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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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.
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.
One Wisconsin [Institute] headed up the underlying challenge, taking up the mantle for older black citizens born in the South who were never issued a birth certificate.
The ruling by Judge Peterson, in One Wisconsin Institute v. Thomsen, makes it easier to obtain a free ID.
A narrower voter ID ruling in the other case, brought by the liberal One Wisconsin Institute, remains in place for now.
The ruling by Peterson, in One Wisconsin Institute v. Thomsen, makes it easier to obtain a free ID.
Barrett spoke and was joined by community leaders from Citizens Action of Wisconsin, ACLU of Wisconsin, One Wisconsin [Institute] and Wisconsin League of Women Voters.
One Wisconsin Institute and the Citizen Action of Wisconsin Education Fund last year challenged a host of election laws in federal court, including voter ID.
Activists led by the group One Wisconsin [Institute] have been fighting the law for years
At One Wisconsin [Institute], executive director Scot Ross hailed Peterson’s decision as a “huge victory.”
Both the state Attorney General’s Office and the groups that brought the lawsuit, One Wisconsin Institute and Citizen Action of Wisconsin, have appealed Peterson’s ruling to the U.S. Court of...