Seventh Congressional District Race, Domestic Violence In A Pandemic

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Decorated T-shirts hang during Barry University’s College Brides Walk, to bring awareness of domestic and dating violence in Miami. J Pat Carter/ AP Photo

Next week, voters in northern Wisconsin will elect a new Congressional representative. We check in on the race. Then, two advocates from anti-domestic violence organizations explain how they are responding to increased incidences of violence during the pandemic.

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    On May 12, voters across northern Wisconsin will elect a new representative to Congress. The candidates are Republican state Sen. Tom Tiffany and Democrat Tricia Zunker, the Wausau School Board president and a Ho-Chunk Supreme Court justice. We discuss the race with WPR’s rural communities reporter.

  • What Support For Domestic Violence Victims Looks Like In A Pandemic

    There has been a rise in reports of domestic violence during the pandemic. Advocates seeking to curb domestic abuse and sexual violence discuss how Wisconsin service providers are responding to the pandemic and social distancing orders.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Rob Mentzer Guest
  • Kelly Moe Litke Guest
  • Gricel Santiago-Rivera Guest