Three Democrats are vying to become the next state senator from the 10th District to replace Sheila Harsdorf. They will face off in a primary election on December 19th. Dunn County Democrats do not endorse competing Democrats, but instead encourage all our members to support the candidate of their choosing and vote in the primary and in the special general election on January 19th.
Here is some information on how you can support the candidates:
John Calabrese, a woodworker from Glenwood City has worked many years to get big money out of politics in Wisconsin.
Wednesday 12/6/17 Raw Deal Restaurant 603 Broadway Menomonie 5-7pm
Thursday 12/7/17 Rush River Brewery 990 Antler Ct, River Falls 5-7pm
Friday 12/8/17 Oliphant Brewing 350 Main Street Somerset 5-7pm
Saturday 12/9/17 Farm Table Restaurant 110 Keller Ave. N Amery
Sunday 12/10/17 River Falls Public Library 140 Union St. River Falls 3-4pm
Patty Schachtner of Somerset is the St, Croix County Medical Examiner and has worked and been active on public health and mental health issues for many years. Her campaign is conducting a number of canvases in the region. Here are the details:
Saturday 12/9/17 Launch Point: Einstein Bagels 101 Oak Ave #4 Menomonie Start times: 9:00am/12:00pm/3:00pm
Sunday 12/10/17 Launch Point: Caribou Coffee 2321 Highway 25 N Suite 308 Menomonie Start times: 9:00am/3:00pm
Reuben Herfindahl, of River Falls is the third Democrat in the race. He work in Information Technology but we have been unable to find any more details about his campaign.