Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Feb 11th Press Conference: Educating Seniors on Voter ID/Impact of SB 295 on Voter Registration

For Release: Wednesday - February 10, 2016

Media Advisory

Capitol Press Conference on Thursday, Feb 11th

Educating Seniors about Voter ID,
Impact of SB 295 on Voter Registration Drives

Common Cause in Wisconsin (CC/WI), the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin (LWV-WI), and organizations representing older adults are holding a press conference tomorrow – Thursday, February 11th – at 10:30 AM in the Assembly Parlor at the State Capitol to announce the Voices Of The Elderly (VOTE) Collaboration, an initiative to assist older voters in obtaining the required photo ID that will be necessary to cast a ballot in the 2016 elections.

Speakers will also address Senate Bill 295, legislation that would undermine the effectiveness of voter registration drives in Wisconsin by eliminating special registration deputies, while allowing limited online voter registration.

Jay Heck, Executive Director - Common Cause in Wisconsin
Tom Frazier, former Executive Director - Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups
Janet Zander, Advocacy and Public Policy Coordinator - Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources
Andrea Kaminski, Executive Director - League of Women Voters of Wisconsin
Colleen Gruszynski, Data and Targeting Manager - Wisconsin Voices


Jay Heck
608/256-2686 (office)
608/512-9363 (cell)

Common Cause in Wisconsin
152 W. Johnson St., Suite 212
Madison, WI  53703

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