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2) UW System invents residency criteria. They state that a voter must meet this: "I have spent the night in the district or ward in Wisconsin where I want to vote for at least 28 consecutive days before Election Day". The words "spent" and night" are not in the residency statute. This is contradicted by an Opinion of the Attorney General from 1971, pages 218-219 and 220, and by the GAB.
3) UW-Platteville wrongly states that one must present a student voting card and proof of enrollment when registering to vote. They confuse registering with voting. Correct information: http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/publication/137/registration_pdf_21128.pdf
4) Dane County Clerk wrongly states that all who register by mail must provide proof of residence. Actually, this is only required of first time voters in Wisconsin who do not register through a Special Registration Deputy. Requiring more of a voter than necessary is a violation of the 14th amendment (equal protection) IMHO. Correct registration information is at http://fairelectionswi.com/Registration.htm
6) ACLU states "You can register to vote anytime between now and the recall election on June 5." Actually, you cannot register on the Saturday, Sunday, or Monday before the election. See page 6 of the Legislative Council Act Memo for Act 23.
7) Ballotpedia has a page "Voting Laws in Wisconsin" that is far out of date. It does not include laws enacted in the 2011-2012 legislative session.
8) Wisconsin State Journal prints a
guide to voting in the August 14 primary, but makes two mistakes.
Report more wrong items and corrections of the above to Paul Malischke email@example.com Last updated July 30, 2012