U.S. Supreme Court to review Wisconsin voter ID law


It seems a lot of people are only now discovering this despite the fact that the ACLU filed its first brief last Thursday. “Oct. 8, 2014 – It is possible that the U.S. Supreme Court could halt​​ implementation of Wisconsin’s photo identification (ID) law before the November election, despite a recent ruling by the U.S. more »

Wisconsin Republicans: “Sure. Get voter ID info out. You need money for ads? WHAT?!”


Illustration credit: FutUndBeidl This article was put online at 8PM Friday night which explains why it hasn’t circulated that much. Because what it says is outrageous. “The heads of the Legislature’s budget committee told the state elections agency late Friday to go ahead with a public information campaign to tell voters they need a photo ID, more »

That latest Marquette U. poll…

Wisconsin map from Marist Poll.

I have a hard time taking any horse race numbers seriously from the latest Marquette U. poll when 1 out of every 5 of both registered and likely voters does not know that a photo ID will be required in the November election.   And I’ll leave it at that for now. You can visit Jake’s blog more »

Wisconsin Voter ID Round-up

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It’s been another arduous day at the mill so I’m simply providing a round-up of the latest Wisconsin voter ID stories. Add any important stuff I may have missed in the comments if you’d like.   From WKOW we have Democrats call on WISDOT to extend DMV hours for Photo ID Such a story is not complete without some more »

State of Wisconsin suddenly worried about voters getting “pinball treatment”?


Image credit: Donald Bell You know your state’s electoral system is in trouble when Rick Hasen has written FIVE blog posts about it in one day. Correction: Six posts. The keywords: ballot design, pinballing the voters, DMV access, chaos, “Wisconsin Poll Watcher Militia“, Judge Niess refuses Wisconsin Supreme Court voter ID order. After you’re done more »

ACLU hopes to get a rehearing on Wisconsin #voterID

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  “To protect the voting rights of Wisconsin citizens this November, the ACLU, ACLU of Wisconsin and Advancement Project are filing a motion today for an en banc rehearing in their case challenging the state’s restrictive voter ID law.” Get more info at ACLU’s site.   Meanwhile, there are over 11,000 people who submitted an absentee more »

Glenwood City, WI to protest at city hall TODAY after learning frac sand CEO is a pedophile imprisoned in Texas since June


***Please read it and then SHARE it***  PRESS RELEASE 8/29/14 Glenwood City, WI For a group of concerned parents and residents who make up the grassroots Glenwood City Citizens for Legal and Ethical Representation it has been two long years of battle for the citizens of Glenwood City, Wis., as they make one final push more »

“We’ve been doing a stupid thing”

Carrying a large rainbow flag. Pic by blue cheddar. Event: Madison Pride 2012

Update: Here’s a link to the amici curiae brief [a 33 page PDF] filed with the court by the Family Equality Council. According to writer Chris Geidner this brief had a strong impact on Judge Posner of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. ——————————- This is about the states of Wisconsin and Indiana getting their more »