Alder Lindsay Lemmer has earned the endorsement of Women Lead, one of Wisconsin’s premier grassroots organizations mobilizing support for strong, progressive, and pro-choice women candidates running for office in Wisconsin.

Lemmer is one of five candidates throughout Wisconsin Women Lead has chosen to endorse in a primary race. Lemmer has also earned endorsements from 27 current and former elected leaders, more than any other candidate in the race to replace Melissa Sargent in the 48thDistrict.

“I am honored to earn the endorsement of Women Lead,” Alder Lemmer said. “This organization has been vital in helping elect strong, progressive, pro-choice women to office throughout Wisconsin. In the Assembly, I will stand up for women’s health, for investing in initiatives that end disparities, for rebuilding an inclusive and equitable economy in the wake of COVID-19. I am pleased to have Women Lead with me.”

 Alder Lindsay Lemmer is a Madison City Council member and a native Madisonian 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 Masters of Business Administration 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.

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