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Point Counterpoint: Voter ID laws preserve electoral integrity

With ample opportunity to obtain proper identification and allowance for exceptions, voter ID laws in Wisconsin are common sense

Column

Point Counterpoint: Voter ID laws lock out America’s minorities

Barriers to obtain ID limits vote, and lack of evidence of significant voter fraud discounts reasoning for such laws

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College students should worry most about gerrymandering — here’s why

As the college student vote trends further left, this demographic is at risk of being a target for gerrymandering

Point-counterpoint

Point Counterpoint: Why you should join UW College Democrats

In a charged political environment, let the College Democrats of UW-Madison be your guide

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

It’s time to enfranchise Wisconsin’s prisoners

Historically a leader of progressive suffrage, Wisconsin must take steps to remediate voting unconstitutionality

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Take a page from Beto’s book: Student voices are the future

Beto O'Rourke's energizing visit to campus highlights importance of politicians engaging with young voters

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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

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Shaming people into voting is unproductive for representative democracy

One must be passionate and educated before exercising their right to vote

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Political activism cannot cease once we go to the polls

Showing up to the polls is not the only way to make tangible change. In fact, it's not actually the best way.