Weekly Update June 7th, 2015

Please join us this
Wednesday June 10th
for a special picnic/fundraiser at
the home of Marsha Vila

5174 Lakeside Dr
Greendale, WI 53129

To contribute, visit our event
page on ActBlue

RSVP to southwestdems@gmail.com
Drinking Liberally
West Allis

will be holding their first meeting-

Thursday June 11th.
Studz Pub Sports Bar & Grill
6833 W. National Ave.
West Allis, WI 53214

Be sure to like their Facebook
page to keep up with upcoming events.

Wisconsin Democrats Elect Martha Laning Chair 

MILWAUKEE – Delegates to the Democratic Party of Wisconsin’s 2015 State Convention today elected Martha Laning to serve as Party chair for a two year term beginning immediately and running through the 2017 State Convention.

More than 1,349 delegates -- party members from all over the state -- cast a vote in the spirited race to lead the Party heading into a critical election year that will see Wisconsin Democrats send Russ Feingold to the U.S. Senate, deliver Wisconsin’s 10 electoral votes for our next Democratic president, and grow our numbers in the state Assembly and state Senate.

Laning, a lifelong Wisconsinite and Democrat, brings to the Party a strong fundraising background, a positive, values-based message, and a history of taking action to make a real difference in communities all over the state.

“Today I thank not only the Party members all over the state who supported me, but also my opponents in this race who helped us have an honest conversation about the challenges facing our Party and our state, and more importantly -- how we will work together for a better Wisconsin,” Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Martha Laning said Saturday. “Throughout my career I’ve earned a reputation for bringing diverse groups of people together and getting things done because we share those progressive values. And that’s how I’ll move the Democratic Party of Wisconsin forward, by bringing everyone together to create a strong new vision for our Party.”


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