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News & Events

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National Voter Registration Day

September 24th is National Voter Registration Day! Are you registered to vote?  Go to to register online or check your…
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August 11, 2020 Partisan Primary Election.

This is the Partisan Primary for the November 3, 2020 General Election.
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February 18, 2020 Spring Primary Election

This Spring Election is for Justice of the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals Judge – District 2 and 4, and…
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November 3, 2020 General and Presidential Election

This General Election is for President, U.S. Senator, U.S. Representative, even-numbered Wisconsin State Senate seats, all Wisconsin Assembly seats, and…
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National Disability Voter Registration Events in Milwaukee, Madison and Eau Claire

Great kickoff in Milwaukee for National Disability Voter Registration Week! Thanks to IndependenceFirst, Mayor Barrett, League of Women Voters, People…
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DVC Voter Registration Video premieres at WAD Annual Conference

Our new video on Voter Registration premiered Saturday night at the Wisconsin Association of the Deaf Annual (WAD) Conference. The…
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AB 168 Passes Full Wisconsin Assembly Unanimously

Today the Assembly unanimously passed AB 168 which will require an accommodation for voters who are unable to speak their…
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Have You Considered Serving as a Poll Worker?

Have you considered serving as a poll worker? A friendly, knowledgeable poll worker can make the difference for a voter…
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Public Hearing on Senate Bill 246

Today the Senate Committee on Elections, Ethics and Rural Issues is holding a public hearing that will include Senate Bill…
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AB 168 Passes Wisconsin Assembly Committee Unanimously

On May 29th, AB 168 was passed unanimously by the Wisconsin Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections. The Disability Vote…

Assembly Holding Public Hearing on AB 168

The Assembly Committee on Campaign and Elections is holding a Public Hearing Tuesday, April 23rd at 12 noon at the…
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Special Election in Assembly District 64 (parts of Racine and Kenosha Counties)

On April 30th, voters in Assembly District 64 in parts of Kenosha and Racine counties will vote in a special…