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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
In The News

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
In The News

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
In The News

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
In The News

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
In The News

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
In The News

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
In The News

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
In The News

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
In The News

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
In The News

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
In The News

A City Clerk Opposed an Early-Voting Site at UW–Green Bay Because ‘Students Lean More Toward the...

The e-mails were provided to The Nation following an open-records request by the One Wisconsin Institute.
The Nation
10/25/2016
In The News

Clerk opposed UWGB early voting site, thought it would help Democrats

“What was most alarming to us was that partisan considerations were made in denying the students access to early voting on campus,” Scot Ross.
WBAY-TV
10/25/2016
In The News

Wisconsin clerk feared early voting site helping Democrats

One Wisconsin Institute obtained emails that show state Rep. Eric Genrich was pressing her in August to open an early voting site on the campus. Teske refused.
WMTV-TV
10/25/2016
In The News

Mayor’s office responds to UWGB early voting decision

One Wisconsin Institute obtained emails that show state Rep. Eric Genrich was pressing her in August to open an early voting site on the campus. Teske refused.
WGBA-TV
10/25/2016
In The News

Green Bay clerk feared UWGB early voting site helping Democrats

"What did we see in April? Students having to wait in two-hour, two-and-a-half-hour-long lines in order to cast their ballot here," said Scot Ross.
WLUK-TV
10/25/2016
In The News

City Clerk Reportedly Didn’t Want to Open Early-Voter Site Because It’d Help Democrats

Judge Peterson’s late-July decision in the One Wisconsin Institute case opened the door for clerks to establish satellite in-person absentee voting locations.
LawNewz
10/25/2016
In The News

Wisconsin voting clerk didn’t want to open campus early-voting site because more Democrats would vote

A city clerk refused to set up an early-voting site because she didn’t want it to help Democrats, newly released emails from One Wisconsin Institute show.
Salon
10/25/2016
In The News

Green Bay Clerk Opposed Campus Early Voting Because ‘Students Lean More Toward The Democrats’

The email correspondence was made public Tuesday by One Wisconsin Institute... The emails were first published by The Nation.
Wisconsin Public Radio
10/25/2016
Press Release

Walker Admin Maintains Billboards for Voter Intimidation, Not Voter Education

The state refused to undertake several steps to help voters get the IDs they need, including utilizing billboard advertising.
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One Wisconsin Institute
10/24/2016
In The News

Federal Judge: Wisconsin Shows ‘Disturbing Pattern’ of Failing to Provide Access to the Ballot

Judge James Peterson ordered the state to investigate and scheduled a hearing to consider a motion filed by the advocacy group One Wisconsin Institute.
Center for American Progress
10/19/2016
In The News

Dems want court monitoring of ID law

The liberal group One Wisconsin [Institute] wanted Peterson to invalidate the voter ID law because of the problems.
Wisconsin Radio Network
10/18/2016
In The News

Judge, attorneys start work on voting credential outreach

Judge James Peterson, state Justice Department attorneys and One Wisconsin Institute began meeting to hammer out how to get more information out about the process.
Associated Press
10/14/2016
In The News

Judge addresses shortcomings of Wisconsin voter ID law

Liberal group One Wisconsin[Institute] filed a motion Monday to suspend the law for this election.
Badger Herald
10/14/2016
In The News

Voter ID Faces New Scrutiny In Court Challenge

Judge James Peterson had harsh words for the State and its implementation of the ID process. Analiese Eicher joins Tony Castaneda to talk about the case.
WORT-FM
10/13/2016
In The News

Judge orders Wisconsin to explain voting credentials process

One Wisconsin Institute filed a motion alleging that the misinformation violated his order that the DOT must clarify a process that he labeled "a wretched failure."
Associated Press
10/13/2016
In The News

Federal Judge Orders State To Expand, Clarify Voter ID Outreach

He ordered the state and the plaintiffs in the lawsuit, which include liberal groups One Wisconsin Institute, to submit a plan for the expanded education efforts by the end of next week.
Wisconsin Public Radio
10/13/2016
In The News

Voter ID in Wisconsin, a Slow-Motion Train Wreck

One Wisconsin [Institute] was asking the judge to suspend the state's voter ID law for the November election.
Center for Media and Democracy
10/13/2016
In The News

Federal judge orders improved voter education, more training after voter ID controversy

Scot Ross criticized the state's failure to properly administer the voter ID law and preserve people's legal voting rights after Peterson issued the ruling.
Daily Cardinal
10/13/2016
Press Release

Efforts to Protect Rights of Legal Voters Continues

Judge James Peterson issued a ruling in response to mounting evidence that the state of Wisconsin is either unable or unwilling to properly administer the state’s voter ID law.
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One Wisconsin Institute
10/13/2016
Press Release

Federal Court Hearing Highlights Walker Administration Failure on Voter ID

Federal Judge James Peterson held a hearing today on the motion of One Wisconsin Institute to suspend the state law in advance of the November election.
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One Wisconsin Institute
10/12/2016
In The News

Federal judge to state: ‘Disturbing pattern’ of DMV flubbing voter ID rollout

Attorneys for the plaintiffs in the case [One Wisconsin Institute], responded by suggesting a course of action that falls short of fully enjoining the law.
Wisconsin State Journal
10/12/2016
In The News

Federal judge says voter ID training for Wisconsin DMV workers was ‘manifestly inadequate’

The state is asking Peterson to deny a request filed earlier this month by the liberal group One Wisconsin Institute.
Capital Times
10/12/2016
In The News

Judge rips Wisconsin officials over voter ID law confusion

A liberal advocacy group, One Wisconsin Institute, is asking Peterson to block the law for next month's election, citing a flurry of reported problems at DMV field offices.
Associated Press
10/12/2016
In The News

Judge Unhappy About False Voter ID Info

Liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin [Institute] is calling for the law to be put on hold, following reports that DMV staff gave out wrong or incomplete information.
Wisconsin Radio Network
10/12/2016
In The News

Democratic election commissioners: State not doing enough public outreach on voter ID

The filing came Tuesday on the eve of a hearing in the court challenge, brought by the liberal groups One Wisconsin Institute and Citizen Action of Wisconsin.
Wisconsin State Journal
10/12/2016
In The News

Federal judge chastises state for failing to provide correct Voter ID information

One Wisconsin Institute asked that the law be struck down after the State of Wisconsin failed to follow a federal judge's order to make free ID's readily available for voting.
WKOW-TV
10/12/2016
In The News

Federal judge criticizes state for unclear instructions on voting credentials

The liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Institute wants District Judge James Peterson to block Wisconsin's voter ID law.
Associated Press
10/12/2016
In The News

Voter ID Law Again Challenged After Release of DMV Recordings

One Wisconsin Institute's Executive Director Scot Ross says the recordings show that people may have already been turned away with incorrect information.
WDJT-TV
10/11/2016