In The News

Tony Evers ‘not particularly encouraged’ by chat with Scott Walker on vetoing GOP lame-duck bills

Scot Ros told Gousha that Republicans are "attacking early voting" and defying the judge's order in the 2016 case.
Wisconsin State Journal
12/10/2018
In The News

Opponents look at legal options as they await Scott Walker’s actions on lame-duck bills

One Wisconsin Institute has signaled it may rekindle its legal fight against the early voting restrictions.
Wisconsin State Journal
12/09/2018
In The News

Josh Kaul, Tony Evers slam lame-duck session

Josh Kaul is warning Republican efforts to strip some of his authority are likely to embroil Wisconsin in a legal battle.
Wisconsin State Journal
12/03/2018
In The News

Incoming attorney general slams GOP plan to curb his powers, says it subverts democracy

Over the weekend, an attorney for the liberal group One Wisconsin Institute said it would bring a legal challenge to the limit on early voting if it passes. The group successfully struck down a similar limit in 2016.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
12/03/2018
In The News

5 Things Wisconsin Republicans Want To Do Last-Minute

A federal lawsuit, One Wisconsin Institute, et. al. v. Thomsen, resulted in their efforts being struck down.
Patch
12/03/2018
In The News

Changes to early voting, Wisconsin presidential primary would cost taxpayers millions under GOP plan

Democratic attorneys Marc Elias and Bruce Spiva have promised to bring a legal challenge to the early voting limit if it passes.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
12/03/2018
Testimony

Testimony on Efforts to Restrict the Right to Vote

Today we are asking that you reject the proposals contained in these bills to reinstate unnecessary and unconstitutional limits on early voting.
One Wisconsin Institute
One Wisconsin Institute
12/03/2018
In The News

After Raucous Hearing, Bills To Restrict Early Voting, Curtail Evers’ Powers Move To Full Legislature

A lawyer for the liberal One Wisconsin Institute warned against the provision of the bill that restricts early voting, saying it would be challenged in court.
Wisconsin Public Radio
12/03/2018
In The News

GOP lawmakers seek sweeping new restrictions on incoming Democratic attorney general

Scot Ross who is currently involved in a lawsuit challenging Wisconsin’s voting requirements, chastised the proposal.
Wisconsin State Journal
12/01/2018
In The News

Lawsuit looms over proposed limit to early voting in Wisconsin

Elias represented an affiliate of One Wisconsin Now in the case that resulted in the 2016 decision striking down previous limits to early voting.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
12/01/2018
Press Release

Vos Republicans: ‘Too Many People Voted’

Scot Ross released the following statements and information on reported attacks on early voting planned by Republicans in their lame duck legislative session.
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One Wisconsin Institute
11/30/2018
In The News

GOP lame-duck bills would move primary, limit early voting

Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Institute, which brought the lawsuit, issued a statement saying Republicans are trying to "rig" election rules.
Associated Press
11/30/2018
In The News

Wisconsin Republicans Want to Close Early Voting Sites for Weeks in Desperate Move to Clamp Down on Voters in...

A similar early voting clampdown was found unconstitutional and "pretextual" in a sweeping opinion in U.S. District Court, One Wisconsin Institute v. Thomsen.
MAL Contends
11/30/2018
Press Release

GOP ‘Playing with Fire’ Using Lame Duck to Rig Elections

We and our legal counsel will be vigilant in monitoring what the Republicans attempt to do with state laws on voting in this lame duck session.
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One Wisconsin Institute
11/28/2018
In The News

33 Election Winners and Losers

Winner: One Wisconsin Now and Josh Kaul: The historically high early voting in Milwaukee and Madison were key to the victory of Kaul and Evers.
Urban Milwaukee
11/08/2018
Press Release

Post-One Wisconsin Institute Lawsuit, Voters Continue to Shatter Early Vote Records

After setting early absentee voting records in 2016, Wisconsin voters are again setting records with early absentee voting in 2018.
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One Wisconsin Institute
11/05/2018
In The News

Voter fraud — what voter fraud? Studies contradict photo ID rationale

One Wisconsin Institute filed open-records requests for all complaints of voter fraud from “every single legislator” who claimed to have received them.
WisconsinWatch
09/30/2018
In The News

Voter ID linked to lower turnout in Wisconsin, other states; students, people of color, elderly most affected

One lawsuit, brought by One Wisconsin Institute, seeks to strike down the law.
WisconsinWatch
09/30/2018
In The News

Combatting GOP Voter Suppression Tactics

One Wisconsin Institute and Citizen Action were successful in having those restrictions overturned in court by proving they made it harder for Democrats to vote.
Shepherd Express
08/28/2018
In The News

Wisconsin AG race ready to heat up, but will anyone watch?

He served as one of Hillary Clinton’s attorneys ... and is representing liberal group One Wisconsin Institute in a lawsuit challenging the state’s voter ID law.
Associated Press
08/19/2018
In The News

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
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
In The News

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
In The News

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.
One Wisconsin Logo
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