What can a person do if he or she becomes aware of a violation of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA)?

Wisconsin law provides that whenever any person believes that a violation of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) has occurred, is occurring, or is proposed to occur with respect to an election for national office in this state, that person may file a written, verified complaint with the Wisconsin Elections Commission.

A verified (or sworn) complaint is a written challenge, sworn to before a person authorized to administer oaths.  The complaint must set forth facts within the knowledge of the complainant (the individual filing the complaint) to show probable cause to believe that a violation of law or abuse of discretion has occurred or will occur.  The complaint may be accompanied by relevant supporting documents.  This process can be found on the WEC web site.