Larresa Taylor, won a special election to represent the Common Council’s ninth district in 2023.

Former teacher at Milwaukee Public Schools.

In 2016, Taylor was a primary candidate for the Milwaukee Common Council‘s 2nd district.

Campaign Finance Reports

2016 - Pre-Primary - $0 - 0 contributions

2016 - January Continuing - $1,804 - 12 contributions

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City of Milwaukee Black History Month to Conclude with Festivities Scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 27
Registration now open for 14th Annual Girls’ Day @ City Hall
Quilts on display at City Hall reflect fabric of Black Culture and History
Milwaukee Leaders Want State To Allow Red Light Cameras

Milwaukee Leaders Want State To Allow Red Light Cameras

Mayor Johnson, County Executive Crowley say cameras are proven tool for addressing reckless driving.

A New Plan For Tiny Homes

A New Plan For Tiny Homes

With a new design and developer for project to support homeless veterans.

New Entertainers Gets 15-Day Suspension

New Entertainers Gets 15-Day Suspension

Common Council votes that northside bar and restaurant must be closed through Feb. 20.

Milwaukee Takes Ownership of Northridge Mall

Milwaukee Takes Ownership of Northridge Mall

Judge grants city property via tax foreclosure.

City Hall: Council Approves Raises For Elected Officials, Administrators
City Hall

Council Approves Raises For Elected Officials, Administrators

Vote was 9-6. Elected officials will get 15% hike, non-elected leaders even more.

City Hall: Elected Officials Pay Hike Wins First Endorsement, Opposition
City Hall

Elected Officials Pay Hike Wins First Endorsement, Opposition

Multi-million dollar proposal also includes raises for dozens of department, division leaders.

City Hall: Proposal Advancing To Give Mayor, Alders 15% Raises
City Hall

Proposal Advancing To Give Mayor, Alders 15% Raises

Finance Committee to discuss issue Wednesday. Many city administrators also get raises.

Mayor Vetoes Controversial Insurance Partnership

Mayor Vetoes Controversial Insurance Partnership

Council narrowly endorsed idea, only for Mayor Cavalier Johnson to kill initiative.

Council formally adopts City of Milwaukee 2023 disparity study
Statement on the Confirmation of Jezamil Arroyo-Vega as the Commissioner of Neighborhood Services
Press Release

Statement on the Confirmation of Jezamil Arroyo-Vega as the Commissioner of Neighborhood Services

From members of the Milwaukee Common Council: Alderman José G. Pérez, Alderwoman JoCasta Zamarripa, Alderwoman Marina Dimitrijevic, Alderman Robert J. Bauman, Alderman Mark Borkowski, Alderman Lamont Westmoreland, Alderperson Jonathan Brostoff, Alderman Mark Chambers, Jr., Alderman Scott Spiker, Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs, Alderwoman Andrea M. Pratt, Alderman Michael J. Murphy, Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II, Alderwoman Larresa Taylor, and Alderman Khalif J. Rainey

Statement on verdict in Joel Acevedo homicide trial
Press Release

Statement on verdict in Joel Acevedo homicide trial

Joint statement from Milwaukee Common Council Members: Alderman José G. Pérez, Alderman Jonathan Brostoff, Alderman Lamont Westmoreland, Alderman Khalif J. Rainey, Alderman Robert J. Bauman, Alderwoman Marina Dimitrijevic, Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs, Alderwoman JoCasta Zamarripa, Alderwoman Larresa Taylor, Alderman Mark Chambers, Jr., Alderman Mark A. Borkowski, Alderman Scott Spiker, and Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II

More Market Rate Apartments Proposed Near 76th and Brown Deer

More Market Rate Apartments Proposed Near 76th and Brown Deer

Second proposal this year. Illinois company plans expansion of The Villas at Granville.

Common Council votes to reauthorize anti-displacement housing policy
New Cafe, Grocery Store Planned for Mill Road

New Cafe, Grocery Store Planned for Mill Road

Two new businesses are slated to open in the same building as Cream City Boxing.

Ald. Taylor to begin series of town halls this Thursday
Mayor Johnson Responds To Stadium Funding Deal

Mayor Johnson Responds To Stadium Funding Deal

Milwaukee wants to see development by Brewers and no taxation without representation.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Market-Rate Apartments Planned Near 76th and Brown Deer
Eyes on Milwaukee

Market-Rate Apartments Planned Near 76th and Brown Deer

Sycamore Place owners hope to fill what they say is a void on Northwest Side.

Brewers Continue Push for Stadium Subsidy

Brewers Continue Push for Stadium Subsidy

Team threatening to move as Republican legislators craft plan including local tax support.

Eyes on Milwaukee: County Selling Land For New Children’s Hospital Clinic
Eyes on Milwaukee

County Selling Land For New Children’s Hospital Clinic

Facility would be built next to Uihlein Soccer Park.

Statement of Alderwoman Larresa Taylor
Food Trucks Banned On Portion of W. Silver Spring Drive

Food Trucks Banned On Portion of W. Silver Spring Drive

Alderman says grills, pop-up shoe sales have occurred on busy street.

Council approves measure aimed at increasing diversity in DPW-bid projects
City Hall: City Attorney Pumps Brakes On Council’s Lobbying Changes
City Hall

City Attorney Pumps Brakes On Council’s Lobbying Changes

Decision is on hold until at least after the August recess.

Sales from vehicles now illegal along stretch of W. Silver Spring Dr.
Stadium repairs shouldn’t be on the City of Milwaukee taxpayers’ dime
Press Release

Stadium repairs shouldn’t be on the City of Milwaukee taxpayers’ dime

From Alderman Jonathan Brostoff, Alderman Lamont Westmoreland, Alderwoman Larresa Taylor, Alderman Mark A. Borkowski, and Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II

Eyes on Milwaukee: Plan Commission Okays Huge Housing Development
Eyes on Milwaukee

Plan Commission Okays Huge Housing Development

Rejects Ald. Taylor's push to delay proposal for 1,145 units of housing near Northridge.

Town Hall regarding Cudahy Farms housing development set for July 13
Common Council Approves 2% Milwaukee Sales Tax

Common Council Approves 2% Milwaukee Sales Tax

But members blast policy provisions state is imposing. Mayor says vote was equal to one to create city in 1846.

City Hall: Council, Mayor At Odds On City Lobbying
City Hall

Council, Mayor At Odds On City Lobbying

Council members feel they were left out of state revenue deal, want more control over city lobbyists.

Joint Statement on SCOTUS college admissions ruling
Press Release

Joint Statement on SCOTUS college admissions ruling

From all members of the Milwaukee Common Council: Milele A. Coggs, Andrea M. Pratt, Mark Chambers, Jr., Jonathan Brostoff, Robert J. Bauman, Lamont Westmoreland, Khalif J. Rainey, JoCasta Zamarripa, Larresa Taylor, Michael J. Murphy, Mark A. Borkowski, José G. Pérez, Scott Spiker, Marina Dimitrijevic, and Russell W. Stamper, II

Joint town hall meeting to discuss sales tax proposal set for July 6
City employees asked for ideas to generate new revenue
Press Release

City employees asked for ideas to generate new revenue

Statement from members of the Common Council: Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II, Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs, Alderwoman Andrea M. Pratt, Alderman Mark Chambers, Jr., Alderman Lamont Westmoreland, Alderman Khalif J. Rainey, Alderwoman Larresa Taylor, Alderman Robert J. Bauman, Alderman José G. Pérez, Alderman Jonathan Brostoff, Alderman Mark Borkowski, Alderman Scott Spiker, Alderman Michael J. Murphy, Alderwoman Marina Dimitrijevic, Alderwoman JoCasta Zamarripa

Council adopts resolution directing departments to explore new methods of generating revenue
City to raise Juneteenth Flag in advance of holiday festivities
Press Release

City to raise Juneteenth Flag in advance of holiday festivities

City offices to be closed for first time in recognition of Juneteenth

Will Common Council Approve Sales Tax?

Will Common Council Approve Sales Tax?

State deal requires two-thirds vote of council. Seven of 15 members have expressed concerns.

Communication file to discuss Northridge Mall coming to committee Tuesday
Joint Statement on Sales Tax Agreement
Press Release

Joint Statement on Sales Tax Agreement

From members of the Common Council: Milele A. Coggs, Mark Chambers, Jr., Russell W. Stamper, II, Larresa Taylor, Andrea M. Pratt, Khalif J. Rainey and Lamont Westmoreland

City Hall: Milwaukee Now Requires More Notice When Contractors Dig Up Streets
City Hall

Milwaukee Now Requires More Notice When Contractors Dig Up Streets

Prior practice was "terrible" says Bay View alderwoman.

City Hall: Pérez Shakes Up Council Committees
City Hall

Pérez Shakes Up Council Committees

Changes after new members added: Ald. Scott Spiker gets his first gavel, Zamarripa loses hers.

City Hall: New Council Members Sworn In To Great Applause
City Hall

New Council Members Sworn In To Great Applause

Andrea Pratt, Lamont Westmoreland and Larresa Taylor join first full council in 17 months.

A new era begins for the Common Council, and for Milwaukee
Press Release

A new era begins for the Common Council, and for Milwaukee

Statement of Common Council President José G. Pérez

Bowen Won’t Seek Recount, Pratt Is New Alderwoman

Bowen Won’t Seek Recount, Pratt Is New Alderwoman

Andrea Pratt wins race to replace Ashanti Hamilton by 17 votes.

City Hall: Pratt, Westmoreland and Taylor Win Council Seats
City Hall

Pratt, Westmoreland and Taylor Win Council Seats

Andrea Pratt defeats David Bowen by very slim margin.

2023 Spring Election: Milwaukee Election Results
2023 Spring Election

Milwaukee Election Results

Three open council seats, one municipal judge race, a county board primary and three school board races.

Vote Tuesday: Three Northside Aldermanic Races
Vote Tuesday

Three Northside Aldermanic Races

Six candidates running to fill three open seats on the Milwaukee Common Council.

City Hall: Three Highly-Competitive Aldermanic Races On April Ballot
City Hall

Three Highly-Competitive Aldermanic Races On April Ballot

Pratt vs Bowen, Westmoreland vs Jackson and Ball vs Taylor.

Larresa Taylor is Excited to Announce her Candidacy for Aldermanic District 9
City Hall: More Than 15 Candidates Running For Three Council Seats
City Hall

More Than 15 Candidates Running For Three Council Seats

North side voters will find packed primaries on Feb. 21.

City Hall: More Than 15 Candidates Running For Three Council Seats

Contribution to Milele A. Coggs of $10

City Hall: More Than 15 Candidates Running For Three Council Seats

Contribution to Larresa Taylor of $500