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Our report, “Getting There is Half the Battle: Wisconsin’s Photo ID Law, Access to DMV Services, and the Fight for Our Freedom to Vote,” breaks down how limited access to the Department of Motor Vehicles is a barrier to Wisconsinites obtaining the photo ID needed to cast a ballot. Together with the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition and the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, we offer recommendations on how to expand access to the ballot, even amid Wisconsin’s restrictive voter ID law.
News from Wisconsin
Milwaukee — In response to the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s decision to restrict the use of drop boxes for the August and November 2022 elections, All Voting is Local Wisconsin State Director Shauntay Nelson issued the following statement:
MILWAUKEE — In response to partisan-backed attorney and former Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman’s release of a sham ballot review “report” on the 2020 general election in Wisconsin to the Wisconsin Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections, All Voting is Local Wisconsin State Director Shauntay Nelson issued the following statement:
MILWAUKEE — All Voting is Local, the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, and the ACLU of Wisconsin today released Ballots for All: Ensuring Eligible Wisconsinites in Jail Have Equal Access to Voting — an update to the July 2020 report, Ballots for All: Ensuring Eligible Wisconsin Voters in Jail Have Equal Access to Voting. The new report found that many jail administrators have taken small, but important, steps to increase ballot access for individuals in their care. However, troubling voting barriers persist for the approximately 13,000 people incarcerated in Wisconsin’s jails at any given time.