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

District and state convention info

The Second Congressional District and Wisconsin State Conventions are coming up soon, and all members are invited to participate. Convention-goers will be able to hear from fall candidates, vote on the resolutions that become tpart of he party platform, and network with like-minded progressives. (Non-members are also invited to attend but will not be able… Read More

Celebrate spring election victories!

A statement from County Party Chair Mike Basford: “Today is a great day for Democrats in Dane County! All over Dane County, voters yesterday chose strong, progressive Democrats to represent them in local office. And in turning out voters for these races, we were able to help Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice-Elect Rebecca Dallet net 81… Read More

Spring election GOTV and victory party!

It’s time to get out the vote for Rebecca Dallet for Supreme Court and our great local candidates! There are lots of opportunities to get involved, in neighborhoods all over the county. Please check out this list and come help! Then, after the polls close on Tuesday, April 3, come by the Essen Haus, 514… Read More

Spring election days of action, part II

The spring election is less than three weeks away, and there are thousands more voters we need to reach. Please consider coming out this weekend to knock doors for Rebecca Dallet and our outstanding endorsed local candidates. There are opportunities all over the county, listed here. Please join us!

Spring election days of action!

In this week’s Marquette Poll, more than half of the respondents said they didn’t have enough information to decide on the Supreme Court race. Now’s our chance to help them out on that, and on local races as well. The weekend of March 10-11 is the first statewide field-outreach push of the general election campaign.… Read More

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