Tag: voter ID

In the news: Fox 11 covers UW-Green Bay’s plans for voter ID compliance  

New voter ID requirements continue to make news here and across Wisconsin, and WLUK, Fox 11’s Kelly Schlicht was on campus Thursday (Sept. 18) to find out how UW-Green Bay is preparing. Schlicht spoke with University Union Director Rick Warpinski and Student Government Association President Vanya Koepke about the law, what the University has planned […]

Voter ID: SGA president talks compliance with Press-Gazette

As we told you here earlier, the recent voter ID ruling could have implications for student voters, and UW-Green Bay is working to ensure all needs are met prior to Election Day. Student Government Association President Vanya Koepke spoke about the issue Wednesday (Sept. 17) for a story in today’s Green Bay Press-Gazette. UW-Green Bay […]

Wisconsin voter ID ruling and implications for students here

With federal appeals court approval of voter ID in Wisconsin, UW-Green Bay will be doing the following to address the implications for students in November: • Any student will be able to request a free student ID that includes an issue and expiration date, which for those without a driver’s license would make it a […]

Public forum on new voter ID law

The Greater Green Bay League of Women Voters, the American Association of University Women and the ecumenical social justice organization JOSHUA are sponsoring a public forum from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. Wednesday (Jan. 25) in the  auditorium of the Brown County Central Library.  A presenter from the state’s Government Accountability Board will discuss changes in […]

In the media: Kraft on voter ID ad campaign

And speaking of elections, Wisconsin’s Government Accountability Board is spending more than $40,000 on a voter ID ad campaign, aiming to correct misperceptions and inform voters ahead of the state’s Feb. 21 spring primary (not to be confused with the presidential primary and spring general election April 3). Asked for his take during an interview […]

Fox 11 looks at voter ID changes, UW-Green Bay’s solution

We told you recently that UW-Green Bay is among the University of Wisconsin System schools that will provide no-cost secondary student identification cards, upon request, to comply with Wisconsin’s Voter ID law. The new IDs, which have been approved by the state Government Accountability Board, include such required elements as a photo, student signature and […]

UWGB, others to issue supplemental voter IDs

There was plenty of publicity earlier this week when UW-Madison announced students who do not have valid Wisconsin IDs will be issued a free supplemental identification card for voting purposes only. Students who are Wisconsin residents and have a state-issued driver’s license or identification cards are able to vote using those forms of identification and […]

UW-Green Bay, Union featured in TV story on voter ID

It’s official: Wisconsin voters will have to show a photo ID at the polls beginning next year. Student identification cards, not included in the original proposal, will be accepted — but student IDs here and throughout the UW System currently don’t meet the requirements outlined in the freshly inked law. Action 2 News was on […]