GridgeFridge: The Importance of Local Elections and Breaking Voting Barriers on Campus


GridgeFridge — the Morgridge Center for Public Service Podcast — released its latest episode on Spotify about the April 6 Election!

In GridgeFridge’s third episode, League of Women Voters interns Angela Maloney and Makayla Pesch discuss all-things-voting on campus and everything students need to know before heading to the polls for the spring primary. Angela is a sophomore at UW–Madison majoring in community and nonprofit leadership and international studies. Makayla is a junior studying human development and family studies as well as social welfare.

Tune into this episode of GridgeFridge to dig into the details of the upcoming April 6 election and discover how students can break through barriers that contribute to historically low youth voter turnout. To learn more about the April 6 election and how you can cast your ballot, check out resources available on or