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

Unclear if Sen. Ron Johnson will run for reelection after opposing American Rescue Plan

Outagamie County Executive Tom Nelson, Milwaukee Bucks Senior Vice President Alex Lasry have already announced campaigns to run against Johnson with more candidates likely to join the field

Column

Wisconsin spring primary election turnout was just 7.2%, it is time to reform state voting laws

Voting laws discriminate minorities, permitting oligarchy rather than democracy

State of Wisconsin

Republicans propose moving Wisconsin primary date, other election changes

'They don't like what they see, so they want to rewrite the rules,' UW expert says

City of Madison

Wisconsinites vote for state superintendent in spring primary election

'State superintendent has the opportunity to advance important values like racial equity and help uplift public schools,' Young Progressive representative says

State of Wisconsin

GOP lawmakers create resolution to terminate statewide mask mandate

'Regardless of whether state or federal laws require it, respect for the health of our families, neighbors and ourselves should compel us to always wear masks in public settings until the pandemic is under control,' dean says

City of Madison

Thursday marks last day to request absentee ballots for spring primary election

Absentee ballots must be back to municipal clerk or polling place by 8 p.m. on Election Day

News

UW alumnus elected as new DNC executive director

2010 graduate will lead DNC through 2022 midterm elections

City of Madison

Wisconsin voters now able to request absentee ballots for 2021, absentee skepticism high throughout state

'We have Covid-19 as a backdrop, a racial reckoning across the United States, and rampant political polarization,' candidate for State Superintendent says

State of Wisconsin

State GOP introduces controversial election reform bill

“In the last election 35 states were almost completely ignored,” senior consultant at National Popular Vote says.

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