Community leaders in Milwaukee County show increasing momentum for Gwen Connolly for Circuit Court Judge
Connolly has previously announced the endorsement of a majority of Mayors and Village Presidents in Milwaukee County, as well as hundreds of judges and attorneys, including many leaders working to serve the poor.
Milwaukee—Gwen Connolly today announced the endorsement of dozens of community leaders in her race for Milwaukee County Circuit Court Branch 44, further demonstrating a broad base of support across the entire county. Connolly has previously announced the endorsement of a majority of Mayors and Village Presidents in Milwaukee County, as well as hundreds of judges and attorneys, including many leaders working to serve the poor.
“Judges need to understand the law, apply the Constitution, treat all parties fairly, and demonstrate wisdom,” said Alexandra Ramsey, a principal at Engberg Anderson Architects who’s been involved in some of the community’s highest-profile projects. “Gwen has demonstrated in her career and in her campaign that she will be a truly independent judge that every citizen can count on, and she’s earned my endorsement.”
“Judges should earn the trust of every sector of society,” said Dr. Enrique Figueroa, a well-known Latino community activist who works as Director of UW-Milwaukee’s Roberto Hernandez Center. “Gwen Connolly is smart, trustworthy, and fair, and she’s the best choice for Branch 44 in the April election. I’m honored to support her.”
“My career has been dedicated to helping families, and I’ve won awards for my pro-bono and legal service,” said Connolly. “This campaign is about earning support in every corner of Milwaukee, engaging people of every background and from every perspective. I am deeply honored to have these leaders’ support.”
Community leaders who today endorsed Gwen Connolly for Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge, Branch 44 are listed on the following page.
Today the following community leaders endorsed Gwen Connolly to be the next judge in Milwaukee County Circuit Court, Branch 44:
Donna Lou Hertz
Mary Alice McCarthy
R. John McCaw
Preston St. John
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“The choice to endorse Gwen Connolly in her race to be the next Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge was an easy one,” said Dave Seager, President of the Milwaukee Professional Firefighters Association Local 215.
“We are proud to endorse Gwen Connolly for Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge,” said Michael Crivello, President of the Milwaukee Police Association.
She has previously announced the endorsement of hundreds of judges, attorneys, elected officials, and community leaders.
“I am truly honored to receive the support of both the Milwaukee Deputy Sheriffs’ Association and the Retired Deputy Sheriffs’ Association.”
“She will be a fierce advocate for the rights of Milwaukee County residents,” said Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm.