Wisconsin’s spring election is still scheduled to take place on Tuesday, April 7, so today we focus our attention on voting issues. First, Matt Rothschild from the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign discusses why victim advocacy groups are saying “no” to the Marsy’s Law referendum on the upcoming ballot. Then, Dane County Clerk Scott McDonell answers listener […]
With the 2020 general election on the horizon, we turn our attention to voting and progressive politics for today’s show with Jane Kleeb, chair of the Nebraska Democratic Party and author of the new book Harvest the Vote: How Democrats Can Win Again in Rural America. She and Patty spend the hour discussing issues facing […]
In November 2019, the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) filed a complaint against the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) arguing that they were required by state law to remove over 200,000 names from the voter rolls due to changes in residential address. On December 13, 2019, a judge ruled in WILL’s favor and the […]
With 2020 fast approaching, Wednesday host Ali Muldrow spends the hour discussing all things voting with Dane County Clerk Scott McDonell. They cover topics like ballot design, polling locations, voter ID laws and voter suppression, early voting, voter turnout, election tampering and misinformation, campaign finance, and looking to next year’s local and general elections—all in […]
After the race for Wisconsin’s next Attorney General was neck and neck all night, we have a winner. And it’s Democrat Josh Kaul, former federal prosecutor and son of the former Attorney General Peg Lautenschlager. Kaul announced victory the morning after the elections, and WORT News Director Molly Stentz was there.
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Three panelists with expertise in media, political reporting and the news industry will engage in a public discussion about journalism ethics and the special challenges of covering politics in highly polarized times. The panelists are: • David Folkenflik is the New York City-based media correspondent for NPR News and […]