Save Wisconsin’s Vote

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  • The Implications of Crawford V. Marion County (the Indiana Voter ID Law)

    In Wisconsin, approximately half of the African-American population does not have driver’s licenses, and at least 123,000 people were found to have no form of state-issued photo ID in 2005. And 33%...

    Cory Liebmann, 04/27/2008
  • Losing Professionals, Promoting Partisans

    While J.B. Van Hollen is having a problem hanging on to veteran lawmen at the Department of Justice, there is no shortage of political cronies that he isn’€™t willing to hire and...

    Cory Liebmann, 04/22/2008
  • Disenfranchising 40,000 People Is a Crime

    Yesterday a coalition of groups, including the One Wisconsin Institute, formally launched an effort to restore voting rights to felons that have served their time in prison. Under current law, convicted felons...

    Cory Liebmann, 04/07/2008
  • Trend in Voting Rights Legislation to Follow

    The Kentucky House has approved a proposed constitutional amendment seeking to automatically restore the voting rights of certain felons. (See http://www.lex18.com/Global/story.asp?S=8105451&nav=menu203_2) Rep. Parisi of Madison is currently sponsoring legislation in the Wisconsin...

    Cory Liebmann, 04/02/2008
  • “Report Shows ID Is a Bad Idea”

    The League of Women Voters says it all in this MJS editorial. “…it is shocking that proponents of voter ID are citing a report which rolled out old findings that appear to...

    Cory Liebmann, 03/16/2008
  • Strict Scrutiny for Indiana, and Democracy for Us

    Wisconsin Democrats stonewalled Republican attempts to bring AJR17 (photo ID amendment) to a vote yesterday, despite the dramatic fanfare of a GOP press conference that went down in flames.  But a voter...

    Cory Liebmann, 03/06/2008
  • Senate Dems Stop Disenfranshisement Scheme

    Senate Republicans, flaunting the ridiculous rogue report put out by as-yet-to-be-identified members of the Milwaukee police bureaucracy, had hoped their press stunt Thursday calling for Voter ID would make news. Unfortunately for...

    Scot Ross, 03/05/2008
  • Solve Clerical Errors by Reducing Turnout?

    Yesterday investigators from the Milwaukee Police Department issued a report on voting in Milwaukee in 2004. It is important to note that Police Chief Edward Flynn said that the report’s findings are...

    Cory Liebmann, 02/26/2008
  • Right Wing Frothing Just More Voter Fraud Fraud

    We’ve finally seen the results of the Milwaukee Police Department’s Special Investigation Unit’s 18-month taxpayer-financed look into allegations of voting problems in Milwaukee from 2006…er, 2004. Xoff breaks it down here, offering...

    Scot Ross, 02/25/2008
  • The War on Voting Continues in Committee

    As expected, Assembly Republicans continued their war on voting today.  In their crosshairs is the decades-old practice allowing same day voter registration.  In many ways this tradition has helped to produce voter participation...

    Cory Liebmann, 01/14/2008
  • The War On Voting Continues

    Another missile has been fired in the War On Voting. Rep. Sue Jeskewitz is once again trying to prevent Wisconsinites from exercising the most cherish right enjoyed by Americans: the right to...

    Cory Liebmann, 01/10/2008
  • Conservative Dreams of Quelling Turnout

    Today hearings are set on two of the latest attempts by conservatives in the state legislature to disenfranchise people that traditionally don’t vote for them.  The first is an attempt to repeal...

    Cory Liebmann, 01/09/2008
  • Editorial Gets It Right, News Department Should Follow

    Today the editorial board of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel completely nailed the issue of requiring voter IDs to vote.  The editorial was written in the context of a voter ID case scheduled...

    Cory Liebmann, 01/08/2008