In Middleton’s April election, two Middleton town board incumbents, Bill Kolar and Tim Roehl, lost their seats to write-in candidates. The results made headlines across the state, but now the two are saying they were the victims of character assassination and negative campaign tactics. Each claimed that winner Cynthia Richson blatantly lied to voters. […]
Wisconsin’s electoral map changed drastically in the 2016 presidential election, with most counties in the western part of the state switching from Democratic to Republican. Charley Preusser, editor of the Crawford County Independent and Kickapoo Scout from Gays Mills, stopped by our studio to discuss what’s behind the flip and the sizable swing vote in […]
This Thursday, Wisconsin officially begins its statewide recount of votes cast in the presidential election. UW-Madison political science professor David Canon talks with Tony about how it’s proceeding, why it’s taking place, and whether Wisconsin’s voting system is susceptible to inaccurate tabulation.
An update on the recount madness. Cameron Bren, Sarah Hopefl, Patrick Waring, and Alejandro Alonso Galva reporting. **Correction: Since the airing of this broadcast more counties have decided to hand count their ballots. 49 counties will now recount their ballots by hand. Up from the reported 48.
It looks like we’re headed for a recount. The Jill Stein and Rocky de la Fuente campaigns have formally requested a statewide recount of all Presidential votes in Wisconsin. They have until tomorrow to send in the $3.5 million dollars the state estimates it will take to hire election workers to count all the votes. […]
In this commentary, Blue Jean Nation’s Mike McCabe discusses the state of the Democratic Party in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s shocking election. What does the party need to change? Will the Republican Party survive a Trump presidency?