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Local 212 Endorsements

Local 212’s COPE Committee has met with candidates and presents the following list of endorsements. Please note that several assembly candidates are in close races for their district.

Assembly District 13 (Wauwatosa/Brookfield area):  Sara Rodriguez.  Sara is a nurse, former employee with the CDC studying pandemics and a former health care administer.  She support public colleges, expansion of medicaid, fair maps, making it feasible to vote by mail, seriously addressing the COVID crisis– unlike her opponent. 

Assembly District 14 (Wauwatosa area): Robyn Vining.  Robin was elected in 2018 and has been a strong support of public college, public schools, medicaid expansion and fair maps. Her husband is an AFT member.

Assembly District 15 (West Allis/New Berlin): Jessica Katzenmeyer. Jessica worked at UPS and was a leader in their union there, Teamsters Local 344. She supports public colleges, medicaid expansion, returning our Board appointment process to what other tech schools have.

Assembly District 21 (S. Milwaukee/Oak Creek):  Erik Brooks.  Erik is the mayor of South Milwaukee and has been endorsed by the mayor of Oak Creek and Franklin. He supports funding for public colleges, medicaid expansion, addressing COVID in a serious way, and allowing local government more local authority.

Assembly District 23 (North Shore): Deb Andraca. She is a part-time public school teacher and a former policy expert on the environment.  She support more funding for public colleges, addressing climate change, medicaid expansion and sensible gun laws. 

Assembly District 24 (Brown Deer/Mequon). Emily Siegrist. Emily is a norse and spend ten years as a military nurse.  Emily is a activist to improve our health care system, supports the medicaid expansion, more funding for public colleges, etc.

Please remember the local does not endorse in federal races but we do have a Local 212 for Biden facebook page.  https://www.facebook.com/AFT-Local-212-for-Biden-101110221737739