Jack Eckblad
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United Food & Commercial Workers Local 1473 (UFCW 1473) Endorses Jack Eckblad for Milwaukee County Board Supervisory District 4


By - Feb 23rd, 2024 08:30 am

MILWAUKEE, WI – Jack Eckblad, candidate for Milwaukee County Board Supervisory District 4, proudly announced his campaign’s endorsement from the United Food & Commercial Workers Local 1473 (UFCW 1473) today.

“UFCW 1473 is proud to endorse Jack Eckblad for Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors District 4. Jack’s strong values, support for labor, love for Milwaukee County and thoughtful, solutions-based approach to leadership are exactly what is needed to help address the issues facing Milwaukee County,” said UFCW 1473’s president Jake Bailey. “Our union’s Executive Board is proud to stand behind Jack and looks forward to working with him to advance the interests of our members and all who call Milwaukee County home.”

Eckblad responded to the endorsement, “I am honored to receive UFCW 1473’s endorsement. UFCW 1473’s wide array of membership, including those in District 4, are the best of us. From the employees at Bay View Pick N Save to those of Outpost Natural Foods on S Kinnickinnic Ave, UFCW 1473 members will have a bold, responsible ally when I’m elected to the Milwaukee County Board on April 2nd. I will continue to champion solutions to serve our workers on the Milwaukee County board.”

UFCW 1473 joins twelve leaders and elected officials from the city, county, and state levels in supporting Eckblad’s campaign for bold, responsible leadership. Eckblad has also been endorsed by the Democratic Party of Milwaukee County, Fair Wisconsin PAC, Milwaukee Area Labor Council, Milwaukee Area Service & Hospitality Workers, and AFT Local 212 COPE. For the full list of Eckblad’s endorsements please visit www.jackformke.com/endorsements.

Eckblad’s candidacy for Milwaukee County Supervisory District 4 will be on the Spring & Presidential Preference ballot on April 2nd, 2024.

Milwaukee County Supervisory District 4 is the beating heart of Greater Milwaukee. Its borders encompass Mitchell Airport and the Port of Milwaukee. Its County Parks like Humboldt and South Shore anchor historic neighborhoods such as Bay View, Saveland, Tippecanoe, and The Garden District.

To learn more about Jack’s campaign for County Board please visit www.jackformke.com or www.facebook.com/jackformke.

Jack for Milwaukee

NOTE: This press release was submitted to Urban Milwaukee and was not written by an Urban Milwaukee writer. It has not been verified for its accuracy or completeness.

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