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

“Today I am honored to announce an endorsement from Kriss Marion,” said Sargent. “As a farmer, entrepreneur, County Board Supervisor for Lafayette County, and former State Senate candidate herself, Kriss’ experience is irreplaceable. She is a passionate advocate for our local communities, rural development, and conservation, and continues to fight for our state,” Sargent continued.

“Melissa Sargent is an effective and proven leader, who I am proud to support in her candidacy for Wisconsin’s 16th Senate District. Melissa has displayed both progressive and pragmatic leadership through her work on the Dane County Board and in the Wisconsin State Assembly. She believes in Wisconsin, from the City of Madison to rural Dane County and other communities across our state, and truly represents their interests. She has fought to empower local communities, restore local control, and invest in our municipalities,” said Marion. “She has been a champion for conservation, innovation, economic development, and supporting working families, and I look forward to her continued advocacy in the State Senate. ”

“It is truly an honor to be endorsed by Kriss,” Sargent said. “Kriss is a champion for natural resource protection, investment in local infrastructure and development, local decision-making control, and above all policies that help all people of our state– such as affordable housing and quality healthcare. I am proud to have her support in my candidacy for the 16th Senate District.”

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