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Written by Andy Gronik, Former Candidate for Wisconsin Governor   
Tuesday, 02 October 2018 10:27

andy-gronikAvoid Gov. Scott Walker and Attorney General Brad Schimel's sleight-of-hand politics. Gabriel Gomez, Shyla Deacon, Julie Henszey, Kriss Marion, Dan Kohl and Erica Flynn want to get back to representing YOU.


MILWAUKEE, WI - The political season is in full on misdirection with Governor Scott Walker and Attorney General Brad Schimel competing to be the next sleight-of-hand winner on America’s Got Talent.  Walker’s trick is convincing Wisconsinites he cares about preexisting conditions while suing to declare Obamacare unconstitutional, while Schimel’s trick is convincing women he cares about sexual assault while thousands of rape kits sat on the shelf untested until Josh Kaul forced the issue.  Let's get back to being Wisconsin by voting for Tony Evers for Governor and Josh Kaul for Attorney General on November 6th.

We have lots of other great candidates on the ballot that I hope you will take a few minutes to get to know, including: 1) Gabriel Gomez, 2) Shyla Deacon, 3) Julie Henszey, 4) Kriss Marion, 5) Dan Kohl and 6) Erica Flynn.  These people want to get back to representing YOU.

gabriel-gomezGabriel Gomez for Wisconsin State Assembly District 21

I first met Gabriel to brainstorm about a process to assist Milwaukee residents in preparing for successful job interviews.  Gabriel’s life experience includes his family fleeing the military dictatorship in Argentina when he was a child; living in Israel and working on a kubutz; being issued a gas mask to protect against the possible deployment of chemical weapons; moving with his parents to Texas; and enlisting in the Marine Corps Reserve.  Gabriel and his family moved to Milwaukee for a job opportunity with Badger Meter.  A graduate of the UW-Milwaukee Executive MBA program, Gabriel was motivated to run for office because he recognizes the need for real economic development that will help families working 2 and 3 jobs and still struggling to get by.  He will advocate for common-sense gun laws that reduce gun violence and for public education that gives all children the tools to succeed.  Please join me in supporting Gabriel Gomez by donating to his campaign, voting for him on November 6th, and asking all your friends to do the same.

shyla-deaconShyla Deacon for Milwaukee Public Schools Board of Directors, District 1

With four beautiful children of her own, Shyla is dialed into the educational needs of all children attending MPS, but especially tuned into the unique challenges faced by children of color.  Shyla is currently a Wisconsin Impact Partner for Children’s Mental Health, Board Member and Policy Council Chair for Next Door Foundation, and a member of the Early Education Task Force for the City of Milwaukee. With a Bachelor’s degree in Educational Policy & Community Studies and a Master’s degree in Cultural Foundations of Education, Shyla is an informed and activated leader who understands the importance of early childhood education, the unique social and emotional needs of children attending MPS, and the necessity to strengthen the academic performance of neighborhood schools.  Shyla is uniquely qualified to serve and will be an informed seat at the table. Please join me in supporting Shyla Deacon for MPS Board of Directors by donating to her campaign, voting for her on November 6th, and asking all your friends to do the same.

julie-henszeyJulie Henszey for Wisconsin State Senate District 5

Julie is an endurance athlete with the strength of conviction to push her way up the mountain to help so many Wisconsin residents faced with adversity.  She entered this race to fight for every voice in Wisconsin and to embrace the diversity that strengthens our state.  Julie is a Fulbright Scholar who has mopped floors, tended soybean fields, worked on a factory assembly line and run her own small business.  When we first met, I was impressed with Julie’s passion and crystal-clear brand of candor.  She’s a smart and inclusive leader who recognizes what healthy and growing small businesses mean to Wisconsin’s economy.  She stands for a strong system of public education and a clean environment.  Please join me in supporting Julie Henszey for State Senate by donating to her campaign, voting for her on November 6th, and asking all your friends to do the same.

kriss-marionKriss Marion for Wisconsin State Senate District 17

If you want to experience “dynamic,” just attend any event where Kriss is in the room – her passion for everything is inescapable.  She’s passionate about small towns (she’s from one), family farms (she farms one), main streets (she’s an entrepreneur) and Wisconsin’s natural resources (she wants everyone to enjoy them).  A member of the Lafayette County Board, Kriss is committed to reducing suicide among farmers and boosting local economies.  She co-sponsored the “Cookie Bill” which (finally) allows home bakers and budding entrepreneurs, to make some money to help make ends meet.  When I met Kriss I instantly wanted to support her passion to make living in Wisconsin better for everyone, and you will too. Please join me in supporting Kriss Marion for State Senate by donating to her campaign, voting for her on November 6th, and asking all your friends to do the same.

dan-kohlDan Kohl for U.S. Congress in Wisconsin’s 6thDistrict

Dan Kohl is a strong and smart leader who believes country comes before party and the needs of people come before politics.  Dan’s not a politician; he is not accepting PAC money; he’s pledged to term limits if elected; and he will fight for mandatory term limits to end the trend of career politicians.  Dan will work across the aisle to find essential solutions to the healthcare crisis that has put people throughout Wisconsin at risk of losing their lives or life savings. He’ll be an independent voice fighting for people and not lobbyists.  Please join me in supporting Dan Kohl for U.S. Congress by donating to his campaign, voting for him on November 6th, and asking all your friends to do the same.

erica-flynnErica Flynn is running for Wisconsin State Assembly District 84

Erica Flynn is as real and genuine as people get.  A first-time candidate, Erica was compelled to run for office because she is determined to help put an end to today’s destructive politics.  Her compassion for people is informed by the sacrifice of her single father who worked nights so his adopted daughter had what she needed to thrive.  Having been diagnosed with pneumonia 50 times, Erica knows the importance of having a healthcare system that works for everyone and brings the experience of having worked in the health insurance and financial technologies industries.  Erica has her Bachelor’s degree in International Studies, has lived in China and still studies Mandarin.   Please join me in supporting Erica Flynn for State Assembly by donating to her campaign, voting for her on November 6th, and asking all your friends to do the same.

It's time to get back to a Wisconsin That Works for everyone!  Together, we'll make that happen.

Let's get it started,

Andy Gronik, Former Candidate for Wisconsin Governor

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