Scott Walker is literally preventing Wisconsinites from voting


The governor is refusing to call special elections to fill two vacant legislative seats, at the same time as his Republican allies in the legislature attack the state’s nonpartisan oversight of elections. > The Nation

UW prof defends his study that found voter ID law deterred thousands from voting


UW-Madison political science professor Ken Mayer released results of a study this fall that found changes to the state’s voter ID law led to enormous confusion and deterred thousands from voting. He’s received some criticism of the study but on the talk show “Capital City Sunday”, he stood by his findings. > Cap Times

Former Trump advisor: Scott Walker has ‘rigged’ five elections


A former advisor to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has accused Gov. Scott Walker and Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus of rigging multiple elections in Wisconsin. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Wisconsin voters are confused over ID law, professor tells election officials

Wisconsin voters don’t have a good handle on what types of identification they can use to cast a ballot, a UW-Madison political science professor told the state Elections Commission Tuesday, saying “There is a lot of confusion about what qualifies and what doesn’t qualify.” > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Dane County Board to urge end to Voter ID requirement


The Dane County Board will vote Thursday night on a resolution calling for the state to suspend its photo ID voting law until changes ensure access to the ballot box. The move follows a study which found 11 percent of registered Dane and Milwaukee county voters did not participate in the 2016 election because of ID requirements. > Madison365

Rigged: How voter suppression threw Wisconsin to Trump


After the November election, registered voters in Milwaukee County and Madison’s Dane County were surveyed about why they didn’t cast a ballot. Eleven percent cited the voter ID law and said they didn’t have an acceptable ID; of those, more than half said the law was the “main reason” they didn’t vote. > Mother Jones