The new leadership on the Madison Common Council will take office April 20th. For a cap on our spring elections coverage, here’s how Madison voted for alder in contested alder elections on April 6th, 2021. Twelve Madison alder seats had a competitive election during the spring election: seven incumbent alders faced a challenger, but were […]
Yesterday was election day in Wisconsin. In Dane County about 30% of registered voters cast a ballot. WORT’s Jade Iseri-Ramos explains the election results. State Superintendent Though yesterday was technically a nonpartisan election , the union and Democrat backed candidate won the only statewide race. Jill Underly won out against Deb Kerr as the new […]
We have another common council debate for you! Today, we are headed to the Madison’s Northside. The candidates for district 18 are Veronica Figueroa, Charles Myadze, and current alder Rebecca Kemble. This race will have a primary on February 16th. You can watch live on Twitter, Youtube, or Facebook. For more debates, check out our spring 2021 […]
Alder Marsha Rummel has represented Madison’s east side for the 6th District for nearly 14 years. Earlier this month, she announced that she’s stepping back, and won’t be running in the 2021 spring election. A lot has happened in a decade and a half—so much that Buzz host Jonathan Zarov realized they’d just scratched the […]
Three city council members have resigned within the last two months. Sara Eskrich became the third Madison city alder to resign this summer. Eskrich has accepted an executive director position in Brookfield with the group Political Innovation, a nonpartisan organization that aims to make systemic changes at different levels of government. Eskrich’s resignation comes after […]
MADISON (WORT) — District 18 on Madison’s north side is one of the few open seats on the Madison Common Council with a competitive election in the Spring General Election on April 7th. Union Cab worker/owner Rebecca Kemble faces the assistant director for the Center for Resilient Cities Peng Her.