Dane County

Dane County

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Election Day is Tuesday, November 3!

The Wisconsin Progressive Voters Guide compiles the information that allows you to make informed decisions about the races on your ballot, based on your values. Absentee ballots must be received by your municipal clerk by Tuesday, November 3 at 8PM. Vote in every race on your ballot, then share this guide with your friends and family!

State Senate

Depending on where you live, you may have one of the below State Senate races on your ballot.

State Senator, District 14

State Senator

State Senator, District 16

State Senator

State Senator, District 26

State Senator

State Assembly

Depending on where you live, you may have one of the below State Assembly races on your ballot.

Representative, District 37

State Representative

Representative, District 38

State Representative

Representative, District 42

State Representative

Representative, District 43

State Representative

Representative, District 46

State Representative

Representative, District 47

State Representative

Representative, District 48

State Representative

Representative, District 76

State Representative

  • Small business owner Francesca Hong is running on a progressive platform that is built around an intersectional understanding of Madison's challenges and a commitment to addressing systemic economic inequalities. Hong believes addressing racial inequity is an issue not just of police reform but also education and healthcare policy. Hong believes in reversing Act 10, supports universal child care benefits, and increased funding to public schools, especially for special needs programs. She is also proposing a carbon tax to address climate change, nonpartisan redistricting, Medicaid expansion, making BadgerCare accessible to more people, and a $15 minimum wage. Her opponent is Republican candidate Patrick Hull. Hong has a comprehensive progressive platform and is the most progressive choice for District 76

    Francesca Hong

    Small business owner Francesca Hong is running on a progressive platform that is built around an intersectional understanding of Madison's challenges and a commitment to addressing systemic economic inequalities.

Representative, District 77

State Representative

Representative, District 78

State Representative

Representative, District 79

State Representative

  • Assemblywoman Dianne Hesselbein is the Assistant Democratic Leader. Her values include reproductive rights, protecting Wisconsin's natural resources, and supporting working peoples' rights to unionize and bargain collectively. Hesselbein supports Medicaid Expansion and a science-based response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Her opponent, Republican Victoria Fueger has opposed mask-wearing. Hesselbein is the more progressive choice in this race.

    Dianne Hesselbein

    Assemblywoman Dianne Hesselbein is the Assistant Democratic Leader. Her values include reproductive rights, protecting Wisconsin's natural resources, and supporting working peoples' rights to unionize and bargain collectively.

Representative, District 80

State Representative

Representative, District 81

State Representative

Madison Metropolitan School district

Question #1

  • VOTE YES
    Vote YES to Support Madison Schools!
  • Vote Yes on Question 1. This will provide the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) with $33 million over 4 years to invest in greater equity and close the achievement gap, attract and retain high quality teachers and staff and preserve vital educational programming and improve disparities in access to technology.. Community leaders and organizations have joined to endorse the "Vote Yes 2 Invest" campaign, including Madison Teachers Incorporated, the South Central Federation of Labor, the Building Trades Council of South Central Wisconsin, the Madison Black Chamber of Commerce, the Latino Chamber of Commerce of Dane County, the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, 100% Renew Madison, and 350 Madison.

    Madison Schools Question 1

    Vote Yes on Question 1. This will provide the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) with $33 million over 4 years to invest in greater equity and close the achievement gap, attract and retain high quality teachers and staff and preserve vital educational programming and improve disparities in access to technology.. Community leaders and organizations have joined to endorse the "Vote Yes 2 Invest" campaign, including Madison Teachers Incorporated, the South Central Federation of Labor, the Building Trades Council of South Central Wisconsin, the Madison Black Chamber of Commerce, the Latino Chamber of Commerce of Dane County, the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, 100% Renew Madison, and 350 Madison.

Question #2

  • VOTE YES
    Vote YES to Build and Improve Madison Schools
  • Vote Yes on Question 2. This referendum would allow Madison Metropolitan School District to issue bonds to raise up to $317 million dollars to improve facilities with modern, safe, flexible, classrooms that support multiple learning styles This would include renovations at all four high schools, remodeling Hoyt School to relocate Capital High, and constructing a new elementary school near RimRock Road. This last element in particular would eliminate the long bus rides that students, mostly from low-income and or immigrant families, in the Moorland-Rimrock neighborhood. Advocates say this would help address equity issues. Community leaders and organizations have joined to endorse the "Vote Yes 2 Invest" campaign, including Madison Teachers Incorporated, the South Central Federation of Labor, the Building Trades Council of South Central Wisconsin, the Madison Black Chamber of Commerce, the Latino Chamber of Commerce of Dane County, the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, 100% Renew Madison, and 350 Madison.

    Madison schools question 2

    Vote Yes on Question 2. This referendum would allow Madison Metropolitan School District to issue bonds to raise up to $317 million dollars to improve facilities with modern, safe, flexible, classrooms that support multiple learning styles This would include renovations at all four high schools, remodeling Hoyt School to relocate Capital High, and constructing a new elementary school near RimRock Road. This last element in particular would eliminate the long bus rides that students, mostly from low-income and or immigrant families, in the Moorland-Rimrock neighborhood. Advocates say this would help address equity issues. Community leaders and organizations have joined to endorse the "Vote Yes 2 Invest" campaign, including Madison Teachers Incorporated, the South Central Federation of Labor, the Building Trades Council of South Central Wisconsin, the Madison Black Chamber of Commerce, the Latino Chamber of Commerce of Dane County, the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, 100% Renew Madison, and 350 Madison.