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Senator Harris Dodd Endorses Latonya Johnson for 6th Senate District

“I am proud to stand today with my colleague and friend, LaTonya Johnson, to offer my support and endorsement of her candidacy for the 6th Senate District.”

By - Mar 1st, 2016 10:00 am

MILWAUKEE –State Senator Nikiya Harris Dodd (D-Milwaukee) released the following statement today to announce her endorsement of Representative LaTonya Johnson (D-Milwaukee) for the 6th Senate District.

“I am honored to have earned the trust and respect of the people of the 6th senate district and to serve as their voice in the fight for justice, fairness, and equity for the people of our great state. My decision to not seek re-election is at the top of the list of many difficult decisions I have made.

“I have dedicated my time in office to fight for high quality, well-funded public education for all children; access to affordable, quality healthcare; an opportunity for everyone to earn a living wage; and adequate resources for a safe, economically vibrant Milwaukee.

“I am proud to stand today with my colleague and friend, LaTonya Johnson, to offer my support and endorsement of her candidacy for the 6th Senate District.  he will be a dynamic leader for this district and community. Her passion for women’s health, children and families, public safety, equality, and our shared values will make her an excellent candidate for State Senate.”

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One thought on “Senator Harris Dodd Endorses Latonya Johnson for 6th Senate District”

  1. MARY GLASS says:

    SENATE DISTRICT 6 is NOT up for grabs because of ENDORSEMENTS of representatives of a caucus group.

    Candidate Representative LA TONYA JOHNSON has to make herself known to Milwaukeeans – CORE CONSTITUENTS. We need to see what she has done in an aggregate fashion during her tenure as the Representative of District 17.

    She must sell her WORTH by her behavior and practices so far. We need to see where she has spent her time – who, when, where, how? We are looking for her “fingerprint” of Merit.

    She was one of the ones who SOLD OUT the People in the NBA MEGA Bucks Deal when it came time for her vote that has us strapped with 30 years of Involuntary Servitude of tax support. Too often, we the People really do not know many of the folk that come out for election. The candidates use broad-brushing sound-bytes to promote their messaging of non-substance. They SURROUND themselves with well-known neighborhood groups and leaders that are fleecing the people and perpetuating Enduring Concentrated Poverty. They SURROUND themselves with Democrat or Republican affiliation to garner their candidacy.

    We know there will be the pile-on of those who see Candidate Rep Johnson as a candidate to consider, and that is their right. However, Milwaukee Professionals Association LLC will look at things like have you responded to inquiries by the People? Have you met regularly and forthrightly with the constituency of Milwaukee? What specifically you have done that merit you moving to the front of the line with LEADERSHIP and STEWARDSHIP? What can we expect from the 4 of you?

    We must look at behavior – patterns and practices – of anyone that is running for this office or any office. They must roll-up their sleeves, come to the People with substance specifics, 1-2-3 and show they are WORTHY of VOTE.

    So, if Candidate Representative LaTonya Johnson wants to be elected, she needs substance that speaks to leadership, stewardship, partnerships, entrepreneurship, citizenship, ownership, scholarship, fellowship and honoring Oath of Office.

    We demand re-defining, re-branding and UN-trapping incarcerated and the People of the 6th Senate District.

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