Statement regarding today's WEC meeting about the voter list case

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At a special meeting today, the Wisconsin Elections Commission did not pass any motion directing staff to take action on the movers mailing list. This means the Commission will await further direction from the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Wisconsin.  When those courts provide direction, the Commission will hold another meeting to discuss action to comply with the ruling.

Please see the meeting notice page for more information about the Commission meeting.

WEC Announces MyVote Wisconsin Outage 

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MADISON, WI – The MyVote Wisconsin website will be offline for a few days for maintenance and upgrades starting Thursday, November 14.

“We’re improving the MyVote website,” explained Meagan Wolfe, Wisconsin’s chief elections official.  “We’ll be back online in a few days, ready for a busy 2020 election year.”

Voters will not notice any difference when the website, https://myvote.wi.gov, returns, Wolfe said.

WEC Convenes Wisconsin Elections Security Council 

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MADISON, WI – The Wisconsin Elections Commission is convening a new advisory and working group – the Wisconsin Election Security Council – which will hold its first public meeting Wednesday, October 16.

“As the 2020 election year approaches, we are assembling our federal, state and local partners,” said Meagan Wolfe, Wisconsin’s chief elections official.  “The Council will formalize collaboration between these key groups and the public to improve communication and maximize election security.” 

State of Wisconsin Mails Letters to Voters Who May Have Moved

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MADISON, WI – The State of Wisconsin is mailing letters this week to approximately 234,000 registered voters who may have moved in-state or out of Wisconsin.

“We want voters to be prepared for 2020,” said Meagan Wolfe, Wisconsin’s chief elections official.  “This mailing is designed to help people who may have moved within Wisconsin make sure they’re ready to vote next year. It will not keep anyone eligible from voting.” 

“If you move, even to an apartment in the same building, you must update your voter record by reregistering,” Wolfe said.