For this segment, Monday host Patty Peltekos is joined by Green County Clerk Arianna Voegeli and Madison City Clerk Maribeth Witzel-Behl to discuss voter registration, absentee ballots, important deadlines, new safety protocols for election day, and information about training to be a poll worker for Wisconsin’s upcoming August 11 partisan primary. Voting Information for August […]
In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 through the community, Public Health Madison & Dane County banned all gatherings with more than 50 people yesterday. And today, Governor Tony Evers issued a mandate that would apply such a ban statewide beginning at 12:01 a.m. tonight. With the April 7th presidential primary only three […]
Wisconsin law requires that “upon receipt of reliable information that a registered voter has moved,” the Wisconsin Elections Commission must notify the voter by mail. If the Commission does not receive any response from the voter within 30 days, it is required to remove that voter from its rolls, even if the voter hasn’t actually […]
Thanks to a surprise ruling from a federal appeals court, Voter ID is back in play for this fall’s election, and local clerks are scrambling.
Why has Wisconsin’s Voter ID law been reinstated? Does the law violate the Voting Rights Act? Will it prevent voter fraud or will it disenfranchise voters? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more.