Lindsay for Assembly
Sargent, who currently represents the 48th, heads a list of more than 30 current and former elected leaders supporting Lemmer
Representative Melissa Sargent has endorsed Alder Lindsay Lemmer for Wisconsin State Assembly, District 48. Sargent, who currently holds the seat in the 48th district, is leaving the assembly after seven years of dedicated service, as she seeks to represent the 16th Senate District.
“There are only 15 days to go before the important primary election in the 48th Assembly District,” Sargent said. “My constituents are asking me who I support in this race and now is the right time to make a public endorsement.”
Sargent continued, “Lindsay Lemmer will be an outstanding State Representative. She will keep her responsibilities to her constituents foremost in her mind. She will work tirelessly for what is best for the people she represents and for the people of Wisconsin. As a member of the Madison City Council, she has shown she is a collaborative, effective lawmaker who works well with her colleagues and her community to gets things done. She is the best choice to represent the 48th District and I’m proud to strongly support her.”
“It is an honor to earn the support of Rep. Sargent, who has represented the people of this area so well both on the Dane County Board and in the State Legislature,” Lemmer said. Her integrity, her knowledge of the 48th district, and her commitment to progressive ideals set a high bar for public service. Her support for me to be the next Representative from the 48th is an important vote of confidence.”
Alder Lindsay Lemmer is a Madison City Council member with a proven track record of solving tough problems. Throughout her career she has championed access to education, voting rights, environmental protection, access to health care, and economic opportunity for all.
Lindsay’s commitment to public service is extensive. A longtime member of the National Organization for Women (NOW), she is President of the Wisconsin chapter. She has also served as the Communications Chair for the Dane County Voter ID Coalition, working with the League of Women Voters and the NAACP on voting rights.
Lindsay has a MBA from Edgewood College and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She and her partner Adam Hills-Meyer live in the Heritage Heights neighborhood on Madison’s east side.