City of Madison

Low voter turnout in Madison spring election actually impressive for year with few partisan state races

The ballot featured one statewide election, city council races

State of Wisconsin

Group of bills circulating in Capitol propose new election regulations

'The bills circulated this week go far beyond that and are not all necessary to protect the integrity of Wisconsin elections,' UW expert says

State of Wisconsin

Non-partisan redistricting commission used to address gerrymandering

Gerrymandering can result in one political party winning an election, even if the other party got the majority of the vote

State of Wisconsin

State senate passes new COVID-19 relief bill which could engage UW students in pandemic work

A portion of the bill allows UW students to fulfill classroom requirements through volunteer work

State of Wisconsin

Conservative group drops lawsuit about election voter fraud in Wisconsin

Lawyers drop similar lawsuits in three other states

State of Wisconsin

Gerrymandered districts helped GOP stay in power in state legislature, new analysis shows

Current districts drawn in 2011 have kept Wisconsin GOP in control for last ten years, UW Political Science Professor says

State of Wisconsin

2020 Election uncertainty abounds amid the COVID-19 pandemic

“It’s important to avoid jumping to conclusions based on preliminary results which may not be correct,” Elections Research Center director said

State of Wisconsin

Confirmation of Barrett to Supreme Court has great significance

Based on Barrett's past decisions, background, it will 'shift the balance of power in a significant way,' UW professor says

UW-Madison Campus

UW professors react to first presidential debate, believe undecided voters remain unswayed

'Most voters will not change their preferences as a result of the event,' UW political science professor says

State of Wisconsin

Nation celebrates Voter Registration Day, organizers emphasize importance of young voters

'It is essential for young people to establish the habit of voting, and getting registered is the first step,' UW Political Science Professor says

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