Johnny Thomas
Press Release

Milwaukee Leaders Endorse Johnny Thomas for City Comptroller

“Johnny Thomas is the person that we need to be our next Milwaukee City Comptroller,” said Alderman Willie Wade.

By - Dec 23rd, 2015 12:35 pm

MILWAUKEE — Johnny Thomas announced today the support of 24 current and former elected officials in his campaign to be the next Milwaukee City Comptroller.

“Johnny Thomas is the person that we need to be our next Milwaukee City Comptroller,” said Alderman Willie Wade. “Johnny’s strong financial background and public service experience make him ready to hit the ground running on day one.”

“Milwaukee residents are struggling with a lagging economy and slow job creation. Johnny has the experience to bring people together to make common sense financial decisions that will build a better Milwaukee,” said Representative JoCasta Zamarripa. “I’m proud to endorse Johnny Thomas to be our next City Comptroller.”

Those current and former elected officials supporting Johnny Thomas announced today include:

State Senator Nikiya Harris-Dodd
State Representative Mandela Barnes
State Representative David Bowen
State Representative Jonathan Brostoff
State Representative Evan Goyke
State Representative LaTonya Johnson
State Representative JoCasta Zamarripa
Former State Representative Beth Coggs
Former State Representative Jason Fields
Former State Representative Sandy Pasch
Former State Representative Jon Richards
Alderman James Bohl, Jr.
Alderman Mark Borkowski
Alderman Joe Davis, Sr.
Alderman Ashanti Hamilton
Alderman Russell Stamper II
Alderman Willie Wade
Former Common Council President Willie Hines
County Supervisor Jason Haas
County Supervisor Willie Johnson
County Supervisor Martin Weddle
County Supervisor Peggy West
Former County Board Chair Lee Holloway
MPS Board President Dr. Michael Bonds

“I’m honored to have the support of many respected Milwaukee elected officials in this campaign,” said Johnny Thomas. “I look forward working together with them to ensure Milwaukee is on solid financial footing for generations to come as our next City Comptroller.”

Learn more about Johnny and his campaign at

NOTE: This press release was submitted to Urban Milwaukee and was not written by an Urban Milwaukee writer. While it is believed to be reliable, Urban Milwaukee does not guarantee its accuracy or completeness.

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