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So, I Voted, Now what?

October 28, 2020

Dictated by civic duty, voters stand in line for hours to cast ballots or, according to current fashion, submit ballots absentee in advance. Do they know what happens after their ballot is cast?  Jean...

Voting 101: What you need to know this year

Gil Bliss, a volunteer from the League of Women Voters, helps a student register to vote at the Truax Campus.
March 23, 2016

What are your plans for April 5? Hopefully, you will be heading to the polls to cast a vote for the Presidential Preference Primary election. Going to the polls can be a stressful time especially when...

Three contested elections for Dane County Board

March 23, 2016

When Dane County voters go to the polls on April 5, they will find the big races -- presidential primary and Wisconsin Supreme Court – but for the majority of races, voters will be asked to determine...

Wisconsin’s voter ID law aims to suppress certain people’s rights

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March 23, 2016

Voter ID laws are now in effect across our state. This means that people in Wisconsin hoping to participate in this year’s presidential election will face a new obstacle at the polling stations. All...

A guide to first-time voting

October 29, 2014

Voting for the first time can be a daunting task, but even for the seasoned veteran, voting from year to year can change drastically, especially when new voting laws take effect.  Before you get out and...

Students’ votes will determine new senators

April 24, 2013

As the school year is winding down, it is already time to look ahead to next year. With that comes the duty of bringing in the teams that will help guide the college through 2013-14. On April 26, the...

Barrage of ads has independent wondering why vote?

October 30, 2012

Election Day is fast approaching. Students around Madison College are gearing up to make their voices heard by casting their ballot in the presidential election, for many it’s their first. You’ve been...

Students may be more susceptible to not putting in the research, but young voters need to be conscious of issues

October 25, 2012

Voting gives Americans a sense of purpose. We are taught to believe that our ability to vote for a presidential candidate actually matters, as it is a decision that will affect us for the rest of our lives....

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