MADISON, Wis. — Tonight the Vote Yes 2 Invest campaign released the following statement from its co-chairs after early returns indicate voters approving both referenda questions by overwhelming majorities in support of the Madison Metropolitan School District: 

“We’re incredibly grateful to the people of Madison for voting YES to invest in our public schools, students, and staff. Because of you, more sustainable and equitable schools are in sight. The work does not end here. We encourage everyone who cares about the future of our community to get involved with our local schools through the Foundation for Madison’s Public Schools and, alongside our new Superintendent Dr. Carlton Jenkins, help us continue to shape a Madison that uplifts all its residents.”  

Melinda Heinritz, Executive Director of the Foundation for Madison’s Public Schools

Julianna Baldo, MMSD Student

Zach Brandon, President of the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce

Dave Branson, Executive Director of the South Central Building Trades Association

Alder Sheri Carter, President of the Madison Common Council

Sandy Morales, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County

Julie Underwood, Former Dean of the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

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