Satya Rhodes-Conway

Mayor of Madison, WI

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Satya will be first openly LGBTQ Mayor of Madison


Satya Rhodes-Conway is running to be the first openly lesbian Mayor of Madison, Wisconsin. She served six years on the Madison Common Council, and is an appointed member of Madison’s Food Policy Council. Satya works at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, where she is the Managing Director of the Mayors Innovation Project, a national learning network for mayors. For the past thirteen years, Satya has worked with cities across the country to identify policy solutions to their most pressing problems. She is a trained scientist with degrees in biology and ecology, and a proud member of AFT Local 223. Satya and her partner Amy live with their dog Leo and three cats.

Importance of Candidacy: 

  • Satya will be the first openly LGBTQ Mayor of Madison.

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