The spring election results are in, and Madison has a lot to say! First up on today’s show, WORT news director Molly Stentz catches up with Satya Rhodes-Conway, who defeated incumbent Paul Soglin in yesterday’s mayoral race. For the remainder of the hour, Molly is joined in the studio by Dylan Brogan, staff writer at […]
With the Wisconsin spring election coming up tomorrow, we take a look at voter-related issues with Erin Grunze and Eileen Newcomer from the League of Women Voters. Over the course of the hour, they cover the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, gerrymandering and redistricting, the Fair Maps Coalition, LWV’s involvement in the lawsuit against Wisconsin’s […]
On this episode we’re bringing you a live conversation with most of the people running to be the next mayor of Madison. The event was called “Madison’s Arts Future: A Mayoral Candidate Forum on the Arts, Culture and Creativity,” and it took place this past Wednesday, January 16, at the Barrymore Theatre on Madison’s east […]
We continue Carousel’s Meet the Candidates series today by highlighting two more mayoral candidates: Mo Cheeks and Toriana Pettaway. They discuss their priorities for the city of Madison, including addressing inequality, solving the housing crisis, making mental health resources more accessible, supporting the youth of the city, raising the minimum wage, spurring economic development, and […]
Every year since 2016, Carousel has hosted a post-election conversation with political leaders in the community: Mike Basford, chair of the Democratic Party of Dane County, and Erin Forrest, executive director of Emerge Wisconsin. In this episode, they reflect on the recent midterm election and what the future could hold.
We continue our midterm coverage today with some election reflections from Matt Rothschild of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Over the course of the hour, he responds to listener questions and reflects on the rise of Trump, the fall of Scott Walker, the urban–rural divide, bipartisanship, and the fate of our democracy. Matt Rothschild is executive […]