March meeting: Vinehout, judicial forum

At our upcoming membership meeting, we’ll hear from gubernatorial candidate Sen. Kathleen Vinehout and Circuit Court candidates Susan Crawford and Marilyn Townsend. We will also vote on our final endorsements for the season; candidates recommended by the Campaigns Committee are listed in the blog post below. And we will consider several policy resolutions. Join us!… Read More

Support our slate in the April election!

Updated March 15. Please support our great candidates in the April 3 election. Note that while we do not formally endorse judicial candidates, in the Supreme Court race, Rebecca Dallet is a great progressive running against a GOP-and NRA-aligned conservative. These candidates have been formally endorsed by the Dane Dems membership. Links are shown for… Read More

Vote in the Feb. 20 primary!

Please remember to vote in the spring primary on Tuesday, or at early voting locations in advance (for places and times, check with your local clerk). There are two critical races to be aware of: State Supreme Court. The party does not endorse in judicial races, but in this three-way contest, it is clear that Tim… Read More

Jan. meeting: Evers, Burns, endorsements

At our January membership meeting, we’ll hear from state schools superintendent Tony Evers, a candidate for governor, and attorney Tim Burns, a candidate Supreme Court. We’ll also begin endorsing spring election candidates, and the Resolutions Committee will introduce three resolutions. See you there! What: January membership meeting When: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10 (Come early… Read More

Deadline to request endorsement is Jan. 2

We are looking forward to supporting a wide and deep slate of progressives in the upcoming April election. If you are running and would like to be on that team, you need to request an endorsement by Jan. 2, the same day nomination papers are due. Candidates seeking endorsement should contact Vice Chair-Campaigns Noah Lieberman,, 704-737-3735. Our… Read More

Call Ron Johnson now

The Senate is nearing a vote on its billionaire relief bill (aka tax “reform”), which would boost taxes on the middle class and poor, undermine the Affordable Care Act, and explode the deficit — something the GOP used to hate — all to provide a break to the wealthy. Sen. Ron Johnson has previously said… Read More

Nov. meeting: Wachs, board elections

At our November membership meeting, we’ll hear from gubernatorial candidate Dana Wachs, who currently represents Eau Claire in the Assembly. We’ll also have elections for the Dane Dems board. (See nominee statements here. Note that this list does not include representatives by Assembly District, who will be selected in caucuses during the meeting. Also, to run… Read More