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Chamber Announces Endorsements for Madison Mayor, Common Council 

Contact: Erik Greenfield, 608-443-1952 (office), 608-669-7884 (cell)

Chamber Announces Endorsements for Madison Mayor, Common Council 
Business backs candidates focused on strengthening economy, supporting growing workforce

MADISON – Today the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors announced their endorsements in the April 4 elections for Madison Mayor and Madison Common Council. The endorsement of the 48-member Chamber board signals a candidate’s strength on business and economic issues and is based on several factors, including alignment with the Chamber’s Emergence advocacy agenda.

“After a period of unprecedented challenges, there is a need for steady leadership to help us capitalize on the opportunities ahead for Greater Madison,” said Chamber President Zach Brandon. “Through their focus on important issues such as workforce housing, transportation and inclusive economic growth, these candidates represent the clear choices for long-term success for Madison and our region.”

For Mayor of Madison, the Chamber endorsed Satya Rhodes-Conway for re-election.

In addition, the Chamber endorsed the following candidates for Madison Common Council:

District 1: John W. Duncan
District 2: Colin Barushok
District 3: Derek Field
District 4: Mike Verveer
District 5: Regina Vidaver
District 6: Davy Mayer
District 7: Nasra Wehelie
District 8: Charlie Fahey
District 10: Sheri Carter
District 11: Bill Tishler
District 12: Amani Latimer Burris
District 14: Isadore Knox Jr.
District 15: Brad Hinkfuss
District 16: Jael Currie
District 18: Charles Myadze
District 19: John Guequierre
District 20: Barbara McKinney

About the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce: 
The Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce is the voice of business with more than 1,200 organizations – ranging from one-person shops to corporations with more than 10,000 employees – working to bring the Greater Madison area to its full potential. The Greater Madison region is a leader in innovation. From cutting-edge technologies to distinctive retail shops to inventive services and products, our members vary greatly but are united by the region’s entrepreneurial spirit. More information can be found at