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Volunteer Information and Downloads

We have loads of volunteer opportunities.  Grocery carts full!  Meet great people.

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020, Non-Partisan Elections Statewide

Wisconsin Supreme Court + Milwaukee Mayor, City Attorney, City Comptroller, City Treasurer, All Alders

 

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Hot News

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Jan 21, 2020  3:00 pm  Two candidates for Milwaukee County Executive removed from February ballot.  The Wisconsin Elections Commission removed the 2 because of problems with their nomination papers signatures.  (looking for a print news source on this)

Jan 14, 2020  Appeals Court stops voter purge.  Click here for Journal Sentinel article(this has to be replaced.  I'm searching for a better source.  Please let us know if you have any trouble with this article.)

Jan 7, 2020 Wisconsin Legislature wants voter purge case held in Wisconsin where the State Supreme Court is split 5-2 favoring conservatives.  Click here for CBS article

Dec 18, 2019 New lawsuit filed by League of Women Voters Click here for Chicago Tribune article

Dec 31, 2019 Wisconsin Elections Commission deadlocks on voter purge Click here for Wis State Journal article

Judge orders over 200,000 voters purged from reistered voter list.  Click here for UPI article

Voter purge ordered by judge.  Click here for background analysis from WisContext, March 2018.

Your work is essential to fair elections in Wisconsin

 


UWM recognized for increase in student voting.  Click here for article.

Milwaukee Offices on Ballot this Spring OFFICIAL as of Jan 9, 2020: Mayor, City Attorney, City Comptroller, City Treasurer, All Alderpersons.  Download list of all announced candidates. 

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YOUR source for everything voting.   Each new flyer is added as it is updated.  We gather everything you want right here.  Want something that isn't here -- tell us.

CORRECTED  Early Voting City of Milwaukee.  Dates, times, location.  Makes a great 8.5 X 11 sign to post.  Take a photo and txt to a friend.

 

2020 Voter Calendar.  This calendar has everything.  Every volunteer needs one of these.  It shows open registration period, cut off dates, election dates, and more.  8.5 x 11.  In color.

North Side Volunteer Locations.  List of places where volunteers will be working.  You can use this list to pick your places to contact voters.

North Side Locations by Type.  List of volunteer opportunities by type of store or other building.

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.

Handouts

New editions of these handouts are coming soon in 2020.  We use the reverse side to list what offices and who is running for election in February and April.  Every election is important.  Take a kid with you to vote.  Studies of voter behavior show that kids who go to the polls with a voter are more likely to vote themselves when they are 18.

  • Smart voting rights & tips   4 to a page/2 sides,  handout on your rights as a voter - good anytime, good opportunity to remind voters of every election in 2020.
  • Acceptable ID sixers 2019 English  6 to a page/ 2 sides, lists what IDs are acceptable for registration and at the polls.  These make nice handouts at busy events and locations.  English
  • Acceptable ID sixers 2019 Spanish  6 to a page/2 sides.  Spanish

Homeless Voters

State of Wisconsin official authorization statement on homeless voters.  Contact staff at homeless shelters now and discuss registering residents to vote.

Homeless-Residency Info  - Info on residency requirements for homeless people, proof of residency form for shelter staff to sign,.  Homeless people who are citizens can vote.  The voices of homeless voters matter.  Ask us if  you need more information.  Bring this up at a Supermarket Legends meeting.

Libraries, DMV, High Schools

Milwaukee Libraries locations and hours -- librarians will help online registration

DMV locations and hours - great places to meet voters

High School voter packet  

Excellent material including: US voting rights historical timeline  and  information on how to vote in Wisconsin.  Talk about the history.  Let students test themselves with an old Louisiana jim crow literacy test.  Perfect time to talk about current voter suppression laws.  (packet prepared by League of Women Voters of Milwaukee County)

Elections 2020

  • Tuesday, February 18
  • Tuesday, April 7
  • Tuesday, August 11
  • Tuesday, November 3

My Vote Wisconsin fridge magnet

City of Milwaukee Early voting hours coming January 2020

Table Signs

All table signs are 8.5 X 11.  These fit nicely in plastic holders or taped to a wall.  These can be run in color which attracts attention.

Voter Information

Pile of moving boxes with message about register to vote after you move

Moved? - Reregister

Regiter to vote sign

Register to Vote

What other signs can you use? Click here.  Tell us what you can use.

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Election Inspector Application

Election Inspector  online application – Any Milwaukee County citizen at least 18 years old & eligible to vote may apply.  If you are fluent in English/Spanish or English/Hmong consider applying.  This is rewarding work.

Clicking this application for Election Inspector takes you to another website.

Volunteer Newsletter Signup

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Milwaukee Ward Maps & Offfice Holder Information

  • 325 wards with maps and office holder information
  • outline map of ward
  • list of all officeholders representing the ward
  • date of next election for each office
  • tips for voters on voter ID, online registration and more

This link takes you to another website.  Use your back button to return to the Supermarket Legends website.

Download Milwaukee Ward Maps

 

These are compiled and updated by Anne & Suzanne.  Thanks!!

Online Voter Registration

Your guide to Wisconsin on-line voter registration process.  This was prepared by Linea from the information provided by the Wisconsin Election Commission.

Use the Voter Registration Slide Show Online.  Click Here

Absentee Ballot Applications, Curbside Voting

    • Seniors and Voters with Disabilities – Info   Know about curb-side voting?  Call your city clerk.

Days and locations for In-Person, Absentee voting will be available in early 2020

  • City of Milwaukee packet English – proof of residence information and Milwaukee Voter Registration Form
  • City of Milwaukee packet Spanish – proof of residence information and Milwaukee Voter Registration Form
  • Application for absentee ballot   2020 elections  Milwaukee  (instructions included)
  • Application for absentee ballot in Spanish 2020 Elections Milwaukee (instructions included)
  • Application for absentee ballot 2020 Wisconsin  (Milwaukee accepts this form)

Use Your Right to Vote for the People Who Can't Vote

 

Bryan Stevenson is the founder and director of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery Alabama.  He defends the poor and the incarcerated.  (A link to one of his TED talks included)

Happy Voting (you can't watch this just once)

Welcome to Wisconsin!

Families from Puerto Rico are moving here.  We are working with the Wisconsin Elections Commission to make sure they can exercise their right to  vote.   Information on how to get a photo ID for voting.