlier this month by the liberal group One Wisconsin Institute.
Capital Times
10/12/2016
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Judge rips Wisconsin officials over voter ID law confusion

A liberal advocacy group, One Wisconsin Institute, is asking Peterson to block the law for next month's election, citing a flurry of reported problems at DMV field offices.
Associated Press
10/12/2016
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Judge Unhappy About False Voter ID Info

Liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin [Institute] is calling for the law to be put on hold, following reports that DMV staff gave out wrong or incomplete information.
Wisconsin Radio Network
10/12/2016
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Democratic election commissioners: State not doing enough public...

The filing came Tuesday on the eve of a hearing in the court challenge, brought by the liberal groups One Wisconsin Institute and Citizen Action of Wisconsin.
Wisconsin State Journal
10/12/2016
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Federal judge chastises state for failing to provide correct Voter ID...

One Wisconsin Institute asked that the law be struck down after the State of Wisconsin failed to follow a federal judge's order to make free ID's readily available for voting.
WKOW-TV
10/12/2016
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Federal judge criticizes state for unclear instructions on voting...

The liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Institute wants District Judge James Peterson to block Wisconsin's voter ID law.
Associated Press
10/12/2016
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Voter ID Law Again Challenged After Release of DMV Recordings

One Wisconsin Institute's Executive Director Scot Ross says the recordings show that people may have already been turned away with incorrect information.
WDJT-TV
10/11/2016
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Scott Walker Says Wisconsin’s Voter-ID Law Is Working ‘Just...

Recordings from the DMV...detailed how Moore and Boyd were not offered certificates for voting within six business days, as required by a federal court order resulting from a successful lawsuit brought by One Wisconsin [Institute].
The Nation
10/11/2016
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Federal judge will consider suspension of Wisconsin voter ID law

Mike Browne, the deputy director of One Wisconsin [Institute], said giving people incorrect information about the voter ID law could deter them from voting altogether.
Badger Herald
10/11/2016
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Wisconsin election commissioners ask judge to replace DOJ attorneys in...

Peterson will hear arguments on Wednesday from the state and from attorneys representing the liberal group One Wisconsin Institute.
Capital Times
10/11/2016
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Voter ID Law Again Challenged After Release of DMV Recordings

Scot Ross says the recordings show that people may have already been turned away with incorrect information. Because of that he says the voter ID rules should be suspended.
WDJT-TV
10/11/2016
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New lawyers sought in voter ID fight

The lawsuit was brought by the liberal groups One Wisconsin Institute and Citizen Action of Wisconsin Education Fund.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
10/11/2016
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Former Miss Wis. Rapids fights for voter rights

A complaint by the liberal group One Wisconsin Institute has asked Judge Peterson to suspend the voter ID law in Wisconsin because of the irregularities.
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune
10/11/2016
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Latest court challenge to Wisconsin Voter ID

Judge Peterson will hold a hearing Wednesday to consider a filing by One Wisconsin [Institute], which seeks to invalidate Wisconsin’s voter ID law completely.
Wisconsin Radio Network
10/10/2016
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Wisconsin early voting stronger in Democratic counties

One Wisconsin [Institute] has pushed for expanding early voting in Green Bay and other cities, including Kenosha and Racine.
Associated Press
10/07/2016
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Courts Will Again Decide the Future of Voter ID in Wisconsin

When One Wisconsin Institute caught wind of the news, it filed suit, asking Judge Peterson to suspend the state’s voter ID law for the November election.
WUWM-FM
10/07/2016
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Wisconsin DOJ says state is doing enough to address concerns with voter...

Brad Schimel is asking Judge James Peterson to deny a request filed last week by One Wisconsin Institute to suspend the state's voter ID law.
Capital Times
10/07/2016
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In Madison, Elizabeth Warren calls Trump a ‘sleazeball,’...

One Wisconsin Institute, a plaintiff in the lawsuit, is now asking Peterson to suspend the state's voter ID law for the November election, based on reports that inaccurate information was given by Division of Motor Vehicles employees to would-be voters.
Capital Times
10/07/2016
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Wis. officials acknowledge DMV made mistakes about voter ID rules

Since then, liberal group One Wisconsin Institute has asked Peterson to invalidate the entire voter ID law.
CBS News
10/07/2016
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Hearing scheduled in voter ID suit

One Wisconsin Institute says, state DMV centers gave out wrong or incomplete information about how to apply for photo ID cards.
WGBA-TV
10/06/2016
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Citing ‘rampant problems in implementation,’ One Wisconsin...

One Wisconsin Institute asked a federal court Tuesday to suspend Wisconsin’s Voter ID Law, citing “rampant problems in implementation” of the law.
WEAC
10/05/2016
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Federal Court Schedules Hearing on Request for Suspension of Voter ID Law

Federal Judge James Peterson has scheduled a hearing for October 12 on One Wisconsin Institute’s filing yesterday requesting the state voter ID law be suspended.
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One Wisconsin Institute
10/05/2016
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DOT brass defend voter ID process amid reports DMVs gave false info

Transcripts of the recordings were entered into evidence Tuesday in a federal court challenge to the voter ID law brought by the liberal group One Wisconsin Institute.
Wisconsin State Journal
10/05/2016
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A 90-Year-Old Woman Who’s Voted Since 1948 Was Disenfranchised by...

Yesterday, the voting-rights group One Wisconsin [Institute] filed a new brief asking Peterson to block the law before the November election.
The Nation
10/05/2016
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DMV retraining workers on voter ID

James Peterson, who in July found a host of Wisconsin's election laws violate voting rights. The lawsuit was brought by the liberal groups One Wisconsin [Institute] and Citizen Action Education Fund.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
10/05/2016
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Judge schedules hearing on claims about Wisconsin DMV

U.S. District Judge James Peterson has scheduled a hearing for October 12th to consider a motion filed this week by the One Wisconsin Institute.
Wisconsin Radio Network
10/05/2016
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Federal judge will consider temporary ban on state voter ID law

One Wisconsin Institute filed a motion last night asking the state to suspend the voter ID law, which requires voters to present a photo ID.
WMTV-TV
10/05/2016
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Experts Say Judge ‘Unlikely’ To Change Voter ID Law This...

Attorneys for the liberal One Wisconsin Institute, the group leading the lawsuit, have seized on the recordings as further proof that the voter ID law is flawed.
Wisconsin Public Radio
10/05/2016
Press Release

One Wisconsin Institute Seeks Suspension of Voter ID Law

Recent reporting on Gov. Scott Walker’s administration violating a federal judge's order has spurred the plaintiffs to seek a suspension of the state voter ID law.
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One Wisconsin Institute
10/04/2016
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Amid Media Reports of Voters Being Denied ID, Committee Considers Voter ID Rules

Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican-controlled legislature have shown they simply cannot be trusted to fairly and constitutionally administer the voter ID law.
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One Wisconsin Institute
10/04/2016
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Report: 7 Wisconsin DMVs gave false voter ID info

Some of the remarks captured in the recordings contradict Peterson’s July court order, issued in response to a legal challenge to the voter ID law by the liberal group One Wisconsin Institute.
Wisconsin State Journal
10/04/2016
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Wisconsin DMV administrators say voter ID process is...

The state is in violation of a federal court order ... the legislature ought to return and immediately suspend the voter ID law.
Capital Times
10/04/2016
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Group asks federal court to block Wisconsin voter ID law

The motion from One Wisconsin Institute argued that the state is "nowhere close" to being in compliance with a federal court order detailing how the law should be administered.
Associated Press
10/04/2016
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City gives free bus rides to early UWGB voters

State Rep. Eric Genrich, D-Green Bay, and liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Institute are pushing back against the city.
Green Bay Press-Gazette
09/30/2016
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Judge orders investigation into allegations of DMV non-compliance in...

Under Judge Peterson's original ruling on the case filed by One Wisconsin Institute, the State of Wisconsin must issue a receipt to any person who enters the IDPP process.
WKOW-TV
09/30/2016
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Judge orders DMV to investigate voter ID incident

In ruling on a lawsuit brought by One Wisconsin Institute... Peterson in July found the state’s process for providing IDs to people who don’t have birth certificates violates voting rights.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
09/30/2016
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Judge orders Wisconsin DMV to investigate reports of false voter ID...

Gov. Walker and the legislature must convene immediately to put the unconstitutional voter ID law on hold for this election.
Capital Times
09/30/2016
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As voting begins, a look back at the fight over Wisconsin’s voter...

A group of plaintiffs led by the liberal One Wisconsin Institute file a new lawsuit in Western District Court that casts a wider net than anything that came before it.
Wisconsin Public Radio
09/26/2016
Press Release

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

Voters being able to cast their ballots as result of our legal victory is the essence of Democracy. This is a huge victory for Wisconsin voters.
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One Wisconsin Institute
09/26/2016
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One Wisconsin Institute Lauds Early Voting Start As Result of Historic Lawsuit

We are thrilled municipalities across the state are moving forward in offering expanded in-person absentee voting hours .
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One Wisconsin Institute
09/20/2016
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Early voting kicks off Sept. 26 in Superior

The One Wisconsin Institute decision removed two limitations on in-person early voting.
Superior Telegram
09/13/2016
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Judge orders state officials to report on efforts to educate public on...

Judge James Peterson held a telephone conference Monday afternoon after a request from liberal group One Wisconsin Institute.
WISC-TV
09/12/2016
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One Wisconsin Institute Urging Green Bay City Clerk To Expand Early...

Analiese Eicher, program director at One Wisconsin Institute, a nonprofit focusing on voting rights, said the goal is to have expanded voting hours.
Wisconsin Public Radio
09/09/2016
Press Release

Green Bay Clerk Voter Actions Under Fire

It’s time for local election officials to step up to help voters vote with evening and weekend hours and multiple early vote locations.
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One Wisconsin Institute
09/08/2016
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No En Banc Rehearing of Wisconsin Voter ID Law

One Wisconsin [Institute] executive director Scot Ross also praised the court for keeping what protections there are in place, but the American Civil Liberties Union is crying foul.
Courthouse News Service
08/30/2016
Press Release

Institute Urges Elections Commission Oversight to Ensure Decisions Enforced

One Wisconsin Institute sent the letter urging them to exercise oversight on important issues arising from the decisions in One Wisconsin Institute, et. al. v. Thomsen.
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One Wisconsin Institute
08/30/2016
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