January 5th, 2022
Wisconsin lawmakers are looking at ways to possibly change how voters pick candidates for Congress and the U.S. Senate. The State Senate’s Committee on Elections on Tuesday held a hearing on Final Five voting for federal offices.
March 21st, 2021
The problem is that the voters are losing. Solution-based legislation is losing. Good governance is losing. Democracy is losing. Who is winning? Special-interest groups that fund the extremes and count on the gridlock of status quo to paralyze responsible governance.
February 24th, 2021
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The push for ranked-choice voting in Wisconsin gained steam on Wednesday with the introduction of a bipartisan bill in the state Legislature, a move backed by a Republican congressman and a recently formed coalition of civic and business leaders.
August 10th, 2020
The Wisconsin organization, founded by Milwaukee-area business leaders Katherine Gehl and Austin Ramirez, advocates ranked-choice voting for this state’s U.S. House and Senate elections.
May 20th, 2020
As members of different political parties, it’s easy to assume there are not very many issues that the two of us agree on in this era of deep political divides. Political rancor has poisoned our national dialogue even on issues that initially seem above politics.
March 26th, 2020
With a pair of symbiotic electoral innovations, a national movement is attempting to blast an icebreaker through our frozen governments. And one group in Wisconsin, Democracy Found, is hoping to introduce these two ideas in the state legislature next year.
December 4th, 2019
Sara Eskrich, Executive Director of Democracy Found, spoke to members of the Rotary Club of Madison. She has herself been in electoral politics, as a Madison alder, and she is concerned that policy decisions are often stymied by politics.