Madison voters elected a new mayor last April, ousting so-called “mayor-for-life” Paul Soglin in favor of Satya Rhodes Conway. But the mayor’s seat wasn’t the only turnover. Voters also sent nine new Alders to the 20-member Common Council, none of whom have ever held elected office before. The grassroots party Progressive Dane won nine of […]
District 15 is on Madison’s east side. It’s been represented by David Ahrens since 2013 and isn’t seeking reelection. The district includes Atwood from Olbrich down to Monona, as well Stoughton Road from East Washington to Monona. It also includes most of Highway 30. Three candidates are vying to fill Ahren’s open seat. The top […]
District 13 is on Madison’s near west side. It’s been respresented by Allen Arnsten. The retired attorney has been filling in for Sarah Eskrich, who announced over the summer she would be stepping down. Arnstead isn’t running for the seat. The district includes the Vilas and Greenbush neighborhoods, as well as South Park street until […]
District 12 includes parts of Madison’s East and North Sides, and had been represented by Larry Palm, who has been on the council since 2005. He announced last fall that he wouldn’t seek reelection. This district stretches east and north of East Washington Avenue, and includes Eken Park and Emerson East neighborhoods, as well as […]
“Some of you might be wondering, ‘Didn’t we go through this?’ Yes, we did, but we asked to have it done legally,” District 6 Alder Marsha Rummel says, acknowledging what Madison residents may be thinking Wednesday, as the City’s Common Council [once again] voted 16 to 2 on Tuesday to remove a Confederate grave marker […]
MADISON (WORT) — Mayor Paul Soglin is using his bully pulpit to sell the controversial Judge Doyle Square project being negotiated between developer Bob Dunn and the City of Madison.