Former east side alder Satya Rhodes-Conway beat Mayor Paul Soglin by a margin of over 20 percent, and more than 18,000 votes. Rhodes-Conway will become Madison’s first openly gay mayor when she’s inaugurated later this month. She’s currently the managing director of the Mayors Innovation Project, a think tank housed at UW-Madison that gives advice to […]
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 […]
Today’s episode is a two-part show highlighting local politics and global affairs. On the first segment, guest host Chali Pittman speaks with the two mayoral candidates who received the most votes in yesterday’s primary election and will be advancing to the general election on April 3. First, she is joined in the studio by Satya […]
On this episode we’re bringing you a live conversation with most of the people running to be the next mayor of Madison. The event was called “Madison’s Arts Future: A Mayoral Candidate Forum on the Arts, Culture and Creativity,” and it took place this past Wednesday, January 16, at the Barrymore Theatre on Madison’s east […]
Martin Luther King and George McGovern come to town, students send their meal money to the poor in Mississippi, and Paul Soglin gets his political start. Just some of the things going on in Madison fifty three years ago this month. Stu Levitan has the details on this week’s Madison in the Sixties.
State Department of Public Instruction leader Tony Evers won the Democratic nomination for governor last night. He pulled ahead of seven other candidates and will take on Governor Scott Walker in the November election. W-O-R-T reporters were on the scene at election night parties last night where Tony Evers celebrated his victory with supporters at […]