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Wisconsin State Director for All Voting is Local

The Leadership Conference and its project Access Democracy seek a Wisconsin State Director for All Voting is Local, a campaign to defend and expand access to the ballot by identifying and fighting voter suppression at the local level.

The All Voting is Local campaign is a collaborative effort of the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation (ACLU), the American Constitution Society (ACS), the Campaign Legal Center (CLC), the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers’ Committee), and The Leadership Conference and its project, Access Democracy. All Voting is Local offers an integrated approach to identifying, preventing and remedying voting barriers, by pinpointing opportunities to expand access to the ballot, and improving how elections are run. Building upon the work of national, state, and local voting rights organizations, the campaign seeks to strengthen local activist networks by equipping them with the tools and experience to determine how election administration practices are expanding — or suppressing — access to the ballot.

The Wisconsin State Director is responsible for the development and implementation of a program that effectuates All Voting Is Local’s mission to improve local election administration in Wisconsin. They will monitor whether local election administration creates obstacles to voting, or could be improved to expand access to the ballot. They will also monitor election rules and procedures for possible state or federal statutory or constitutional violations and they will assess the needs of individual voters in those jurisdictions. The State Director is located in Wisconsin and reports to the All Voting Is Local Campaign Director (located in Washington DC).

Ideal candidates for this position will hold a Law degree (although a Master’s degree will be considered), with experience in voting rights or election protection. They must have political, organizing, or campaign experience and experience managing volunteers. They must also be a team player, with sound judgment, who thrives in a fast-paced collaborative environment, is a self-starter, can manage time efficiently, is flexible, and has strong public speaking skills.

To apply, e-mail resume, cover letter detailing your fit with the position’s responsibilities to: [email protected] with Wisconsin State Director in the subject line. Only applications submitted by email will be considered.

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