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SB 324 - Amends Early Voting Laws - Wisconsin Key Vote

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Issues Related to SB 324

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Legislation - Vetoed (Amendatory Veto) (Executive) -

Title: Amends Early Voting Laws

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (56-38) - (Key vote)
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Title: Amends the Absentee Voting Procedures

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends the absentee voting procedures.

Highlights:
  • Requires an application made in person for an absentee ballot to be received Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 7:00 PM each day (Sec. 1).
  • Limits the number of hours a municipality may make available for accepting in-person absentee ballots to 45 hours each week (Sec. 1). 
  • Requires the municipal clerk or election official to witness the certificate for an in-person absentee ballot cast (Sec. 1). 
  • Prohibits an application for an absentee ballot from being received on a legal holiday (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the state to reimburse 50 percent of the compensation paid to an individual hired by a municipality to assist in receiving absentee ballots in person, while not exceeding compensation of 45 hours a week for each individual (Sec. 2d).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (17-16) - (Key vote)
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Title: Amends the Absentee Voting Procedures

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends the absentee voting procedures.

Highlights:
  • Requires an application made in person for an absentee ballot to be received Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 7:00 PM each day (Sec. 1).
  • Limits the number of hours a municipality may make available for accepting in-person absentee ballots to 45 hours each week (Sec. 1). 
  • Requires the municipal clerk or election official to witness the certificate for an in-person absentee ballot cast (Sec. 1). 
  • Prohibits an application for an absentee ballot from being received on a legal holiday (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the state to reimburse 50 percent of the compensation paid to an individual hired by a municipality to assist in receiving absentee ballots in person, while not exceeding compensation of 45 hours a week for each individual (Sec. 2d).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Amends the Absentee Voting Procedures

Sponsors

  • Glenn Grothman (WI - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Garey D. Bies (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David 'Dave' Craig (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joel Kleefisch (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tom Larson (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel R. LeMahieu (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Stephen L. 'Steve' Nass (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Alvin R. 'Al' Ott (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Keith Ripp (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Patricia 'Pat' Strachota (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Duey Stroebel (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas 'Tom' Weatherston (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
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