Executive Director for One Wisconsin Now, Scot Ross, discusses the hurdles voters are facing this campaign season.
The Wisconsin primary will be the first big test of the state's controversial voter ID law. Scot Ross, Executive Director of Wisconsin Now, joins Al Sharpton to discuss.
Mike Browne, Deputy Director of One Wisconsin Now and the Institute sat down with Al Jazeera to discuss Gov. Scott Walker’s and the GOP’s attacks on the right to vote in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is in a close race with his Democratic challenger Mary Burke. Yet his primary concern seems to be on voter ID requirements in the state. One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross joins the Melissa Harris-Perry panel to discuss why.
Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Now, joins The Reid Report to discuss efforts in Wisconsin by Republicans to put a stop to early voting.
Governor Walker has access to an ungodly amount of money. His campaign co-chair runs the $500 million right wing funding Bradley foundation. His largest donor is the wealthiest woman in Wisconsin.
Melissa Harris-Perry talks to Mike Browne, the Deputy Director of One Wisconsin Now, about one state assembly representative’s attempt to prevent workers who are unable to cast a vote during normal workday hours from voting.
Scot Ross, Ohio State Sen. Nina Turner, and Judith Browne Dianis join Melissa Harris-Perry to discuss the continued need for the fight for voting rights, especially after seeing legislation pass.
Voting is not only our right; it is our duty. It is how we have a say in the direction of our community, our state and our country. Voting is the one time everyone is equal. Young or old, rich or poor, on Election Day everyone gets the same say.
Thanks to reporting done by The Grio's Joy Reid and the advocacy organization One Wisconsin Now, Melissa Harris-Perry is able to name names for 'This Week In Voter Suppression” in exposing the foundation behind billboards that splashed false information on voter fraud.
When Scot Ross heard about more than a dozen billboards going up in largely minority neighborhoods around Cleveland, Ohio, bearing ominous images of the legal penalties for voter fraud, the story had a familiar ring.
Scot Ross of "One Wisconsin Now" joins Melissa Harris-Perry and her guests to dig into the details on the Bradley Foundation, what is called the "big granddaddy of political money that no one knows about."
One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross appeared on Fox News Live to fight back against voter intimidation.
The lawsuit was brought by the liberal groups One Wisconsin Institute and Citizen Action of Wisconsin Education Fund.
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.
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.
It is clear that Gov. Scott Walker’s administration is either unable or unwilling to properly administer the state voter ID law.
One Wisconsin [Institute] has pushed for expanding early voting in Green Bay and other cities, including Kenosha and Racine.
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.
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.
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.
Since then, liberal group One Wisconsin Institute has asked Peterson to invalidate the entire voter ID law.
One Wisconsin Institute says, state DMV centers gave out wrong or incomplete information about how to apply for photo ID cards.
One Wisconsin Institute asked a federal court Tuesday to suspend Wisconsin’s Voter ID Law, citing “rampant problems in implementation” of the 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.
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.
Yesterday, the voting-rights group One Wisconsin [Institute] filed a new brief asking Peterson to block the law before the November election.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican-controlled legislature have shown they simply cannot be trusted to fairly and constitutionally administer the voter ID law.
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.
The state is in violation of a federal court order ... the legislature ought to return and immediately suspend the 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.
State Rep. Eric Genrich, D-Green Bay, and liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Institute are pushing back against the city.
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.
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.
Gov. Walker and the legislature must convene immediately to put the unconstitutional voter ID law on hold for this election.
Mike and Dom talk with Scot Ross, One Wisconsin Now, about voter rights on the Devil's Advocates Radio Network.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One Wisconsin Institute, which filed the lawsuit to end the restrictions, joined UWGB students in calling for expanded early voting in Green Bay.
Scot Ross, of the liberal One Wisconsin Now, objected strenuously to the inclusion of the questions in the poll.
We are thrilled municipalities across the state are moving forward in offering expanded in-person absentee voting hours .
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.
The One Wisconsin Institute decision removed two limitations on in-person early voting.
Judge James Peterson held a telephone conference Monday afternoon after a request from liberal group One Wisconsin Institute.
Analiese Eicher, program director at One Wisconsin Institute, a nonprofit focusing on voting rights, said the goal is to have expanded voting hours.
It’s time for local election officials to step up to help voters vote with evening and weekend hours and multiple early vote locations.
One Wisconsin Institute, which challenged the Republican-written early voting law, is also urging Green Bay to expand early voting hours and locations.
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.
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.
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.
"The willingness of Scott Walker to compromise in this way shows that this was never about fraud," said Scot Ross of One Wisconsin [Institute].
Scot Ross said he would like to see early voting held at remote locations during the entire time early voting is conducted.
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.
“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.
One Wisconsin Institute said in a statement that the decision was “a clear repudiation of the five-year crusade of Governor Walker.”
“We hope municipalities across the state will quickly move forward in offering expanded in-person absentee voting hours.”
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.
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.
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.
Three-Judge Panel Rejects Gov. Scott Walker and Republicans’ Latest Efforts to Keep Anti-Voter Measures in Place for November Election.
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.
"We hope municipalities across the state will quickly move forward in offering expanded in-person absentee voting hours."
"Here’s a big result from our lawsuit: Gov. Walker doesn’t get to decide who votes," said Scot Ross.
"Here’s a big result from our lawsuit: Governor Walker doesn’t get to decide who votes," said the statement from Scot Ross.
"Here’s a big result from our lawsuit: Gov. Walker doesn’t get to decide who votes," said One Wisconsin Institute director Scot Ross.