Fitchburg City Council race attracting interest from all over Dane County – Madison.com

City council races are generally neighborhood-focused affairs, possibly with endorsements coming from city leaders. But a candidate for a seat on Fitchburg’s City Council is drawing endorsements from leaders all over Dane County.

Eight Madison alders have endorsed Wanda Smith for the second seat in Fitchburg’s District 1, along with a number of Dane County officials and community leaders. Smith said that’s because she’s addressing social justice issues that cross city boundaries.

Meanwhile her opponent, Anne Scott, said she’s focusing on a neighborhood campaign.

“I think the racial disparities issues we’re trying to target in Fitchburg are Dane County issues,” Smith said. “It definitely is going…

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