Starting Oct. 15, all five candidates running for Wisconsin Lt. Governor will appear on “The Morning Show” with John Munson. Each weekday at 7 am through Oct. 19, candidates will discuss issues that matter to people across the state. According to Kealey Bultena, Executive Producer of “The Morning Show,” WPR is giving listeners an opportunity they don’t get anywhere else. “The five candidates offer a range of perspectives, and they have different backgrounds and experiences,” she says. “Each candidate joins us at the same time during the week, so people in the audience can listen and decide who deserves their vote. It’s really a public service unique to public radio. We have an incredible opportunity to hear from people who want to help lead Wisconsin.”
Special election coverage is part of WPR’s ongoing commitment to serving Wisconsin this election year. Leading up to the Nov. 6 general election, WPR has invited ballot-qualified candidates for state and federal offices to appear on The Ideas Network. Following is the confirmed schedule for the lt. governor candidates:
Oct. 15: Tiffany Anderson – Wisconsin Green Party
Oct. 16: Patrick Baird – Libertarian Party
Oct. 17: Mandela Barnes – Democrat
Oct. 18: Rebecca Kleefisch– Republican (Incumbent)
Oct. 19: Wil Losch – Independent
Tune in to The Ideas Network at 7 am, or anywhere at wpr.org.
For a closer look at all the races, turn to wpr.org/topics/politics. In addition, WPR’s Beyond The Ballot (wpr.org/ballot) is an archive of stories from Wisconsinites across the state about issues they and their communities are concerned about. WisconsinVote.org is a collaborative effort between WPR and WPT, sharing current election related news, detailed profiles of all candidates for state and federal offices, voter registration information and classroom education resources.