August meeting: Meet Josh Kaul

Our next membership meeting will be Aug. 15, the day after the primary. Our featured guest will be Josh Kaul, our next attorney general. Other primary winners are likely to visit as well. Hope to see you there! What: August membership meeting When: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15 Where: Concourse Hotel, 1 W. Dayton St.,… Read More

Roys wins Dane Dems straw poll

Results of the straw poll of Dane Dems members who attended the Aug. 9 gubernatorial candidate forum: Kelda Roys, 33 percent (39 votes) Mike McCabe, 22 percent (26 votes) Kathleen Vinehout, 17 percent (20 votes) Paul Soglin, 10 percent (12 votes) Mahlon Mitchell, 8 percent (10 votes) Tony Evers, 8 percent (9 votes)* Matt Flynn,… Read More

Gubernatorial candidate forum

If you’re still on the fence about the primary, or if you want to support your favorite in a straw poll, you’ll want to attend the Dane Dems forum for gubernatorial candidates. When: 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9 Where: Concourse Hotel, 1 W. Dayton St., Madison Special note: Because of this event, our regular membership… Read More

Assembly District 77 primary forum

The four Demcratic candidates vying to replace retiring Rep. Terese Berceau in Assembly District 77 will debate at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 24 at First Baptist Church, 518 N. Franklin St., Madison. Dems in the near west and south sides of Madison, please consider attending to learn more about our candidates. This event is co-sponsored by Dane Dems… Read More

Let’s talk agriculture, food and water!

Share your concerns on agriculture, food and water at this family picnic sponsored by Dane Dems and the Wisconsin Democratic Rural Caucus. Meet others who share your interests, and discuss your thoughts on candidates for governor. Simple picnic food provided. Suggested donation: $5. What: Pitchforks, Plates and Politics When: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 10 Where:… Read More

It’s picnic time!

This year’s annual picnic comes in the middle of a lively primary season. So in addition to the enjoying usual good times, we’ll also get an opportunity to hear from candidates who wish to stop by. And we’ll have music from guitarist-singer Mike Bell and his daughter, fiddler-singer Eleanor Mayerfeld. Please come! When: 11 a.m.-2… Read More

June meeting: Kober, other candidates on the statewide ballot

We don’t normally meet in June, but this election season is so action-packed (and candidate-packed) that we are getting together. We’ll hear from lieutenant gubernatorial candidate Kurt Kober and any other Democratic candidate for statewide office — governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, and treasurer — who hasn’t met with us recently and wishes to… Read More

State Convention delegate list

I’d like to first thank everybody for their interest in being a delegate for the DPW State Convention next month. We have more delegate slots than people who wished to be delegates – so everybody who wished to be delegates will be delegates this year. DELEGATES: You need to have your membership up-to-date for convention… Read More

Comments on Nicholson’s Remarks

Democratic Party of Dane County Chair Michael Basford said the following about comments smearing Democrats who have served our country by “Republican” candidate for U.S. Senate Kevin Nicholson: “Today, ‘Republican’ Wisconsin U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson stated that ‘Those veterans that are out there in the Democrat [sic] party, I question their, their cognitive thought… Read More