As the City of Madison searches for poll workers to fill in the gaps, Tamia Fowlkes, the Big Ten Voting Challenge intern for the Morgridge Center for Public Service, offers her insight into the value of working the polls this fall and during a pandemic.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has joined more than 160 colleges and universities in striving for full student voter registration and participation through the nonpartisan All In Campus Democracy Challenge.
Are UW–Madison students ready to take on another election year? With the addition of the Badgers Vote social media intern, Cynthia Liu, the Badgers Vote Coalition is gearing up to prepare students for the upcoming elections and turn out at the polls.
Many UW–Madison students will get their first chance to vote for a presidential candidate on April 7, and campus is gearing up for it. It starts with Associated Students of Madison’s “Voterpalooza” event on Friday, March 6.
The Spring Primary Election Day is Feb. 18, and early voting will be held on campus from Feb. 10 to 13. On the ballot will be several local offices and a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison students achieved the second highest voter turnout among the 14 member institutions of the Big Ten Conference in the 2018 midterm elections, according to the newly announced results of the Big Ten Voting Challenge.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison today reported that student voting on campus was up in last year’s election, increasing to 52.9 percent in 2018 from a rate of 35.6 percent in 2014.
The Morgridge Center for Public Service released its 2018-19 annual report highlighting the center’s activities over the past year.
During the 2018-2019 academic year, Campus Compact for Wisconsin (CCWI) partnered with Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP), a national, nonpartisan organization, to increase student voter engagement.
In-person absentee voting for the April 2 spring election is March 25-28 at three sites on campus. Offices on the ballot include Madison mayor, Madison city council and school board seats, and a Wisconsin Supreme Court seat.