LARGEST PUBLIC INTEREST ORGANIZTION
JOHN KERRY FOR PRESIDENT
Citizen Action plans aggressive campaign to communicate with its
75,000 members statewide on the presidential election
Citizen Action’s Board of
Director’s voted unanimously to endorse U.S. Senator John Kerry for
president at its annual Board meeting on Friday.
am proud to announce Wisconsin Citizen Action’s strong endorsement
of John Kerry for president. Kerry’s
commitment on key issues important to the people of Wisconsin such as
affordable health care, job creation and promoting workers rights, a
strong public education system and protection of the environment made
this an easy decision for the Board, “said Sheila Cochran, WCA Board
Bush’s record is clear. He
is more interested in giving tax cuts to big corporations and the
wealthiest among us than in ensuring all Americans have access to
health care and family supporting jobs,” continued Cochran. “We
need a president who will stand up for working families, for our
children and for the environment.
That’s why we will do whatever we can to see that John Kerry
is elected President in November.
This is the most important election of our lifetimes.”
Action has more than 75,000 members statewide.
We are a coalition of more than 200 organization including labor,
environmental, tribal, students, senior citizen and women’s groups
among many others. WCA
has a 20 year history of working for social, economic and
environmental justice. We unite the political power of our members
with the power of a diverse coalition to build power around issue and
“In a recently completed membership identification
program, we found that a majority of our members who have made up
their minds on who they will vote for are supporting John Kerry. We have a significant percentage of our members who are
undecided as well. Wisconsin
Citizen Action has plans to contact our members to inform them where
Bush and Kerry stand on the issues, said Bob Hudek, Co-Executive
Director of WCA. “We are taking this message directly to their
doorsteps, as well as contacting them via mail, telephone and email.
WCA will implement the largest member contact program in our 20
year history. The stakes
are too high to do anything less.”