Madison, WI – Friday, January 15th, 2021. Earlier today, Dr. Sheila Briggs filed a finance report showing to date in the State Superintendent’s race, she has raised more than $53,000.
The report shows her strong grassroots support from hundreds of people across Wisconsin, and strong cash on hand position of $44,345 heading into 2021. With the primary less than 5 weeks away, this will help ensure her advancement to the April general election.
The following is a statement from Sheila Briggs:
“This fundraising report demonstrates the strength of our grassroots campaign, and I’m honored to have the support of folks all across Wisconsin– from Port Washington to Hudson and Evansville to Rhinelander.
Our team is going to continue working hard to bring people together, around a shared vision for stronger public schools and a more equitable future for all of our kids.”
On Tuesday, May 26th, 2020 Dr. Sheila Briggs announced her candidacy for State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Briggs began her 30-year career as a kindergarten teacher in Madison, where she later served as a principal and school administrator. In 2011, she was appointed to serve as Assistant State Superintendent by Tony Evers, and she was reappointed to the position by State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor in 2019.