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09/11/2014  Statement on new procedure for obtaining photo ID for voting: The voter photo ID law is still blocked  (PDF)

Coming up! 10/04/2014 in Madison. Hear top-notch speakers on pressing state issues at the League's State Issues Briefing, October 4 in Madison. Click here to see our line-up of featured presentations and register to attend.

Coming up!  09/25/2014 in Oshkosh - Soap Box Series Fundraiser for LWV Winnebago County. Keynote speaker Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette University Law School Poll, will survey the landscape and fault lines underlying Wisconsin's 2014 elections. More information.

07/31/2014  Statement on WI Supreme Court voter ID rulings  (PDF)

Thursday, July 24, at Blackhawk Technical College-Beloit Center!  Viewing of Bill Moyer’s interview with Ms. Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow. A discussion will follow and light refreshments will be served. 5:30-8:00 p.m., free and open to the public. Sponsored by LWV-Beloit and the Blackhawk Tech Diversity Advancement Committee.  More info.

07/10/2014  Thursday deadline for candidates to respond to LWV questionnaire  (PDF)

06/18/2014  League sends questionnaire to candidates, calls on them to respond (PDF)

Thursday, June 5, in Racine! Our executive director will be a panelist in a Public Forum: Political Reform in Wisconsin, sponsored by Common Cause in Wisconsin

04/29/2014 U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman has struck down Wisconsin’s voter ID law. See his ruling here. 

04/22/2014  Secure online voter registration for all voters (PDF)

April 22!
Informational meeting about forming a new local League in Polk-Burnett counties

04/02/2014  Statement on extreme anti-voter legislation signed today by Governor Walker  

03/27/2014  Statement on early voting restriction (PDF)

03/26/2014 LWV urges Governor Walker to veto 3 anti-voter bills.  Press release.  Letter.  (PDFS)

03/05/2014  Opposition to rushed campaign finance bills  (PDF)

02/25/2014  Collaborative letter opposing AJR 81, which proposes Constitutional Convention for a balanced budget amendment

02/13/2014  Collaborative letter opposing AJR 79, which requires a supermajority vote for certain tax rate increases  (PDF)

02/04/2014  Opposition to bill that bans evening and weekend early voting hours  (PDF)

01/20/2014  League celebrates Voting Rights Act repair bill and Pennsylvania voter ID ruling  (PDF)

01/16/2014  Unexpected revenue is an opportunity to invest in Wisconsin's Future  (PDF)

01/06/2014  Bill to limit courts is a power grab  (PDF)

01/02/2014  Focus on positive reforms and a high voter turnout in 2014  (PDF)

12/19/2013  Support for SB 259 - Fox Cities RTA  (PDF)

12/05/2013  Let the people speak on redistricting  (PDF)

11/25/2013  Statement on Waukesha water diversion proposal (PDF)

10/09/2013  League opposes bill to limit early voting  (PDF)

09/16/2013  Nonpartisan redistricting would increase accountability  (PDF) 

08/20/2013 Give redistricting reform proposals a hearing  (PDF)

08/05/2013  What have we done to deserve voter suppression?  (PDF)

05/22/2013  Opposition to re-establishment of bail bonds industry in state budget  (PDF)

05/02/2013  League testifies against bill to limit judges' ability to block unconstitutional laws (PDF)

03/20/2013  Testimony to GAB on November 2012 election observers report and recommendations (PDF)

02/14/2013  Statement on Governor's announcement about Medicaid  (PDF)

02/07/2013  League applauds Governor, Assembly Speaker for leadership on mental health  (PDF)

02/06/2013  Report from Non-Partisan Observers of Voting in the November 6, 2012 General Election  (PDF)   Press release (PDF)

02/05/2013   Expand BadgerCare for a healthier and more productive Wisconsin  (PDF)

01/28/2013  Statement of opposition to expansion of school voucher system  (PDF)

01/23/2013  Statement opposing mining bill (PDF)

11/28/2012  Beware of partisan efforts to restrict voting (PDF)

11/07/2012  Appleton Post Crescent interview with LWV Appleton leader about the role of election observers - click on video called "Election Observers"

10/03/2012  A few precautions can save you time and help ensure your vote is counted  (PDF)

Recent E-news Updates
Update - Tuesday, September 09, 2014
New resources, upcoming events with LWV   read more ...
Update - Monday, August 18, 2014
Summertime... and the League is busy!   read more ...
Update - Friday, July 25, 2014
LWV to GAB: no cameras in the polling place   read more ...
Update - Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Two candidates boycott LWV forums... read more ...
Update - Tuesday, June 03, 2014
As EPA tries to clear the air, Wisconsin politics get murkier    read more ...
Update - Thursday, May 29, 2014
It's League of Women Voters week in Appleton    read more ...
Update - Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Expert calls Wisconsin ruling the beginning of the end of voter ID    read more ...
Update - Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Wisconsin League and Leaguers in the News   read more ...
Update - Thursday, April 03, 2014
League is attacked for defending the vote  read more ...
Update - Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Democracy's no-good, very-bad day  read more ...
Update - Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Governor should veto anti-voter bills read more ...
Update - Friday, March 14, 2014
They really do want to choose their voters read more ...
Update - Friday, February 21, 2014
WI voting rights take center stage in 2 big events read more ...
Update - Friday, February 14, 2014
LWV birthday... and legislative news read more ...
Update - Friday, January 31, 2014
Preparing for our day in court... read more ...
Update - Friday, January 24, 2014
Legislative update - good, bad, ugly and actionable... read more ...
Update - Friday, January 17, 2014
Celebrating VRA repair and Pennsylvania voter ID victory... read more ...
Update - Thursday, January 16, 2014
League speaks on state surplus... read more ...
Update - Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Let the people speak on redistricting   read more ...
Update - Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Level heads and civil dialog in Wisconsin? Yes!   read more ...
Update - Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Assaults continue on government of, by, for the people   read more ...
Update - Thursday, October 10, 2013
League speaks on early voting, calls for redistricting reform   read more ...
Update - Friday, October 04, 2013
Protecting the vote and holding lawmakers accountable  read more ...
Update - Friday, August 16, 2013
Rather than penalize voters, let's celebrate suffrage! read more ...
Update - Thursday, July 25, 2013
Returning elections to the voters... read more ...
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