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Madtown Crier: Week of Oct. 19

Dance away midterms stress or curl up with a new book with this weeks events

State of Wisconsin

Experts discuss potential of ranked-choice voting at UW Panel

'This, in turn, may lead to decreased political polarity, especially amongst the candidates themselves,' expert said

City of Madison

Dane County Board of Supervisors ask Sheriff’s Office to stop no-knock warrants

Proposal comes after Louisville police officers shot, killed Breonna Taylor in surprise raid more than a year ago

Column

Trump’s action in Wisconsin reveal his true intentions

Trump challenges democratic institutions, allowing state legislators to cast votes instead of voters

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

Column

Wisconsin repeals rule banning conversion therapy, leaving LGBTQ+ youth unprotected

Wisconsin Legislature rolls back the clocks to 1950 with two discriminatory bills

Column

Continuing trend of elderly politicians could be cause for concern

To change this, young voters need to participate and vote for younger candidates

Column

Absentee ballot voting could increase participation and representation in our electoral system

Focusing on increasing absentee voting could lead to more focus on who is elected and how they represent citizens

Column

GOP extends their attack on fair elections during a vulnerable time in our country

Recent legislation aimed at elections show signs of a desperate party afraid of losing fair fight

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

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