Contact: Tyler August
LAKE GENEVA…Following the announcement by Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Janesville) of his plans to not seek re-election to the United States House of Representatives, State Representative Tyler August (R-Lake Geneva) released the following statement:
“Speaker Ryan has done an incredible job during his time in Congress. Just this
past term so much has been accomplished by Speaker Ryan and President
Trump. Now, more than ever, we need to ensure our nation remains on the
I have been humbled by the outpouring of support I’ve received over the past 24
hours to encourage me to run for Congress. After much consideration and
prayer, I have concluded my path forward will be to continue to serve in the State
I look forward to ensuring the 1st Congressional District continues to be
represented by a Republican. Although Speaker Ryan leaves big shoes to fill, I
am confident a strong leader will emerge and continue the effort to reform
Washington and keep our nation great.
Today, I announce my plans to seek re-election to the 32nd Assembly District.
We have accomplished so much at the state level and I look forward to ensuring
Wisconsin continues down that path. Unemployment is at an all-time low, the tax
burden is the lowest it has been in decades, and our schools remain strong.
I look forward to the upcoming campaign. In the coming weeks I hope to once
again earn the support of the residents of the 32nd District.”