Stories tagged: "voting rights"


Stephanie Birmingham, a Sturgeon Bay resident who uses a wheelchair, is concerned current Republican-authored proposals would make it harder for her and other people with disabilities to cast ballots. (Photo courtesy of Stephanie Birmingham)
‘They’re More Than Willing To Suppress My Vote’: Voters With Disabilities Sound off on GOP Voting Bills

Republican lawmakers are trying to make absentee voting more difficult, a method voters with disabilities rely on for safety and convenience.

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After GOP Blocks Voting Rights Bill, Baldwin Calls for Filibuster Reform

Changes are urgently needed to advance “vital” proposals like voting rights legislation, Wisconsin lawmaker says.

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) speaks during a June 22, 2021, Assembly floor session. (Photo by Christina Lieffring)
Assembly Passes Bills Certain to Face Vetoes; Evers Signs Police Reforms

A busy day at the Capitol as Republicans pass voter restrictions and Evers calls for more police reform despite signing bills.

State Supreme Court Rejects Right-Wing Legal Group’s Effort to Deregister 70,000 Voters

Two conservative justices join liberals in striking down the attempted deregistration of tens of thousands of voters.

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Milwaukee Cancels Early Voting at Miller Park and Fiserv Forum After Republican Threat

A GOP lawsuit and a conservative state Supreme Court could lead to ballots being challenged, thrown out.

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Appeals Court Blocks Absentee Ballot Extension, for Now

Madison-based federal judge’s order allowing extra time won’t go into effect until further arguments are heard.

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Wisconsin, Your Vote Matters. Make It Count, Make a Plan.

The cure to what ails us is the well-informed voter, and we'd like to help.