Voter Rights & Election Protection

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  • Robin 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.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 11/30/2018
  • 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
  • Wisconsin Republicans Want to Close Early Voting Sites for Weeks in Desperate Move to Clamp Down on Voters in Lameduck Session

    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
  • 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.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 11/28/2018
  • 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
  • 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.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 11/05/2018
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Trump Election Integrity Commission Disbanded

    A federal commission on “election integrity”, announced with much fanfare by Donald Trump in 2017, was disbanded on Wednesday.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 01/04/2018
  • 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
  • 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.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 11/28/2017
  • 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
  • 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
  • One Wisconsin Institute Praises City of 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.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 11/15/2017
  • 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.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 07/19/2017
  • Federal Court Hears Oral Arguments in Appeals on One Wisconsin Institute, Et. Al. V. Thomsen, Et. Al.

    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.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 02/24/2017
  • 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.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 01/25/2017
  • 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.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 01/15/2017
  • 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
  • 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