The last time our Eight O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing spoke with Bill Whitford, he was hoping to attract the attention of the U.S. Supreme Court with a lawsuit charging the State of Wisconsin with an illegal gerrymander. Since then, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case, marking the first time the Court […]
It’s that time again! WORT will be hosting an election to select 8 new members for its Board of Directors. The Board of Directors govern WORT and its budget, policies, and direction. We need you to help us decide who are the best candidates to help set the vision and future for WORT. Tune in […]
In this week’s Democracy Checkup, Blue Jean Nation’s Mike McCabe talks about the failed election strategies of today’s politicians. He says instead of going to the same old playbook, elected officials need to do more to connect with voters.
The mission statement of the Madison Board of Education is “Every school will be a thriving school that prepares every student to graduate from high school—college, career, and community ready.” In Madison, two of the seven seats on the Madison Board of Education are open. Today, Patty interviews Cris Carusi, Ali Muldrow, and Kate Toews, the […]
A recent look into the results of Wisconsin’s legislative elections in November of last year led the state’s chapter of Common Cause to conclude that just ten percent of the races could be considered “competitive”.
What can we expect from tomorrow’s elections? What’s on the ballot? Don’t forget to vote! Check out this edition of A Public Affair to hear more!