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 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.
Carousel Bayrd interviews gubernatorial candidate Mike McCabe. Topics discussed include economic and social inequality, workers’ rights, marijuana legalization, municipality authority, and the structural changes resulting from big money interests in politics.
There are three characteristics Kelda Roys says she possesses that sets her apart from other contenders in Wisconsin’s gubernatorial race: she’s a proud progressive on the issues, able to build a strategic coalition, and ready to be governor on day one. Carousel Bayrd speaks with Kelda Roys, a small business owner, former state representative, and attorney currently […]
The first major round of finance reports are in for Wisconsin’s governor’s race. Candidates are required to report how much money they’ve raised so far, and these numbers are often used to measure the health of campaigns. Governor Scott Walker has raised more than $4 million for his re-election bid. On the Democratic side, […]