Loudenbeck Wants to Restore Faith in Election Process

Madison, WI – Amy Loudenbeck (R-Clinton) is running for the office of Wisconsin Secretary of State to make it an office that actually works for the people of Wisconsin and has a role in restoring confidence in our elections process.

“Yesterday, Doug La Follette indicated his intention to seek re-election on a platform that includes doing absolutely nothing – he’s content to sit around while his office is closed, collect a taxpayer funded paycheck and ignore concerns from Wisconsin citizens,” said Loudenbeck.

La Follette told the Associated Press his motivation to run again was to keep the legislature from giving the Secretary of State’s office the power to run elections in Wisconsin.

“Restoring confidence in our elections should be every elected official’s top priority,” said Loudenbeck. “The constitutional office of Secretary of State could add value to WEC in a lot of ways like improving transparency, helping standardize election materials, and increasing voter outreach and education. These are policy changes we should be talking about, and Doug La Follette wants to block them so he can protect the status quo and continue his do-nothing legacy. I intend to continue to talk to voters in every corner of this state and hear what issues they think are important and how we can make this office work again. I’m not running just to win the office for the party.”

“During my tenure in the legislature, I have built a reputation of working hard and getting things done. My colleagues know this office is broken, and they know I’ll put in the work needed to fix it,” said Loudenbeck.

Today, Loudenbeck announced her first round of legislative endorsements for her bid for Secretary of State, totaling well over half of all republican members currently serving in the Wisconsin State Legislature.

“I’m incredibly honored and humbled by their support for me and my campaign for Wisconsin Secretary of State. Together we can consider a broad range of policy options to add value to this office and make sure Wisconsin continues on the best path forward. Whether it’s election reform or better business services, there’s a lot of work to be done.”

Members of the Wisconsin State Legislature endorsing Amy Loudenbeck for Secretary of State include:

Rep. David Armstrong (R-Rice Lake), 75th Assembly District

Rep. Tyler August (R-Lake Geneva), 32nd Assembly District

Sen. Joan Ballweg (R-Markesan), 14th Senate District

Rep. Mark Born (R-Beaver Dam), 39th Assembly District

Rep. Rob Brooks (R-Saukville), 60th Assembly District

Rep. Calvin Callahan (R-Tomahawk), 35th Assembly District

Rep. Alex Dallman (R-Green Lake), 41st Assembly District

Sen. Alberta Darling (R-River Hills), 8th Senate District

Rep. Barbara Dittrich (R-Oconomowoc), 38th Assembly District

Rep. Cindi Duchow (R-Town of Delafield), 99th Assembly District

Rep. James Edming (R-Glen Flora), 87th Assembly District

Sen. Mary Felzkowski (R-Irma), 12th Senate District

Rep. Rick Gundrum (R-Slinger), 58th Assembly District

Sen. John Jagler (R-Watertown), 13th Senate District

Rep. Jesse James (R-Altoona), 68th Assembly District

Rep. Terry Katsma (R-Ootsburg), 26th Assembly District

Rep. Samantha Kerkman (R-Salem), 61st Assembly District

Rep. Joel Kitchens (R-Sturgeon Bay), 1st Assembly District

Sen. Dale Kooyenga (R-Brookfield), 5th Senate District

Rep. Mike Kuglitsch (R-New Berlin), 84th Assembly District

Rep. Tony Kurtz (R-Wonewoc), 50th Assembly District

Rep. John Macco (R-Ledgeview), 88th Assembly District

Rep. Gae Magnafici (R-Dresser), 28th Assembly District

Rep. Clint Moses (R-Menomonie). 29th Assembly District

Rep. Jeff Mursau (R-Crivitz), 36th Assembly District

Sen. Steve Nass (R-Whitewater), 11th Senate District

Rep. Adam Neylon (R-Pewaukee), 98th Assembly District

Rep. Todd Novak (R-Dodgeville), 51st Assembly District

Rep. Loren Oldenburg (R-Viroqua), 96th Assembly District

Rep. William Penterman (R-Columbus), 37th Assembly District

Rep. Kevin Petersen (R-Waupaca), 40th Assembly District

Sen. Jerry Petrowski (R-Marathon), 29th Senate District

Rep. Jon Plumer (R-Lodi), 42nd Assembly District

Rep. Treig Pronschinske (R-Mondovi), 92nd Assembly District

Rep. Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek), 21st Assembly District

Rep. Donna Rozar (R-Marshfield), 69th Assembly District

Rep. Joe Sanfelippo (R-New Berlin), 15th Assembly District

Rep. Ken Skowronski (R-Franklin), 82nd Assembly District

Rep. Pat Snyder (R-Schofield), 85th Assembly District

Rep. John Spiros (R-Marshfield), 86th Assembly District

Rep. Jim Steineke (R-Kaukauna), 5th Assembly District

Rep. Rob Summerfield (R-Bloomer), 67th Assembly District

Rep. Rob Swearingen (R-Rhinelander), 34th Assembly District

Rep. Gary Tauchen (R-Bonduel), 6th Assembly District

Rep. Jeremy Thiesfeldt (R-Fond du Lac), 52nd Assembly District

Rep. Travis Tranel (R-Cuba City), 49th Assembly District

Rep. Ron Tusler (R- Harrison), 3rd Assembly District

Rep. Tyler Vorpagel (R- Plymouth), 27th Assembly District

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester), 63rd Assembly District

Sen. Van Wanggaard (R-Racine), 21st Senate District

Rep. Robert Wittke (R-Racine), 62nd Assembly District

Rep. Shannon Zimmerman (R-River Falls), 30th Assembly District

For more information about Amy Loudenbeck and her campaign platform, please visit www.voteamywi.com, or visit her social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by searching VoteAmyWI.

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