Contact: Shyla Deacon – Communications Secretary
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MILWAUKEE- Democratic Party of Milwaukee County Chair Christopher Walton
released a statement thanking the Democratic National Committee for its decision to
hold the 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee. The following are his

“This is an absolutely amazing day for Milwaukee. This decision to hold the Democratic
National Convention in Milwaukee where we will nominee the 46 th President of the
United States of America is truly an honor. It just shows the type of world class city that
Milwaukee is and just how important that the state of Wisconsin is when it comes to
deciding who will be the leader of the free world. Thanks go out to the Democratic
National Committee and Chairman Tom Perez. Thanks also go to the Milwaukee 2020
Convention Team lead by Alex Lasry that helped secure this event for the city.
The Democratic Party of Milwaukee County cannot wait to help welcome Democrats
from all over America and our next Democratic President to the Fiserv Forum. July 13-
16 2020 and we welcome the whole world to begin traveling that road to Milwaukee to
see it all happen.”

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