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Assembly Bill 389

Relating To: Relating to: electronic voter registration, verification of certain registrations, proof of residence for voting in an election, authorizing Wisconsin to enter into agreements to share information related to the registration and voting of electors; election registration officials; testing election officials after training; electronic poll lists; election equipment approval; overvoted ballots; voter registration proof of residency for an individual in a residential care facility; counting of absentee ballots; witness address required for valid absentee ballot; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Citizen Action of Wisconsin Notified Date 10/15/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/15/2015

Common Cause in Wisconsin Notified Date 10/11/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/11/2015

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 10/19/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/19/2015

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 10/10/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/10/2015

Comments
While we support online voter registration, we oppose other measures in this bill, the worst of which would end the Special Registration Deputies program. That is unacceptable.
The Pew Charitable Trusts Notified Date 10/12/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/12/2015

Comments
The Pew Charitable Trusts supports online voter registration and participation in the Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC).
Supporting Documentation
20151012_OVR factsheet.pdf
20151012_ERIC fact sheet.pdf

Wisconsin Democracy Campaign Notified Date 10/14/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/14/2015

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Notified Date 11/11/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/11/2015

Wisconsin Towns Association Notified Date 10/15/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/15/2015

Comments
requesting changes to the testing language
Wisconsin Voices Notified Date 10/14/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/14/2015

Comments
We support efforts to allow voters to register online, but oppose eliminating SRDs.

Lobbying Efforts

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
73.00
2016
January - June
17.00
2016
July - December
1.00
Total 91.00
Citizen Action of Wisconsin 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
6.00
2016
January - June
4.00
2016
July - December
Total 10.00
Common Cause in Wisconsin 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2.00
2016
January - June
4.00
2016
July - December
Total 6.00
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2.00
The Pew Charitable Trusts 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
17.00
2016
January - June
9.00
2016
July - December
1.00
Total 27.00
Wisconsin Towns Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
20.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 20.00
Wisconsin Voices 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
26.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 26.00