Wisconsin’s 2022 Vote

Moderator: Jessie Opoien
Panelist: Dan Balz
Panelist: Andrew Hitt
Panelist: Angela Lang

Location: Play Circle, Memorial Union

2022 will be a pivotal year for Wisconsin politics and perhaps the rest of the country. Democratic Gov. Tony Evers is up for re-election and so will legislators running in newly drawn districts for the first time in a decade. And then there’s the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Republican Ron Johnson, which will be heavily targeted by both parties as they seek a majority in that chamber. A trio of experts with different viewpoints discuss what’s most likely to happen.

Other Sessions

One-on-one with Sara Nelson

Sept. 17, 6:00 p.m.
Sara Nelson and John Nichols
Hailed as the most dynamic labor leader in the United States, Sara Nelson is the president of the Association of Flight Attendants and a key member of the AFL-CIO Executive Council. She will speak with Cap Times associate editor John Nichols about renewing the power of organized labor and her work with Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders to address economic and racial injustice.
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How Trump Broke It

Sept. 17, 7:15 p.m.
Carol Leonnig, David Maraniss and Philip Rucker
Pulitzer-prize winning Washington Post writers Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker in conversation with colleague David Maraniss about their book “I Alone Can Fix It” and its richly detailed account of the damage the Trump presidency did to American government and democracy.
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Dark Money and Democracy

Godfrey & Kahn
Sept. 18, 11:30 a.m.
David Maraniss and Jane Mayer
The New Yorker’s Jane Mayer, the nation’s leading investigative reporter on the role of dark money in politics, speaks with David Maraniss about attempts to curtail voting rights and the role of Wisconsin’s Bradley Foundation in that effort.
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