In February, Wisconsin’s elections administration agency won a federal award for creating a program on cyber-security training. It’s one initiative made possible by a federal grant of just under $7 million made to the Wisconsin Elections Commission. Reid Magney is a spokesperson for the Wisconsin Elections Commission. He says that agency prioritized the training of […]
With 2020 fast approaching, Wednesday host Ali Muldrow spends the hour discussing all things voting with Dane County Clerk Scott McDonell. They cover topics like ballot design, polling locations, voter ID laws and voter suppression, early voting, voter turnout, election tampering and misinformation, campaign finance, and looking to next year’s local and general elections—all in […]
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.