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


“Today I am honored to announce an endorsement from Supervisor Yogesh Chawla,” said Sargent. “Yogesh continues to bring fresh ideas and innovative solutions to the Dane County Board. He is a beam of hope and positivity in our community, and continues to be a leader fighting for clean water, renewable energy, transportation solutions, affordable housing, and more” said Sargent.


“Melissa Sargent has been a policy leader in the State Assembly on issues like increasing the minimum wage, regulation and taxation of cannabis, and common sense gun safety legislation. She will be a leader in the State Senate, and will work diligently to win back both legislative chambers so we can implement a bold progressive agenda for the State of Wisconsin,” said Chawla.


“It is an honor to be endorsed by Yogesh,” Sargent said. “Yogesh continues to serve Dane County to the utmost degree. He works on behalf of our community with grit and passion, and truly fights to find equitable solutions for the betterment of all. His work fighting against racial disparities, for mental health services, and for open and transparent government, have been instrumental. I am proud to have Yogesh’s support, and look forward to continued partnership on behalf of our community,” said Sargent.



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