State of Wisconsin

Early voting for 2022 Wisconsin primary begins

‘When we elect our school boards, city councils, county supervisors, mayors and other local officials, we are electing the folks who will make decisions that impact our daily lives,’ League of Women Voters of Wisconsin representative 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

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

Federal appeals court upholds extension for absentee ballots in Wisconsin

Ballots can now be accepted up to 6 days after election day, as long as ballots are postmarked on or before November 3

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Supreme Court halts dissemination of absentee ballots in response to lawsuit

Suspension could be 'disaster' for local election clerks, UW political science professor says

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin primary aftermath poses continuing questions to state electoral process

'We need to be ready for the entire election to be by mail,' UW Political Science professor says

City of Madison

New, young voters key in Democratic Primary, Sanders’ 2020 election

‘It’s partly the growth of the Madison area that keeps Wisconsin a swing state, other parts more Republican,’ ERC director said

UW-Madison Campus

UW professors share perspectives ahead of crucial midterm election

Partisanship, informed voters identified as integral factors in 2018's election

State of Wisconsin

In a Republican-controlled state Legislature, black legislators struggle to achieve equal representation

Legislators say white representatives make major decisions without understanding how they affect inner city populations

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