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Chris Larson Submits Maximum Amount of Signatures for Milwaukee County Executive Race

“Our grassroots movement is taking on incredible momentum.”

By - Jan 5th, 2016 12:00 pm
Chris Larson Submits Signatures for Milwaukee County Executive Race. Photo courtesy of Larson for Milwaukee County Executive.

Chris Larson Submits Signatures for Milwaukee County Executive Race. Photo courtesy of Larson for Milwaukee County Executive.

MILWAUKEE – January 5, 2016 – Today State Senator Chris Larson (D-Milwaukee), a candidate for Milwaukee County Executive in the spring elections, turned in 4,000 nomination signatures for the Milwaukee County Executive race, double the amount required by law. Chris Larson released the following statement:

“Our grassroots movement is taking on incredible momentum. We are thankful for our neighbors from every corner of Milwaukee who circulated nomination forms collecting signatures from every municipality in the county and every zip code in Milwaukee.

“In addition to our growing number of volunteers, we have already received endorsements from elected officials including U.S. Congresswoman Gwen Moore, State Senators Tim Carpenter and Nikiya Harris Dodd, and over a dozen other elected officials.

“We are off to a remarkable start in 2016 and are grateful for the overwhelming support from our neighbors.”

Chris Larson Nomination Signature Statistics:

  • Submitted 4,000; double the amount required by law
  •  Submitted 522 pages of signatures
  • Signatures from every municipality in the city
  • Over seven dozen volunteers collected signatures

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