U.S. Senate candidate Lewis charged over improper use of campaign, city funds as alderwoman


Milwaukee Ald. and Dem U.S. Senate candidate Chantia Lewis was charged Tuesday with five counts, including theft, misconduct in public office and violating campaign finance laws.
The four felonies and one misdemeanor stem from allegations Lewis used her campaign finance account to cover personal expenses, put political donations into her personal checking account and improperly sought reimbursement from the city for travel she covered with campaign funds.
She faces charges of misconduct in office, theft and embezzlement for the misuse of $21,667 in campaign and city funds.
Lewis, who announced...

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