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Weary Madison voters relieved latest round of elections is over

Deborah Kief seemed relieved after casting her ballot at the Madison Senior Center in downtown Madison Tuesday. "I'm tired of it. It's been just too, too, too long," says Kief, 60, of the seemingly endless election season that effectively began in Wisconsin with the recall elections for nine state senators during the summer of 2011. >More
 Green Party candidates measure success not in victories, but in awareness

For Democratic and Republican politicians, success is usually determined by winning the race. But for the Green Party, success wasn't really measured by the 0.12% of the national vote that its 2008 presidential candidate, Cynthia McKinney, squeezed out. >More
 First-time voters at UW-Madison turn to news outlets, Twitter, parents for election info, avoid commercials

Dodging the first snowflakes of the season, many first-time voters turned out at Gordon Commons on the UW-Madison campus Tuesday to cast their ballots. The question of how they came to such an important decision for the first time yielded a variety of answers and, surprisingly, not one of them included campaign ads as a means of persuasion. >More
 Views from the Obama rally in downtown Madison, co-starring Bruce Springsteen (slideshow)

President Barack Obama, Bruce Springsteen and a cast of Wisconsin Democrats rallied in the heart of downtown Madison Monday morning, the day before the 2012 election. >More
 Obama's end-of-campaign rally in Madison focuses on getting out the vote, combating cynicism

The draw to today's day-before-the-election Obama rally in downtown Madison was twofold: the President and Bruce Springsteen. The story was of a long and tiring election season, with one more day to go. >More
 Live blog: President Obama and Bruce Springsteen rally in Madison on Election Eve

President Barack Obama returns to Madison for the second time in a month on Monday, when he holds one of his final campaign rallies downtown in front of the City-County Building. The president will be joined on stage by Bruce Springsteen, both making their final pitches for reelection on the eve of Election Day. >More
 Downtown Madison gets ready for Obama's rally with Springsteen

Madison once again finds itself in the political spotlight as President Barack Obama holds a rally downtown on Monday, November 5, the final day of his reelection campaign. Adding to the spectacle is an appearance by Bruce Springsteen, who will be joining the president on stage for a performance. Given the scale and timing of the event, the city was buzzing throughout the weekend, as campaign volunteers, security staff, and reporters prepared for the big day. >More
 City sets parking restrictions, street closures for Obama and Springsteen rally in downtown Madison

Downtown Madison workers whose office windows face Doty Street or Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd. might be tempted to sneak a peek during Pres. Barack Obama's rally with Bruce Springsteen on Monday, Nov. 5. But they're being warned to resist the temptation. >More
 President Obama to return to Madison for Election Eve rally, Bruce Springsteen to perform

President Barack Obama will be wrapping up his reelection campaign with a rally in Madison on Monday, November 5, the day before Election Day. It will be his second trip to town in a month, having held a rally on Bascom Hill at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus on October 5. >More
 Obama brings in Bruce Springsteen to get out Wisconsin vote

Although details on President Barack Obama's visit in Madison are still unfolding -- including the exact time and location -- state Sen. Jon Erpenbach (D-Middleton) is ecstatic about the opening act. Bruce Springsteen will appear with the president, no doubt boosting attendance and excitement for the next day's election. >More
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