Same-Day Registration Category Archive

  • Federal Judge Strikes Down Wisconsin Election Laws

    A federal judge on Friday threw out as unconstitutional a host of Wisconsin election laws passed in recent years, saying they unfairly benefited Republicans who had enacted them and made it more...

    Los Angeles Times, 07/29/2016
  • Scott Walker’s Record on Voter Suppression

    With Scott Walker leading the charge, Wisconsin Republicans have systematically sought to make voting more difficult and manipulate state law.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/10/2015
  • Sen. Grothman Takes On… Sen. Grothman in Debate Over Voter Rights

    Sen. Glenn Grothman is vigorously debating himself of all people over why his latest attack on voting rights in Wisconsin is needed.

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/07/2014
  • Wisconsin Republicans Consider Law Changes to Make Voting More Complicated and Less Convenient… Again

    MADISON, Wis. — The following are the statements of One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross regarding Senate and Assembly Republicans latest proposals, Senate Bill 459 and Assembly Bill 608, to make voting...

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/23/2014
  • Will Gov. Walker Share Anti-Voter Tips on Alabama Visit?

    Jim Crow of the 1960s has nothing on Scott Walker when it comes to trying to keep legal voters from voting in free and fair elections.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/22/2013
  • #WalkerAt20: Failing Democracy

    The rights of voters to participate in free and fair elections, and have confidence that their vote will be counted is fundamental to our democracy. No one has failed them more than Gov. Walker.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/09/2013
  • As Nation Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Voter Registration Act, Wisconsin Assembly Republicans Consider New Voter Obstruction Legislation

    MADISON, Wis. — Today marks the 20th anniversary of the National Voter Registration Act, legislation that has improved the voter registration system and helped millions of Americans to do their civic duty...

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/19/2013
  • Resounding Rejection of Voter Suppression

    “The attempts in Wisconsin to make it harder for legal voters to vote and have their voices heard — from ending same-day voter registration to rigging election districts and restricting early voting...

    Capital Times, 04/10/2013
  • Wisconsin Voters Say: ‘No Way’ to Ending Same Day

    The attempts in Wisconsin to make it harder for legal voters to vote and have their voices heard are not just wrong, they are unpopular.

    Cody Oliphant, 04/02/2013
  • Wisconsin Voters Say: ‘No Way’ to Ending Same Day

    MADISON, Wis. — One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross released the following statements regarding the vote on advisory referenda in the City of Milwaukee and Dane County in support of preserving...

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/01/2013
  • One Wisconsin Now Report Documents Wisconsin GOP’s Fight Against the Right To Vote

    MADISON, Wis. — In advance of the April 2nd elections, One Wisconsin Now has issued a report cataloging recent state Republican efforts to manipulate state law to gain electoral advantage. In addition,...

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/26/2013
  • GOP Legislators’ Response to Request for Proof of Widespread Improper Voting: ‘We Got Nothing’

    MADISON, Wis. — The results are in, and the 65 Republican state legislators One Wisconsin Now asked for copies of “all evidence in possession by your office of voter fraud in the...

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/07/2013
  • One Wisconsin Now Applauds Milwaukee Common Council’s Support For Saving Same Day Voter Registration

    One Wisconsin Now today applauded the vote by the Milwaukee Common Council to place an advisory referendum on the April election ballot to allow citizens to vote to in support of preserving same-day voter registration.

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/14/2013
  • Senate Author of Voter ID Bill Admits He Has No Evidence of Fraud

    One Wisconsin Now Says ''Appalling' Author of Legislation Threatening Rights of 300,000 Legal Voters Cannot Produce Any Evidence of Voting Impropriety

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/09/2013
  • Senator Alberta Darling Admits No Proof of Fraud

    MADISON, Wis. — Senator Alberta Darling made national news after the November election by suggesting that fraud accounted for some or all of President Obama’s 200,000 plus vote victory in Wisconsin. In...

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/17/2012
  • ‘Money Badger’ Minions Fight to Save Voter Suppression Efforts

    Wisconsin's right wing noise machine is attacking the GAB for estimating GOP efforts to repeal same day voter registration will cost the GAB at least $7.2 million.

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/11/2012
  • One Wisconsin Now Renews Demand Rep. Vos and Sen. Darling Prove It

    MADISON, Wis. — On the heels of yesterday’s admission by Sen. Glenn Grothman that he “can’t prove” his allegations of voting impropriety, One Wisconsin Now renewed its demand that incoming Assembly Speaker...

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/11/2012
  • Top Republican Admits He Can’t Prove Voter Fraud Allegation, Still Wants to Make It Harder for Millions of Wisconsinites to Vote

    Republicans like Sen. Grothman want to repeal a law that has been on the books for nearly forty years and has helped millions of legal Wisconsin voters cast a ballot.

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/10/2012
  • One Wisconsin Now Condemns Latest GOP Effort to Limit Voting As Citizens Continue to Rally to Protect Access to Ballot Box

    The effort to eliminate same day voter registration is built on lies and intended to serve a partisan political agenda, not the people of Wisconsin.

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/04/2012
  • Rep. Vos Alleges Voting Impropriety, One Wisconsin Now Demands the Proof

    Rep. Vos is the latest state official to make allegations about voting impropriety in an attempt to take away voter rights and to justify manipulating election law for their partisan political benefit.

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/03/2012
  • Eliminating Election Day Registration Wouldn’t Have Blocked State’s Known Cases of Voter Fraud

    Officials with One Wisconsin Now, United Wisconsin and We Are Wisconsin, all made similar assertions at a Capitol press conference Thursday. The groups collected 15,000 online signatures in a week’s time from...

    Capital Times, 11/29/2012
  • Group Fights to Save Same-Day Voter Registration

    Governor Scott Walker and GOP lawmakers have expressed support for ending the practice of allowing voters to register at the polls on Election Day. One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross says...

    WTAQ, 11/29/2012
  • Scott Walker’s Plan to Eliminate Same-Day Voter Registration Opposed By Wisconsin Poll Workers

    A coalition of advocacy groups, including the progressive One Wisconsin Now and United Wisconsin, delivered nearly 15,000 petition signatures to the governor’s office on Thursday from Wisconsinites who oppose changing same-day registration rules.

    Huffington Post, 11/29/2012
  • Wisconsin Says ‘No Way to Ending Same Day’

    A coalition of advocacy groups delivered nearly 15,000 signatures on a petition to save same day voter registration to the office of Gov. Scott Walker today.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/28/2012
  • Petitions Delivered to Walker’s Office

    Three Wisconsin advocacy groups collected almost 15,000 signatures in objection to Governor Scott Walker’s comments about ending same-day voter registration. Walker recently made a one-hour speech in California outlining his achievements and...

    Badger Herald, 11/28/2012
  • Should Same-day Voter Registration End? Walker, Clerks Don’t Agree

    Three liberal advocacy groups, One Wisconsin Now, We Are Wisconsin and United Wisconsin, at 10 a.m. today in Madison will discuss implications of elimination of same-day voter registration. They also will deliver...

    Green Bay Press-Gazette, 11/28/2012
  • One Wisconsin Now Requests District Attorney Interview Senator Glenn Grothman Regarding Voting Impropriety Claims

    One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross has requested the Washington County District Attorney interview State Senator Glen Grothman, under oath.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/26/2012
  • Walker Calls for Changes to Same Day Voter Registration Rules

    Gov. Scott Walker has joined one of the Legislature’s most powerful Republicans in saying he’s considering ending the state’s same-day voter registration law, drawing quick criticism from leading Democrats, including Milwaukee Mayor...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11/18/2012