Monday, January 21, 2008

Rep. Kreuser has a opponent

Without opposition for the several elections in a row, State Assembly Minority Leader Jim Kreuser will be opposed in the November election.

Congratulations to Jeff Cassity in Kenosha for having the fortitude to challenge Rep. Kreuser.

Go get 'em, Jeff.

Cassity Press Release-

Cassity Campaign: Cassity to seek 64th Assembly seat

Jeffery Cassity
(262) 705-9514

CITY OF KENOSHA – Jeffery Cassity will be announing his candidacy for the 64th Assembly District seat currently held by Jim Kreuser.

The announcement will take place on Monday, January 21st at 3:00pm in front of the main entrance to the Edward Bain School of Language and Arts(EBSOLA). EBSOLA is located at 2600 50th Street. The candidate will read a brief statement and be available for questions from the press and public.

A 'Meet and Greet' session with the candidate is also schedulded at the Northside Library, 1500 27th Avenue, from 6:00 to 8:00pm that same evening (January 21st). Cassity will be available to answer questions from the public and find out more about what concerns the 64th District residents.

Cassity, 43, is Office Manager for the M&M Allstate Insurance Agency in Greenfield. He has been married to his wife, Isabel(nee Hernandez), since 1988. A life-long resident of Kenosha, Cassity attended Kenosha Unified Schools and holds a B.A. in Political Science from UW-Parkside.

Cassity is actively involved in many communities organizations. He is a member of the Kenosha Branch of the NAACP and the Urban League of Racine and Kenosha; he is a Board Member/Secretary of the Spanish Center of Racine and Kenosha. Cassity is also the current President of the League of United Latin American Citizens(LULAC) Council 320 for Racine and Kenosha as well as State Treasurer for LULAC-Wisconsin.

Cassity was a past local member of the Society of St Vincent de Paul. Cassity has served on several Kenosha Unfied School District committees. He has run previously for the School Board.

Cassity hopes that as Representative for the 64th District, he will be able to bring about real change in education, health care, and taxation to Kenosha, Somers, and Wisconsin. He also hopes to actively represent the needs and concerns of the 64th District which have gone unrepresented by the current occupier of the 64th Assembly District seat.

The 64th Assembly District consists of the northside of Kenosha and Ward 8 in the Town of Somers.

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