Tuesday, May 12, is a special election for many reasons. It is an opportunity for voters to return the 7th Congressional District to its progressive roots and it is an opportunity to elect a highly qualified candidate as our next representative to Washington, D.C.
Tricia Zunker has my vote and this is why.
Tricia is from a family of farmers and working people in Wisconsin. She was the first in her family to go to college, graduating with a triple major and emphasis in political science and international relations from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She has a law degree from the Los Angeles School of Law, is a twice elected Associate Justice for the Ho-Chunk Nation Supreme Court, has practiced law and teaches for several universities and is currently the president of the Wausau School Board.
Because of her roots, Tricia has a deep understanding of the people, issues and needs of the residents of Wisconsin. She is a great listener, who will bring a strong intellect, engaging personality, compassion, boundless energy and knowledge of the issues facing our state and nation to the role of representative. She also has a vision for Wisconsin’s future which includes:
- Affordable healthcare and lower pharmaceutical costs for all
- Strong public education to insure that our state has a strong workforce and educated citizenry
- Essential support for agriculture and small businesses, the backbone of Wisconsin’s economy
- Strengthening our state’s infrastructure, especially roads and bridges
- Essential Internet access in rural areas of our state
- Emphasis on protecting our Wisconsin environment – Clean air, clean water and green jobs
- Civil rights for all people
Tricia Zunker’s record as a public servant, parent and resident of central Wisconsin is outstanding.
As we head into this extremely important election on Tuesday, May 12, it is essential that we all vote! I hope you will vote with me to insure that Tricia is the next Representative of the 7th Congressional District.
Carolyn Michalski of Schofield
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