One in four Americans reported not being registered to vote in the 2020 election. More than 600,000 non-voters specifically cited a registration issue as a reason for not participating in the election.
In this episode of GridgeFridge, we dive into Zumbrunnen’s work as the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, the challenges facing young people hoping to engage in the current political climate, and how students can become civically engaged leaders on campus and beyond.
GridgeFridge — the Morgridge Center for Public Service podcast — released the fourth episode of its second season about centering civic engagement on campus with former Morgridge Center Faculty Director Kathy Cramer.
The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge, a national, nonpartisan initiative, recognized UW–Madison with several awards on Monday for student voting in the 2020 presidential election.
University of Wisconsin–Madison student voter turnout increased 7.4 percentage points in last year’s presidential election, rising to 72.8 percent in 2020 from a rate of 65.4 percent in 2016.
GridgeFridge — the Morgridge Center for Public Service podcast — released the third episode of its second season about building community across careers with State Rep. Francesca Hong (D-Madison).
On-campus early voting is next week for Wisconsin’s Feb. 16 spring primary election, which will narrow down the top two candidates for municipal and county offices, as well as the State Superintendent of Public Instruction.
The events of last week clearly sought to undermine the integrity of U.S. elections and the democratic process. We need to hold accountable those who committed violence in the U.S. Capitol.
From its start as a small group of staff and students at the Morgridge Center for Public Service, to its growth in 2020 to over 60 people, faculty chair of the BadgersVote Coalition Kathy Cramer says the coalition’s goal remains true to its founding creeds.
UW–Madison has won a national award for developing an innovative method of providing voter ID to students during the 2020 presidential election.