HELPING WISCONSIN VOTE?
Fraud versus disenfranchisement
Researching Van Hollen’s Lawsuit
Suggestions for Future Research
Stripling and Pitts
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
WI State Journal
Various Law Reviews
WI Attorney General files suit against WI GAB
Republican and Democratic Parties
NAACP and Milwaukee Teacher’s
Education Association join lawsuit
Ohio ruling against Republican Party
Van Hollen claims lawsuit costs $155
Van Hollen lawsuit dismissed
Why is this lawsuit important?
Stated goal of lawsuit
Possible threats to voters?
General J.B. Van Hollen
How could J.B.
Lawsuit affect WI
Basic structure of
our voting process?
How to combat
Parallel cases in
other states: OH,
MI, MT, FL
Help America Vote
by few votes
How much of a threat is voter fraud?
Accusations against ACORN
Brennan Center for Justice Reports
How much of a threat is voter
Challenges to individuals
Denied access to ballot
Before the election
At the polls
Suggestions for Future
Were WI voter opinions changed by this
How have organizations attempting to register
new voters responded to HAVA?
How can we better regulate the voting process
without risking voter disenfranchisement?
How was voter turnout in 2008 affected by
states’ attempts to more strictly regulate
voting? How can this be measured more
What We Learned
The Basics of Van Ho lle n v. G o ve rnm e nt
Acco untability Bo ard
About voter fraud and disenfranchisement
If you haven’t
sample ballots and