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Friday, April 18, 2014

James Brownlow

James Brownlow
Candidate For Assembly District 83

James Brownlow

Candidate Background

Party: 
Democratic
Address: 

P. O. Box 542
Muskego, WI 53150

Phone Number: 
(414) 375-8634

Candidate Biography

From candidate Website

I'm a librarian, not a politician. I will apply a librarian's approach to solving problems. This is how I got to where I am today:

Résumé

  •     Born in Wild Rose, Wisconsin
  •     Earned Bachelor's and Master's degrees from UW Madison
  •     Worked as a school librarian for 34 years, 32 of them in Muskego
  •     District resident since 1973, Muskego resident since 1989
  •     Candidate for the 83rd Assembly District in the May, 2011, special election

If you have more questions regarding my political career, please email me. I've always got an open ear for my constituents.

My Private Life

My family has lived the typical middle-class lifestyle of the 83rd Assembly District.  My wife and I studied hare, pursued a career of service and were rewarded with enough compensation to afford us mortgage payments, fairly reliable used cars, money to save for our sons' college educations, and a little for retirement. I worry now about what our sons have to look forward to. If they and their generation cannot find jobs that pay well enough to support modest levels of comfort and security, the whole economy will suffer and even the rich cannot indulge in their luxuries.

As a politician, I want to strengthen the economic values such as a good day's pay for a good day's work that provided me with my modest lifestyle.  Family-oriented policies such as encouragement of family-supporting secure jobs, and a strong public education system are the keys to success in this area.  I have pursued this agenda through my work with youth for years and look forward to doing more as your representative in Madison.

For decades, hard work has paid off.  We all plyed by the same rules.  There is no reason we have to accept the Scott Walker, Paul Ryan, and David Craig vision of doom and gloom.  We have done it before, we can do it again.  Together, we can do better.