Contact:
Patrick Rodenbush
[email protected]democraticredistricting.com

Holder to Attend Events in Madison and Milwaukee on Thursday and Friday Ahead of State Supreme Court Election

Washington, D.C. — On March 14 and 15, Eric H. Holder, Jr., the 82nd Attorney General of the United States and Chairman of the National Democratic Redistricting Committee (NDRC), will be attending events in Madison and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The events will be focused on the importance of a fair redistricting process in Wisconsin, voting rights, and getting African-Americans and young people engaged ahead of critical elections this year, including voting for Judge Lisa Neubauer on April 2 in the race for state Supreme Court. There will be four events open to the press on the trip.

The National Redistricting Action Fund (NRAF), the 501c4 affiliate of NDRC, is investing $350,000 in Together Wisconsin Acts and BLOC (Black Leaders Organizing Communities) to support advertising and organizing for Judge Lisa Neubauer’s campaign for the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Media interested in attending any of the events should RSVP to Patrick Rodenbush at [email protected]democraticredistricting.com.

Thursday, March 14th 

3:30-4:15pm               Meet and Greet at For Our Future (FOF) Office Phonebank                                      for Supreme Court Race
Location: 17 Applegate Court, Madison, WI, 53713
OPEN PRESS

5:45-6:45pm               Get Out The Vote Event with NextGen Wisconsin
Location: 638 University Ave, Madison, WI, 53715
      OPEN PRESS

Friday, March 15th 

12:45-1:15pm             Meet and Greet at BLOC (Black Leaders Organizing                                               Communities) Canvass Kickoff for Supreme Court Race
     Location: 3427 West St Paul Ave, Milwaukee, WI, 53208
OPEN PRESS

1:30-2:30pm              Conversation at LIT (Leaders Igniting Transformation)                                            Community Meeting
    Location: Independence First, 540 S 1st St, Milwaukee, WI,                                    53204
OPEN PRESS

Wisconsin is one of NDRC’s target states. The targets include the states that were the most badly gerrymandered by Republicans in 2011 as well as states where Democrats have an opportunity to protect against Republican gerrymandering.

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