A UW-Madison study released this week found that nearly 17,000 potential voters were deterred from casting a ballot in the 2016 election because of Wisconsin’s voter ID law, and that the law disproportionately prevented African-Americans and low-income people from voting. The study, which cost Dane County $55,000 to complete, prompted Republican State Treasurer Matt Adamczyk […]
Today’s guest is Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley. Host Carousel Bayrd will sit down with her to discuss her candidacy for Wisconsin Supreme Court. On the second half we’ll be joined by Dane County Clerk Scott McDonell to discuss voter ID. Justice Rebecca Bradley was appointed to serve on the Wisconsin Supreme Court by […]
(WORT) — The University of Wisconsin Madison announced last week that it will not be issuing new student ID cards that would have made it easier for students to vote. Many student groups and officials are criticizing the university for not prioritizing civic engagement. Darien Lamen reports.
Do you think local elections are fair? Do you trust our local officials to run elections? How valid is the “easy to vote, hard to cheat” claim?
Today host Yuri Rashkin was joined by Karen McKim from Wisconsin Election Integrity and Dane County Clerk Scott McDonell to discuss election integrity and voter fraud.
Are you caught up on the recent Wisconsin federal ruling declaring the 2006 Ban on Gay Marriage unconstitutional? Did you know that Dane County since issued 215 gay marriage licenses? What do you think about the following hold that federal judge placed on gay marriage after its ban was deemed unconstitutional? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Thursday, July 26 our host Tony Castaneda interviewed Scott McDonell who is running for the democratic candidate for Dane County Clerk. He joined the Dane County board of supervisors in 1996 and became Dane County board chairman in 2005. For more information visit the website: http://scottmcdonell.com/