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Former National Sheriff’s Association Official Endorses Dr. Kristin Lyerly for Congress PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kristin for Wisconsin Press   
Thursday, 09 May 2024 08:14

bc_sheriffSheriff Dave Mahoney says Dr. Lyerly understands the complexities of law enforcement and has a clear vision for addressing the critical issues facing our communities.

Green Bay, WI - A prominent figure from the law enforcement community, Sheriff Dave Mahoney, today endorsed Dr. Kristin Lyerly for Congress in Wisconsin’s 8th district congressional race to replace former Rep. Mike Gallagher.  Sheriff Mahoney, the former President of the National Sheriff’s Association, weighed in with his endorsement in the open-seat race that has continued to generate local and national interest favoring Dr. Lyerly.

dave-mahoney"I am proud to endorse Dr. Kristin Lyerly for Congress because she has demonstrated a steadfast commitment to ensuring the health, safety, and security of our citizens," said Sheriff David Mahoney. "Dr. Lyerly understands the complexities of law enforcement and has a clear vision for addressing the critical issues facing our communities."

kristin-lyerlymd“I’m thrilled to have Sheriff Mahoney’s support,” said Dr. Lyerly. “I am committed to strengthening partnerships between law enforcement agencies and the communities they serve to ensure our families and communities continue building trust and strengthen existing partnerships. Nothing is more important than keeping our families and communities safe.”

Sheriff Mahoney highlighted Dr. Lyerly’s record of consensus building across groups and individuals that come from different backgrounds, stemming from her experience as a physician, and her ability to listen to her patients. He emphasized that this ability would make Dr. Lyerly a leader in Congress, and would bring a solutions-based approach to the dysfunction in Washington.

About Dr. Kristin Lyerly:

Dr. Kristin Lyerly is a sixth-generation Wisconsinite, OB/GYN physician, mother of four, and champion for women and families running to be the first woman elected to Wisconsin’s 8th Congressional District. Kristin has practiced as an OB/GYN in Green Bay, Oconto, Marinette and Sheboygan, and regularly travels hundreds of miles to provide a wide range of health care services to rural and underrepresented communities in Minnesota and Arizona. She was the named plaintiff in the case that brought abortion care back to Wisconsin following the restoration of an antiquated 1849 Wisconsin abortion law post- Dobbs. Dr. Lyerly works with medical students at the Medical College of Wisconsin-Green Bay and is an active and award-winning member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), known for her effective leadership and outstanding contributions. Kristin is running for Congress to bring a pro-patient, pro-choice champion of women’s healthcare to DC and to advocate for Wisconsin’s working families.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 May 2024 17:58
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