Majority of Mayors and Village Presidents in Milwaukee County support Gwen Connolly for Circuit Court Judge
Connolly has previously announced the endorsement of hundreds of judges and attorneys, including many leaders working to serve the poor.
Milwaukee—Gwen Connolly today announced the endorsement of a majority of Milwaukee County mayors and village presidents, and other municipal and school leaders, in her race for Milwaukee County Circuit Court Branch 44, demonstrating a broad base of support across the entire county. Connolly has previously announced the endorsement of hundreds of judges and attorneys, including many leaders working to serve the poor.
“Our local communities need to be served by strong, smart leaders on the Milwaukee County bench, and Gwen Connolly is exactly the person we need in Branch 44,” said Bryan Kennedy, Mayor of the City of Glendale. “I’m proud to support her and encourage voters to pick her in April.”
“I have worked as an attorney representing consumers and families for two decades, and have the honor of having friends, colleagues, and supporters in every municipality in Milwaukee County,” said Connolly. “I appreciate the support of these local leaders as a testament to my ability and experience.”
The following Mayors, Village Presidents, and municipal & school leaders today endorsed Gwen Connolly for Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge, Branch 44:
Robert Brunner, President, Village of River Hills
Max Dickman, Board Member, Fox Point-Bayside School District
Samuel Dickman, President, Village of Bayside
Kathleen Ehley, Mayor, City of Wauwatosa
Kevin Haass, Alderman, City of West Allis
Ronald Hayward, President, Village of West Milwaukee
John Hohenfeldt, Mayor, City of Cudahy
Guy Johnson, President, Village of Shorewood
Robert Hansen, Board Member, Greenfield School District
Bryan Kennedy, Mayor, City of Glendale
Carl Krueger, President, Village of Brown Deer
Steve Olson, Mayor, City of Franklin
James Petersen, Trustee, Village of River Hills
Peggy Russo, Trustee, Village of River Hills
Stephen Scaffidi, Mayor, City of Oak Creek
Julie Siegel, President, Village of Whitefish Bay
Christine Symchych, Trustee, Village of Fox Point
Michael D’Amato, former Alderman, City of Milwaukee
John Hermes, former President, Village of Greendale
Thad Nation, former Trustee, Village of Shorewood
Press Releases by Gwen Connolly
“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.