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News & Events
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09/25/2017   U.S. Supreme Court Should End Partisan Gerrymandering So Every Vote Will Count  (PDF)

09/18/2017  League Participates in National Voter Registration Day, Sept. 26, 2017  (PDF)

09/07/2017  LWV-WI Calls on U.S. Supreme Court to Rule in Favor of Fair Voting Districts (PDF);  Collaborative Amicus Brief (PDF)

08/03/2017  Opposition to August 2017 Special Session AB 1, the "Foxconn bill"  (PDF)

08/03/2017  Opposition to AB 427, requiring DPI to create firearm training curriculum (PDF)

08/03/2017  LWV memo to Joint Finance Committee supporting transportation needs of our aging and disabilities communities. Collaborative letter referred to in LWV memo. (PDFs)
07/18/2017  Testimony in opposition to AB 206/SB 154 which would limit training opportunities for UW Hospital System physicians  (PDF)

06/30/2017  Letter to Wisconsin Elections Commission about data request from  Vice Chair Kris Kobach of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity  (PDF)

06/23/2017  Letter to Joint Finance Committee about state Transportation budget  (PDF)

05/07/2017  Op Ed:  Proponents of constitutional convention should try governing instead  (PDF)

05/29/2017  League opposes unconstitutional proposal to criminalize free speech  (PDF)

05/10/2017  LWV Statement for Legislators About the State Budget. SUMMARY  (PDF)

05/01/2017  Summary of High Capacity Well Legislation 2017 (by LWV Milwaukee Co)  PDF

04/28/2017   Statement opposing Wisconsin Medicaid Waiver Request  (PDF)

04/27/2017  Statement supporting AB 137, requiring notice of certain campaign finance contributions made to the committee of a judge or justice  (PDF)

04/07/2017   Statement to Wisconsin Supreme Court supporting judicial recusal rules for cases involving major campaign supporters  (PDF)

04/03/2017  LWV Chippewa Bad River Band Pipeline Resolution. Cover memo

03/28/2017   LWV WI Testimony on Proposals for Constitutional Convention and Balanced Budget  (PDF)

03/23/2017  Balanced Budget Amendment and Constitution Convention: Two Dangerous Propositions  (PDF)

03/20/2017  Op ed: Underage Voting Shows Need to Invest In Voter Education  (PDF)

03/15/2017   Testimony to Wisconsin Elections Commission on election administration matters and 17-year-olds voting  (PDF)
02/01/2017  Letter advising Chancellor Blank against asking student applicants about criminal records (PDF)

01/30/2017 Letter to Governor Walker urging him to appoint a Wisconsin Parole Commission Chairperson now (PDF)

01/18/2017  League participated in press conference to introduce budget proposals that would redirect $900 Million to help communities thrive  (PDF)

01/05/2017  LWV Amicus Brief in Whitford v. Gill Wisconsin Partisan Gerrymander Court Case  (PDF)

01/03/2017  League releases Election Observation Report for November 2016 Election (PDF).  Executive Summary (PDF).  The report (corrected version) (PDF).

10/27/2016  LWV AMICUS BRIEF IN ONE WISCONSIN INSTITUTE v. THOMSEN - 7th Circuit Court of  Appeals  (PDF)
10/09/2016  LWV AMICUS BRIEF IN FRANK v. WALKER - 7th Circuit Court of  Appeals  (PDF)

10/11/2016  Thousands of Wisconsin Absentee Ballots at Risk of Rejection: Groups Ask State Elections Commission to Take Action.  The letter.  (PDF)

10/03/2016  Voter registration postcards can be used as Proof of Residence  (PDF)

09/26/2016  Amend voter ID and move on to solve some real problems  (PDF)
08/29/2016  In Wisconsin, election observers are welcome but they must follow rules  (PDF)

08/15/2016  Courts and Commissioners Should Put Voters First as They Sort Out Election Law  (PDF)

07/29/2016   Another Victory for Voters: 4th Circuit blocks North Carolina voter ID and other restrictions  (PDF)

07/14/2016  LWV to Kick Off "Gear Up to Vote" Campaign at July 18 Event in Madison  (PDF)

06/10/2016  Statement of appreciation for GAB members and staff  (PDF)

05/18/2016  Declaration of Andrea Kaminski in One Wisconsin Institute, Inc., et al., Plaintiffs, v. Gerald C. Nichol, et al., Defendants (PDF)

05/11/2016  Statement on Proposed Rule Modifying DMV Identification Requirements for Voting  (PDF)
05/10/2016  LWV Election Observation Report for April 5, 2016 Election -- Findings and Recommendations   Press Release  (PDF) 

04/29/2016  Op Ed: Voter ID Education is Needed to Ensure Fair, Efficient Elections  (PDF)
04/01/2016  Testimony in favor of nonpartisan redistricting reform  (PDF)
03/16/2016  Statement on SB 295 - The Bad Far Outweighs the Good  (PDF)

02/09/2016  Coalition letter opposing bill to eliminate Special Voting Deputies voter registration drives  (PDF)

02/03/2016  Supreme Court Candidates’ Answers Available on  (PDF)

01/26/2016  Opposition to bill to regulate production of photo IDs by local governments  (PDF)
01/19/2016  Opposition to legislation that would gut Wisconsin's civil service (PDF)

01/14/2016  Statement in opposition to SB 355, limiting ability of public school districts to schedule referenda  (PDF)

12/30/2015   Are you ready to vote?  (PDF)

12/16/2015   Statement on transition of state elections agency  (PDF)

12/16/2015   Bill to create Inspectors General an unfunded mandate and an abuse of power  (PDF)

12/08/2015   Shutting down appeal for John Doe case is abuse of power  (PDF)

10/20/2015   Statement to GAB on proposed agency restructuring legislation  (PDF)

10/07/2015   Statement on proposal to disband Wisconsin Government Accountability Board  (PDF)

LWV-WI partners with American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) to host four free public forums - Rebuild America's Infrastructure and Economy. Milwaukee, Oshkosh, Madison, Eau Claire. Click here to view the September 30 Madison forum on YouTube.

06/30/2015  League signs letter calling for a "Mobile DMV" unit to help people obtain a photo ID for voting  (PDF)

06/29/2015  League warns secrecy is poisoning our democracy  (PDF)
01/06/2015  League releases Election Observer Report from November 2014 midterm elections. The report. (PDFs)

02/25/2014 Testimony to National Commission on Voting Rights (PDF)

11/2012  Election Protection Report from November 6, 2012 election  (PDF)

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