Column

Wisconsin, Ron Johnson must address number of absentee ballots not delivered to voters

Following chaos that ensued during last week's primary elections, Wisconsin voters are entitled to fairer election come November

Column

With no end date to coronavirus pandemic, absentee voting key to preserving democracy

As pandemic impacts voter turn-out, especially those compromised, mail-in voting will ensure people don't have to choose between voting, their safety

Column

Gains from deregulation of factory farm construction unclear, legislation should be cautious

Proposed bill would hand regulatory power from state to farmers

Fall 2019
Column

New nonpartisan district map will ensure fairer future elections in Wisconsin

Gov. Evers' efforts to establish nonpartisan committee will address past effect of gerrymandering in Wisconsin, better public representation

Column

Caucus riddled with errors reminds Americans of errors riddling nation

With spotlight on Iowa the flaws of US elections are illuminated all too well

Column

Staying informed is important — but not always financially feasible

Though news organizations need financial stability of subscriptions, we must recognize inequalities in awareness created by financial barriers

Editorial

Editorial Board: When democratic corrosion requires popular action

Following Supreme Court decision to back partisan gerrymandering, civic engagement is important now, more than ever

Column

On seeking political compromise, bipartisan cooperation and progress

As political polarization becomes increasingly stark, both parties need to develop more moderate, cooperative policies

Column

A vote of no confidence for Madison local government

Historically low voter turnout in local elections shows Madisonians know their local leaders have very little influence

Column

Trump is under investigation for a reason — whether he likes it or not

When Trump delegitimizes the institutions in place to preserve democracy, he threatens the integrity of our entire political system