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Cavalier Johnson

Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson, Alderman in Milwaukee’s second district.

Campaign Finance Reports

2016 - July Continuing - $8,969 - 68 contributions

2016 - Pre-Election - $8,454 - 71 contributions

2016 - Pre-Primary - $1,350 - 19 contributions

2016 - January Continuing - $10,752 - 132 contributions

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Eyes on Milwaukee: Affordable Housing Plan Inches Forward
Eyes on Milwaukee

Affordable Housing Plan Inches Forward

But proposal has been narrowed, will only affect city-financed projects.

Felesia Martin Announces key endorsements
Press Release

Felesia Martin Announces key endorsements

I am humbled by the outpouring of community support for my candidacy.

On the passing of crossing guard Andrew Tyler
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On the passing of crossing guard Andrew Tyler

Statement of Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson - December 7, 2017

Time for Governor to invest within to solve workforce issues
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Time for Governor to invest within to solve workforce issues

News release from Aldermen Murphy, Perez and Johnson

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Overrides Most of Mayor’s Vetoes
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Overrides Most of Mayor’s Vetoes

Bauman accuses Barrett of false promises, Stamper calls mayor "disingenuous."

Alderman Pérez offers condolences to family of crossing guard
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Alderman Pérez offers condolences to family of crossing guard

Statement of Alderman José G. Pérez - November 20, 2017

Heartbreaking outcome from the family of school crossing guard Andrew Tyler
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Heartbreaking outcome from the family of school crossing guard Andrew Tyler

tatement of Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson - November 20, 2017

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Atty Says Affordable Housing Plan Illegal
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Atty Says Affordable Housing Plan Illegal

Will legal opinion kill the proposal? Or can Bauman and company rework the language?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Affordable Housing in Every Major Project?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Affordable Housing in Every Major Project?

Proposal would require it for any project with 20 or more units. Will developers oppose it?

Warrant Withdrawal Wednesday event on December 6
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Warrant Withdrawal Wednesday event on December 6

News release from Alderman Cavalier "Chevy" Johnson

Hit-and-run leaves veteran crossing guard seriously injured
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Hit-and-run leaves veteran crossing guard seriously injured

Statement of Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson - November 10, 2017

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Overrides Mayor on Firing Flynn
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Overrides Mayor on Firing Flynn

10-5 vote means city lobbyist must seek state law giving council power to fire chiefs.

Bi-partisan early childhood bill is a positive step in the right direction
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Bi-partisan early childhood bill is a positive step in the right direction

Statement of Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson - October 31, 2017

Resolution reevaluating employment age moves forward
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Resolution reevaluating employment age moves forward

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson - October 30, 2017

Strong families and communities start with early education
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Strong families and communities start with early education

Statement by Alderman Cavalier Johnson - October 27, 2017

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Votes for Authority to Fire Flynn
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Votes for Authority to Fire Flynn

Requests state law giving them power to fire police and fire chiefs. Mayor promises a veto.

Judge Rebecca Dallet clear choice of Milwaukee County leaders
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Judge Rebecca Dallet clear choice of Milwaukee County leaders

“I am honored and humbled to have earned the support of these officials, who work every day to make our communities stronger.”

Event let students pay it forward while feeding those in need
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Event let students pay it forward while feeding those in need

Statement of Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson - October 13, 2017

City Proposal Restricts Roadside Memorials

City Proposal Restricts Roadside Memorials

"Some of these turn into unpermitted block parties,” Ald. Johnson says

Citizens of Milwaukee
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Citizens of Milwaukee

For the 14th consecutive budget, Mayor Barrett is going to cut your fire department.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Ald. Hamilton’s City Hall Power Play
Eyes on Milwaukee

Ald. Hamilton’s City Hall Power Play

Michael Murphy now finds himself on the outside looking in. Why?

County Board Adopts Measure to Limit the Shackling of Pregnant Women
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County Board Adopts Measure to Limit the Shackling of Pregnant Women

"The practice of restraining pregnant women is demeaning and unnecessary and best efforts must be made to avoid this practice at all costs."

When good citizens step up in Milwaukee, good things happen
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When good citizens step up in Milwaukee, good things happen

Statement of Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson - September 22, 2017

Proposed ‘Right-to-Carry’ legislation disastrous for urban areas
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Proposed ‘Right-to-Carry’ legislation disastrous for urban areas

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson - September 20, 2017

Alderman Johnson thanks Milwaukee Bucks for their investment in our city
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Alderman Johnson thanks Milwaukee Bucks for their investment in our city

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson - September 20, 2017

Eyes on Milwaukee: Committee Approves East Side Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

Committee Approves East Side Tower

Real test will come at the Common Council next week.

Murphy’s Law: The City’s Most Curious Lobbyist
Murphy’s Law

The City’s Most Curious Lobbyist

Why is fire fighters’ president quietly lobbying on issues unrelated to his job?

Supervisor Taylor Measure Would Limit the Shackling of Pregnant Women
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Supervisor Taylor Measure Would Limit the Shackling of Pregnant Women

A measure opposing the practice of shackling pregnant and postpartum women within Milwaukee County correctional facilities will come before the Judiciary, Safety, and General Services committee

Alderman Johnson Thanks the Bucks and Johnson Controls for Their Investments in the Community
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Alderman Johnson Thanks the Bucks and Johnson Controls for Their Investments in the Community

Yesterday the grand opening for the multi-sport complex at Westlawn Garden’s Browning Elementary School and the Silver Spring Neighborhood Center, was a huge success

Council hearing set for DOJ draft report on MPD practices
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Council hearing set for DOJ draft report on MPD practices

News release from Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs and Council President Ashanti Hamilton

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Top Off New Arena
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Top Off New Arena

4,400-pound steel beam symbolizes the peak of new arena's construction.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Sherman Park Project Moves Forward
Eyes on Milwaukee

Sherman Park Project Moves Forward

Sherman Phoenix project will rise from ashes of old bank with small city grant.

Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson endorses Sparkle Ashley
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Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson endorses Sparkle Ashley

"I gladly endorse her and look forward to helping elect her in the coming months" noted Alderman Johnson.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Commission Approves 27-Story Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

Commission Approves 27-Story Tower

Madison developer revives 27-story proposal on Prospect next to Goll House.

Council Supports Restricting Asset Forfeiture

Council Supports Restricting Asset Forfeiture

Would only be allowed for convicted criminals. Milwaukee police opposed change.

Common Council approves new Pioneering Innovations Commission
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Common Council approves new Pioneering Innovations Commission

News release from Alderman Khalif J. Rainey

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Still Upset with Chief Flynn
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Still Upset with Chief Flynn

"Damn right hold it again" proclaims alderman Bob Donovan. Council wants more control of chief.

50 Years After the Marches: Common Council More Diverse Today, But…
50 Years After the Marches

Common Council More Diverse Today, But…

Other cities have done better at embracing diversity.

Rhythm & Bloom concert at Green Tree Community Garden
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Rhythm & Bloom concert at Green Tree Community Garden

Free Concert Series Information from Alderwoman Chantia Lewis and Alderman Cavalier Johnson

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Members Blast Chief Flynn
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Members Blast Chief Flynn

Demanding more input into Flynn's decision making, they refuse to allocate federal funds.

Biking: Kids Ask Common Council for Safer Streets
Biking

Kids Ask Common Council for Safer Streets

Big increase in city pedestrians killed while crossing the street.

Op Ed: How to Prevent Crime
Op Ed

How to Prevent Crime

53206 zip code has high crime, high imprisonment. We need a different approach.

N. 76th St. construction continues, ramp closures scheduled
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N. 76th St. construction continues, ramp closures scheduled

Important road construction information (N. 76th St.) from Alderman Cavalier Johnson

What’s in a name? An intentional shift
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What’s in a name? An intentional shift

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson - June 29, 2017

Common Council to take up Paris Climate Accord measure
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Common Council to take up Paris Climate Accord measure

News release from Alderman Michael J. Murphy and Alderman Nik Kovac

New store opening enables relocation of jobs to Milwaukee
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New store opening enables relocation of jobs to Milwaukee

Dakonte Product Group, Inc. is a store that oversees several product lines, from industrial envelopes to menu covers.

What we need: A broad and holistic approach focused on prevention
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What we need: A broad and holistic approach focused on prevention

Statement from Alderman Cavalier Johnson May 9, 2017

Work is complete for Water Quality Task Force
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Work is complete for Water Quality Task Force

Statement of Alderman José G. Pérez April 28, 2017

Workers Urged to Use JobLines Buses

Workers Urged to Use JobLines Buses

Freeway lawsuit got $13.5 million settlement; two bus lines to suburban jobs created.

Op Ed: Trump Budget Would Hurt City
Op Ed

Trump Budget Would Hurt City

$54 billion annual spending cut would hit long list of needed city programs.

Council passes resolution creating Early Education Task Force
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Council passes resolution creating Early Education Task Force

The task force will launch a birth-to-school literacy initiative.

Fighting the “Dark Store Loophole”

Fighting the “Dark Store Loophole”

Big box stores like Walgreens and Menards claim tax loophole. Cities oppose it.

Council urges Legislature to introduce fair property tax assessment policy bill
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Council urges Legislature to introduce fair property tax assessment policy bill

"Homeowners in Wisconsin already pay 70% of the total statewide property tax levy."

Overwhelming support for our fellow citizens and for our ideals
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Overwhelming support for our fellow citizens and for our ideals

Milwaukee could be the first city in the U.S. to officially declare its opposition to the travel ban.

New City of Milwaukee ID card now available to the public
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New City of Milwaukee ID card now available to the public

Informational news conference set for Friday at City Hall

City of Milwaukee website, cable channel to host black history vignettes
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City of Milwaukee website, cable channel to host black history vignettes

News release from Alds. Chantia Lewis and Milele A. Coggs

Proposed curtailment of Project Labor Agreements would hurt cities
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Proposed curtailment of Project Labor Agreements would hurt cities

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson January 31, 2017

Town Hall Meeting on Arena District Employment This Thursday
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Town Hall Meeting on Arena District Employment This Thursday

To help introduce prospective jobseekers to the platform, the Bucks are hosting a series of town hall meetings throughout the city.

Residents invited to learn about jobs working at new Bucks arena
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Residents invited to learn about jobs working at new Bucks arena

The meeting will also offer Milwaukee residents the opportunity to be certified for the city’s Resident Preference Program.

Northwest side employer Concentrix in major hiring push
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Northwest side employer Concentrix in major hiring push

More than 170 positions to be filled; Council members encouraging residents to apply; Jan. 7 career fair set for prospective applicants

Court Watch: Muni Court Indigents Will Get Lawyers
Court Watch

Muni Court Indigents Will Get Lawyers

Common Council votes 9-6 to approve funding for new program.

Joint letter to DA John Chisholm
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Joint letter to DA John Chisholm

Joint letter from members of the Common Council to District Attorney Chisholm

Op-Ed: Public Safety Plan Ignores the Community
Op-Ed

Public Safety Plan Ignores the Community

Aldermen should work harder to consult residents and target underlying causes of crime.

Early Voting is Underway in Milwaukee
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Early Voting is Underway in Milwaukee

Early voting is underway in Milwaukee, and it's time to make your plan to get out and vote!

NEWaukeean of the Week: Jason Rae
NEWaukeean of the Week

Jason Rae

"My biggest hope is that we continue to see strong, young leaders rise up and make their voice heard and get involved in the political process."

City hearings on public safety issues to be held throughout October
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City hearings on public safety issues to be held throughout October

News release from Alds. Ashanti Hamilton & Bob Donovan

Darrol Gibson Announces Impressive Slate of Endorsements Including Congresswoman Gwen Moore
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Darrol Gibson Announces Impressive Slate of Endorsements Including Congresswoman Gwen Moore

Darrol is the only candidate running for a seat in the Wisconsin State Legislature this fall to receive a primary endorsement from Congresswoman Moore.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Kills Prospect Ave High Rise
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Kills Prospect Ave High Rise

Impressive 27-story, $55 million project is dead, due to opposition of neighbors.

Milwaukee residents invited to Rhythm & Bloom concert series opening
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Milwaukee residents invited to Rhythm & Bloom concert series opening

News release from Alds. Cavalier Johnson and Chantia Lewis

Outrage at ambush of MPD officer & other police shootings
Press Release

Outrage at ambush of MPD officer & other police shootings

Joint Statement from All Members of the Common Council

Eyes on Milwaukee: Rocky Marcoux’s Job in Jeopardy
Eyes on Milwaukee

Rocky Marcoux’s Job in Jeopardy

Council majority votes no, but decision will get reconsidered. His chances look slim.

MPS Creates More Community Schools

MPS Creates More Community Schools

New reform comes after school board rejects proposed state OSPP plan by Abele.

Taking “Home” out of Home Rule
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Taking “Home” out of Home Rule

Joint Statement from All Members of the Common Council

Common Council leading the way on multi-pronged public safety effort
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Common Council leading the way on multi-pronged public safety effort

Council president and members issue “All Hands Call” for peace

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Hall’s Game of Thrones
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Hall’s Game of Thrones

Hail Ashanti! Ald. Hamilton's route to the Iron Throne laid bare.

Council President Hamilton announces 2016-2020 committee assignments
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Council President Hamilton announces 2016-2020 committee assignments

News release from Alderman Ashanti Hamilton

Diverse coalition voices support for Alderman Hamilton as Council President
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Diverse coalition voices support for Alderman Hamilton as Council President

A diverse group of newly-elected and newly re-elected members of the Milwaukee Common Council today voiced their support for Alderman Ashanti Hamilton to serve as the next Common Council President.

Murphy’s Law: Who Will Win the Elections?
Murphy’s Law

Who Will Win the Elections?

The turnout will be massive. And could result in upsets.

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Endorses Chevy Johnson for Alderman
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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Endorses Chevy Johnson for Alderman

"I enthusiastically support Chevy Johnson," noted Congresswoman Gwen Moore.

MTEA President Endorses Chevy Johnson for Alderman
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MTEA President Endorses Chevy Johnson for Alderman

Chevy has shown that he supports public education -- our students, our families, and our educators," said Kim Schroeder, President of the Milwaukee Teachers' Education Association.

Sherman Morton: From Alderman Assistant to Aldermanic Candidate
Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals Endorse Chevy Johnson
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Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals Endorse Chevy Johnson

"Chevy will work hard to create positive health outcomes for the city of Milwaukee as Alderman," noted Candice Owley president of the Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals.

Vel Phillips Endorses Chevy Johnson
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Vel Phillips Endorses Chevy Johnson

"Growing up in Milwaukee, Vel Phillips is one of those people who inspired me to get involved in politics."

Another Attack on Local Control
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Another Attack on Local Control

"I abhor the assault on local control that has emanated from Madison throughout these last few years."

African American leaders stand against supporting Alderman Bob Donavan for Mayor of Milwaukee
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African American leaders stand against supporting Alderman Bob Donavan for Mayor of Milwaukee

This press conference will be followed up with a private meeting with current Mayor Tom Barrett.

Wisconsin Jobs Now, AFT Local 212 Endorse Chevy Johnson
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Wisconsin Jobs Now, AFT Local 212 Endorse Chevy Johnson

Chevy Johnson has announced the endorsements of a number of former and current elected officials, progressive organizations, community leaders, and neighbors.

SEIU, Working Families Party Endorse Chevy Johnson for Alderman
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SEIU, Working Families Party Endorse Chevy Johnson for Alderman

Chevy Johnson has been endorsed by a number of former and current elected officials, progressive organizations, community leaders and neighbors.

Community Leaders Support Chevy Johnson
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Community Leaders Support Chevy Johnson

“I am honored and privileged to have the support of such wonderful community leaders and stakeholders,” said Johnson.

Wisconsin Working Families Party Endorses Larson for Milwaukee County Exec, Progressive Board & Council Slate
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Wisconsin Working Families Party Endorses Larson for Milwaukee County Exec, Progressive Board & Council Slate

New progressive coalition releases first wave of Milwaukee county endorsements, pledges to aggressively support slate in run-up to Election Day

Opportunity in Milwaukee
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Opportunity in Milwaukee

I believe that there are some specific, pragmatic policies that we can enact to help increase employment and access to opportunity in Milwaukee.

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Taking the Pulse of the 2016 Milwaukee Elections

Plenty of Horne: Will Public Market Expand?
Plenty of Horne

Will Public Market Expand?

The fish market wants to expand outdoor cafe. And Chevy Johnson kicks off campaign for alderman.

Goyke, Brostoff Endorse Chevy Johnson for Alderman
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Goyke, Brostoff Endorse Chevy Johnson for Alderman

“Chevy’s work ethic and passion for city issues is unmatched and he will make a great alderman,” said Rep. Jonathan Brostoff.

State Representative LaTonya Johnson Endorses Chevy Johnson
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State Representative LaTonya Johnson Endorses Chevy Johnson

“Chevy has passionately served Milwaukee, and has stood for better public safety, improved infrastructure and jobs with livable wages,” remarked Rep. Johnson.

A Call to Service
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A Call to Service

I have met hundreds of my neighbors who have expressed to me that they need a leader who will serve them with the best interest of our district and our city at heart.

Chevy Johnson Enters Race for 2nd District Alderman
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Chevy Johnson Enters Race for 2nd District Alderman

Chevy’s commitment to his district and city began at an early age.

Chevy Johnson Enters Race for 2nd District Alderman

Contribution to Nik Kovac of $10

Chevy Johnson Enters Race for 2nd District Alderman

Contribution to Jose G. Perez of $10