WORT FM, Isthmus, The Progressive magazine, Capitol Neighborhoods Inc., Downtown Madison Inc., and Madison Public Library are sponsoring a mayoral candidate debate between Satya Rhodes-Conway and incumbent Mayor Paul Soglin. The event is free and open to the public. • Location: Madison Central Library, 201 W. Mifflin St., in the community room on the third floor. • 7-8:30 […]
Madison, spring 1963 – the mayor’s race In 1961, Henry Reynolds was elected mayor over liberal mayor Ivan Nestingen’s top aide, his administrative assistant Bob Nuckles. In 1963, Reynolds is challenged by Nestingen’s most significant citizen appointee, — east side attorney and land developer Albert McGinnis, who has chaired the city’s urban renewal agency, the […]
The most significant mayoral campaign of the decade almost didn’t happen. Mayor Ivan Nestingen lead the Kennedy for President Club during the successful Wisconsin primary campaign in 1960, and chaired the state delegation to the national convention, so everyone assumed he’d get a job in the new administration. But when two months pass after the […]
What will the Madison of tomorrow look like, and who will lead it? As Madison’s longest serving mayor completes his last term, people are lining up for the chance to become the city’s next leader. Mayor Paul Soglin has announced he will not seek re-election next spring. The latest candidate to throw his hat in […]
During an interview with WORT’s Dylan Brogan, Mayor Paul Soglin said his landslide victory this week is affirmation that Madison voters support his populist style of governance.
MADISON (WORT) — The City of Madison has overwhelmingly given Madison Mayor Paul Soglin another four years in office