Wisconsin’s Spring Primary is tomorrow. On the ballot for the District 4, Seat 8 race for Fitchburg’s city council are Marc Jones, Randy Udell, and Scott Lehmann. Lehmann is an investigator with the Dane County Sheriff’s Office and is a member of Fitchburg’s Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee. WORT producer Shaun Soman spoke with Lehmann […]
WORT 89.9 FM, Isthmus, The Progressive magazine, and the Madison Public Library are sponsoring a candidate forum for all Democratic candidates for the Wisconsin gubernatorial primary. All eight campaigns have confirmed attendance. Date: Wednesday, August 8, 2018 Time: 6:30 p.m. Candidate Meet & Greet […]
A federal appeals court ruled that a U.S. district judge must consider whether Wisconsin’s voter ID law applies to people who face “daunting obstacles” to obtaining valid IDs. WORT’s Darien Lamen spoke with Sean Young, a staff attorney for the ACLU’s Voting Rights Project, about what the new decision means for Wisconsin voters.
Rep. Mandela Barnes talks about challenging fellow Democrat Lena Taylor for her seat in the State Senate over issues of school reform and economic security.
Jill Stein, a candidate for the 2016 Green Party nomination for President of the United States, spoke with WORT’s Darien Lamen about the need for progressive voters to break what she calls an “abusive relationship” with the Democratic party.
Donald Trump supporters, protesters, and curious bystanders gathered in Janesville, Wisconsin today in anticipation of the GOP presidential candidate’s first campaign appearance in the state. Darien Lamen reports from the demilitarized zone.