Marquette Wire

Gov. Walker stands against same-day voter registration

Jennifer Zahn

November 29, 2012

While giving a speech in California earlier this month, Gov. Scott Walker revealed plans to end Wisconsin’s same-day voter registration law in spite of its tendency to boost voter turnout rates, a development that has raised questions among other Wisconsin politicians, in order to...

Board OKs change in voter ID

Alexandra Whittaker

September 4, 2012

Wisconsin’s Government Accountability Board unanimously decided last Tuesday to approve  a new voting policy that will allow people to present identification documents on portable digital devices when registering to vote. When...

Midterm madness: elections grab student attention

October 14, 2010

As campus buzzes this month with midterm cramming and fall break anticipation, another sentiment is also in the air – election season. General elections will be held Tuesday, Nov. 2, determining the races for U.S. and state...