Fond du Lac, WI – Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman announced the endorsement of local elected officials from city, county, and state offices throughout the 6th Congressional District.
Those officials endorsing are listed below:
Alberta Darling – Senator, 8th Senate District
Devin LeMahieu – Senator, 9th Senate District
Duey Stroebel – Senator, 20th Senate District
Jim Ott – Representative, 23rd Assembly District
Paul Tittl – Representative, 25th Assembly District
Terry Katsma - Representative, 26th Assembly District
Tyler Vorpagel – Representative, 27th Assembly District
Mark Born - Representative, 39th Assembly District
Joan Ballweg – Representative, 41st Assembly District
Keith Ripp – Representative, 42nd Assembly District
Jeremy Thiesfeldt – Representative, 52nd Assembly District
Michael Schraa - Representative, 53rd Assembly District
Mike Rorhkaste – Representative, 55th Assembly District
Don Pohlman – Mayor, City of Plymouth
Van Mobley – President, Village of Thiensville
Dean Kaufert – Mayor, City of Neenah
Keith Wohlfert, Chairman, Town of Oxford
Dale Youngquist, President, Village of Fox Crossing
Allen Wrubble, President, Village of Oostburg
Mike Wuest, Chairman, Town of Brooklyn
Dennis Richards – Sheriff, Columbia County
In response, Congressman Grothman said, “It is an honor to be endorsed by these elected officials from across the 6th District. I will continue to fight the un-elected Washington bureaucrats on out-of-control regulations and unfunded mandates. Because, I believe that local officials, like these, are better at solving the issues facing their communities than an ever expanding one size fits all federal bureaucracy."
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Fond du Lac, WI – Several members of local law enforcement have endorsed Glenn Grothman for Congress in the 6th District. Those endorsing Glenn are:
Dodge County Sheriff - Dale Schmidt
Green Lake County Sheriff - Mark Podoll
Marquette County Sheriff - Kim Gaffney
Ozaukee County Sheriff - James Johnson
Sheboygan County Sheriff - Todd Priebe
Winnebago County Sheriff - John Matz
Fmr. Superintendent WI State Patrol and Dodge County Sheriff- Stephen Fitzgerald
In endorsing Grothman, Ozaukee County Sheriff and President of Wisconsin Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs Association Jim Johnson said, “Glenn Grothman has always been supportive of law enforcement as a Representative and formerly as a State Senator. He is a dedicated servant of the people. Representative Grothman has always been driven to do the right thing for Wisconsin. When I cast my vote for Glenn Grothman, I know my vote is for a man with integrity.”
Grothman reacted to the endorsement saying, “It is an honor to receive the support of those keeping our communities safe every day. I believe that policing is a local issue, but the federal government and local law enforcement must work together. Whether it is supporting the border patrol or county sheriffs in the fight against the opioid epidemic, there needs to be a strong partnership between the federal government and law enforcement to keep our communities safe."
Fond du Lac, WI – Seven District Attorneys have endorsed Glenn Grothman for Congress in the 6th District. The DA’s endorsing Glenn are:
Columbia County DA – Jane Kohlwey
Dodge County DA – Kurt Klomberg
Green Lake County DA – Andrew Christenson
Manitowoc County DA – Jacalyn LaBre
Ozaukee County DA – Adam Gerol
Waushara County DA – Scott Blader
Winnebago County DA – Christian Gossett
In endorsing Congressman Grothman, Ozaukee County DA Adam Gerol said, "I am proud to have Glenn Grothman as my representative in Congress. Glenn knows that government’s first obligation is to keep its citizens safe. He works every day to ensure that people have the freedom and opportunity to succeed and thrive. As a line prosecutor for more than 25 years, I have witnessed how Glenn Grothman’s leadership has supported victims, law enforcement, and made our lives safer. I look forward to him continuing this work in Congress for many years to come.”
Grothman reacted to the endorsement saying, “I am honored to have the support of each of these district attorneys. Every day they see firsthand the issues the district is facing, especially the heroin epidemic. The federal government must do more to keep our citizens safe. We must stop the flow of heroin and other illegal drugs across our unsecured borders and into our country. I look forward to continuing to work with the district attorneys across the 6th District to make our communities safer."
Sheboygan Falls, WI – The Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin (ABC of Wisconsin) officially endorsed Glenn Grothman for Congress in the 6th District.
“We proudly endorse Congressman Grothman in his bid for re-election,” said John Mielke, ABC of Wisconsin President. “Glenn has been a strong advocate in Washington for the merit shop construction industry, and his continued defense of the free enterprise system makes him the best choice for our members.”
Grothman reacted to the endorsement saying, “I am deeply humbled to receive the endorsement of ABC of Wisconsin and their members across the 6th District. A strong construction industry means a strong economy. I will continue to fight every day to reduce taxes and out-of-control regulation that harm our local businesses. We need to get Washington bureaucrats out of the way so that businesses can create jobs and economic opportunity for the 6th District.”
Fond du Lac, WI — The National Rifle Association of America (NRA), has announced they are endorsing Glenn Grothman for Congress in the 6th Congressional District.
“Glenn Grothman has a long record of fighting for our Second Amendment freedoms. As a congressman and state legislator, Glenn Grothman has demonstrated unwavering support for law-abiding gun owners in Wisconsin and throughout the United States,” said Chris W. Cox, chairman, NRA-PVF. “Congressman Grothman can be trusted to continue his opposition of the Obama, Bloomberg and Hillary Clinton gun control agenda.”
Grothman responded to the endorsement of the NRA, saying: “I am honored to receive the endorsement of the NRA and their members throughout the 6th District. Time and again the NRA has stood up and defended citizens constitutional right to keep and bear arms. I am proud to be a member of the NRA. I will continue to stand with the NRA to protect individuals constitutional rights."
Sheboygan, WI — The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation (WFBF) has announced they are endorsing Glenn Grothman for Congress in the 6th Congressional District.
In endorsing Glenn Grothman, WFBF Board of Directors Member, Rosie Lisowe said, "As his constituent, I have found that Congressman Grothman takes the time to listen and learn how federal issues impact farmers and rural Wisconsin.”
Kevin Krentz, of the WFBF Board of Directors Member added, “Congressman Glenn Grothman’s work to control the federal government’s overspending and over regulation makes him a strong advocate for Wisconsin’s farmers. He understands that keeping money in rural Wisconsin is the best way to strengthen our economy.”Read more
“I am honored to receive the endorsement and Guardian of Small Business Award from Wisconsin NFIB and their members in the 6th District.”
Random Lake, WI – The Wisconsin National Federation of Independent Business (Wisconsin NFIB), the state’s leading small business organization today at Vorpahl Farms, announced they have awarded Congressman Glenn Grothman with the Guardian of Small Business Award and are endorsing him for Congress in the 6th Congressional District.
“We are truly grateful for the strong support Congressman Glenn Grothman has provided the small business community during his first term as a member of Congress,” said Bill G. Smith, Wisconsin NFIB State Director, “Congressman Grothman scored a perfect 100% NFIB voting record on issues of importance to small business, his leadership fighting costly, burdensome regulations, and his commitment to a fairer, simpler tax system have earned him the endorsement of Wisconsin’s leading small business organization, the National Federation of Independent Business."
Grothman reacted to receiving both the award and endorsement of the Wisconsin NFIB, saying “I am honored to receive the endorsement and Guardian of Small Business Award from the Wisconsin NFIB and their members in the 6th District. Small businesses are crucial to the well-being of Wisconsin’s economy. Wisconsin’s small business owners don’t need more taxes and burdensome regulation from out-of-touch bureaucrats in Washington. They need a partner who will work for them not against them. Every day I will continue to earn this award and work with and for small business owners to create a better environment to do business in.
Fond du Lac, WI — Congressman Glenn Grothman's campaign launched a new TV commercial this week entitled, "Show Up." The ad highlights Grothman's strong commitment to be there for his constituents.
Grothman has a unique approach to serving the people of the 6th District. He doesn't wait for people to come to him, he goes to them. Grothman is out talking and listening to people all over the district. Gathering feedback on the issues that matter most to the people of the 6th District.