GOP Voter Suppression Shifts Into High Gear in State After State

Faced with multiple upcoming state Senate recall elections in the wake of their union-busting legislation, the WI Republican Party not only moved swiftly to cram through new polling place photo ID laws, closing the vote within minutes, before most Democrats were even able to cast their vote (watch the video, it’s remarkable). They also added anamendment to insure that the bill would take effect before the upcoming July recall elections which might otherwise result in Democrats taking over the majority in the Senate. The alacrity of the legislation prompted Rep. Jennifer Shilling (D-LaCrosse) to note that it felt like the rules were being “changed…in the middle of the game.”

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