The Burden of Registering to Vote
In America, who gets to be a voter? Well, thanks to the 15th, 19th, and 26th amendments, every US citizen who is 18 years old on or before Election Day can cast a ballot, but you also have to meet your state’s residency requirements. You also need to register to vote by your state’s voter […]
Is America Still a Democracy?
Democracy – A system of government that bases its legitimacy on the participation of its people. America’s been doing this democracy thing for a while now but we have not always been great at the “participation of all its people” part. Even today, we’re the only advanced democracy that deliberately discourages its people from voting. […]
Gov. Evers’ State Budget Proposal summarized in dance
If you’re like most people, you probably have no freaking clue how a state budget works or who writes it or what it covers. Well, you’ve come to the right place. In Wisconsin, the state legislature makes most of the decisions about what should be included in the budget, but the governor also gets input. […]
BadgersVote & 2020 Election
BadgersVote is a campus-wide initiative that strives to provide the University of Wisconsin–Madison students with everything they need to know in order for them to participate in their elections. The Coalition is comprised of many individuals, units, and departments across campus and the city of Madison. In the run-up to the 2020 Presidential Election, As […]