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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 - 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 - Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Women's suffrage makes an appearance in the gubernatorial election...  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 - Thursday, March 27, 2014
A sad day for voters in Wisconsin 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 - Thursday, March 06, 2014
Senate committee to consider 4 bad bills 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 - Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Weakened injunctions bill gets nod; redistricting listening sessions scheduled   read more ...
Update - Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Let the people speak on redistricting   read more ...
Update - Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Wisconsin Supreme Court takes up voter ID 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, September 27, 2013
Lessons from Ohio... improving elections in a battleground state  read more ...
Update - Friday, September 20, 2013
Leagues help neighbors get on health insurance marketplace 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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