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Brad Schimel stirred controversy claiming the state voter ID law helped pave the way for Donald Trump and U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson to win election in Wisconsin.
One Wisconsin Now
04/30/2018
Her many fights continue today, none more important than protecting the right to vote from the forces who would seek to disenfranchise legal voters.
One Wisconsin Now
04/18/2018
One Wisconsin's Scot Ross called Schimel's comments a "shocking admission."
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
04/13/2018

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
Republican Gov. Scott Walker raised the issue six days after Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Rebecca Dallet, who was backed by liberals, won election to the high court. Her win in the officially...
PolitiFact
04/11/2018
After an unprecedented three-month delay, Gov. Scott Walker finally called for special elections in two legislative districts that have lacked representation since December. Better late than never, but things should have never...
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
03/30/2018

This raises serious questions about the connections between Scott Walker’s [campaigns]... and this growing international scandal," said Analiese Eicher.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
03/29/2018
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has had quite the duel with his state’s judicial system in recent days. First he dragged his feet in calling general elections to fill two legislative vacancies that...
New York Magazine
03/29/2018
“Two thirds of the offices Scott Walker has held came because he won a special election, including one for State Assembly and one held in an even year.”
Shareblue
03/28/2018

Scott Walker’s been in office for so long he seems to have forgotten it was a special election that got him into the government hammock 25 years ago.
One Wisconsin Now
03/28/2018
Following a string of GOP losses in special elections nationwide, Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker is locked in a battle with prominent Democrats over Walker’s refusal to call elections for two vacant...
NPR
03/28/2018
“The elections would create pressure points for people,” Scot Ross, executive director of the progressive group One Wisconsin Now, told TPM.
Talking Points Memo
03/26/2018

“The elections would create pressure points for people,” Scot Ross, executive director of the progressive group One Wisconsin Now, told TPM.
Talking Points Memo
03/26/2018
Scot Ross, executive director of the liberal Madison group One Wisconsin Now, and state Sen. Dave Hansen, D-Green Bay, urged the city to offer early voting at UW-Green Bay.
Green Bay Press-Gazette
03/22/2018
A Dane County judge today ruled that Scott Walker cannot refuse to call special elections to fill vacancies in the 1st State Senate and 42nd Assembly Districts.
One Wisconsin Now
03/22/2018

Sen. Dave Hansen and One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross urged Northeastern Wisconsin residents to take advantage of the opportunity to vote early.
One Wisconsin Now
03/22/2018
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker isn’t saying whether he will immediately call special elections for a pair of legislative vacancies as ordered by a judge. Dane County Circuit Judge Josann Reynolds rejected all...
Associated Press
03/22/2018
Mike Browne, deputy director of the progressive organization One Wisconsin Now, said the governor is stalling.
Public News Service
03/07/2018

The fact that Scott Walker is afraid to hold elections when he’s on the ballot in nine months is not the worst story to have out there.
Talking Points Memo
03/02/2018
A national Democratic group led by former U.S. Attorney Eric Holder filed a lawsuit Monday attempting to force Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to call two special elections to fill legislative vacancies....
Associated Press
02/27/2018
The Wisconsin Senate voted Tuesday to oust leaders of the bipartisan state agencies charged with running elections and overseeing ethics laws, the latest move by Republicans to exact revenge on anyone connected...
Associated Press
01/24/2018

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
Top Republicans have called on the administrators of the agencies responsible for campaign finance and ethics to resign.
One Wisconsin Now
12/15/2017
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

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
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
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

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
The head of the Wisconsin Election Commission agreed that the state’s strict voter ID law targeted specific communities.
One Wisconsin Now
10/19/2017
Supreme Court gerrymandering case focusing on Wisconsin raises the issue of defending voting rights against voter suppression. Joy Reid and her panel discuss.
MSNBC
10/08/2017

A new study surveyed registered non-voters in last year’s general election and found thousands of people were denied their basic right to vote.
Pacifica Radio
09/29/2017
Later on the witness stand in a lawsuit brought by One Wisconsin Now challenging the voter ID law, Albaugh described the tension in closed door caucus.
Center for Media and Democracy
09/26/2017
Thousands of legal voters in Wisconsin were prevented from casting a ballot in the November 2016 election because of the state’s strict voter ID law.
One Wisconsin Now
09/25/2017

Scott Walker’s decades-long record of undermining social justice and attacking the rights of people of color is appalling.
One Wisconsin Now
08/16/2017
Scott Walker’s record on attacking the voting rights of people of color for political gain is unconstitutional and the definition of racism.
One Wisconsin Now
08/16/2017
“Throughout his tenure as a top Republican Party insider, Reince Priebus has been intimately involved in despicable efforts to silence the voices of legal voters.”
The Progressive
07/31/2017

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
We’re owed answers about these serious allegation about meddling with the election in Wisconsin from the governor of Wisconsin.
One Wisconsin Now
07/13/2017
If You Love American Democracy, What Scott Walker Has Done to Elections in Wisconsin Will Break Your Heart.
One Wisconsin Now
07/12/2017

In Wisconsin, liberals were quick to pounce. One Wisconsin Now called on Gov. Scott Walker to, in their words, protect Wisconsin voters' privacy from Donald Trump.
Rhinelander Daily News
07/06/2017
As outrage over Donald Trump's gang's request for personal voting information spreads, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker continues to dodge the issue.
One Wisconsin Now
07/05/2017
One Wisconsin Now [said] Trump can't be trusted with voter data since the FBI is investigating potential coordination between his campaign and Russia.
Associated Press
06/30/2017

“There is no way Donald Trump and his cabal can be trusted with one single voter’s sensitive, personal information.”
One Wisconsin Now
06/30/2017
Jason Kander joined with Wisconsin voting rights activists to discuss how critical it is, now more than ever, to protect voting rights.
One Wisconsin Now
06/25/2017
The liberal group One Wisconsin Now accused Republicans of pursuing appeals for their own self-interest, not to serve the cause of electoral fairness.
Lakeland Times
06/23/2017

"Wisconsin Republicans have put their own political interests before everything else with their manipulation of the rules on voting."
Associated Press
06/19/2017
Wisconsin GOP Pursuit of Political Power and Unfair Partisan Advantage ‘Undermines the Integrity of Our Elections and Shakes the Foundations of Our Democracy’
One Wisconsin Now
06/19/2017
The real electoral fraud is partisan politicians manipulating the rules on voting to gain an unfair partisan advantage.
One Wisconsin Now
05/11/2017