"We have a...Senate that has a minority of misguided senators who will use the filibuster to keep the majority of people from even voting. 
They won't let the majority of senators vote.  And certainly they wouldn't want the majority of people to vote. "
                                                        - MLKing   July 5, 1963
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Next Election!

You cannot use a drop box for your absentee ballot.  The Wisconsin Supreme Court says so.

Wisconsin Business Leaders for Free and Fair Elections

  • 1) Ensure equitable access to voting
  • 2) Non-partisan, evidence-based and transparent election policy and administration
  • 3) Ensure unbiased representation

2022

Dates for Voter Registration, Early Voting, & Absentee Ballot Requests 2022 

2022 elections calendar with dates for registration and other important ddeadlines

Myth Busters - the Truth About Voting:

7 Tips To Get People to the Polls

10 Things to Know About Voting in Wisconsin in English -- handouts for any time 

  2 pages - print back to back, then cut into 4 handouts

10 Things to Know About Voting in Wisconsin in Spanish -- handouts for any time

   2 pages - print back to back, then cut into 4 handouts

 

 

Table Signs  8.5 X 11

Need any other signs?  Tell us

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

How you can use your privilege   (1 min 56)

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.

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."

Pharrell Williams Official Music Video "HAPPY"

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

Click here: Latest information on Wisconsin vote legislation  August 14, 2021

What's drafted, introduced, voted on, or vetoed.  Which would encourage voting, which would suppress the vote . . .

We need to print 100,000 flyers for voter education

We only ask for money for printing handouts this summer.  We are all volunteers.  We take flyers all kinds of events.  We go where the people are.   Keep sending your tips.

Please Donate    -  Our GoFundMe campaign click here

Know someone who wants to help -- ask them to contribute to our GoFundMe campaign.

MKE ward maps - Outstanding Resource

Milwaukee ward maps will be updated with the Spring 2022 election results.   Detail for each City of Milwaukee ward (by ward #) is on this Excellent Website.  Maintained by Ann & Suzanne.  Be sure to download what you need.  It is an unparalleled source of information you want.

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

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
  • POPULAR   English language 6'ers small handouts with important voter information.  Election and voter registration dates.  Details on ID for voting
  • POPULAR   Spanish language 6'ers small handouts with important voter information.  Election and voter registration dates.  Details on ID for voting
  • How to Vote Healthy in Person in This Pandemic from Brennan Center for Justice

Get familiar with the Wisconsin website: MyVoteWI.  The list of information online is massive.  Get all the forms you need for running for office.

Voter Registration  

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

Want to help voters?  Contact us


Voter Registration online at MyVote.WI.gov

Voter Registration Instruction Slideshow click here   Excellent for voters and volunteers.

  • 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.

Safe, Secure & Fair -- A Wisconsin Tradition

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.  

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)

Ain't no virus gonna stop our democracy!

Supermarket Legends: Celebrating 12 years increasing voter turnout

Haudenosaunee Confederacy - World's Oldest Continuous Democracy

Where did our democracy come from?  How

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.

Our job is to keep democracy strong and vibrant.  Your role as a citizen is to participate.  Helping voters is the best civic involvement.  Volunteer now.  We must be active stewards of democracy.

We Welcome Volunteers

Right now is a good time to learn more about voting in Wisconsin.  You might just be the right person to jump in and help citizens with the nuts and bolts of voting.   Contact us.  Click here.

Companies that publicly opposed voter suppression -- continue to fund it anyway

From the Center for Media and Democracy.  Well documented.

Click here for list

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.]

Volunteers October & November 2020

Legends 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 >>

Legends volunteers also directed over 800 voters to the correct voting location on election day!!

Thanks for keeping our democracy strong.

Election Inspector Application

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

"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

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)

 

We need to print 100,000 flyers for voter education

USE THIS LINK TO DONATE (not the one below in the footer)

We only ask for money when we need it.  We only ask for money for printing.  Everything else is volunteer work.  The flyers are used for a variety of voter events -- every event we can find.  Keep sending your tips.

Please Donate    -  Our GoFundMe campaign click here

Know someone who wants to help -- ask them to contribute to our GoFundMe campaign.