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the Campaign to Protect the Right to Vote and Expand Access to the Polls in Wisconsin

One Wisconsin Institute executive director Scot Ross... accused the Walker administration of repeatedly manipulating voting rules to gain a partisan advantage.
Associated Press
A judge determined One Wisconsin Institute could keep alive their arguments that voters should be able to use a broader range of IDs for voting.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The move comes just days before the state goes to trial over a challenge to Wisconsin's Voter ID law by the liberal group One Wisconsin Now, which claims that obtaining a state ID is so difficult some would-be eligible voters are simply giving up.

The emergency rule is set to take effect on Friday, days before a federal court will hear arguments in a lawsuit against the state's voter ID law brought by the liberal One Wisconsin Institute.
Capital Times
One Wisconsin Institute Executive Director Scot Ross issued a statement saying the group’s attorneys were reviewing the emergency rule.
Associated Press
This is an administration that time and again has manipulated the rules on voting to gain partisan advantage.
One Wisconsin Institute

The only fraud in Wisconsin elections has been proven: Gov. Walker and the Republican state legislature changed the laws for partisan, political gain.
One Wisconsin Institute
It’s clear that students were targeted with significant restrictions on their IDs and the higher burden they now have in accessing their right to vote.
The Guardian
Voter ID laws may make it harder for our generation to vote — and they certainly need to be addressed. But regardless, millennial Wisconsinites are fighting back to make sure our generation’s voice is heard Tuesday, in November, and every day in between.
Capital Times

One Wisconsin institute, Citizen Action of Wisconsin Education Fund, and six Wisconsin residents filed a complaint against a series of provisions that Wisconsin has made since 2011 to its voting and election laws.
State of Elections
Peterson wrote that the One Wisconsin Institute had "plausibly alleged that the decision to exclude certain forms of ID was impermissibly arbitrary."
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
They argued a number of provisions Republicans have added to state election law violate the federal Voting Rights Act, the First Amendment and the equal protection clause.
Associated Press

The latest package of bills includes a measure making student and senior citizen voter registration more difficult.
One Wisconsin Institute
Press Release

The ‘Fix’ Is In

Republican leaders, with the support of Scott Walker, are unveiling their latest scheme to manipulate election & ethics laws to gain unfair, partisan advantage.
One Wisconsin Institute
Since 2011 laws have been passed in Wisconsin that embody a coordinated attempt to suppress the turnout of African-American, Latino, and young voters.
One Wisconsin Institute

In a lawsuit filed on May 29, plaintiffs including the One Wisconsin Institute and the Citizen Action of Wisconsin Education Fund challenged the many Walker-signed voting restrictions.
PR Watch
We have fought Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican legislature throughout their unrelenting assault on the right to vote in Wisconsin and as long as they continue down this path, we will be there to fight.
One Wisconsin Institute
Scot Ross says it’s harder to get a state ID in Wisconsin, in part because DMV offices don’t offer enough hours and locations for people to apply.

One Wisconsin Institute has filed an amicus brief in support of the U.S. Supreme Court hearing an appeal of Wisconsin’s photo identification law, suspended from enforcement by the high court in October 2014.
One Wisconsin Institute
In an amicus brief filed today, the Institute shared research with the court demonstrating Wisconsinites have significantly less access to DMVs to obtain a state ID than Indiana citizens.
One Wisconsin Institute
One Wisconsin's Saul Newton to students: “If you don't have the proper ID to vote, make a plan today to get the ID.”

According to an amicus brief filed by One Wisconsin Institute, 257,000 voting-age Wisconsinites don’t have a car in their household. Moreover, only thirty-three of Wisconsin’s ninety-two DMVs are open full-time during business hours.
The Nation
The liberal group One Wisconsin Now, Mayor Tom Barrett, elected officials and community activists gathered at City Hall Thursday to urge Gov. Scott Walker to veto a bill that would limit early...
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Protect my right to vote. Stop the fraud. Veto Senate Bill 324!
One Wisconsin Institute

The proposed calendar of bills up for debate is rife with measures to reduce voters’ access to the franchise while increasing legislators’ access to special interest money.
One Wisconsin Institute
An omnibus bill from Rep. Jeff Stone on the legislative fast-track would make a host of anti-voter changes to state election law according to voter rights advocates.
One Wisconsin Institute
Voting is not only our right; it is our duty. It is how we have a say in the direction of our community, our state and our country. Voting is the one time everyone is equal. Young or old, rich or poor, on Election Day everyone gets the same say.
One Wisconsin Institute

The Wisconsin Court of Appeals has accepted an Amicus brief filed by One Wisconsin Institute opposing the implementation of a state voter ID law.
One Wisconsin Institute
One Wisconsin Institute is today filing an amicus brief in support of the NAACP-Voces de la Frontera lawsuit against the state's voter identification law.
One Wisconsin Institute
How can making it more difficult for Wisconsin residents to exercise their right to vote in the leading democracy in the world be justified?
Scot Ross

These billboards were an assault on the voters and the people of Wisconsin deserve to know who paid to attack the sacred right to vote in such an unseemly manner.
One Wisconsin Institute
One Wisconsin Institute joined community leaders and organizations in Milwaukee for a press conference about the dozens of voter suppression billboards, targeting communities of color.
One Wisconsin Institute
“I think that these billboards are designed to suppress the vote. That is their intention,” says Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Institute.

Voting is both our right and our civic responsibility. It is how we shape the future of our communities and hold our elected representatives accountable.
Scot Ross
Wisconsin is the only state to formally allow electronic copies of documents to be used to prove residency for voter registration.
One Wisconsin Institute
The Institute is urging GAB to update and evaluate their interpretation of Wisconsin law to allow legal voters to use electronic billing statements.
One Wisconsin Institute

Laws which promote voter participation, such as no-excuse absentee balloting and Election Day registration must remain in place.
One Wisconsin Institute
Voter rights and expanding access to the polls are the main topics of the One Wisconsin Institutes second annual Protect Wisconsins Vote Education Summit.
Robert Doeckel
One Wisconsin Institute is hosting the first Protect Wisconsin’s Vote Education Summit, an educational forum including a panel discussion and short film screenings.
Cory Liebmann

On Thursday evening the One Wisconsin Institute is hosting the Protect Wisconsin’€™s Vote Education Summit in Milwaukee.
Cory Liebmann