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By Ald. Milele Coggs
If actions speak louder than words, then the roar from Milwaukee voters in support of same-day registration should be heard loud and clear in Madison after yesterday’s referendum vote.
By an overwhelming, nearly three-to-one margin, Milwaukeeans went to the polls yesterday and answered “yes” to the question, “Should the state of Wisconsin continue to permit citizens to register to vote at the polls on Election Day?” I would like to thank everyone who made their voices heard on this critical issue, affirming that they want their right to …
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This week Alderwoman Milele released a statement affecting voters for the spring election.
“Today the Common Council voted 11 to 4 to place an advisory referendum question on continuing same-day voter registration on the April 2, 2013 spring general election ballot.
The measure, which I sponsored and which was co-sponsored by eight of my Council colleagues, Alderman Ashanti Hamilton, Alderman Robert J. Bauman, Alderman Willie C. Wade, Alderman Nik Kovac, Alderman Willie L. Hines, Jr., Alderman José G. Pérez, Alderman Tony Zielinski, and Alderman Joe Davis, Sr., will now go to Mayor …
Barrett, government and community leaders, speak out against Walker’s agenda to eliminate same day registration
Compiled by Courier Staff
In response to Governor Walker’s recent plans to again attack voting rights, members of the African-American Civic Engagement Roundtable, joined by Mayor Tom Barrett, Neil Albrecht (Executive Director of the city of Milwaukee’s Election Commission), State Representative Sandy Pasch, State Representative Jon Richards, and other community partners held a press conference on Wednesday morning to speak out against public comments made by Walker that support the elimination of same day registration in Wisconsin.