The Pew Charitable Trusts

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Election reform

Lobbying Interests:
Pew is working with officials (legislative and executive branch) in Wisconsin for the purpose of upgrading voter registration systems to enable online registration and the state’s possible participation in the Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC). This work will likely include informing and advocating for legislation.

Title:
Coordinator

Contact
CR
Clay Reese
901 E St NW
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 552-2000
pewlobbyingcompliance@pewtrusts.org
http://www.pewtrusts.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Jeremey J Shepherd Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/8/2015 Withdrawn On N/A
Julia Brothers Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 8/7/2015 Withdrawn On 9/17/2015
Samuel Derheimer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 8/7/2015 Withdrawn On 8/8/2016
David Becker Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 8/7/2015 Withdrawn On 8/8/2016

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 389
Assembly Bill 389
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; electio...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/12/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
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

Senate Bill 295
Senate Bill 295
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; electio...

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 261

For
Notification Date
10/12/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
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

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

LRB 3535/1 - Elections Technology, Access, and Security Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3535/1 - Elections Technology, Access, and Security Act

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/9/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Upgrading Voter Registration: Interstate data sharing.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Upgrading Voter Registration: Interstate data sharing.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/31/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Upgrading Voter Registration: Online voter registration.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Upgrading Voter Registration: Online voter registration.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/31/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$21,900.00
2015
July - December
$24,724.11
2016
January - June
$21,059.84
2016
July - December
$600.00
Total $68,283.96
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
12.50
2015
July - December
17.67
2016
January - June
17.33
2016
July - December
0.00
Total 47.50
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
16.00
2015
July - December
29.75
2016
January - June
4.42
2016
July - December
4.00
Total 54.17

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
35 %
2016
January - June
40 %
2016
July - December
25 %
Total 27 %
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)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
35 %
2016
January - June
40 %
2016
July - December
25 %
Total 27 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
40 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 11 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
40 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 11 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 5 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
10 %
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
Total 10 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
10 %
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
50 %
Total 12 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures