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MILWAUKEE COUNTY – The Democratic Party of Milwaukee County announced today that its members voted unanimously to endorse Earnell Lucas in the August 14 Democratic Primary for Milwaukee County Sheriff.
“As Chairman of the Democratic Party of Milwaukee County, it is my great honor to announce our endorsement of Earnell Lucas to be the Democratic nominee for Milwaukee County Sheriff,” said Christopher Walton, chairman of the county party. “Earnell has the experience and judgment needed to restore trust in the Sheriff’s Office and is the only candidate in this race who represents the values of the Democratic Party.”
“I am proud to receive the support of the Democratic Party,” said Lucas. “Since announcing my campaign, I have traveled across Milwaukee County, listening to voters. From our conversations, it is clear that we share a commitment to restoring honor and integrity to the Sheriff’s Office and making our community strong and safe. The party’s endorsement of me affirms that Milwaukee County needs a fresh, new start in the Sheriff’s Office.”
Earnell Lucas was born and raised in Milwaukee. He is a graduate of Rufus King High School and Marquette University and is a 25-year veteran of the Milwaukee Police Department, retiring at the rank of captain. He enjoys a successful career with Major League Baseball, where he has served in many capacities, including head of security. Earnell lives in Milwaukee with his wife and attends St. Matthew CME Church.