Spring 2017 Election

This spring the Political Education Committee of the TAA sent questionnaires to the candidates running in our local elections. We hope that their responses provide you the opportunity to get to know your elected officials a bit more, even if they are running unopposed.

Remember to vote on Tuesday, April 4th!

Want to find out if your registered to vote? Do you want to see who is on your ballot? Visit My Vote Wisconsin to learn more.

This election will require certain forms of identification, so please bring your Wisconsin driver’s license, your state ID, or a voter ID card. Please visit this site to find more information about the accepted forms of identification and to learn where to vote on Tuesday!

*** Candidates endorsed by the TAA are marked by a triple-asterisk.

The following candidates have responded to our questionnaires:

City Council/Madison Alderpersons

What’s your district? Check out this map!


District 1

District 8

District 10 

  • Maurice Cheeks (no response) ***
  • Steve Fitzsimmons (no response)

District 11

District 13

District 14

Dane County Circuit Court Judge Branch 12

State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Madison Metropolitan School District School Board

MMSD School Board Member, Seat 6

MMSD School Board Member, Seat 7

  • Ed Hughes (suspended campaign)
  • Nicki Vander Muelen (no response)

Other Candidate Information