February Meeting: Supreme Court Justice Candidates Professor Ed Fallone and Judge Jill Karofsky

This month’s meeting will feature our Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Candidates: Professor Ed Fallone and Judge Jill Karofsky. We will then vote on the recommendations from the Campaigns Committee to endorse the first round of candidates in several municipal races. Friendly reminder: You must be a current party member to vote. You may renew or… Read More

January Meeting: 2020 DNC Delegate

Staff from the Democratic Party of Wisconsin will be present to inform us on how to become a delegate to the 2020 DNC in Milwaukee. We will also be hearing from Jane Kashnig who has been approved by the Nominations Committee and the Executive Board to step in as the Treasurer due to a resignation.… Read More

You’re invited to the holiday party!

Come celebrate the holidays with your fellow Dems and get fired up for winning in 2020! We will introduce the new Dane Dems chair and other board members. There will be photo booth, cash bar, and delicious appetizers created by The Venue’s chef. And the dessert bar returns, again featuring goodies made by your fellow… Read More

Here are your board candidates

In November we will elect new board members to two-year terms. Party members nominated at our October meeting are shown below. In addition to voting on these candidates in November, we will break into caucuses to elect represenatives by Assembly district. Thanks to all who are stepping up to help lead our party! To vote… Read More

Resolution in support of MetroForward

At our Oct. 16 meeting, the membership approved the following resolution: Support MetroForward Rapid Transit Plan WHEREAS the Dane County Democratic Party recognizes climate change as an urgent and existential crisis; and WHEREAS the party supports measures that provide more economic opportunities for our underserved populations; and WHEREAS lack of access to transportation disproportionately impacts… Read More

Board election process begins at October meeting

Dane Dems elections are coming! Nominate yourself or someone else – with their approval – for one of the officer positions in the October meeting, and attend the November meeting to vote on the officers and caucus for the Assembly District Dane Dems Board Representatives! Members attending the November meeting will vote to fill the… Read More

October meeting: Ozanne and Walton

*** Due to Yom Kippur, we will meet on the third Wednesday in October. *** We’ll have two great guest speakers at our October meeting: Dane County District Attorney Ismael R. Ozanne and Milwaukee County Democratic Party Chair Chris Walton. We’ll also have nominations for people wishing to serve on the Dane Dems board. See… Read More

September meeting: Rep. Melissa Sargent

Our guest speaker for our upcoming membership meeting will be Rep. Melissa Sargent. One of Dane County’s stellar Assembly members, Sargent has been hard at work on issues such as common-sense gun reform and marijuana legalization. You won’t want to miss her update on the state legislature! When: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11 Where: Concourse… Read More

August meeting: Winning local races

Our August meeting will address running for office and supporting local candidates. We’ll hear from Verona Mayor Luke Diaz, Emerge Executive Director Erin Forrest, County Supervisor Yogesh Chawla, and MMSD Board Member Ali Muldrow. Please come! When: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14 Where: Concourse Hotel, 1 W. Dayton St., Madison

You’re invited to the picnic!

Please join us on July 28 for our annual county party picnic. The party will provide meat and veggie options from the grill, side dishes, and beverages. Please bring a non-perishable item to support the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, a $5 contribution to help cover costs, and your favorite dessert. Homemade desserts will be entered… Read More