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Voces’ Maldonado shares stage with Elizabeth Warren on making elections work

There’s a “big informational gap” which makes it harder for Latinx to vote, said Voces’ Statewide Political Director Fabi Maldonado during a Wednesday, May 27 virtual town hall on “Safe Voting.” Sen. Elizabeth Warren was the headline panelist in the discussion hosted by Indivisible.org. The focus was demanding voting by mail along with more and […]

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Voces and allies’ lawsuit enabled 114,000 absentee votes to count

As a result of the federal lawsuit filed by Voces de la Frontera and five allied organizations, 113,906 absentee ballots that arrived after Election Day were counted and contributed heavily to the successful election results. Our six nonpartisan voter advocacy organizations came together in March to file the only lawsuit that asked for the election to […]

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Voces de la Frontera Action applauds Wisconsin election results

Please click the ContinueReading button below to go to the web site of Voces de la Frontera Action to see its reaction to the April Wisconsin election. Voces de la Frontera Action is the affiliate of Voces de la Frontera that is able to endorse candidates.

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Make Voting Easier! Voces joins 41 other groups in demanding election reform

Voces de la Frontera on Monday joined 41 other human rights, civil rights and other advocacy groups in calling for major changes in Wisconsin’s voting procedures, to avoid the kinds of problems that undermined the April 7 election. The proposed changes would make it significantly easier for the Latinx population to register and vote. Among […]

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Voces de la Frontera in Madison on Election Day: Fight for fair elections continues

Voces de la Frontera continued its fight on Tuesday against Wisconsin’s dangerous election by protesting in Madison to ask the state’s top health officer to intervene and stop the ongoing election. A caravan of several dozen cars circled the headquarters of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, calling on Secretary Andrea Palm to declare a […]

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Hundreds of thousands of missing ballots, and other election outrages

Even more details are now emerging about how atrocious the election was: the disappearance of thousands of absentee ballots. More than 210,000 absentee ballots that had been sent out hadn’t been returned, as of Friday, April 10, state officials said. This makes it ever more urgent that Voces de la Frontera continue its own hard work […]

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Go to Voces Action website to see a list of endorsed candidates

Voces de la Frontera is not allowed to endorse candidates. But its sister organization, Voces de la Frontera Action, vdlfa.org, does make endorsements. See who Voces Action endorsed by clicking the button below for “Continue Reading.” You’ll go to a different website.                                  […]

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Voces de la Frontera joins federal lawsuit to postpone April 7 Wisconsin election

Voces de la Frontera (Wisconsin’s largest Latino/immigrant rights organization) joined six other groups in a federal lawsuit to force Wisconsin to postpone its April 7, 2020 election. The case is # 3:20-cv-00284 in the Western District Court of Wisconsin. This is a comment from Christine Neumann-Ortiz, Executive Director, Voces de la Frontera: “Sticking with an […]

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Delay the April 7 election; keep voters and poll workers safe

Voces de la Frontera      1027 S. 5th St., Milwaukee WI 53204-1734 PRESS RELEASE – MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2020  Milwaukee, Wis. – Six community leaders in Milwaukee today called on Gov. Tony Evers to postpone the April 7 statewide election. The ongoing public health crisis would interfere so much that conducting the election as scheduled would […]

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Milwaukee closes all early-voting sites; It’s now even more crucial to postpone the election

The City of Milwaukee has closed all three of its early-voting sites.  This severely limits the ability of voters and has the effect of yet again suppressing the vote. This makes it more important than ever to postpone the April 7 election. The City’s announcement on its Election page: “Effective immediately, the City of Milwaukee […]

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