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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.

Voting & Elections 08.29.2023

Common Cause Wisconsin Strongly Supports Retaining Meagan Wolfe as Wisconsin Elections Commission Administrator

Testimony of Jay Heck, Executive Director, Common Cause Wisconsin for the August 29th Wisconsin Senate Committee on Shared Revenue, Elections And Consumer Protection regarding support of retaining Meagan Wolfe as Administrator of the Wisconsin Elections Commission

Voting & Elections 08.7.2023

The Andrew Goodman Foundation and Common Cause Wisconsin Join As Amici To Defend Student Voting Rights In Wisconsin

The amicus brief supports the rights of students to cast their votes from their campus addresses in La Crosse County

Voting & Elections 07.11.2023

The WEC and the Fate of Meagan Wolfe

For the moment, at least, Wolfe continues in her role as administrator. As we draw ever closer to the beginning of the critical 2024 elections in Wisconsin it becomes increasingly important for the WEC to have Wolfes’s firm, steady, able and experienced leadership at the helm.

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