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Wisconsin Reverses Ban on Some Overseas Absentee Ballots

One Wisconsin Institute sued over the restriction on voting rights, and in 2016 a federal court ordered the state to end the prohibition.
Courthouse News Service
06/21/2018
In the News

How a Wave of New Voters Could Take Out Scott Walker in 2018

Madison has seen high turnouts since 2016, when the One Wisconsin Institute's federal court decision swept away much of the Republican voter-obstruction legislation.
In These Times
06/04/2018
In the News

State moves to avert federal lawsuit on voting hitch for some overseas voters

A federal judge already flagged the issue as part of a lawsuit brought by One Wisconsin Institute that overturned restrictions on in-person absentee voting.
Wisconsin State Journal
05/25/2018
In the News

Josh Kaul calls on Brad Schimel to challenge FCC repeal of net neutrality rules

Kaul represents One Wisconsin Institute and Citizen Action of Wisconsin Education Fund in their lawsuit against Wisconsin’s Voter ID law.
Wisconsin State Journal
05/03/2018
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Kaul Calls Schimel’s Voter ID Remarks ‘Incredible Admission’

Kaul is representing liberal group One Wisconsin Institute in a lawsuit challenging the law.
Associated Press
05/02/2018
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Josh Kaul criticizes Attorney General Brad Schimel over voter ID comments and handling of rape kits

Kaul is the lead attorney challenging the voter ID law and other election laws in a lawsuit brought by One Wisconsin Institute.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
05/02/2018
In the News

Kaul Calls Schimel’s Voter ID Remarks ‘Incredible Admission’

Kaul is representing liberal group One Wisconsin Institute in a lawsuit challenging the law.
Associated Press
05/02/2018
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Josh Kaul criticizes Attorney General Brad Schimel over voter ID comments and handling of rape kits

Kaul is the lead attorney challenging the voter ID law and other election laws in a lawsuit brought by One Wisconsin Institute and Citizen Action of Wisconsin Education Fund.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
05/02/2018
In the News

Attorney General Brad Schimel suggests Donald Trump won Wisconsin because of the state’s voter ID law

One Wisconsin's Scot Ross called Schimel's comments a "shocking admission."
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
04/13/2018
In the News

Wisconsin AG Suggests Voter ID Helped Trump Win the State

Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Now, said Schimel's remarks to McKenna were an admission that the law is rigged to help Republicans win elections.
Associated Press
04/13/2018
Press Release

Trump Election Integrity Commission Disbanded

A federal commission on “election integrity”, announced with much fanfare by Donald Trump in 2017, was disbanded on Wednesday.
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One Wisconsin Institute
01/04/2018
In the News

Bill would allow electronic voting for in-person absentee ballots

A federal judge in July 2016 struck down certain restrictions on early voting hours and locations in the One Wisconsin Institute v. Thomsen case.
WisPolitics
12/08/2017
Press Release

Assembly Bill Runs Afoul of Federal Court Decision Protecting Early Voting

A public hearing on Assembly Bill 637 today underscores serious flaws in the proposal that put it at odds with a federal court decision protecting early voting.
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One Wisconsin Institute
11/28/2017
In the News

Milwaukee Announces New Early Voting Sites for 2018 Election

Nelson commented that midtown was on the places with an early voting site in Milwaukee. This came about due to One Wisconsin Institute v. Thomsen.
Milwaukee Courier
11/18/2017
In the News

Milwaukee to increase number of early voting sites

Tom Barrett joined One Wisconsin Institute in announcing the city approved funds for eight places where Milwaukee resident can vote absentee in person.
Wisconsin Radio Network
11/16/2017
Press Release

Institute Praises Milwaukee Action to Expand Early Voting Opportunities

Voting rights advocates are celebrating passage of a budget provision adding early voting sites in the City of Milwaukee.
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One Wisconsin Institute
11/15/2017
Press Release

One Wisconsin Statements on First Meeting of Trump Voter Suppression Committee

Scot Ross, Executive Director of One Wisconsin Institute released the following statements regarding the first meeting of Donald Trump’s voter suppression committee.
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One Wisconsin Institute
07/19/2017
Press Release

Federal Court Hears Oral Arguments in Appeals on Voting Rights Case

A three judge panel today heard oral arguments in appeals of the federal voting rights case One Wisconsin Institute, et. al. v. Thomsen, et. al.
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One Wisconsin Institute
02/24/2017
Press Release

One Wisconsin Institute Statements on Trump Phony Voter Fraud Claims

The only fraud in our elections are partisan politicians like Donald Trump and Gov. Scott Walker manipulating the voting laws for political gain.
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One Wisconsin Institute
01/25/2017
Press Release

Statements of One Wisconsin Institute on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Today we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy by continuing the fight to secure the rights of all Americans to make their voices heard in our elections.
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One Wisconsin Institute
01/15/2017
In the News

Voter Suppression Works Too Well

Frank v. Walker as well as One Wisconsin Institute, Inc., et al. v. Mark Thomsen, et al., both cases that contest Wisconsin’s photo-ID laws.
American Prospect
01/11/2017
In the News

Scott Walker: Wisconsin is ‘still one of the easiest places in the country to vote’

Wisconsin saw record-high early voting numbers in the presidential election, made possible by a lawsuit filed by the liberal group One Wisconsin Institute.
Capital Times
12/27/2016
Press Release

Statements of One Wisconsin Institute Regarding Potential Wisconsin Recount

Regardless of what Donald Trump tweets, we proved in court the real fraud is GOP politicians rigging the system by changing the rules for their partisan gain.
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One Wisconsin Institute
11/28/2016
In the News

At least 399 votes not counted because voter didn’t provide valid ID

Jenni Dye said the number of voters who had to cast provisional ballots because they lacked an ID is “really just the tip of the iceberg”
Wisconsin State Journal
11/23/2016
In the News

Did Voter ID Hand Wisconsin to Trump?

Analiese Eicher, program and development director for One Wisconsin Institute, said the voter ID law had an impact on voter turnout.
Shepherd Express
11/15/2016
In the News

Why did Wisconsin see its lowest presidential election voter turnout in 20 years?

One Wisconsin Institute was a plaintiff in the case that overturned the state’s early voting restrictions.
Capital Times
11/11/2016
In the News

Madison Election Day turnout lower than 2012 so far

A judge ruled in the One Wisconsin Institute case that certain laws restricting voting rights are unconstitutional.
Capital Times
11/08/2016
In the News

Nearly 800,000 early votes cast so far in Wisconsin

Liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Institute... issued a statement Monday calling early voting “an amazing success.”
Wisconsin State Journal
11/08/2016
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Counties won by Obama in 2012 lead Wisconsin in 2016 early voting

"These record numbers show that voters vote when given the opportunity to vote," said One Wisconsin Institute executive director Scot Ross.
Capital Times
11/07/2016
In the News

Russ Feingold, Ron Johnson deliver their closing arguments in Wisconsin Senate race

The reason why: record-setting early voting throughout the state. That’s thanks in part to a lawsuit filed by the liberal group One Wisconsin [Institute].
Capital Times
11/07/2016
Press Release

The Early Votes Are In

A federal court ruling in the voting rights suit paved the way for expanded days, hours and sites for early voting in Wisconsin.
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One Wisconsin Institute
11/07/2016
Press Release

Data Confirms: Voters Vote When Given the Opportunity to Vote

One Wisconsin Institute v. Thomsen Federal Voting Rights Win Leads to Record-Setting Early Vote Numbers After GOP Restrictions Struck Down in Court
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One Wisconsin Institute
11/03/2016
In the News

Green Bay city clerk refused early voting on campus for partisan reasons

One Wisconsin Institute provided the emails to The Associated Press, after The Nation first reported about them.
Wisconsin Gazette
11/03/2016
In the News

Mayor Barrett to report on early voting numbers

A ruling in response to a lawsuit filed by One Wisconsin Institute... lifted restrictions to early voting that was enacted by the Wisconsin Legislature.
WTMJ-TV
11/03/2016
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Eric Genrich: ‘I want every eligible citizen to vote’

The decision in the One Wisconsin Institute v. Nichol case gave all Wisconsin communities the ability to offer additional in-person absentee voting opportunities.
Green Bay Press-Gazette
11/01/2016
In the News

2016 Election Lawsuit Tracker: The New Election Laws and the Suits Challenging Them

“This evidence makes clear that the State does not have a functioning safety net for its strict voter ID law,” the plaintiff, One Wisconsin Institute wrote.
ProPublica
10/28/2016
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Wisconsin clerk opposes potential campus voting site: ‘Students lean more toward the Democrats’

The emails from Teske were made public by One Wisconsin Institute, a liberal organization working to strike down a handful of Wisconsin voting restrictions.
The Week
10/28/2016
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Did a Wisconsin election clerk block early voting because of ‘partisan bias’ against Democrats?

Says an election clerk in Green Bay refused to allow early voting on campus because she "was afraid it would help Democrats," showing "outrageous partisan bias."
Politifact
10/28/2016
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Wisconsin solicitor general says state’s voter ID law is ‘quite permissive,’ should be...

The liberal group One Wisconsin Institute had asked the judge to either suspend the voter ID law or put in place remedial measures.
Capital Times
10/28/2016
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Madison early voters smashing previous records

The Legislature changed voting laws in 2012 to limit electronic delivery of absentee ballots... That measure was overturned in the One Wisconsin Institute case.
Capital Times
10/27/2016
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DMV must track down voters

The DMV must try to track down about 50 people who had their voting credentials returned as undeliverable... The lawsuit was brought by One Wisconsin Institute.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
10/27/2016
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Wisconsin clerk rejects early voting site: Is that a form of voter suppression?

Ms. Teske also worried that making voting more accessible to students would favor the Democratic party, according to emails obtained by One Wisconsin Institute.
Christian Science Monitor
10/26/2016
In the News

Wisconsin Democrats ask U.S. Department of Justice for help monitoring polls on Election Day

One Wisconsin Institute had asked the judge to either suspend the state's voter ID law or put in place remedial measures to address issues with the IDPP.
Capital Times
10/26/2016
In the News

Wisconsin Clerk Refused to Set Up Early Voting Site, Fearing it Would Help Democrats

One Wisconsin Institute provided the emails to The Associated Press on Tuesday, after the Nation first reported about them.
Associated Press
10/26/2016
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Email: Green Bay clerk sought to snuff campus early voting because ‘students lean more toward the...

The email went to an attorney for the state Elections Commission, and was obtained through a records request by the liberal group One Wisconsin Now [Institute].
Wisconsin State Journal
10/26/2016
Press Release

Green Bay Should Expand Early Voting Hours, Take Action to Prevent Lines

It is time for Green Bay to stop making excuses and start taking simple, concrete steps to make sure every legal voter, regardless of their partisan affiliation.
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One Wisconsin Institute
10/26/2016
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One Wisconsin Institute asks city to reconsider early voting site at UWGB

One Wisconsin Institute, a non-partisan organization that fights for voter rights, is calling for the city to reconsider an early voting site on UW-Green Bay’s Campus.
WBAY-TV
10/26/2016
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UWGB students upset by city clerk emails

State Rep. Eric Genrich... first contacted the city on Aug. 23, according to the emails, which were first obtained by the liberal One Wisconsin Institute.
Green Bay Press-Gazette
10/26/2016