Ald. Nikiya Dodd
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Former Alderman Jim Bohl Endorses Nikiya Dodd as Successor for Milwaukee’s 5th Aldermanic District

"Alderman Jim Bohl is an excellent example of a servant leader, and I am honored to have his endorsement."

By - Jun 11th, 2018 07:39 am

MILWAUKEE, WI (June 11, 2018) – Nikiya Dodd, candidate for Milwaukee Alderman, 5th District today announced the endorsement of former 5th District Alderman Jim Bohl.

“I have known Nikiya Dodd for many years as a friend and colleague. She is passionate about public service and cares deeply about her neighborhood and our community. She will bring those strengths, and a thoughtful approach to addressing issues, in representing the 5th District and moving it forward,” said Bohl.

“Alderman Jim Bohl is an excellent example of a servant leader, and I am honored to have his endorsement. I will work hard to earn the trust of our community in improving our neighborhoods, delivering efficient city services to all, and working together to keep our neighborhoods safe,” said Dodd.

The special election to be held on Tuesday, November 6th. There will be a primary on Tuesday, August 14th .
About Nikiya Dodd
Nikiya Dodd started her political career on the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors from 2010 through 2012. She was then elected to the Wisconsin State Senate, representing Milwaukee’s north side from 2013-2017. Nikiya did not seek re-election. Nikiya Dodd has two degrees from UWM, a bachelor’s degree in community education, and a master’s degree in adult education. She and her husband, Tony, live on Milwaukee’s northwest side with their 3-year-old son.

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