Contact: Rob Richard, Senior Director of Governmental Relations 608.828.5703

MADISON – Rachel Mixon of Hartford has been endorsed by the Volunteers for Agriculture® Committee for the 59th State Assembly District. The VFA is the political action arm of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation.

“Rachel was incredibly engaging with our interview committee and has a breadth of knowledge on the issues impacting the 59th Assembly District that makes her a strong candidate,” said Rob Richard, WFBF’s Senior Director of Governmental Relations. “Our committee of local Farm Bureau members endorsed Rachel because she is driven to learn, passionate about solving tough issues and has the personality that will make her an effective legislator on rural issues at the Capitol.”

The 59th Assembly District consists of portions of Calumet, Fond du Lac, Sheboygan and Washington counties. Mixon is a Republican seeking candidacy in the August 14 primary election.

The Volunteers for Agriculture® Committee is comprised of 18 farmers from across the state and was formed to give farmers a more direct role in electing leaders who best represent agriculture’s interests.

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