Vote Joel Lewis for U.S.
Congress on August 9
Wisconsin’s 7th Congressional District
Joel Lewis for U.S. Congress
Joel was born and raised in Wausau, WI, by a single working class mother. She worked swing shift factory hours at Wausau Papers for the majority of his childhood, while his dad served in the Marines. The sacrifices they made in order to be successful taught Joel and his siblings to work hard and to never give up. He has 3 siblings.
Currently, Joel is serving his second term as a County Board Supervisor in Marathon County. He is serving his second year of a three-year term as a Consumer Board Member at a Federally Qualified Health Clinic. Joel and his wife Melissa served as Board Members of NAOMI (a WISDOM Affiliate), as representatives of The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist. He also served on the Vestry at St. John’s for 3 years.
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Mary Thao in Letter to the Editor: “Vote Joel Lewis”
Wausau resident, Mary Thao, encouraged readers of the Wausau Daily Herald and the public to vote for Joel, stating, “We need young professionals in public office, and Joel Lewis, who is running in the Democratic primary in the 7th Congressional District, is the individual to get the job done.”
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“Lewis sees himself as a member and champion of the working class. He is concerned about federal debt and wants to rearrange, rather than increase spending, he said.” – WDH (Online), 8/1/16
Joel will be facing one other candidate in the 7th District Democratic primary on August 9th.