In federal court yesterday, the plaintiffs offered testimony from a former high level Republican staffer who revealed that Republican state senators were “giddy” at the prospect of passing a voter ID law.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.