Dave Cieslewicz (subject)


Dave Nevala

Citizen Dave is stepping down as executive director of the Wisconsin Bicycle Federation and will try his hand at being “Writer Dave.” more

Feb 6, 2018 2:33 PM News 4 Comments


David Michael Miller

From high-speed rail to a wild fruit cave (whatever that is), we count down your favorite stories of 2015 that weren’t actually from 2015. more

Dec 30, 2015 12:00 PM News

In a race that nobody could predict, nobody had any explanations for the outcome. In his quest for a third straight term, Mayor Dave Cieslewicz was unseated by former mayor Paul Soglin by a slight margin. Early unofficial results showed Soglin eking more

Apr 6, 2011 5:46 AM News


Phil Ejercito

When Paul Soglin is asked why he's running for mayor once again after two earlier stints in office, he cites his love for Madison and tells an anecdote involving his wife, Sara, who encouraged him by saying "You're happiest when you're mayor." Soglin more

Mar 24, 2011 2:00 PM News

After joining forces over the weekend to protest Gov. Scott Walker's budget repair bill, Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz and challenger Paul Soglin returned to the campaign for a debate at Meriter Hospital's auditorium Monday night. more

Mar 8, 2011 3:03 PM News


Bill Lueders

As protesters chanted and marched in the cold across the street, Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz and former mayor Paul Soglin squared off at a debate Wednesday, presenting divergent assessments of the city's health and future. more

Mar 2, 2011 9:58 PM News

After coming in second to two-time former Mayor Paul Soglin by a narrow margin, incumbent Mayor Dave Cieslewicz appeared before a small group of supporters Tuesday night at Marigold Kitchen just off the Capitol Square. more

Feb 16, 2011 6:08 AM News

Paul Soglin calls it a huge problem. Under Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz, he alleges, the city's budget has become "structurally unsound." He compares it to (gasp!) the state's. "The state of Wisconsin has enormous structural budget problems," says S more

Feb 3, 2011 3:00 PM News

One wag describes the difference between the two main contenders for Madison mayor as follows: "Paul Soglin will punch you in the face, but Dave Cieslewicz will stab you in the back." The speaker prefers the former approach, which shows a willingness more

Jan 13, 2011 3:00 PM News

Paul Soglin's entry into Madison's mayoral race presents fresh avenues of analysis, given that both he and incumbent Dave Cieslewicz are prominent local bloggers. Soglin, who was Madison's mayor for a total of 14 years, has been writing Waxing Americ more

Jan 6, 2011 3:00 PM News

On Wednesday morning, Mayor Dave Cieslewicz breaks bread -- or, in this case, breaks yolks -- with Paul Soglin, former mayor and Cieslewicz's opponment in 2003. more

Jan 26, 2009 6:46 PM News

Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz made one final proposal at the meeting last week. He wants the city of Madison to withdraw from the Alliance of Cities, a statewide lobbying group. more

Sep 25, 2008 2:00 PM News

The number of adults that Dane County sent to Mendota Mental Health Institute spiked 77% last year. The state-run facility took in 271 adults from Dane County in 2007, compared with just 153 in 2006. more

May 8, 2008 3:00 PM News

Several years ago, when Dave Cieslewicz was first running for mayor, I asked some members of his campaign for a copy of his NCAA basketball tournament picks, so as to compare them to those of his opponent at the time, former Mayor Paul Soglin. They r more

Mar 24, 2008 5:56 PM News

Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz spent last week in Japan, but that doesn't mean he was out of touch. In fact, while he missed the city council's major meeting on the Allied Drive redevelopment, he still found time to lobby Ald. Larry Palm on the issue. more

Jan 28, 2008 10:03 PM News