City of Madison

Blue outline of the State of Wisconsin with a red outline showing the city of Madison
  • Population: 259,000
  • Registered voters: 195,000
  • Local election authority: City Clerk (appointed)
  • Full-time election staff: 11
  • Madison Election Website

Madison is the capital city of the state of Wisconsin in the United States. It is located in the southern part of the state.

Madison is home to the University of Wisconsin-Madison, which is one of the largest and most prestigious public universities in the United States. The city has a vibrant cultural scene, with a variety of museums, theaters, and music venues. It also has a thriving food and drink culture, with a wide range of restaurants, cafes, bars, and breweries.

Madison is known for its beautiful lakes, parks, and outdoor recreational opportunities. The city is situated on an isthmus between two large lakes, Lake Mendota and Lake Monona, which provide opportunities for boating, fishing, swimming, and other water activities. There are also numerous parks and nature reserves in and around the city, including the 1,200-acre University of Wisconsin Arboretum.

Overall, Madison is a diverse city with a high quality of life, excellent educational opportunities, and a strong economy.