THE DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT IN Wisconsin
MAKE AN IMPACT FOR DEMOCRACY
Democracy starts with each of us—and together, we can make a major impact when we speak up for what’s right. We know the ultimate power in a democracy is the people. We are powerful, fearless, ordinary Americans working together to build a democracy that works for us all.
Take action! Join in the democracy work of the organizations below:
- ACLU of Wisconsin
- All Voting is Local – Wisconsin
- Common Cause Wisconsin
- League of Women Voters of Wisconsin
- NAACP Wisconsin
- One Wisconsin Institute/One Wisconsin Now
- Wisconsin Democracy Campaign
- Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group
- Wisconsin United to Amend
- Wisconsin Voices
VISIT A ‘ONE-STOP-SHOP’ FOR ELECTION INFO: VOTE411.org for WISCONSIN
VOTE411 is a “one-stop-shop” for election information created by League of Women Voters. Get your Personalized Voting Information to find your polling place, see what’s on your ballot, check your voter registration, learn ID requirements, and much more!
VOLUNTEER AT THE POLLS IN WISCONSIN
An online portal developed by the Fair Elections Center to share state by state information on poll worker requirements and applications for each state.
LEARN WHERE THE POLITICAL MONEY COMES FROM IN WISCONSIN
LEARN HOW DEMOCRACY REFORMS BECOME LAW IN WISCONSIN
Twenty-four states, including Wisconsin, do not feature a process for citizen-led ballot initiatives. This means that a state legislator must sponsor a bill in order for it to be voted on to become law. This requires you to be in relationship with your state legislatures. Some tactics used in these states to pressure on them to act are community powered lobbying, marching, and nonviolent civil disobedience. LEARN MORE!
Wisconsin DEMOCRACY REFORM AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL IS POSSIBLE TOO!
Learn more about H.R.1, the For the People Act, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives in March 2019.
PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN & CONGRESS MUST ENACT DEMOCRACY REFORM!
Urge the new Congress to pass the For the People Act (H.R. 1) a once-in-a-generation package of proven democracy reforms. Log your call and Add your name to demand that Congress makes a bold show of support for our democracy — and passes the For the People Act.
HELP STOP DISINFORMATION ON SOCIAL MEDIA!
Do your part for our democracy today. If you spot any misleading or deceptive posts about voting or democracy reforms on social media report them to the Common Cause Social Media Monitoring team!
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