MADISON– Melissa Sargent (D-Madison) released the following statement announcing an endorsement for her candidacy for Wisconsin’s 16th Senate District:

“Today, I am proud to announce an endorsement by former State Representative Terese Berceau. Terese has been a dedicated public servant to Dane County for decades, and continues to be an active leader and advocate for her community,” said Sargent.

Terese Berceau served in the Wisconsin State Assembly from 1999 to 2013. Prior to being elected to the State Assembly, Berceau served four terms on the Dane County Board of Supervisors, representing the 20th Supervisory District on Madison’s west side. She was Vice Chair of the Board from 1996 to 1998. She also served on the City of Madison Community Development Authority, and was a board member on the Greater Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center. In her years of service, Berceau was a champion for reproductive rights, gun reform, consumer protections, workers’ rights, health care reform, and more.

“It was an honor to work with Melissa during my time in the Wisconsin State Assembly, where I had the pleasure to witness first hand the grit and determination that she has in fighting for her constituents. Melissa continues to serve her community diligently, and is a champion for working families across our state. She will make an excellent addition to the Wisconsin State Senate,” said Berceau.

“It is an honor to be endorsed by Terese, who has spent invaluable time dedicated to Dane County and the betterment of our state. Terese is a thoughtful leader, and I am grateful for her support,” said Sargent.

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