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Jeanne Tarantino, 98th Assembly District Candidate, Raises Nearly $19,000

Community leaders and donors get behind the Tarantino Campaign.

Waukesha, Wis. – Jeanne Tarantino raised $18,566.42 during the latest reporting period for the special election in the 98th Assembly District, rounding out a steady fundraising effort over the brief month and a half since the election was announced.

“I am honored and humbled by the generous support this campaign has received from so many Waukesha County residents,” stated Tarantino. “They believe I am the right person to go to Madison to work with the Walker-Kleefisch administration to continue to move Wisconsin forward.”

In addition to a strong fundraising effort, Tarantino has been endorsed by Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch, Waukesha District Attorney Brad Schimel, Waukesha County Sheriff Dan Trawicki, County Clerk Kathleen Madden, County Board Supervisors Michael Crowley and Fritz Ruf, Former Waukesha Mayor Carol Lombardi, Former District Attorney Paul Bucher, Former State Senator Joanne Hueslman and Former Assembly Speaker Scott Jensen.  She has also been endorsed by business leaders James Klauser, Ty Taylor, Jerry and Judie Couri, Caryn Papenthien, Ty Taylor, Dave Bahl Sr, and David Karst.

Jeanne Tarantino will be on the ballot for the February 19, 2013 election in the 98th Assembly District. She resides in Waukesha with her three children.

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Chris B January 29, 2013 at 11:22 PM
I heard Belling give, what sounded like to me, another candidate endorsement. Listen to today's podcast and I think you will get the picture
Chris B January 29, 2013 at 11:23 PM
I hope it wasn't the guy that said to me , " I hate the woman vote!"
Mr Lundt January 30, 2013 at 12:54 AM
Given the nonsense JEANNE TARANTINO said under oath, this photo is ironic and should also be used on Jeanne's political epitaph.
Chris B January 30, 2013 at 01:28 AM
Journalists usually never reveal their source.
Wanda Blackwell February 02, 2013 at 11:12 AM
The People on the board of the Waukesha Co Republican Party are in Leadership roles and really should not be this vocal about any/all of the candidates. Period. One other thing, re-read the half of the story that was reported by bice. Please be intelligent enough to know the difference of one expressing ones feelings to her bosses boss and "actually filling" charges/accusations!!! If indeed there were "charges" made there would have been a lot more than bice and belling breaking this story and it would have happened a long time ago! That would have included a lawsuit filed in court and a lot more than "just feelings" being aired during an exhusting divorce deposition that lasted all day A bunch of jealous imuture infighting ignorant people! I say grow up and show some real Leadership...the kind the the RNC Chairman just wrote about, the Govorner, the Lt. Gov all would like to see within the party.

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