District Attorney John Chisholm earns support of community leaders, elected officials, labor unions, citizen organizations, and law enforcement groups
Chisholm, a veteran of the United States Army, was first elected in 2006 after serving 12 years as an assistant prosecutor, including leading the gun unit.
MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm has earned the support of every elected official, labor union, and law enforcement organization endorsing in the August 9th primary.
Chisholm has also earned the endorsement of U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, former U.S. Senator Herb Kohl, Congresswoman Gwen Moore, former Supreme Court Justice Louis Butler, former Governor Jim Doyle, former Secretary of State Vel Phillips, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, Milwaukee Common Council President Ashanti Hamilton and numerous other state legislators, county board members, local executives, and legislators.
In addition to these endorsements from elected officials, Chisholm has gained the support of the following public and private sector labor, law enforcement, and citizen organizations:
AFSCME Council 32
AFT Local 212
Clean Wisconsin Action Fund
Cudahy Professional Supervisors Association
Democratic Parties of Milwaukee & Wisconsin
IBEW Local Union 494
Iron Workers Local 8
Milwaukee Area Labor Council
Milwaukee Building & Construction Trades Council
Milwaukee Deputy Sheriffs’ Association
Milwaukee Professional Firefighters Association
Milwaukee Police Supervisors Association
Milwaukee Retired Deputy Sheriffs’ Association
Operating Engineers Local 139
SEIU Wisconsin State Council
Steamfitters Local 601
Teamsters Local 200
Wauwatosa Professional Firefighters
Wauwatosa Professional Police Association
West Allis Professional Police Association
Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals
Wisconsin Working Families Party
“It has been an honor to receive such overwhelming support from citizens and organizations across Milwaukee County,” said District Attorney John Chisholm. “I have worked over the last ten years to make our community a safer and more prosperous place for all the citizens of Milwaukee County. I look forward to continuing these partnerships in the future.”
Chisholm, a veteran of the United States Army, was first elected in 2006 after serving 12 years as an assistant prosecutor, including leading the gun unit. Chisholm was born in Milwaukee and is a graduate of Marquette University High School, Marquette University, and the University of Wisconsin Law School. He lives in Milwaukee’s Bay View neighborhood with his wife, Colleen, and teenage son, Ted.
For more information and a full list of endorsements, visit www.johnchisholm.org. The Democratic Primary election is Tuesday, August 9.
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