Madison ushered in a new era of city government Tuesday with the swearing in of Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway and nine new alders.
Rhodes-Conway, a former alder, returns to City Hall as Madison’s 58th mayor. She makes history as the first openly gay mayor of Madison and the second woman to hold the city’s top executive position.
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"People who have been in the mix for a while tend to be more trusting that the political system will operate as a should," Burden said.
Ald. Marsha Rummel, elected to the City Council in the spring of 2007 to represent the 6th District on the Near East Side, served as council president in 2017-18.
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