Thursday, June 28, 2012

Who's Running for State Office in Wisconsin 2012: 19th Assembly District (General Election Edition)

Public library in the 19th Assembly District
Milwaukee Public Library.  Bay View Library

Academic library.
UWM Golda Meir Library..

Jon Richards is running unopposed.

Biography.  Born Waukesha, September 5, 1963; married; 1 child.

Graduate Waukesha North H.S.; B.A. Lawrence U. 1986; J.D. UW-Madison (Law Review) 1994; attended Keio University (Tokyo).

Attorney. Former English teacher in Japan and former volunteer with Mother Teresa, Calcutta, India. Volunteer Big Brothers/Big Sisters.

Member: New Brady Street Area Assn. (bd. mbr.); Bay View Historical Soc.; Amer. Coun. of Young Political Leaders; Natl. Caucus of Environmental Legislators; Milwaukee Co. Dem. Party; Bay View Lions Club; Historic Third Ward Assn.; Clean Wisconsin.

Elected to Assembly 1998; reelected since 2000. Assistant Minority Leader 2003-2007.

No primary opponent in 2010 and 2012.  Re-elected with nearly 69% of vote in 2010.

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