Spring Election Endorsements

The Wisconsin AFL-CIO and local labor councils around the state have made endorsements for the April 4, 2017 general election. One the ballot is a statewide race for Superintendent of Public Schools and many local races. We've listed our endorsements by municipality and have made endorsements based on who will be best for working people in Wisconsin. 

MunicipalityType of SeatEndorsed Candidate Name
DPI SecretaryTony Evers
City of MilwaukeeMunicipal JudgeValarie Hill
City of MilwaukeeCircuit CourtKristy Yang
City of MilwaukeeSchool BoardLarry Miller
City of MilwaukeeSchool BoardTony Baez
City of MilwaukeeSchool BoardPaula Phillips
West Allis, West MilwaukeeSchool BoardDiane Narlock
West Allis, West MilwaukeeSchool BoardDan Bailey
West Allis, West MilwaukeeSchool BoardGail Radonski
City of RacineCommon CouncilJeff Coe
City of RacineCommon CouncilMichael Shields
City of RacineCommon CouncilRay DeHahn
City of RacineCommon CouncilMelissa Lemke
Dane County Dane County Circuit Court JudgeMarilyn Townsend 
MadisonCity of Madison Common CouncilBarbara Harrington-McKinney  
MadisonCity of Madison Common CouncilZach Wood  
MadisonCity of Madison Common CouncilMaurice Cheeks  
MadisonCity of Madison Common CouncilArvina Martin
MadisonCity of Madison Common CouncilSheri Carter  
VeronaVerona City CouncilSarah Gaskell
Dane County ExecutiveJoe Parisi  
MadisonCity of Madison Common CouncilLedell Zellers
MadisonCity of Madison Common CouncilAmanda Hall  
MadisonCity of Madison Common CouncilMichael Verveer  
MadisonCity of Madison Common CouncilShiva Sielaff-Bidar  
MadisonCity of Madison Common CouncilMarsha Rummell  
MadisonCity of Madison Common CouncilPaul Skidmore  
MadisonCity of Madison Common CouncilLarry Palm  
MadisonCity of Madison Common CouncilSamba Baldeh  
MadisonCity of Madison Common CouncilRebecca Kemble  
MadisonCity of Madison Common CouncilMatt Phair  
FitchburgFitchburg mayorJason Gonzalez
FitchburgFitchburg City CouncilDorothy Krause  
FitchburgFitchburg City CouncilJulia Arata Fratta  
Sun PrairieSun Prairie City CouncilEmily Lindsey
Sun PrairieSun Prairie City CouncilWilliam E "Bill" Connors  
Sun PrairieSun Prairie City CouncilMike Jacobs  
Sun PrairieSun Prairie City CouncilAl Guyant  
VeronaVerona City CouncilElizabeth Doyle  
VeronaVerona City CouncilLuke Diaz  
VeronaVerona City CouncilHeather Reekie  
StoughtonStoughton City CouncilLisa Foltz-Reeves
StoughtonStoughton City CouncilTim Swadley  
StoughtonStoughton City CouncilMatt Bartlett  
OregonOregon Village BoardJenna Jacobson
BarabooBaraboo School BoardTim Heilman, Doug Mering, Peter Vedro
ReedsburgReedsburg school boardGary Woolever
MontelloMontello School BoardDon Lloyd
Beaver DamBeaver Dam MayorThomas Kennedy
Beaver DamBeaver Dam City CouncilJon Abfall
HoriconHoricon School BoardJim Grigg, Nathan Hodgson
MayvilleMayville School BoardDavid Ognenoff, Terri Wilkins
JanesvilleJanesville School Board

Ben Dobson

Karl Dommershausen

 Kevin Murray

BeloitBeloit School Board

Adam Aberle

Shelly Cronin

Wendy Sanchez

MiltonMilton School BoardJon Cruzan and Tom Westrick
MononaMonona Grove School Board

Dean Bowles  

Susan Fox  

Mount HorebMount Horeb school boardDamon Piscitelli  
StoughtonStoughton School BoardTim Bubon
Jonathan Coughlin
Steve Jackson
Nicole Wiessinger  
VeronaVerona School District ReferendumYes
Wisconsin HeightsWisconsin Heights School Board

Beverly Rousch

James Kartman  

Wisconsin HeightsWI Heights School District ReferendumYes
McFarland McFarland Village TrusteeCarolyn Clow
MiddletonMiddleton MayorHans Hilbert
Mount HorebMount Horeb school ReferendumYes
ColumbusColumbus school board

Mark Campbell

Cindy Damm   

LodiLodi School BoardAdam Steinberg  
PardeevillePardeeville School District ReferendumYes
HustisfordHustisford school referendumYes
MayvilleMayville School referendumYes
PecatonicaPecatonica School District Operating ReferendaYes
RiverdaleRiverdale School referendumYes
DecaturDecatur town supervisor
Sally Saunders
MonroeMonroe School BoardMichael Boehme 
Cheryl McGuire 
Jim Plourde  
Fort AtkinsonFort Atkinson City CouncilMason Becker 
Tangee Dunn
Fort AtkinsonFort Atkinson School BoardBen Knowles , Richard Schultz 
JeffersonJefferson City Council Peg M. Beyer  
MadisonMadison School BoardKatherine Toews
MadisonMadison School Board Nicki Vander Meulen
OregonOregon School BoardGwen Maitzen  
Sun PrairieSun Prairie School BoardCarol Albright  
Monticello


Monticello Village Trustee
Teresa Dunlap  
New GlarusNew Glarus Village SupervisorBarb Anderson  
New GlarusNew Glarus Town SupervisorChris Narveson  
DeforestDeforest School boardJim Pertsborn  
DeforestDeforest School boardTerri Treinen  
FitchburgFitchburg City CouncilAnne Scott
FitchburgFitchburg City CouncilWanda McCann-Smith
MenomonieSchool BoardAmy Riddle-Swanson
MenomonieSchool BoardDaniel Paulson
River FallsSchool BoardRamona Gunter
River FallsSchool BoardStacy Johnson Myers
Chippewa FallsSchool BoardRoss Spitz
BoycevilleSchool BoardSteve Bird
AmerySchool ReferendumVote Yes
Turtle LakeSchool ReferendumVote Yes
ThorpSchool ReferendumVote Yes
ThorpSchool ReferendumVote Yes
BarronSchool ReferendumVote Yes
HammondVillage TrusteeLaurie Gruber
HammondVillage PresidentTony Bibeau
ColfaxVillage PresidentGary Stene
HudsonCity CouncilJoyce Hall
River FallsCity CouncilBill Stuessel
River FallsCity Council (At-Large)Diane Odeen
LafayetteTown ClerkLaura Konwinski
La CrosseMayorTim Kabat
La CrosseCity CouncilJai Johnson
La CrosseCity CouncilJames Cherf
La CrosseCity CouncilGary Padesky
La CrosseCity CouncilPaul Medinger
La CrosseCity CouncilMarty Gaul
La CrosseSchool BoardLaurie Cooper Stoll
La CrosseSchool BoardDave Rudolph
SpartaSchool BoardNancy Sikorsky
City of Stevens PointCity CouncilTori Jennings
City of Stevens PointCity CouncilPolly Dalton
Village of PloverVillage BoardAnton Anday 
City of WausauSchool BoardLance Trollop 
City of WausauSchool BoardJeff Leigh 
City of WausauSchool BoardYvonne Henning 
D.C. Everest School District: Villages of Schofield, Weston, RothchildSchool BoardYee Leng Xiong 
AppletonCity CouncilBob Baker
County ExecutiveMark Harris
SheboyganMayorMayor Mike Vandersteen
OshkoshCity CouncilJake Krause
Green BaySchool ReferendumReferendum 1 - Operational Referendum.  Vote yes
Green BaySchool ReferendumReferendum 2 - Facilities Referendum. Vote Yes
HortonvilleSchool BoardAndrea Marcks 
OshkoshMayorSteve Cummings  
SuperiorMayorJim Paine
SuperiorAlderpersonCraig Sutherland
SuperiorAlderpersonBryce Harp
SuperiorAlderpersonJenny Van Sickle
SuperiorSchool BoardLaura Gapske 
SuperiorSchool BoardMary Smith Johnson 
SuperiorCity CouncilGraham Garfield
SpoonerSchool BoardPaul Johnson
SpoonerSchool BoardJulie Rich
JanesvilleJanesville City CouncilJim Farrell
Jim Dennis
Jeffrey Navarro
BeloitBeloit City CouncilClinton Anderson
Sherry Blakeley
Nancy V. Forbeck