The spring nonpartisan primary is next Tuesday, February 21.
Spring primaries are held when there are more than two candidates running for the same office. Locally, candidates for Wisconsin Supreme Court, Madison Mayor, and Madison alder in eight districts will appear on the primary ballot. The top two finishers in each race will head on to the spring election on Tuesday, April 4.
Voting information can be obtained from your local clerk’s office. All Wisconsin voters can preview their ballot and find out where to vote at MyVote Wisconsin. Madison voters may find local voting information here, and may look up which aldermanic district they live in here.
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WORT programmers have invited all ballot-ready candidates for an interview. Below are those interviews, which took place over the course of January and February. Those who declined an interview are noted as well.
Madison City Channel has conducted interviews with all candidates for Madison alder and mayor. The League of Women Voters of Dane County has published candidate answers for Supreme Court, Madison Mayor, and the appropriate Madison alder districts.
Forums from other community outlets are noted in the appropriate sections below. Have one to add? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Supreme Court Justice
Judge Jennifer Dorow declined an interview.
Mayor of Madison
Other coverage: Watch the Urban League of Great Madison’s forum here, the Northside Planning Council’s forum here, and a forum from seven Near Westside neighborhood associations here.
Madison Alder, District 2
Madison Alder, District 4
Givich has withdrawn their candidacy, but their name will appear on the ballot.
Madison Alder, District 9
Paul Skidmore declined an interview.
Madison Alder, District 10
Madison Alder, District 12
Watch the Northside Planning Council’s alder forum here.
Amani Latimer Burris declined an interview.