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
LEARN MORE ABOUT NEW VOTING AND ELECTION BILLS IN WISCONSIN
An online database created by the Brennan Center has all the most recent information on restrictive and expansive voting bills that are being proposed or have passed in your state. Make sure to stay up-to-date!
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
A searchable database by Open Secrets with profiles showing you who’s making the big political contributions in your state, as well as where the money’s coming from.
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 the Freedom to Vote Act.
Help Establish Fair Voting Maps in Wisconsin!
Fellow Wisconsinites, sign the petition to help reform Wisconsin’s current partisan redistricting system to ensure that all voters have a chance to practice their civic duty!
Tell Governor Evers to remove barriers to the ballot! Add your name.
Wisconsin, you need to ACT NOW! Governor Evers is working hard to ensure that voting is accessible to everyone. Unfortunately, our state legislator will be introducing 18 bills that restrict our right to vote and undermine our democracy. Add your name NOW to ensure that our rights will be protected!
Wisconsin Voter Purge Challenge
The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin (LWVWI) filed a lawsuit challenging the deactivation of over 31,000 Wisconsin voter registrations in July 2021. The lawsuit alleges that these voter registrations were canceled without proper notice or an opportunity to respond in violation of the 14th Amendment’s due process clause.
GOP Lawmakers Had 4x More Cash Than Dems Entering 2022
Republican lawmakers who control the legislature had four times more campaign cash than Democrats entering the 2022 election year, a Wisconsin Democracy Campaign review found. Read more from the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign!