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06.18.2018

U.S. Supreme Court Delays Decision for Now on Wisconsin Gerrymander Court Case

Wisconsin Still Waiting for U.S. Supreme Court Decision That May End Hyper-Partisan Gerrymandering

This past Monday morning, many of us huddled over the U.S. Supreme Court website, eagerly expecting the nation's highest court to render its long-anticipated decision in the case in which a federal court declared that Wisconsin's hyper-partisan, secretive, expensive (to Wisconsin taxpayers) gerrymandered redistricting process in 2011 by the Republicans, was unconstitutional.

State Supreme Court Election results Demonstrate Widespread Citizen Support for Stronger Judicial Recusal Rules

WMC, a business organization, was willing to tear down Dallet at any cost, to protect their investment in Screnock and his opposition to strong judicial recusal rules. Citizens might ask how running nasty, untrue attack ads is good for "business" in Wisconsin.

Voting & Elections 08.8.2017

Maybe, some day, people will hear

Jay Heck, executive director of Common Cause, consistently pushes for reforms intended to keep government on the up-and-up and make it work better for all citizens, not just the favored few. He calls out politicians and their powerful supporters, and he does so with facts and figures that cannot be denied.

Voting & Elections 05.18.2017

CC/WI Calls for Removal of Restrictions on College Student ID as Voter ID

As a result of Wisconsin's strict voter ID law, college students are treated differently, facing unnecessary barriers to voting. This deliberate disenfranchisement is wrong and must be addressed; we should be encouraging civic participation by young voters, not preventing it.

Voting & Elections 05.10.2017

Guest view: Let me introduce you to Gerry Mandering

Who is Gerry Mandering and what is he doing to the citizens of Wisconsin?

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