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Wisconsin’s voter ID law aims to suppress certain people’s rights

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March 23, 2016

Voter ID laws are now in effect across our state. This means that people in Wisconsin hoping to participate in this year’s presidential election will face a new obstacle at the polling stations. All...

A guide to first-time voting

October 29, 2014

Voting for the first time can be a daunting task, but even for the seasoned veteran, voting from year to year can change drastically, especially when new voting laws take effect.  Before you get out and...

U.S. Supreme Court halts voter ID law

October 16, 2014

Voting 6-3, the Supreme Court halted the implementation of the Voter ID law for the upcoming election on Thursday Oct, 29. The Voter ID law that required all voters to provide government issued identification...

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Wisconsin Law requires photo ID at polling places
October 4, 2014

Wisconsin law now requires every voter to show a valid photo ID before they are given a ballot in November. In a recent ruling by the Chicago 7th Circuit Appeals Court, the law was put back in to effect...

Voter ID and the DMV

Disservice to the democratic process
October 4, 2014

“With just a few important documents, I got a free state photo ID,” says the anonymous student on the homepage of, the state’s website for information on the new voter ID law. And...

Voter ID: Costly plan is unnecessary

January 26, 2011

The new, GOP controlled, Wisconsin state congress is pushing legislation that is attempting to solve a problem that doesn’t exist. This legislation would require voters to present government issued identification...

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