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On Monday, Oct. 13, Mayor Tom Barrett, Election Commissioner Neil Albrecht, and Milwaukee Public Library Director Paula Kiely discussed final preparation plans for the Nov. 4 General Election at the Villard Avenue Public Library.
“With the removal of voter ID as an unnecessary roadblock to a fair election, the city is now able to focus on some very important aspects of election administration and encouraging strong voter participation,” said Mayor Barrett.
“Voter registration is the first step to voting, and with the rapidly approaching deadline for open registration this coming Wednesday, we …
His resolution would create a “Voter Registration Program” in Social Services Departments
Milwaukee County Supervisor Khalif Rainey introduced a resolution today that would create a “Voter Registration Program” that allows Milwaukee County residents to register to vote when they apply for, renew or update information for social services in Milwaukee County.
The resolution, which will be considered at Thursday’s Judiciary, Safety and General Services Committee meeting, would require that Milwaukee County social services departments provide forms and assistance for voter registration to make registration more convenient.
“There are some who are trying to …
Goal: To register a million new voters
By Hazel Trice Edney
This Sunday morning, April 8, millions of people will head to Easter services to hear the Gospel on the day that some call Resurrection Sunday. But, for many, this year will be different.
Pastors of dozens of congregations across the nation will not only preach the good news of a risen savior; but they will also call for their congregants to resurrect the movement for equality and justice in America by registering to vote. A million new voters is the goal.
“I really …