Tuesday, August 14th, is Wisconsin’s gubernatorial primary. Starting at 7 a.m., voters will select a candidate from eight Democrats seeking to oust incumbent Governor Republican Scott Walker. On Wednesday, August 8, WORT teamed up with Isthmus, the Progressive and Madison Central Library to bring you the last primary debate between Democratic Candidates Tony Evers, Matt […]
WORT 89.9 FM, Isthmus, The Progressive magazine, and the Madison Public Library are sponsoring a candidate forum for all Democratic candidates for the Wisconsin gubernatorial primary. All eight campaigns have confirmed attendance. Date: Wednesday, August 8, 2018 Time: 6:30 p.m. Candidate Meet & Greet […]
Monday host Patty Peltekos speaks with State Senator Kathleen Vinehout, who’s running in August’s Democratic primary to be Wisconsin’s governor. With plenty of listener questions, they discuss her history as a dairy farmer and as a researcher, and cover topics related to rural issues, the environment, a woman’s right to choose, urban issues, and more.
Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd speaks with the Democratic candidates for Lieutenant Governor, former representative Mandela Barnes and Sheboygan businessman Kurt Kober. The candidates talk about their respective backgrounds, motivations for running, and visions for public education and environmental policy. The two will face off in the August 14th primary.
Monday host Patty Peltekos speaks with Andy Gronik, one of the ten Democratic candidates running for Governor. Among the discussion points and listener questions are the candidate’s business experience, jobs concierge service and plan to combine the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and the Department of Workforce Development, positions on Lyft and Uber, and thoughts on […]
Host Carousel Bayrd speaks with Mahlon Mitchell, candidate for governor, and current President of Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin. They discuss a wide variety of campaign topics, including health care, unions, race, party unification, and what Mr. Mitchell’s learned from his 2012 candidacy in the recall election against Rebecca Kleefisch.