Civic engagement your duty as an American, so take action

Take personal responsibility to understand your local elections, because your vote matters


Voting has never been more important for students than it is now

Making sure officials are elected that represent the UW system's best interests key for Wisconsin students


Criminal disenfranchisement: 21st century America’s suffrage crisis

Prisoners in the American prison system should have the opportunity to vote on issues that directly affect their lives both inside prison and once they are released


Why, and how, to get informed about what’s going on in government

Americans need to take the time to become more educated about their own government


Wisconsinites should get more involved in smaller elections

For our democratic system to work to its fullest potential, every eligible voter needs to turn out

State of Wisconsin

Mid-recount update shows nearly no change in election result

Over 70 percent of ballots counted

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin voter ID law leads to 19 rejected ballots

Almost 300,000 people did not have valid ID to vote

State of Wisconsin

State lawmaker says voter impersonation still a problem despite no reported incidents

Republicans, Democrats did not always disagree on voter ID law

State of Wisconsin

Federal, state government prepare to address fraud, discrimination on Election Day

Assistant U.S. attorneys to be on call


Calling out Feingold’s ‘phoniness’ might just be what Johnson’s campaign needs

Most humanizing, empassioned speech the senator has used