Statement from Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen in the Matter of Frank, et al. v. Walker, et al. and LULAC, et al. v. Deininger, et al.

Sep 12 2014
Statement from Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen in the Matter of Frank, et al. v. Walker, et al. and LULAC, et al. v. Deininger, et al.
 

MADISON — Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen issued the following statement after today’s ruling by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago in the matters of League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) of Wisconsin, et al. v. David G. Deininger, et al., and Ruthelle Frank, et al. v. Scott Walker, et al

 

Today’s ruling by the Seventh Circuit stays the injunction issued by the District Court on April 29, 2014.

 

“Today’s decision is a victory for common sense, fair elections, and the right of every eligible voter to cast a vote that will count. This ruling vindicates the law and our efforts to ensure the policy of this state will be in effect for November’s election.

 

“My staff and I will work with the Government Accountability Board to ensure every eligible voter will be able to cast a ballot,” Van Hollen said.

 

A link to today’s Order is available here.