Capitol Chats: Democracy Found’s Eskrich says final five voting would help voter confidence, engagement
In this week’s Capitol Chats episode, Democracy Found Executive Director Sara Eskrich says ranked choice voting has proven successful in other states such as Alaska. Final five, a subset of ranked choice voting, would also decrease the odds candidates who mostly appeal to their party’s extremes end up on the general election ballot, she added.
On this week’s episode of WisconsinEye’s “Rewind,” WisPolitics’s JR Ross and CBS 58’s Emilee Fannon discuss the new lawsuit challenging ACT 10, Madison Dem Sen. Melissa Agard’s bid for Dane County executive, a judge dismissing an open meetings complaint against Assembly Speaker Robin Vos over his impeachment advisory panel, Gov. Tony Evers’ alias email account, the redistricting lawsuit before the state Supreme Court and more.
The WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, consider President Joe Biden’s chances of winning again in Wisconsin in 2024. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Counties association and the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership.
In this week’s WisPolitics Capitol Chats podcast, Rep. David Steffen, R-Green Bay, argues the state has delayed replacing the aging Green Bay maximum security prison, built in the 1890s, too long. He says the politics of constructing a new prison while the administration has focused on criminal justice reform have let long term infrastructure, safety and staffing issues languish.