State Assembly

Depending on where you live, you may have one of the below State Assembly races on your ballot.

  • Abigail Lowery has spent her life in education and healthcare as a special ed. teacher, autism line therapist, respite care provider, group home coordinator, and special education assistant. She is advocating for Medicaid expansion, a minimum wage increase, more rural broadband investment, nonpartisan redistricting, campaign finance reform, a transition to clean energy, and fully funding public schools. She also supports the Black Lives Matter movement and increasing voting accessibility. She is challenging incumbent Republican Representative John Jagler. Lowery is the progressive choice in this race.

    Abigail Lowery

    Abigail Lowery has spent her life in education and healthcare as a special ed. teacher, autism line therapist, respite care provider, group home coordinator, and special education assistant.

    Abigail Lowery

    Abigail Lowery has spent her life in education and healthcare as a special ed. teacher, autism line therapist, respite care provider, group home coordinator, and special education assistant.

  • Democrat Melissa Winker is running to unseat incumbent Republican Barbara Dittrich. Her top issues are affordable healthcare and expanded coverage, education, creating good jobs, gun violence prevention, and clean water. On these issues, her proposed policies are Medicaid expansion, mental health funding, preventing unfair billing practices, lowering the costs of prescription drugs, reducing student loan debt, investing in worker training, and universal background checks. Dittrich favors keeping police officers in schools and opposes reproductive freedom and fair maps. Winker is the progressive choice in this race.

    Melissa Winker

    Democrat Melissa Winker is running to unseat incumbent Republican Barbara Dittrich. Her top issues are affordable healthcare and expanded coverage, education, creating good jobs, gun violence prevention, and clean water.

    Melissa Winker

    Democrat Melissa Winker is running to unseat incumbent Republican Barbara Dittrich. Her top issues are affordable healthcare and expanded coverage, education, creating good jobs, gun violence prevention, and clean water.

  • Izzy Hassey Nevarez is running for Assembly with an emphasis on local issues and local solutions. He believes that healthcare is a right, that tax dollars should fund public schools, and that medical and recreational marijuana should be legalized. Hassey Nevarez favors Medicaid expansion, fair maps, and a science-based approach to the COVID-19 pandemic. Incumbent Republican Mark Born votes consistently with Republican legislative leaders, including for a health care law that created large loopholes for insurers to discriminate against people with pre-existing conditions. Hassey Nevarez is the progressive choice.

    Izzy Hassey Nevarez

    Izzy Hassey Nevarez is running for Assembly with an emphasis on local issues and local solutions. He believes that healthcare is a right, that tax dollars should fund public schools, and that medical and recreational marijuana should be legalized.

    Izzy Hassey Nevarez

    Izzy Hassey Nevarez is running for Assembly with an emphasis on local issues and local solutions. He believes that healthcare is a right, that tax dollars should fund public schools, and that medical and recreational marijuana should be legalized.

  • Endorsed By: WEAC, WI AFL-CIO

No Good Choices

Incumbent Republican Rep. Cindi Duchow is running unopposed. She describes herself as "very conservative." Duchow has also responded poorly to the COVID-19 crisis, applauding the end of the Stay at Home order and receiving a forgivable PPP loan for her business after writing a letter to the congressional delegation opposing aid to states. There is no progressive choice in this race.