BROOKFIELD – Lieutenant governor candidate Ben Voelkel, a former longtime senior aide to Senator Ron Johnson, said the following in response to Johnson’s announcement that he will run for re-election:
“I was proud to fight side by side with Ron Johnson to advance conservative reforms for five years. Ron is a champion for the grassroots and will always fight for what he believes in. We need people like that now more than ever.”
Ben was a senior aide to Ron Johnson from 2017 through early 2021 after working on the senator’s 2016 campaign. A first-time candidate, Ben raised more than $100,000 in just the first three months of his campaign.