CONTACT: Arkesia Jackson (414) 533-4664

MILWAUKEE – Marisabel Cabrera has headed the call of Democrats and declared her intent to run for the 9th Assembly District in 2018.

Cabrera stated, “One thing that was clear from the 2016 primary is that many residents of the 9th district desire new leadership and a representative that will be accountable to the voters. We need a representative with integrity who will proactively advocate for our district to secure our fair share of resources. As representative for the 9th district, I will fight for legislation that ensures everyone has access to affordable quality healthcare, restores our public schools, increases public safety, creates living wage jobs, and leads to strong economic development in our community.”

“The 9th district deserves better and I intend to work hard to earn the trust and support of my neighbors so that I am afforded the opportunity to demonstrate what an effective and dedicated representative looks like.”

Marisabel Cabrera is a private attorney who received 47% of the votes cast in the 2016 primary for the 9th Assembly District. Cabrera holds Bachelors of Arts degrees in Spanish and Latin American Iberian Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and received her Juris Doctor from Michigan State University College of Law. Additionally, Cabrera is the Vice Chair for the City of Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission and the former Chair of the Latino Caucus of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin (2013-2017). She is a Milwaukee native and a proud resident of the Garden District.

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