Column

Shaming people into voting is unproductive for representative democracy

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

Column

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.

City of Madison

Madison’s NAACP chapter, Urban League team up for ‘Roll to the Polls’ initiative ahead of midterms

Plan aims to transport citizens to polling place, inform them of what to bring to vote

UW-Madison Campus

UW professors share perspectives ahead of crucial midterm election

Partisanship, informed voters identified as integral factors in 2018's election

Column

State control over voting procedures is an unfair, antiquated practice

Important issues that decided the character of the nation, like electoral practices, should be under the authority of the federal government

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Elections Commission warns against faulty third party voting materials

Voters’ best sources of information about voter registration, absentee voting are local clerks, MyVote.WI.gov website

Editorial

Editorial board: Convoluted student voting system discourages participation

Between gathering a litany of ID forms and making sure they'll even be accepted, casting ballot is an unnecessarily complicated mess

Column

To increase voter turnout, don’t look to automatic voter registration

Wisconsin could potentially be next state to consider this easy way of registering to vote, but key debates underlying its enactment are worth noting

Column

If you don’t trust the voting system, you need to vote to change it

To implore officials to fix broken voting system, we need to take active role in elections

UW-Madison Campus

Despite apparent declining faith in voter system, vote remains integral, panel says

New anti-establishment movement has brought more voters out of the woodwork