State Rep. Evan Goyke
Press Release

Committed to the 18th Assembly District and Milwaukee

“I am proud to represent the 18th Assembly District and have been honored to serve alongside Senator Nikiya Harris-Dodd for the last four years.”

By - Mar 3rd, 2016 10:54 am

“I am grateful for the numerous calls of support I received over the past few days to seek the office of State Senator for the 6th Senate District. I have been humbled by the encouragement offered by many of my colleagues and friends.”

“I am proud to represent the 18th Assembly District and have been honored to serve alongside Senator Nikiya Harris-Dodd for the last four years. I will miss serving with my friend and am grateful for her work in the State Senate and in Milwaukee.”

“This session has been one of progress for my community and success in the legislature. Together our accomplishments include:

  • Chairing the delegation of legislative Democrats from Milwaukee
  • Publishing and advocating for Milwaukee around the state with the Moving Milwaukee Forward publication, available at (
  • Authoring and passing Assembly Bill 707, which promotes veteran-owned and disabled veteran-owned businesses throughout Wisconsin
  • Authoring and passing Assembly Bill 628, which enhances public safety through added local control in Milwaukee over tobacco retailers
  • Working to pass Assembly Bill 51, which is a product of a 2014 Legislative Council Study Committee on Treatment, Alternatives, and Diversions that provides greater access to alternative courts for families struggling with the disease of addiction
  • Maintaining a 100% attendance record for all committee hearings and votes”

“It’s been a great four years in the Assembly and I love my job. Momentum continues to grow in Milwaukee and I am proud to be part of the positive push. I acknowledge work remains and I stand ready for the challenge.”

“After completing a successful session I have decided not to seek the office of State Senator for the 6th Senate District. My steadfast commitment remains to the Assembly, to Milwaukee, and to my neighbors in the 18th Assembly District. I look forward to building on the progress made this session and continuing to represent a community that I am proud to call home.”

Goyke for Assembly

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One thought on “Committed to the 18th Assembly District and Milwaukee”

  1. MARY GLASS says:

    March 4, 2016

    SENATE DISTRICT 6 is NOT up for grabs because of namesake, questionable and UN-INCLUSIVE fingerprint of the customers, owner of 27th Street Tobacco and Wireless Bill 628 or ENDORSEMENTS of representatives and cronies from Milwaukee.

    Candidate Representative EVAN GOYKE, District 18, has to make himself known to Milwaukeeans – CORE CONSTITUENTS. We need to see what he has done in an aggregate fashion during his past four years of leadership at the census tract and neighborhood level to know about and enhance the lives of his constituents in quality of life and economic development.

    Who has he spoken to and for to understand the mired condition of Enduring Concentrated Poverty that drives risky behavior and safety matters? How often has he worked against the glaring rigged economy of Milwaukee? These are his neighbors – individuals and families – that live right around him on State – Kilbourn, Wells, Highland and the nearby Aldermanic District 4. They are the over 2,500 count that visit daily Our Savior Lutheran Church, 11:30am – 12:30pm for meals.

    He must sell his WORTH by his behavior and practices so far to impact profiling of law enforcement, incarceration and creating statutes that will seek remedy to discrimination, profiling, misuse of city government powers, misuse of public funding and building HOPE. We need to see where he has spent his time in the neighborhood – who, when, where, how? We are looking for his “fingerprint” of Merit.

    Since Representative Goyke has served as the “delegation leader” for Milwaukee, he provided leadership in SELLING OUT the People in the NBA BUCKS MEGA GREED Deal and helped to strap his constituents and other Milwaukeeans 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. It is not enough to SURROUND himself with Alderman Robert Bauman, Mayor Tom Barrett, Penfield, Avenues West, Marquette, Harley Davidson and their out-of-the-neighborhood board members – those often exercising behavior of elitism, blame, bias and exclusion while fleecing the people and perpetuating Enduring Concentrated Poverty. This includes the Democratic Party.

    Rep. Goyke needs to hit the streets where he lives and reach out to those of us who are working to ensure that the city of Milwaukee is re-designing, re-branding and UN-Trapping the individuals, FAMILIES and HIDDEN TALENT in the 18th District.

    The temperament and path forward will need his fingerprint and persuasion of the electorate that are African American, other People of Color and Cultures and the Work Challenged.


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