County Executive David Crowley
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Rep. David Crowley announces bid for Milwaukee County Executive

“Growing up in a struggling family in Milwaukee County, I know what it’s like to be reliant on County services and what that really means to people in our community.”

By - Nov 4th, 2019 08:00 am

MILWAUKEE – State Representative David Crowley today announced his candidacy for Milwaukee County Executive.

“When I look at Milwaukee County, I see a lot of opportunity: we have some of the most beautiful places to live in the country, a nationally recognized park system, and a thriving downtown area,” said Rep. Crowley. “There are a lot of exciting things happening in our community, but just a few miles away from all of this excitement, many of our residents are struggling.

“Growing up in a struggling family in Milwaukee County, I know what it’s like to be reliant on County services and what that really means to people in our community,” continued Crowley. “Having spent time working for the County, I also know what it’s like to provide these vital services to residents. I believe these experiences uniquely qualify me for this office.”

Representative Crowley currently serves Wisconsin’s 17th Assembly District, representing almost 60,000 residents in the state legislature. As a member of the State Assembly, David sits on the Criminal Justice and Public Safety, Small Business Development, Workforce Development, Transportation, and Jobs and Economy Committees. He is a member of the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) Board of Directors, the Chair of the Milwaukee Caucus, the Chair of the Black Caucus, and the Co-Chair of the Black and Latino Caucus.

“The next Milwaukee County Executive needs to be a uniter, someone who can close the gap between our thriving and struggling communities, work across political lines, and connect working people with our business community,” said Crowley. “As a legislator, I have built my reputation on being a bridge builder, and I will do the same as County Executive.”

Representative Crowley is a member of numerous community organizations including the ACLU, Milwaukee Urban League Young Professionals, and the Milwaukee NAACP.

Representative Crowley attended the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and currently lives in Milwaukee with his wife, Ericka, and his two young daughters. David and Ericka are expecting their third child this fall.

The non-partisan spring Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, February 18th. The General Election will be on Tuesday, April 7th. For more information about David Crowley and his campaign visit

Crowley for County Executive

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