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Nov 11, 2016

Milwaukee elections chief: Voter ID law hurt city’s turnout

Milwaukee's elections chief says Wisconsin's voter ID law caused problems at the polls in the city and likely contributed to lower voter turnout.

Oct 19, 2016

Judge calls out DMV on voter ID

U.S. District Judge James Peterson made the right call last week when he ordered the state to provide additional information to the public about how to get voting credentials but chose not to halt the state's voter ID law.

Oct 17, 2016

Judge OKs voting credential handouts

A federal judge has signed off on new handouts explaining how people who lack photo identification can get alternative voting credentials.

Oct 13, 2016

Judge orders state to explain voting credentials process (UPDATE)

A federal judge ordered Wisconsin transportation officials Thursday to immediately produce documents clearly explaining how people who lack a photo ID can obtain voting credentials and to perform checks to ensure field workers are giving applicants correct information about the process.

Oct 12, 2016

State won’t seek stay on voting order

State attorneys won't appeal a federal judge's order to produce documents that clearly explain Wisconsin's alternative voting credential system.

Oct 7, 2016

Walker says DOJ found problems with voter ID at DMV offices

Gov. Scott Walker says the state Department of Justice found problems with how Wisconsin's voter ID law was being administered during spot checks of driver license stations.

Oct 5, 2016

Federal judge orders hearing over state’s voter ID

A hearing has been scheduled in federal court less than four weeks before the election to consider a motion calling for suspension of Wisconsin's voter ID law.

Oct 4, 2016

Recordings reveal workers give bad information about IDs (UPDATE)

Workers at seven Division of Motor Vehicles offices across Wisconsin are heard in newly released recordings giving would-be voters without photo IDs inaccurate information about the availability of credentials that would allow them to cast a ballot in next month's election.

Oct 3, 2016

US Supreme Court: Some noteworthy cases coming up in new term

Some noteworthy cases the U.S. Supreme Court will hear in its new term that begins Monday.

Sep 30, 2016

Judge orders state to investigate ID protocol

A federal judge has ordered the state to investigate whether transportation officials have been denying people temporary photo identification to vote.

Sep 23, 2016

New laws, rulings could cause Election Day confusion

With more than 120 million Americans expected to cast ballots for president this fall, the nation's voting process seems more convoluted than ever and rife with potential for confusion come Election Day.

Aug 31, 2016

DOT to issue voting creds overnight during election week

The state Department of Transportation plans to ship voting credentials overnight to people who try to obtain photo identification during election week.


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