Bill Passes Senate

SB 295 passed the Senate along party lines. The bill's electronic voter registration provisions are welcomed. But the accompanying elimination of Special Registration Deputies means advocacy groups like LWV will be unable to register the very people who are unable to register online because they lack a WI DL or WI ID. Many amendments were offered to eliminate aspects of the bill that suppress voting, but they are all defeated. The Assembly may vote on the bill next week.

Read more in the Wisconsin State Journal

The GAB website has a memo explaining the provisions of the bill.