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Why volunteer?

"I see people nod and smile as they read our early in-person voting information.  They look up say “thank you!” and often take more for others.  Thanks to all of us  (especially Linea, Terri and Dorothy) for making a wealth of excellent information and making it available !  \O/"
~ Donna

Pharrell Williams Official Music Video "HAPPY"

Click Here:  High energy, great dancing

Just what we all need after January 6.  Remember who we are.  Remember the values that make us the "land of the free".  Government by the people -- You & Me

MKE ward maps - outstanding resource

Milwaukee ward maps will be updated with the November election results(local to national).   Detail for each City of Milwaukee ward (by ward #) is on this Excellent Website.  Maintained by Ann & Suzanne.  Be sure to download this.  It is an unparalleled source of information you need.

MyVote.WI.gov website.  Info for the entire state.  After votes are certified, you can get detailed information on vote results by county.

We need to print 10,000 flyers for voter education

We only ask for money when we need it.  We only ask for money for printing.  Everything else is volunteer work.

Our GoFundMe campaign is at: Contribute here - Please be generous

We can help you register friends, family, yourself, colleagues . . .

The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law presents this report on the voter suppression bills and voter expansion bills across the country.

How to Restore and Strengthen the Voting Rights Act, also from the Brennan Center explores the intent

of the law & how to make it better.Are you registered to vote?

Contact us for more information.  Click here.

Safe, Secure & Fair -- A Wisconsin Tradition

Rapper YelloPain & Why Every Election is Important

Volunteers October & November 2020

Volunteers helped 800 voters find their correct polling place on November 3.  

<<  2 Legends at the Fondy Farmer's Market.    woman with mask holding sign that says early voting. its a fall day

 

 

 

1 Legend, of many, reminding voters of early voting >>

Thanks for keeping our democracy strong.

 

Why Vote?

This is what is on the ballot: some of the Milwaukee School Board seats, 1 Municipal judge, Circuit Court Judges for Milwaukee County, and Court of Appeals are on the ballot in February & April.

flyer why to vote feb and april

Essential Election Info 2021

These are very popular handouts.  The information contained is the most important information for voters.  These are printed on both sides of letter-size paper.  Then cut and folded. 

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Apply online for an absentee ballot by April 1, 2021.  MyVote.wi.gov

 

 

 

  • Mail-in/absentee voting is secure -- flyer from Wisconsin Elections Commission.
  • Wisconsin elections are secure and audited -- how it is done.

Check the status of your mail-in/absentee ballot.  MyVote.wi.gov   Enter your name and address to see when your ballot was received to be counted.

VIDEO  How to Vote by Mail  created by All Voting is Local


Wis Elections Commission Voter Outreach Resources -- this includes videos that you can watch on YouTube, and Vimeo, and flyers.

Official WEC Absentee Ballot Instructions 2020 (if these change for spring elections, we will post here)

Vote by mail 2020 Information 8.5 x 11

  • English 1 pageVote by mail 2020 information  1 page

Request Absentee Ballot online.  Click here:  MyVote.WI.gov

Use Your Smartphone to Request Absentee Ballot


Want to help voters?  Contact us


"Governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed."

Table Signs  8.5 X 11

Need any other signs?  Tell us

Homeless Voters

The Voices of homeless people matter.  Make sure their votes count.

Guide for homesless voters.  Contact staff at homeless shelters now and discuss registering residents to vote. 

Homeless-Residency Info  - Includes proof of residency form for shelter staff to sign,.  Homeless people who are citizens can vote.  

Calendar for Elections 2021 

  • Tuesday, February 16
  • Tuesday, April 6Myth Busters - the Truth About Voting

Stacey Abrams agrees with us:  Every Voter, every Election

Stacey organized a powerhouse of volunteers in Georgia that affected the outcome of the Nov. 3 election.  Click here for inspiration. (from The Guardian newspaper - Brit)

Where did our democracy come from?

The oldest, continuously functioning democracy was working very well on this land (US and  Canada) for centuries before the Spanish settled Florida.  Two short videos about the Haudenosaunee Confederacy.  See democracy with fresh eyes (for all of us immigrants here).

Get familiar with the Wisconsin website: MyVoteWI.  The list of information online is huge.

Voter Registration  

Use these forms for all registrations in the state, including Milwaukee.

Want to help voters for the Feb & April 2021 elections?  Contact us

Voter Registration online at MyVote.WI.gov

Voter Registration Video Instruction click here

Ain't no virus gonna stop our democracy!

Supermarket Legends: Celebrating 10 years increasing voter turnout

Steps to Vote: from Registration to Casting Your Ballot

Want to help voters?  Contact us

  • Election Information - Step by step instructions on voting in Wisconsin
  • Smart Voting Tips - Know your rights 4/handouts per page, print one side
  • How to Vote Healthy in Person in This Pandemic from Brennan Center for Justice

How you can use your privilege

More Myth Busting

From the Wisconsin Examiner, an online news outlet.  Two Wisconsin Congressmen held a town hall meeting to present information on voting.  They made a lot of mistakes.  Here are their statements on voting and the facts.    Wisconsin city and village clerks corrected them.

[Ed. comment - These same Congressmen were sponsors of a bill that would have made life more difficult for people with disabilities.]

Election Inspector Application

Election Inspector online application – Any Milwaukee County citizen at least 18 years old & eligible to vote may apply.

Engage your friends and relatives -- all your contacts.   Drag them to the polls with social media.  7 Tips

Curbside Voting & Other

Court changed the residency requirement for voter registration.  Residency is now 28 days (not 10 days).

    • Seniors and Voters with Disabilities – Info   Know about curb-side voting?  Call your city clerk.
    • Voter Packet for High School students (includes a jim crow voter test)

 

"Governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed."

North Side Volunteer Locations.  You can use this list to pick your places to contact voters. 

South Side Volunteer Locations.  Like the North Side list, this is your planning guide for helping people register to vote and reminding them every election is important. 

Questions? Comments?  Contact us