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Jun 4, 2020

Report highlights voting inequities in tribal communities

Native American voting rights advocates are cautioning against states moving to mail-in ballots without opportunities for tribal members to vote safely in person.

Jun 1, 2020

Wisconsin Supreme Court agrees to hear voter purge case

The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a case seeking to purge about 129,000 voter registrations from the rolls ahead of the November presidential election after previously deadlocking on whether to get involved.

Apr 2, 2020

Supreme Court assumes jurisdiction over lawsuit over clerk’s absentee-voter advice

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has assumed jurisdiction over a lawsuit involving a Dane County clerk's advice to voters to mark themselves as indefinitely confined because of the governor's stay-at-home order to get around Wisconsin's photo ID requirement.

Jan 29, 2020

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin names new executive director

The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin named Debra Cronmiller as its new executive director. Cronmiller replaces Erin Grunze, who resigned to spend more time with her young family.

Jan 27, 2020

Evers signs order setting up new redistricting commission (UPDATE)

Gov. Tony Evers signed an executive order Monday creating a nonpartisan commission to draw new legislative maps next year for the Legislature to consider, a step Republicans have rejected as a sham.

Jan 21, 2020

Voter purge ruling appealed to state Supreme Court

A conservative law firm on Tuesday asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court to reverse a lower court's order putting on hold a ruling that would have forced the removal of up to 209,000 people from the state's voter rolls.

Jan 21, 2020

Wisconsin Senate gives OK to taking selfies with ballot (UPDATE)

Wisconsin voters could legally take selfies with their marked election ballots under a bill the state Senate approved Tuesday.

Jan 16, 2020

WILL president ‘a bit angry’ about cartoon depicting him as executioner

Rick Esenberg, president and general counsel of the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty, said he was initially "a bit angry" after seeing a political cartoon depicting him as an executioner with several nooses. The Cap Times, a Madison newspaper, published the cartoon this week in response to WILL's lawsuit against the Wisconsin Elections Committee.

Jan 13, 2020

Wisconsin judge orders up to 209K voter names be deleted (UPDATE)

A Wisconsin judge on Monday found the state's election commission to be in contempt and ordered the bipartisan panel to immediately begin removing up to 209,000 names from the state's voter rolls or face hundreds of dollars in fines for each day they don't.

Jun 10, 2019

Wisconsin celebrating women’s right to vote

Wisconsin is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the state's ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote.

Mar 20, 2019

Proposal would allow electronic voting in State Bar elections

Wisconsin’s mandatory bar association recently filed a rule-change proposal that would allow its members to vote electronically in elections.

Dec 17, 2018

Wisconsin’s early voting limit challenged in federal court (UPDATE)

The fight over restricting early voting in Wisconsin is headed back to federal court.


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