Tonight is the deadline for Wisconsin voters to register for the April 7th presidential primary by mail or online. Earlier today, WORT producer Shaun Soman spoke with Maggie McClain, Public Information Officer for the Madison Clerk’s Office, about how residents can meet that deadline, and how they can request an absentee ballot.
The Wisconsin Elections Commission, the state agency in charge of administering elections, voted yesterday to ask the state legislature for guidance on how to handle the records of voters who may have moved The move comes after the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty, a conservative legal group, filed a lawsuit against the Commission last […]
Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway recently released a budget proposal for 2020, with the city council scheduled to deliberate and offer amendments the week of November 11. For today’s show, Carousel sits down in the studio with Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway to discuss the budget and her plans and priorities for the city, including improved transit infrastructure […]
Here’s how Wisconsin state statute says municipalities should handle the voting eligibility status of voters who have moved: “If the elector no longer resides in the municipality or fails to apply for continuation of registration within 30 days of the date the notice is mailed, the clerk or board of election commissioners shall change the […]
Tomorrow, August 14, is a statewide partisan primary election in Wisconsin. What do you need to know before heading to the polls? Find out on today’s show! Our guests are Eileen Newcomer, voter education coordinator of the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, and Brook Soltvedt, board president of the League of Women Voters of […]
In 2018, the Wisconsin partisan primary falls on August 14th. Political cynics, or, if you prefer, political realists, have noted that if you wanted to make it difficult for college students to vote, you couldn’t pick a better date than the day tens of thousands of University of Wisconsin students are homeless. Every year, on […]