articles tagged "voting"

GOP Seeks to Limit Absentee and Early Voting

Wednesday, 6 November 2013 | ioby
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Wisconsin Republicans are pushing to limit the hours municipal election clerks can accommodate in-person absentee voting. more »

The Spring Election Results

Wednesday, 3 April 2013 | buzz
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  On Wednesday, April 3, 2013, Molly Stentz joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz with Jan Miyasaki to bring you the spring election results.   Molly Stentz is the News and Public Affairs Facilitator at WORT. Listen to the audio below:   more »

Milele Anana – Umoja Magazine

Tuesday, 6 November 2012 | buzz
I Voted

In this special Election Day edition, Milele Chikasa Anana, of Umoja Magazine spoke with our host Aaron Perry on Tuesday, November 6. Milele joins the program to stress the importance of voting. She explains the importance of just one vote, “in 2004, the Mayor’s race in Milwaukee was decided by one single vote…so you’re single individual vote does count. In 1960…the margin of victory that Kennedy had over Nixon was less than 1 voter per precinct…that was a contest that has some similarities and possibilities for this contest. I hope there are people out there who believe that one vote matters.” She stresses the 15th Amendment, which provides each citizen the right to vote, “people …. more »

Democratic Party Dane County – Mike Basford

Thursday, 1 November 2012 | buzz
Dane Dems

On Thursday November 1st, our host Tony Castaneda speaks with the Chair of the Democratic Party of Dane County, Michael Basford. They speak about the upcoming elections next week, and the issues and anxieties that surround it. “All elections are about choices, and I believe we’ve got great candidates running,” Mike says. He describes himself as cautiously confident, saying there is much to be done in the last remaining days before Election day.   There are offices open across Dane County – and people will be out to reach out to people in these last few days. Tony asks about the areas that voted against the recall against Walker; Mike responds “there is …. more »

No Major Voting Fraud, Says DOJ

Tuesday, 5 June 2012 | ioby

As of 3pm, Department of Justice spokesperson Dana Brueck says election monitors across the state reported no major voting fraud issues. Some Irregularities Some people were turned away. The League of Women Voters Wisconsin, a non-partisan non-profit tracking election issues, says some Wisconsin students had a hard time voting. LWV’s Carolyn Castore said they’d gotten over 200 calls from students by 5pm today. The Capital Times is reporting that student turnout is much lower than in other wards. The problems cropped up in places like Milwaukee, Madison and Green Bay, areas with large student populations. more »

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