State of Wisconsin

Lt. Gov. nominee Mandela Barnes finishes tour at UW, encourages students to turn out to vote

Barnes, Rep. Chris Taylor discussed prioritizing student issues like loan debt, cuts to UW System

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UW’s impressive voter turnout reflects insurgence of student activism

Students must stay engaged, energized to continue recently galvanized movement of political activism

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ASM must advertise more than their candidates to incite voter turnout

Past spikes in student voter turnout indicate willingness to vote in ASM elections, but group must improve on informing students

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Voter ID laws discriminate based on race, socioeconomic status

The color of one’s skin or amount of money saved in bank not grounds for revocation of rights

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It’s the civic duty of all citizens to learn about their local officials

Properly understanding your community starts with understanding local government

City of Madison

Madison sees record-breaking voter turnout on Election Day

Voter turnout decreased state wide, up in Madison

City of Madison

Study looks to give ‘facts’ on voter ID law’s shortcomings

Study also examines minorities, young voters that had relatively lower turnout

Herald

Voter turnout increases on campus, falls for state

7,345 voter IDs distributed for the election, state sees lowest turnout in decade

UW-Madison Campus

UW participates in national initiative to prepare students for election

Challenge led to creation of website, videos