State Senate

Depending on where you live, you may have one of the below State Senate races on your ballot.

  • Melissa Sargent has served as the 48th District Assembly Member for 7 years and is seeking election to the Senate. Sargent's priorities include building more affordable housing, raising the minimum wage, investing in infrastructure and public transit, and protecting natural resources. She is the author of universal background check legislation, minimum wage increase legislation, and more. Her opponent is Scott Barker, a Republican that opposes common sense gun reform laws. Sargent is the progressive choice in this race.

    Melissa Sargent

    Melissa Sargent has served as the 48th District Assembly Member for 7 years and is seeking election to the Senate. Sargent's priorities include building more affordable housing, raising the minimum wage, investing in infrastructure and public transit, and protecting natural resources.

    Melissa Sargent

    Melissa Sargent has served as the 48th District Assembly Member for 7 years and is seeking election to the Senate. Sargent's priorities include building more affordable housing, raising the minimum wage, investing in infrastructure and public transit, and protecting natural resources.

  • Democrat Kelda Roys is unopposed. A former Assembly member, she has extensive proposals on a number of issues from Education, Housing, and Healthcare to Disability Rights, Ending Police Brutality, and supporting dairy farms. Roys believes in Badgercare for All, a Green New Deal for Wisconsin, and the legalization of Marijuana, among many other policies. Roys is a progressive choice.

    Kelda Roys

    Democrat Kelda Roys is unopposed. A former Assembly member, she has extensive proposals on a number of issues from Education, Housing, and Healthcare to Disability Rights, Ending Police Brutality, and supporting dairy farms.

    Kelda Roys

    Democrat Kelda Roys is unopposed. A former Assembly member, she has extensive proposals on a number of issues from Education, Housing, and Healthcare to Disability Rights, Ending Police Brutality, and supporting dairy farms.

State Assembly

Depending on where you live, you may have one of the below State Assembly races on your ballot.

  • Representative Jimmy Anderson began his career as a lawyer. He was an advocate for safe driving and the victims of drunk driving accidents. In the Legislature, he has been a progressive voice on a variety of issues. Anderson believes in transparent government, a clean environment, and a well-funded educational system. He has introduced legislation to address gun violence, cap insulin prices, and strengthen environmental regulations. Anderson has also been a vocal advocate for Medicaid expansion. Anderson is the progressive choice in this race.

    Jimmy Anderson

    Representative Jimmy Anderson began his career as a lawyer. He was an advocate for safe driving and the victims of drunk driving accidents. In the Legislature, he has been a progressive voice on a variety of issues.

    Jimmy Anderson

    Representative Jimmy Anderson began his career as a lawyer. He was an advocate for safe driving and the victims of drunk driving accidents. In the Legislature, he has been a progressive voice on a variety of issues.
  • Madison Alderman Samba Baldeh has a progressive message. He is committed to 100% carbon-free energy by 2050. Baldeh is pro-choice and in favor of Medicaid expansion and criminal justice reform. His other priorities include increasing affordable housing to eliminate homelessness, and changing education funding from property taxes to state funding, while maintaining local control of schools. His opponent is Republican candidate Samuel Anderson. Baldeh is the progressive choice in this race.

    Samba Baldeh

    Madison Alderman Samba Baldeh has a progressive message. He is committed to 100% carbon-free energy by 2050. Baldeh is pro-choice and in favor of Medicaid expansion and criminal justice reform.

    Samba Baldeh

    Madison Alderman Samba Baldeh has a progressive message. He is committed to 100% carbon-free energy by 2050. Baldeh is pro-choice and in favor of Medicaid expansion and criminal justice reform.

  • Endorsed By: SEIU Wisconsin, WEAC, WI AFL-CIO
  • Small business owner Francesca Hong is running on a progressive platform that is built around an intersectional understanding of Madison's challenges and a commitment to addressing systemic economic inequalities. Hong believes addressing racial inequity is an issue not just of police reform but also education and healthcare policy. Hong believes in reversing Act 10, supports universal child care benefits, and increased funding to public schools, especially for special needs programs. She is also proposing a carbon tax to address climate change, nonpartisan redistricting, Medicaid expansion, making BadgerCare accessible to more people, and a $15 minimum wage. Her opponent is Republican candidate Patrick Hull. Hong has a comprehensive progressive platform and is the most progressive choice for District 76

    Francesca Hong

    Small business owner Francesca Hong is running on a progressive platform that is built around an intersectional understanding of Madison's challenges and a commitment to addressing systemic economic inequalities.

    Francesca Hong

    Small business owner Francesca Hong is running on a progressive platform that is built around an intersectional understanding of Madison's challenges and a commitment to addressing systemic economic inequalities.

  • An advocate, neighborhood organizer and Dane County Board member, Shelia Stubbs was elected as the first Black State Assembly Representative from Dane County in 2018. Stubbs is running unopposed for re-election. She is a strong advocate for restorative justice and racial equity, and in her first term authored legislation on women's health, marijuana decriminalization, and gun safety. She also supports policies to protect our clean air and water, increase access to health care and strengthen the safety net for seniors, children and people with disabilities. Stubbs is the progressive choice.

    Sheila Stubbs

    An advocate, neighborhood organizer and Dane County Board member, Shelia Stubbs was elected as the first Black State Assembly Representative from Dane County in 2018. Stubbs is running unopposed for re-election.

    Sheila Stubbs

    An advocate, neighborhood organizer and Dane County Board member, Shelia Stubbs was elected as the first Black State Assembly Representative from Dane County in 2018. Stubbs is running unopposed for re-election.

  • Assemblywoman Lisa Subeck is running unopposed. Prior to becoming an elected official, Subeck worked as an early childhood educator, housing program coordinator, and NARAL Pro-Choice Wisconsin Executive Director. On the Madison Common Council and in the Assembly, Subeck has been a progressive leader on such issues as affordable healthcare, reproductive health services, campaign finance reform, and strengthening schools. Subeck is a progressive choice.

    Lisa Subeck

    Assemblywoman Lisa Subeck is running unopposed. Prior to becoming an elected official, Subeck worked as an early childhood educator, housing program coordinator, and NARAL Pro-Choice Wisconsin Executive Director.

    Lisa Subeck

    Assemblywoman Lisa Subeck is running unopposed. Prior to becoming an elected official, Subeck worked as an early childhood educator, housing program coordinator, and NARAL Pro-Choice Wisconsin Executive Director.
  • Assemblywoman Dianne Hesselbein is the Assistant Democratic Leader. Her values include reproductive rights, protecting Wisconsin's natural resources, and supporting working peoples' rights to unionize and bargain collectively. Hesselbein supports Medicaid Expansion and a science-based response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Her opponent, Republican Victoria Fueger has opposed mask-wearing. Hesselbein is the more progressive choice in this race.

    Dianne Hesselbein

    Assemblywoman Dianne Hesselbein is the Assistant Democratic Leader. Her values include reproductive rights, protecting Wisconsin's natural resources, and supporting working peoples' rights to unionize and bargain collectively.

    Dianne Hesselbein

    Assemblywoman Dianne Hesselbein is the Assistant Democratic Leader. Her values include reproductive rights, protecting Wisconsin's natural resources, and supporting working peoples' rights to unionize and bargain collectively.
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    Vote YES to Support Madison Schools!

  • Vote Yes on Question 1. This will provide the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) with $33 million over 4 years to invest in greater equity and close the achievement gap, attract and retain high quality teachers and staff and preserve vital educational programming and improve disparities in access to technology.. Community leaders and organizations have joined to endorse the "Vote Yes 2 Invest" campaign, including Madison Teachers Incorporated, the South Central Federation of Labor, the Building Trades Council of South Central Wisconsin, the Madison Black Chamber of Commerce, the Latino Chamber of Commerce of Dane County, the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, 100% Renew Madison, and 350 Madison.

    Vote Yes on Question 1. This will provide the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) with $33 million over 4 years to invest in greater equity and close the achievement gap, attract and retain high quality teachers and staff and preserve vital educational programming and improve disparities in access to technology.. Community leaders and organizations have joined to endorse the "Vote Yes 2 Invest" campaign, including Madison Teachers Incorporated, the South Central Federation of Labor, the Building Trades Council of South Central Wisconsin, the Madison Black Chamber of Commerce, the Latino Chamber of Commerce of Dane County, the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, 100% Renew Madison, and 350 Madison.

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    Vote YES to Build and Improve Madison Schools

  • Vote Yes on Question 2. This referendum would allow Madison Metropolitan School District to issue bonds to raise up to $317 million dollars to improve facilities with modern, safe, flexible, classrooms that support multiple learning styles This would include renovations at all four high schools, remodeling Hoyt School to relocate Capital High, and constructing a new elementary school near RimRock Road. This last element in particular would eliminate the long bus rides that students, mostly from low-income and or immigrant families, in the Moorland-Rimrock neighborhood. Advocates say this would help address equity issues. Community leaders and organizations have joined to endorse the "Vote Yes 2 Invest" campaign, including Madison Teachers Incorporated, the South Central Federation of Labor, the Building Trades Council of South Central Wisconsin, the Madison Black Chamber of Commerce, the Latino Chamber of Commerce of Dane County, the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, 100% Renew Madison, and 350 Madison.

    Vote Yes on Question 2. This referendum would allow Madison Metropolitan School District to issue bonds to raise up to $317 million dollars to improve facilities with modern, safe, flexible, classrooms that support multiple learning styles This would include renovations at all four high schools, remodeling Hoyt School to relocate Capital High, and constructing a new elementary school near RimRock Road. This last element in particular would eliminate the long bus rides that students, mostly from low-income and or immigrant families, in the Moorland-Rimrock neighborhood. Advocates say this would help address equity issues. Community leaders and organizations have joined to endorse the "Vote Yes 2 Invest" campaign, including Madison Teachers Incorporated, the South Central Federation of Labor, the Building Trades Council of South Central Wisconsin, the Madison Black Chamber of Commerce, the Latino Chamber of Commerce of Dane County, the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, 100% Renew Madison, and 350 Madison.