Tag Archives: Election

Joe Biden will not travel to Milwaukee for DNC.

Citing COVID-19 concerns, the former vice president and the rest of the convention’s speakers will address attendees remotely. Photo: Joe Biden Campaign, licensed under creative commons. Author: Sam Buisman Joe Biden will not travel to Milwaukee for the 2020 Democratic … Read More >

Early voting begins in Madison for Aug. 11 primary.

Election officials opened up 16 drive-up in-person absentee voting locations across the city, along with five in-person absentee-ballot drop-off sites. Photo: Licensed under creative commons. Author: Sam Buisman In-person absentee voting begins in Madison for Wisconsin’s Aug. 11 partisan primary.  … Read More >

The Iowa Caucus: A Clumsy Celebration of Democracy

Anticipation mounts among caucus-goers as Chair Wolfe opens the Clinton First Precinct Caucus. Photo: Sam Buisman Author: Sam Buisman Iowa led the nation in choosing the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate on Feb. 3, with the Iowa Caucuses. In this almost … Read More >

Where to Watch in the Race for Madison Mayor

Author: Will Kenneally The two candidates running for mayor, Paul Soglin and Satya Rhodes-Conway, were separated by a little more than 300 votes in the primary and now face each other in a contentious general election. “I don’t think anybody’s … Read More >

WSUM Spring Election Guide

Here is our WSUM spring general election guide with the candidates running for Madison mayor and common council. To find information on your polling place and what will appear on your ballot, visit myvote.wi.gov. Mayor Paul Soglin (incumbent): Hear … Read More >

Protesters Rally Against Lame Duck Bills

Author: Will Kenneally STATE CAPITOL — Protesters gathered on the Capitol steps to criticize a slate of bills the state legislature is taking up in a lame duck session. The bills take certain powers away from the offices of governor … Read More >