I would like to thank long time reader and active commenter, forgotmyscreenname, for providing a link to the recent Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article about recent charges brought against 10 area residents for voter fraud. After having read the article, I wanted to follow up with a few comments here.
Over the past decade, our Republican [...]
Although the Voter Id portion of the 2011 Wisconsin Election Reform Act was struck down by two different courts, a number of other provisions remain in force. The Wisconsin State Journal explains the changes in detail. But here’s their synopsis on what the changes are and how they may affect you. Particularly if you haven’t [...]
You do NOT need VOTER ID on NOVEMBER 6th in the State of Wisconsin!
Recently a number of billboards have appeared in Milwaukee’s minority neighborhoods ‘reminding’ our friends and neighbors that voter fraud is a felony. Needless to say there have been protests about voter intimidation as a result.
But voter intimidation isn’t restricted to [...]
Both cases have been kicked back to the appellate court for review.
The state Supreme Court today refused to take up two lawsuits challenging the state’s voter ID law.
The court of appeals had asked the justices to directly take the cases that resulted in two Dane County judges issuing injunctions preventing enforcement of the [...]
Dane County Circuit Court Judge Richard Niess: “Without question, where it exists, voter fraud corrupts elections and undermines our form of government,” Niess wrote, adding that leaders may take action to prevent it. “But voter fraud is no more poisonous to our democracy than voter suppression. Indeed, they are two heads on the same monster.”
Judge Richard Niess permanently enjoined the state's new voter ID law!!
Friday’s ruling by Dane County Judge Richard Niess goes further than the one issued by another judge last week because it permanently halts the law. Tuesday’s order by Dane County Judge David Flanagan blocked the law for the April 3 presidential primary and [...]
A Dane County Judge on Tuesday granted a temporary injunction that bars the enforcement of the state photo ID law at polling places during the general election on April 3.
Circuit Judge David Flanagan said that the Milwaukee Branch of the NAACP and Voces de la Frontera had demonstrated that their lawsuit against [...]