Early Voting Category Archive


  • Wisconsin Supreme Court to Hear Lame-Duck Arguments

    One Wisconsin [Institute] won a victory in January, convincing U.S. District Judge James Peterson to block the early-voting restrictions.

    Associated Press, 10/20/2019
  • Federal Judge Deals Wisconsin Democrats Defeat in Lame-Duck Law Fight

    Badger State liberals did see a win in another federal lawsuit brought by One Wisconsin Institute.

    Courthouse News Service, 09/30/2019
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court Ruling Upholds Lame-duck Laws

    A judge in January ruled against Republicans in a challenge from One Wisconsin Institute.

    Capital Times, 06/21/2019
  • Wisconsin’s Lame-Duck Lawsuits: Where Are They Now?

    The original case the lame-duck grievance was filed under is still awaiting a decision by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago.

    Wisconsin Public Radio, 06/18/2019
  • A Look at Where Wisconsin’s Lame-duck Laws, Challenges Stand

    [One Wisconsin Institute] challenged the early-voting restrictions in federal court in December.

    Associated Press, 06/12/2019
  • Wisconsin High Court Reinstates Most Lame-Duck Laws

    In the second federal lawsuit filed by One Wisconsin Institute... [James Peterson] blocked early-voting limits.

    Courthouse News Service, 06/12/2019
  • Lame-Duck Laws Debated in Wisconsin High Court

    In one of the suits, filed by One Wisconsin Institute [a judge] blocked early-voting limits contained in the lame-duck bills.

    Courthouse News Service, 05/15/2019
  • Supreme Court Conservatives Attack Lame-duck Arguments

    [One Wisconsin Institute] persuaded U.S. District Judge James Peterson ... to strike down the limits on early in-person voting.

    Associated Press, 05/15/2019
  • Lame-duck Scorecard: Where the Cases Stand in the Fight Over GOP Laws Limiting Wisconsin Governor

    One Wisconsin Institute... asked U.S. District Judge James Peterson to enforce his earlier [early voting] decision.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 04/04/2019
  • No Joke: Record Early Voting in Spring 2019 Election

    Early and absentee voting in the April 2019 election has reached record levels for a non-presidential primary Spring election.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 04/01/2019
  • Wisconsin GOP’s Lame-Duck Power Grab Ruled Unconstitutional

    [One Wisconsin Institute] convinced U.S. District Judge James Peterson to block the early voting restrictions in January of this year.

    TruthOut, 03/23/2019
  • Evers Moves to Withdraw State From ACA Lawsuit After Judge Blocks Lame-duck Laws, Reviews Other Options

    A federal judge ruled in January in favor of One Wisconsin Institute and Citizen Action of Wisconsin in a challenge...

    Capital Times, 03/21/2019
  • Wisconsin GOP’s Lame-Duck Power Grab Ruled Unconstitutional

    [One Wisconsin Institute] convinced U.S. District Judge James Peterson to block the early voting restrictions in January of this year.

    Center for Media and Democracy, 03/21/2019
  • Dane County Judge Temporarily Blocks Lame-duck Laws Limiting Power of Wisconsin Governor, Attorney General

    A federal judge ruled in favor of One Wisconsin Institute ... in a challenge against the provisions of the extraordinary session laws

    Capital Times, 03/21/2019
  • Dane County Judge Puts Off Decision in Lame Duck Lawsuit

    Liberal advocacy group [One Wisconsin Institute] challenged the law’s early-voting restrictions in federal court.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 03/19/2019
  • Fourth Legal Challenge Filed to GOP Lame-duck Laws Stripping Powers From Tony Evers, Josh Kaul

    One Wisconsin [Institute] has sought to overturn the provisions of the lame-duck law that curtailed access to early voting.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 02/22/2019
  • Democratic Party of Wisconsin Files Lawsuit Against Lame-duck Legislation

    A conglomerate of labor union groups, the One Wisconsin Institute ... and three groups ... filed three separate lawsuits.

    Badger Herald, 02/21/2019
  • Gov. Tony Evers and AG Josh Kaul Refuse to Defend Lame-duck Laws Passed by GOP Before They Took Office

    One Wisconsin Institute ... asked a federal judge to block a provision that limited early voting.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 02/21/2019
  • Wisconsin Democrats File 4th Lawsuit Against Lame-duck Law

    [One Wisconsin Institute persuaded a judge] to strike down sections of the lame-duck law that restricted early voting.

    Associated Press, 02/21/2019
  • Third Lawsuit Filed to Challenge Lame Duck Laws

    [One Wisconsin Institute’s] challenge against reducing early voting was struck down by U.S. District Judge James Peterson..

    WKOW-TV, 02/04/2019
  • Unions, Senator File 3rd Lame-duck Lawsuit in Wisconsin

    [One Wisconsin Institute] challenged the early voting restrictions in federal court last month.

    Associated Press, 02/04/2019
  • A Look at Lawsuits Challenging Wisconsin’s Lame-duck Laws

    Liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now challenged the early-voting restrictions in federal court in December.

    Associated Press, 02/04/2019
  • In 3rd Legal Action, Unions Contend Lame-duck Laws Taking Power From Governor Is Unconstitutional

    One Wisconsin Institute ... asked a federal judge to block a provision that limited early voting.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 02/04/2019
  • Judge Wastes No Time Blocking Voting Restrictions Passed by GOP

    Filing were One Wisconsin Institute and Citizen Action of Wisconsin Education Fund, progressive advocacy groups.

    Kenosha News, 01/23/2019
  • Legal Action Against The Lame-Duck Legislative Session

    We speak with Analiese Eicher, program director at One Wisconsin Now, one of the organizations that filed the court challenge.

    WORT-FM, 01/22/2019
  • Judge Blocks Wisconsin GOP’s Lame-duck Voter Suppression: “Not a Close Question”

    Progressive groups Citizen Action of Wisconsin and One Wisconsin Institute sued over the moves.

    Salon, 01/22/2019
  • Judge Strikes Down Scott Walker’s Vote-suppression Measure

    Progressive groups Citizen Action of Wisconsin and One Wisconsin Institute sued over the moves.

    Alternet, 01/22/2019
  • Judge Rejects Anti-Democratic Lame-Duck Laws in Wisconsin

    In this case, brought by ... One Wisconsin Institute, Judge James Peterson ruled that the laws violated a 2016 court order.

    Care2, 01/22/2019
  • Federal Judge Strikes Down Wisconsin Republicans’ Lame-duck Early Voting Rollbacks

    The lawsuit brought by [One Wisconsin Institute] ... argued the changes were very similar to a previous law the courts struck down

    Vox, 01/18/2019
  • Early-Voting Restrictions Passed in Wisconsin Lame-Duck Session Blocked by Judge

    One Wisconsin Institute went to court to ask Peterson to quash the newly approved restrictions.

    Governing, 01/18/2019
  • A Federal Judge Just Crushed Scott Walker’s Lame-Duck Assault on Voting Rights

    National Redistricting Foundation provided support for the challenge to the new law that was brought by the One Wisconsin Institute.

    The Nation, 01/18/2019
  • “Big Victory for Voters,” Group Celebrates Judge Striking Down Early Voting Restrictions

    Analiese Eicher of One Wisconsin said she remained confident Republicans attempt would suppress voting rights.

    WKOW-TV, 01/17/2019
  • Judge Eliminates Wisconsin Early Voting Limits Approved by GOP Lawmakers During Lame-duck Session

    That lawsuit was brought by two liberal groups — One Wisconsin Institute and Citizen Action of Wisconsin Education Fund.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 01/17/2019
  • “Big Victory for Voters,” Group Celebrates Judge Striking Down Early Voting Restrictions

    Analiese Eicher of [One Wisconsin Institute] said she remained confident Republicans attempt would suppress voting rights.

    WKOW-TV, 01/17/2019
  • Federal Judge Blocks Lame-Duck Session’s Restrictions On Early Voting

    Analiese Eicher, program director at [One Wisconsin Institute], lauded Peterson's decision as a victory for Wisconsin voters.

    Wisconsin Public Radio, 01/17/2019
  • Federal Judge Tosses Wisconsin Republican Lame Duck Attacks on Voting

    It's time for Robin Vos and the GOP to accept the court’s decisive and unmistakable ruling and cease their attacks on voting rights.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 01/17/2019
  • Federal Judge Strikes Down Early Voting Restrictions

    Citizens Action of Wisconsin and One Wisconsin Institute brought the laws to court for Peterson to rule.

    WSAU-FM, 01/17/2019
  • Federal Judge Blocks Wisconsin GOP’s Cuts To Early Voting

    The suit was filed by One Wisconsin Institute and Citizen Action of Wisconsin Education Fund...

    Huffington Post, 01/17/2019
  • Judge Strikes Down Wisconsin’s Lame-Duck Election Changes That Limited Early Voting

    The lawsuit was brought by One Wisconsin Institute, Citizen Action of Wisconsin Education Fund...

    Fortune, 01/17/2019
  • The Wisconsin Legislative Session Is Starting Out With Litigation, and It Will Cost Taxpayers

    [Josh Kaul] helped bring the original lawsuit challenging the state's voting laws as a lawyer for One Wisconsin Institute.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 01/14/2019
  • Advocacy Groups to File Suit to Block Implementation of Wisconsin GOP Lame-duck Laws

    In addition to the new lawsuit, liberal group One Wisconsin Institute is asking a federal judge to strike down provisions passed in the session that curtail the timeline for early voting.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 01/11/2019
  • Plaintiffs in Federal Voting Rights Lawsuit Reply to Republican ‘Smoke and Mirrors’ Argument Less Early Voting Is Expanding Early Voting

    ‘Attempts to Rig the Rules on Voting and Suppress Legal Voters Were Unconstitutional in 2016 and They Remain Unconstitutional Today’

    One Wisconsin Institute, 01/11/2019
  • New Early Voting Restrictions Could Significantly Impact the Northwoods

    One Wisconsin [Institute], an issue advocacy organization, has challenged this law in federal court.

    WXPR-FM, 01/10/2019
  • New Wisconsin Governor Stresses Unity, Civility at Inauguration

    Also now Wisconsin law is a statewide two-week limit on early voting, which has already been challenged in court by liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Institute.

    Courthouse News, 01/07/2019
  • Scot Ross: One Wisconsin Now Safeguarding Early Voting

    Scot Ross: One Wisconsin Now safeguarding early voting.

    Sly Podcasts, 12/23/2018
  • Liberal Group Sues Over Early Voting Changes

    One Wisconsin Now and its companion organization One Wisconsin Institute are suing the state over changes to early voting laws.

    Wisconsin Public Television, 12/21/2018
  • A Time for Outrage

    An organization known as One Wisconsin Institute ... has already announced a lawsuit against the legislation.

    Cape Cod Times, 12/20/2018
  • History Repeats With Latest Post-Election Republican Attack on Early Voting

    Republicans have time and again sought to rig the rules on voting to give themselves an unfair advantage.

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/19/2018