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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
Press Release

State Files Court Ordered Report on Failure to Properly Administer Voter ID Law

It is clear that Gov. Scott Walker’s administration is either unable or unwilling to properly administer the state voter ID law.
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One Wisconsin Institute
10/07/2016
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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 ID process

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,’ urges early voting for Clinton, Feingold

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 Institute seeks suspension of Voter ID Law

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
Press Release

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 Wisconsin’s Voter-ID Law

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 to consider request to suspend Wisconsin’s voter ID law next week

U.S. District Judge James Peterson has scheduled a hearing for Oct. 12 to consider a motion filed late Tuesday by the liberal group One Wisconsin Institute.
Capital Times
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 Close To Election

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
Press Release

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 ‘sound,’ workers being retrained

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 Voter ID case

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 information

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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Mike and Dom talk with Scot Ross about Voter Rights

Mike and Dom talk with Scot Ross, One Wisconsin Now, about voter rights on the Devil's Advocates Radio Network.
WXXM-FM
09/27/2016
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As voting begins, a look back at the fight over Wisconsin’s voter ID law

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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Visualizing Wisconsin’s Voter ID Lawsuits So Far

The future of Act 23 is in the hands of federal appellate and circuit court judges in Frank v. Walker and One Wisconsin Institute v. Nichol.
WisContext
09/26/2016
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John Nichols: The fight for voting rights is not finished

Ari Berman will be at Madison’s Goodman Community for free event cosponsored by the Center for Media and Democracy and the Wisconsin Book Festival, as well as... One Wisconsin Institute.
Capital Times
09/25/2016
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UWGB students urge city to fix voting logjam

One Wisconsin Institute, which filed the lawsuit to end the restrictions, joined UWGB students in calling for expanded early voting in Green Bay.
Green Bay Press-Gazette
09/22/2016
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MU Poll: Feingold leads Johnson in Senate race

Scot Ross, of the liberal One Wisconsin Now, objected strenuously to the inclusion of the questions in the poll.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
09/21/2016
Press Release

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
Press Release

Docs Reveal Scott Walker Allies Intentionally Made Baseless Voter Fraud Claims

GOP insiders hatched a scheme to question the legitimacy of the election by enlisting the support of right-wing radio to spread allegations of fraudulent voting.
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One Wisconsin Now
09/15/2016
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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 voter ID options

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 Voting Hours, Polling Places

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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UWGB students, lawmaker, political group request expanded Green Bay early voting

One Wisconsin Institute, which challenged the Republican-written early voting law, is also urging Green Bay to expand early voting hours and locations.
WLUK-TV
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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Early voting will start next month in Wisconsin

Mike Browne said the organization challenged the election laws because it believed they unconstitutionally infringed on the voting rights of minorities, senior citizens and students.
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram
08/29/2016
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Analysis: New Wisconsin Voter ID Rules Expose Law’s Real Aim

"The willingness of Scott Walker to compromise in this way shows that this was never about fraud," said Scot Ross of One Wisconsin [Institute].
NBC News
08/29/2016
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Early voting in Milwaukee to include multiple sites

Scot Ross said he would like to see early voting held at remote locations during the entire time early voting is conducted.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
08/29/2016
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Breaking: 7th Circuit Refuses En Banc in Both WI Voter ID Cases

The reason the 7th Circuit was unanimous, is that thanks to the One Wisconsin Now litigation, Wisconsin is going to make it easy for people to get a temporary id from the DMV.
Election Law Blog
08/26/2016
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The Scorching Cynicism of Scott Walker’s Assault on Voting

“There have been so many anti-voting laws in this state, it’s hard to keep track,” Analiese Eicher, the program director for the group One Wisconsin Now, told The Nation.
The Nation
08/25/2016
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Courts weigh in on Ohio and Wisconsin voting, consider Kansas rule

One Wisconsin Institute said in a statement that the decision was “a clear repudiation of the five-year crusade of Governor Walker.”
Washington Post
08/24/2016
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Appeals court allows new early voting hours to remain in place for now

“We hope municipalities across the state will quickly move forward in offering expanded in-person absentee voting hours.”
Wisconsin State Journal
08/23/2016
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Schimel’s Southern Strategy on Voter Rights

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel dusted off an old and discredited “states’ rights” argument in his most recent court filing in the One Wisconsin Institute voting case.
Urban Milwaukee
08/23/2016
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Schimel drops early voting fight

Attorney General Brad Schimel is dropping his attempt to prevent Milwaukee and Madison from starting early voting next month in a move that begins to clarify how the presidential election will be conducted in Wisconsin.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
08/23/2016
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Judges Put Election Reforms in Wisconsin on Hold, Except for Voter ID

On Monday, a three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refused without comment to stay a Wisconsin district court opinion in One Wisconsin Institute v. Thomsen.
Daily Signal
08/23/2016
Press Release

Huge Victory for Wisconsin Voters

Three-Judge Panel Rejects Gov. Scott Walker and Republicans’ Latest Efforts to Keep Anti-Voter Measures in Place for November Election.
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One Wisconsin Institute
08/22/2016
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Appeals court allows early voting

But a panel of the court on Monday declined to stay Peterson's ruling. The appeals judges didn't explain their rationale. The lawsuit was brought by One Wisconsin Institute.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
08/22/2016
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Federal appeals court allows early voting in Wisconsin

"We hope municipalities across the state will quickly move forward in offering expanded in-person absentee voting hours."
Wisconsin Public Radio
08/22/2016
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As Madison expands early voting, Scott Walker says keeping voter ID in place is priority

"Here’s a big result from our lawsuit: Gov. Walker doesn’t get to decide who votes," said Scot Ross.
Capital Times
08/18/2016
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Early voting to start in September

"Here’s a big result from our lawsuit: Governor Walker doesn’t get to decide who votes," said the statement from Scot Ross.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
08/18/2016
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Madison To Begin In-Person Absentee Voting Next Month

"Here’s a big result from our lawsuit: Gov. Walker doesn’t get to decide who votes," said One Wisconsin Institute director Scot Ross.
Wisconsin Public Radio
08/18/2016
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