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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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GOP leader wants early voting limits

Scot Ross said the statements by Vos suggested Republicans realize they may not get Peterson’s ruling on the voting rules overturned.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
11/04/2016
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GOP Scheming to Limit Voting Before November 2016 Election is Even Over

The November 2016 election isn’t even over and already top state Republicans are advocating for new restrictions to limit voter participation in elections.
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One Wisconsin Now
11/04/2016
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ICYMI: Brad Schimel Targeting Dem Voting Areas With Election ‘Observers’?

State Attorney General Who Defended Anti-Voter Laws in Court Not Coordinating With State Election Commission to Place Agents in Polling Places
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One Wisconsin Now
11/03/2016
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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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Wisconsin DOJ will deploy ‘election integrity teams’ to...

"Attorney General Brad Schimel has been an outrageous partisan looking the other way time and again as his fellow Republicans flouted the laws," said Scot Ross.
Capital Times
11/02/2016
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Can Brad Schimel Be Trusted on ‘Election Integrity’? Doubtful.

Hyper-Partisan State Attorney General Latest Example of GOP Trying to Use Powers to gain Unfair Electoral Advantage
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One Wisconsin Now
11/02/2016
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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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Voter ID law may introduce obstacles for transgender voters

The additional challenges for transgender voters under photo ID laws are just another example of the way the law negatively impacts populations.
Wisconsin State Journal
10/31/2016
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Sean Duffy Tells CNN George Soros Is Rigging Voting Machines

Donald Trump surrogate Rep. Sean Duffy has joined his party’s presidential nominee in claiming his candidate’s lack of support is the result of rigged elections.
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One Wisconsin Now
10/31/2016
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City focused on denying request

This week, the liberal-leaning group One Wisconsin Institute released emails obtained through an open records request.
Green Bay Press-Gazette
10/30/2016
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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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REVEALED: Wisconsin clerk limits voting near campus because ‘students...

Teske complained in the email, which was provided to The Nation as part of an open-records request by the One Wisconsin Institute.
Raw Story
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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Clerk wanted to block early voting for students

The email was uncovered by the liberal One Wisconsin Institute through a public records request and first reported on Tuesday by The Nation.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
10/25/2016
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Green Bay clerk opposed early voting on campus, feared it would benefit...

The emails released Tuesday were obtained by the liberal group One Wisconsin Institute, one of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit that led to those changes, and first reported by The Nation.
Capital Times
10/25/2016
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Wisconsin city clerk feared early-voting site on college campus would...

Progressive communications group One Wisconsin Now obtained the emails, and The Nation magazine first reported them Tuesday.
New York Daily News
10/25/2016
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Wisconsin clerk feared early voting site helping Democrats

Green Bay’s city clerk refused to set up an early voting site on the UW-Green Bay campus in part because she feared the site would help Democrats.
Associated Press
10/25/2016
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Groups challenging voter ID law contesting state plan

"Even after being called out in federal court for its behavior, Gov. (Scott) Walker's administration continues to fail legal Wisconsin voters."
Associated Press
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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BREAKING: Report Reveals Clerk Opposed an Early Voting Site at UW-Green Bay

The Nation reveals the Green Bay City Clerk opposed having a satellite voting location on campus based on her belief ‘students lean more toward the democrats’
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One Wisconsin Now
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 Approves Expanded Voter ID Education Efforts

"The question today is not can Gov. Walker's administration take more steps to try to prevent legal voters from being disenfranchised, but why won't it?"
Wisconsin Public Radio
10/24/2016
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Scot Ross: One Wisconsin Now Looking Out for Voters

Scot Ross: One Wisconsin Now Looking Out for Voters
Sly's Office
10/20/2016
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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
Press Release

Donald Trump Is Scott Walker’s Apprentice on Phony Voter Fraud Claims

The only fraud in our elections is partisan politicians like Scott Walker and Donald Trump trying to rig our laws for political gain.
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One Wisconsin Now
10/17/2016
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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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