Counselors Not Cops

Each high school in the Madison Metropolitan School District has Educational Resource Officers assigned to it. An Educational Resource Officer, or ERO, is a police officer whose pay is funded by MMSD. DSA Madison endorses the Counselors Not Cops campaign, which seeks to remove all police officers from MMSD schools.

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Medicare for All

Health care is a huge segment of our economy and health care access is a deeply and widely felt need. In the capitalist system, you have to pay to get care or go without, and under a democratic socialist system, we would collectively provide care as a society. Medicare for all is a stepping stone towards that vision and our campaign is designed to build a working class base of people fighting for state and national power.

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Spring 2019 Political Platform

The Madison Area Democratic Socialists of America (MADSA) want Madison to be a place where all people, regardless of their race, gender, sexual orientation, ability, immigration status, and class can live with dignity and have an equal voice in government. With that goal in mind, these policies are aimed at creating near-term relief from present injustice while also increasing Madisonians' ability to organize and fight for their interests over the long term. [PDF Version]

See our voting guide for the Spring 2019 elections.