March 6, 2012

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Latest News, Voter Protection

Dane County judge grants temporary injunction to stop new voter ID law

A Wisconsin judge on Tuesday granted a temporary injunction to groups trying to stop the state’s controversial new voter identification law. Dane County Circuit Judge David Flanagan’s decision to grant the injunction stops the law from being in effect for the state’s April 3 presidential primary election. The NAACP’s Milwaukee branch and immigration rights group Voces de la Frontera filed their lawsuit last year. A five-day trial on whether there should be a permanent injunction is scheduled for April 16.

Read more here: http://www.postcrescent.com/article/20120306/APC010401/120306106/Dane-County-judge-injunction-Wisconsin-voter-ID-law-stop