UW-Madison is not doing nearly as much as it can to mitigate the effects of the Republican Legislature’s attempt to suppress the student vote.
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The Republican majority in Wisconsin has proven time and again that they will do anything and everything to suppress the right to vote and eviscerate oversight of our elections. This fight is going to take a lot of work, so we’ll be working around the clock to help ensure every legal voter in Wisconsin is able to vote.
The latest package of bills includes a measure making student and senior citizen voter registration more difficult.
Republican leaders, with the support of Scott Walker, are unveiling their latest scheme to manipulate election & ethics laws to gain unfair, partisan advantage.
The two are seeking to intervene and argue against a federal lawsuit filed by eight plaintiffs including One Wisconsin Institute seeking to protect Wisconsinites' right to vote.
Since 2011 laws have been passed in Wisconsin that embody a coordinated attempt to suppress the turnout of African-American, Latino, and young voters.
In a lawsuit filed on May 29, plaintiffs including the One Wisconsin Institute and the Citizen Action of Wisconsin Education Fund challenged the many Walker-signed voting restrictions.
We have fought Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican legislature throughout their unrelenting assault on the right to vote in Wisconsin and as long as they continue down this path, we will be there to fight.
Scot Ross says it’s harder to get a state ID in Wisconsin, in part because DMV offices don’t offer enough hours and locations for people to apply.
One Wisconsin Institute has filed an amicus brief in support of the U.S. Supreme Court hearing an appeal of Wisconsin’s photo identification law, suspended from enforcement by the high court in October 2014.
Statements from One Wisconsin Now regarding the release of an independent audit of the GAB and subsequent comments of Republican legislative leaders.
Johnson’s comments were part of a consistent campaign by Republicans to suppress voter turnout through public statements and disenfranchisement legislation.
Our new video is targeting voters who care about issues like reproductive rights, student loan debt, marriage equality, minimum wage, worker and minority rights and clean government.
One Wisconsin Now is urging Wisconsin media to donate air time and ad space for photo ID education. “This is a great opportunity for the broadcasters that use the public...
One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross released the following statements following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision blocking implementation of Wisconsin’s photo ID law.
Mere weeks before the November elections, Gov. Walker and election regulators have chosen to impose a photo ID requirement.
One Wisconsin Now recorded speakers at a meeting of state Tea Party leaders talking about mailing minority and student voters inaccurate information in an effort to prevent them from voting.
Today the Federal 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, by a 5-5 vote, decided it will not hear en banc a challenge to the Wisconsin voter ID law.
In an amicus brief filed today, the Institute shared research with the court demonstrating Wisconsinites have significantly less access to DMVs to obtain a state ID than Indiana citizens.
On Tuesday, September 16th, our host Carousel Bayrd was joined by Analiese Eicher from One Wisconsin Now to discuss the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision to reinstate Voter ID.
One Wisconsin's Saul Newton to students: “If you don't have the proper ID to vote, make a plan today to get the ID.”
The following are the statements of U.S. Army veteran and UW-Waukesha student Saul Newton delivered at a community event on the recent 7th Circuit Court decision lifting an injunction on the enforcement of a photo ID requirement.
This is the smoking gun that shows Scott Walker at the center of one of Wisconsin’s most notorious voter intimidation efforts.
According to an amicus brief filed by One Wisconsin Institute, 257,000 voting-age Wisconsinites don’t have a car in their household. Moreover, only thirty-three of Wisconsin’s ninety-two DMVs are open full-time during business hours.
Gov. Scott Walker, who plunged the state to last in the Midwest in jobs on his watch, is touting a “Wisconsin comeback” in his stump speeches and TV ads.
The Wisconsin State Supreme Court’s decision on Gov. Scott Walker’s discriminatory Voter Identification bill utterly ignores the inaccessibility of the DMV.
Now we see why Gov. Walker and his lapdog Republican controlled legislature were so eager to erect new barriers to young people voting – they’re overwhelmingly opposed to his record of cronyism, corruption and incompetence.
For the years in which Federal IRS records are available for both the Bradley Foundation and WILL, 2011 and 2012, Bradley funds accounted for over 90 percent of the total money WILL reported raising.
Does Republican candidate for the job of top cop in the state, Brad Schimel, view the buying and selling of influence, not protecting the rights of the people of Wisconsin as the “essence of representative democracy”?
Liberal group One Wisconsin Now handed out “100 Grand” candy bars to symbolize the debt many college graduates now carry and stickers that read, “I am a Student Loan Debt Voter.”
The liberal group One Wisconsin Now is asking for federal election observers to monitor the state’s November elections, citing concerns over voter intimidation. Scot Ross, the group’s executive director, sent...
In a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, One Wisconsin Now is requesting the federal DOJ send observers to Wisconsin for the November 2014 General Election.
On the One Wisconsin Now blog, Scot Ross writes that the bill pending in Congress to address the student loan debt crisis is a help, but far from being a solution to the now $1.2 trillion problem.
Federal Judge Lynn Adelman today issued a ruling striking down Wisconsin's voter ID law. In his opinion, Adelman cited the almost complete lack of voting impropriety.
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.
The liberal group One Wisconsin Now, Mayor Tom Barrett, elected officials and community activists gathered at City Hall Thursday to urge Gov. Scott Walker to veto a bill that would...
Despite widespread public opposition, Gov. Scott Walker quietly signed into law new restrictions on early voting today. Walker's acquiescence to the latest racist, anti-voter scheme by Republicans eliminates weekend early voting in Wisconsin and outlaws municipalities offering citizens the ability to vote in the two weeks prior to Election Day before 8am or after 7pm.