Voter Data Report, Food Bank Grants

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Empty voting booths
Empty voting booths at the Warner Park polling station on Madison’s northside in the spring of 2020. Steven Potter/WPR

A new report of voter data from the spring election reveals the consequences of ballot rejection and implications for November. Then, we get an update on how food banks across the state are doing amid the pandemic. Our guest explains new food security grants.

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Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Tom Scheck Guest
  • Dee Hall Guest
  • Stephanie Jung Dorfman Guest

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