Voter Rights & Election Protection

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  • Early Voting in Milwaukee to Include Multiple Sites

    Scot Ross said he would like to see early voting held at remote locations during the entire time early voting is conducted.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 08/29/2016
  • Breaking: 7th Circuit Refuses En Banc in Both WI Voter ID Cases

    The reason the 7th Circuit was unanimous, is that thanks to the One Wisconsin Now litigation, Wisconsin is going to make it easy for people to get a temporary id from the DMV.

    Election Law Blog, 08/26/2016
  • The Scorching Cynicism of Scott Walker’s Assault on Voting

    “There have been so many anti-voting laws in this state, it’s hard to keep track,” Analiese Eicher, the program director for the group One Wisconsin Now, told The Nation.

    The Nation, 08/25/2016
  • Courts Weigh in on Ohio and Wisconsin Voting, Consider Kansas Rule

    One Wisconsin Institute said in a statement that the decision was “a clear repudiation of the five-year crusade of Governor Walker.”

    Washington Post, 08/24/2016
  • Appeals Court Allows New Early Voting Hours to Remain in Place for Now

    “We hope municipalities across the state will quickly move forward in offering expanded in-person absentee voting hours.”

    Wisconsin State Journal, 08/23/2016
  • Schimel Drops Early Voting Fight

    Attorney General Brad Schimel is dropping his attempt to prevent Milwaukee and Madison from starting early voting next month in a move that begins to clarify how the presidential election will be conducted in Wisconsin.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 08/23/2016
  • Judges Put Election Reforms in Wisconsin on Hold, Except for Voter ID

    On Monday, a three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refused without comment to stay a Wisconsin district court opinion in One Wisconsin Institute v. Thomsen.

    Daily Signal, 08/23/2016
  • Three-Judge Panel Rejects Gov. Walker and Republicans’ Latest Efforts to Keep Anti-Voter Measures in Place for November Election

    Three-Judge Panel Rejects Gov. Scott Walker and Republicans’ Latest Efforts to Keep Anti-Voter Measures in Place for November Election.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 08/22/2016
  • Appeals Court Allows Early Voting

    But a panel of the court on Monday declined to stay Peterson's ruling. The appeals judges didn't explain their rationale. The lawsuit was brought by One Wisconsin Institute.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 08/22/2016
  • Federal Appeals Court Allows Early Voting in Wisconsin

    "We hope municipalities across the state will quickly move forward in offering expanded in-person absentee voting hours."

    Wisconsin Public Radio, 08/22/2016
  • As Madison Expands Early Voting, Scott Walker Says Keeping Voter ID in Place Is Priority

    "Here’s a big result from our lawsuit: Gov. Walker doesn’t get to decide who votes," said Scot Ross.

    Capital Times, 08/18/2016
  • Early Voting to Start in September

    "Here’s a big result from our lawsuit: Governor Walker doesn’t get to decide who votes," said the statement from Scot Ross.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 08/18/2016
  • Madison To Begin In-Person Absentee Voting Next Month

    "Here’s a big result from our lawsuit: Gov. Walker doesn’t get to decide who votes," said One Wisconsin Institute director Scot Ross.

    Wisconsin Public Radio, 08/18/2016
  • Wisconsin Fights Voter ID Injunction in 7th Circuit

    One Wisconsin [Institute] headed up the underlying challenge, taking up the mantle for older black citizens born in the South who were never issued a birth certificate.

    Courthouse News Service, 08/16/2016
  • All Citizens Have a Right to Vote

    The ruling by Judge Peterson, in One Wisconsin Institute v. Thomsen, makes it easier to obtain a free ID.

    Urban Milwaukee, 08/16/2016
  • Court Stays Voter ID Ruling, Narrowing Options for Voters Who Lack IDs

    A narrower voter ID ruling in the other case, brought by the liberal One Wisconsin Institute, remains in place for now.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 08/15/2016
  • Courts, Commissioners Should Put Voters 1st As They Sort Out Election Law

    The ruling by Peterson, in One Wisconsin Institute v. Thomsen, makes it easier to obtain a free ID.

    Wisconsin Gazette, 08/15/2016
  • New Voting Laws Publicly Applauded by Milwaukee Mayor

    Barrett spoke and was joined by community leaders from Citizens Action of Wisconsin, ACLU of Wisconsin, One Wisconsin [Institute] and Wisconsin League of Women Voters.

    Milwaukee Courier, 08/13/2016
  • Conflicting Voting Rulings Cause Confusion

    One Wisconsin Institute and the Citizen Action of Wisconsin Education Fund last year challenged a host of election laws in federal court, including voter ID.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 08/12/2016
  • Federal Appeals Court Puts Hold on Voter ID Ruling

    At One Wisconsin [Institute], executive director Scot Ross hailed Peterson’s decision as a “huge victory.”

    Wisconsin Gazette, 08/11/2016
  • Judge Halts Part of His Order in Voter ID Case

    Both the state Attorney General’s Office and the groups that brought the lawsuit, One Wisconsin Institute and Citizen Action of Wisconsin, have appealed Peterson’s ruling to the U.S. Court of Appeals for...

    Wisconsin State Journal, 08/11/2016
  • Judge Stays Part of Voter ID Ruling

    Attorney General Brad Schimel's Office, One Wisconsin Institute and Citizen Action of Wisconsin have appealed Peterson's ruling to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit in Chicago.

    WKOW-TV, 08/11/2016
  • Judge Blocks Portion of Voter ID

    But One Wisconsin Institute, one of the liberal groups challenging the election laws, noted Peterson had written he did not expect the state to prevail on appeal.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 08/11/2016
  • In Wisconsin, a Controversial Voter-ID Law Could Help Choose the President

    “Wisconsin, in presidential election years, has the second-highest turnout in America,” said Scot Ross.

    Washington Post, 08/10/2016
  • Rolling Back Republican Voter Suppression

    The first case, One Wisconsin Institute v. Thomsen considered both Wisconsin’s voter ID laws and the restrictions the State placed on early voting.

    Huffington Post, 08/10/2016
  • Federal Appeals Court Stays Order That Struck Down Parts of Wisconsin Voter ID

    It is separate from another voter rights case filed by One Wisconsin Institute in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin.

    WKOW-TV, 08/10/2016
  • Appeals Court Panel Stays Voter ID Ruling, Narrowing Options for Voters Who Lack IDs

    A narrower voter ID ruling in the other case, brought by the liberal One Wisconsin Institute, remains in place for now.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 08/10/2016
  • Courts, Commissioners Should Put Voters First

    Peterson’s recent ruling, in One Wisconsin Institute vs. Thomsen, makes it easier to obtain a free ID.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 08/07/2016
  • 2016 Primary Elections: Federal Judge Throws Out Multiple Voting Laws

    One Wisconsin Institute has long argued that changes to the voting laws were intentionally designed to make it more difficult to vote in Wisconsin.

    Lakeland Times, 08/05/2016
  • State Seeks Emergency Stay of Ruling Striking Down Parts of State Voter ID Law

    One Wisconsin Institute... challenged the voter ID law... and a series of other voting-related laws passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature that followed.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 08/04/2016
  • State Files Appeal Over Early Voting, ID Law

    The suit was brought by two liberal groups, One Wisconsin Institute and Citizen Action of Wisconsin Education Fund. Those groups won most of their claims, but this week filed an appeal on the parts they lost.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 08/04/2016
  • Wisconsin AG Seeks Stay in Voting Rights Case

    At One Wisconsin [Institute], executive director Scot Ross said Walker tried to make it harder for Democrats to vote and easier for Republicans to cheat.

    Wisconsin Gazette, 08/04/2016