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Republicans ask panel chairs to consider voter ID outreach

MADISON — A group of Assembly Republicans have asked the leaders of the Legislature’s budget committee to approve funding for a public education campaign on Wisconsin’s voter photo identification law. 103 more words

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Longtime Wisconsin chief elections official Kevin Kennedy retiring

MADISON — Wisconsin’s longtime chief elections official Kevin Kennedy is retiring before the board he currently heads is eliminated in July.

Kennedy announced his intentions Tuesday, May 10th to retire on June 29th. 188 more words

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Early voting numbers soar in Milwaukee, up 600% from last two presidential primaries

MILWAUKEE — The numbers are in…8,000 people voted during Milwaukee’s early voting period — a much larger number than anticipated — which many believe could lead to record-breaking turnout on Election Day — Tuesday, April 5th. 471 more words

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Server failure temporarily cuts clerks from Wisconsin voter system

MADISON — A server failure has cut local clerks off from Wisconsin’s voter registration system and prevented people from acquiring identification they need to vote. 120 more words

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Gov. Scott Walker signs electronic voter registration bill

MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill that allows people to register to vote online.

The governor signed the bill privately at the Capitol on Wednesday morning, March 16th — less than 24 hours after the Senate passed it on a voice vote Tuesday afternoon. 525 more words

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Gov. Walker's campaign paid $28,300 campaign finance penalty

MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign paid $28,388 in penalties last year to the Government Accountability Board for accepting corporate contributions and exceeding contribution limits. 85 more words

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Changes for voters include new voting machines, voter ID requirement

MILWAUKEE — Voters will go to the polls on Tuesday, February 16th to vote in the spring primary election for state and local offices. For those who plan to exercise their right to vote, there are a few things to remember on Election Day. 325 more words

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