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A quick look at Wisconsin’s U.S. Senate race

A quick look at Wisconsin’s U.S. Senate race

Dietrich Schwoerer, Contributor

October 24, 2018


Filed under News

Republican challenger Leah Vukmir and Democratic incumbent Tammy Baldwin are battling for the U.S. Senate seat for Wisconsin. It’s the first time in Wisconsin that both party nominees are women. The similarity ends there as both candidates have taken opposite stances on various issues.

Students have varied viewpoints on voting

Students have varied viewpoints on voting

Elise Lien & Rachel J. Seizer, Contributor

October 24, 2018


Filed under News

The stakes are very high on this Nov. 6 mid-term election.  Not only with the future of the state, but the country at hand. Control of state houses, the U.S. House of Representatives, and the Senate are all at risk. Madison College has an array of students standing at different points on voting.&n...

5 in lieutenant governor race offer support for running mates

5 in lieutenant governor race offer support for running mates

Kristin Rice, Contributor

October 24, 2018


Filed under News

With five lieutenant governor candidates in the running alongside their gubernatorial hopefuls, Wisconsin voters have a real decision to make. Incumbent Republican Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch is facing Democrat Mandela Barnes, Tiffany Anderson (Green), Patrick Baird (Libertarian) and Wil Losch (Indep...

2 issues on Dane County ballot

2 issues on Dane County ballot

Haddi Tanner, Contributor

October 24, 2018


Filed under News

While the candidates clearly are the biggest draws to the polls, two referenda also are appearing on ballots in Dane County on Nov. 6. The first of the two asks, “Should the state legislature protect residential property taxpayers by preventing commercial and manufacturing property owners from us...

Kaul strong on drug crisis, environment

Noah Nielsen, Contributor

October 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Democrat Wisconsin Attorney General candidate Josh Kaul is running against Republican incumbent Brad Schimel. While lagging Schimel in polls leading up to Nov. 6 election, Kaul has run on a platform that would require stricter protocols towards rape kits and proper testing of evidence, a crack...

Governor’s race tops ticket

Governor’s race tops ticket

Joshua McLennan, Contributor

October 24, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

The upcoming governor’s election will take place on Nov. 6 and promises to be one of the most expensive and anticipated races in the nation. The race pits the incumbent Republican Gov. Scott Walker against state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers running on the Democratic side.  L...

Voting made easy

Voting made easy

Jorge Fernandez-Zaragoza, Contributor

October 24, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Mark your calendars, midterm general elections for Wisconsin takes place on Nov. 6 with polls open between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. Who can vote: you must be a United States citizen, be 18 years or older by Election Day, and reside at your current address for at least 10 days before the election. You must ...

OFF THE SHELF

OFF THE SHELF

Matthew Coan, Librarian

October 24, 2018


Filed under News

This November will mark 34 years since I first voted in an election. I’ve voted for candidates who have won and probably a few more who came up short. What I have never done is miss an election. There is a good chance many of you who have not yet voted could feel hesitant because you feel you don’t kn...

Staff reminded to refrain from political activities at work

Briant Lawler, News Editor

October 10, 2018


Filed under News

The mid-term election will take place on Nov. 6. Those running for Governor, Senator, Representative, Attorney General, Secretary of State, and State Treasurer, from both sides, will be asking for your vote. There is no doubt that the elections taking place across the country are very important, and...

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