It’s primary election day in Wisconsin! On today’s episode, hear a variety of election perspectives with guest host Gil Halsted. First, we talk with Matthew Rothschild of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign to get a bird’s-eye view of election issues, including campaign finance. Next, we discuss the relationship between prison reform and elections with Eric Howland […]
Tomorrow, August 14, is a statewide partisan primary election in Wisconsin. What do you need to know before heading to the polls? Find out on today’s show! Our guests are Eileen Newcomer, voter education coordinator of the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, and Brook Soltvedt, board president of the League of Women Voters of […]
The April 2018 ballot in Wisconsin included a referendum to eliminate the office of state treasurer. The measure was defeated, with 61.75% of voters opposing the amendment. Wisconsinites made it clear that they want an independent financial guardian for the state. But what does a state treasurer do? On today’s show, Carousel interviews the three Democratic candidates […]
There’s a spring election tomorrow, so host Patty Peltekos delves into the wide expanse of election-related issues in Wisconsin. The basics: How do I vote? Do I need voter identification? Who’s on my ballot? What’s the state referendum about? The abstract: How is voting in Wisconsin different than other states? Will my vote count? What […]
Four candidates are seeking to fill three open seats on the Monona Grove School Board. The board consists of seven members and each member serves a three-year term. The Monona Grove School District is comprised of three elementary schools, a middle school, and a high school. They also oversee a Liberal Arts Charter School. WORT […]
Monday host Patty Peltekos speaks with the two candidates running to represent Dane County Board’s District 24, Anna Gouker and Tanya Buckingham. They discuss various issues specific to District 24 and the City of Monona, including environmental issues, flooding, and transportation.