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Voting & Elections 05.9.2024

Oral Arguments Before Wisconsin Supreme Court on May 13th in Case to Allow Voters to More Readily Be Able to Return Absentee Ballots

The highest court in our state should not create barriers to voting or restrict access to casting a ballot, including returning an absentee ballot through a secure drop box.

Voting & Elections 04.26.2024

Common Cause Wisconsin weighs in on the Role of the Election Observer

This week the Wisconsin Elections Commission held a public hearing for comments about their draft administrative rule on election observation. Common Cause Wisconsin submitted this statement in support of a rule that will provide clarity and uniformity for election observers to witness the election process while allowing election officials to complete their duties transparently and unobstructed and voters to cast their ballots privately and with confidence.

Voting & Elections 03.11.2024

Both Measures Could Adversely Affect Elections

On the April 2nd Spring Election ballot in Wisconsin, in addition to contests for local offices, judgeships, school board members and other positions, the Wisconsin Legislature has directed that there be two constitutional amendments put before voters for approval or rejection and they are important in how they affect elections and democracy in Wisconsin and in your ability to participate in those elections fairly and freely.

Fair Price for Fair Maps

Wisconsin Taxpayers to Pay Just $64,000 for Fair Voting Maps After Doling Out More Than $3 Million for Unfair, Partisan Gerrymandered Maps Over last 13 Years.

Gov. Evers Signs Transformative Redistricting Measure into Law

Today, Wisconsinites also can begin celebrating new, far more fair and representative state legislative district voting maps that will be in effect for this year’s August primary and November general elections. Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers signed into law the very same voting maps he submitted to the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Evers Has Said He Will Sign Maps Legislation into Law Effective for 2024 Elections

The Wisconsin Legislature on Tuesday passed new and dramatically different state legislative voting maps to be in place for the 2024 elections. Gov. Tony Evers has indicated he will sign them into law.

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