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The WCDP Annual Gala with Congressman Mark Pocan of Wisconsin
November 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Please join us for our annual Gala fundraising dinner to support the Washtenaw County Democratic Party 2020 mobilization.Our speaker will be Rep. Mark Pocan of Wisconsin.
Congressman Mark Pocan (said Pooh-can–D-WI02) is a nationally recognized leader in this country on progressive issues, fighting for policies that promote social and economic justice. As Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) and of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, Rep. Pocan is an active leader in some of the most important issues and democratic causes in Washington and across the country, and as one of the first members of congress to be elected while openly gay, is a champion for equality in the House.
Rep. Pocan is a Wisconsin native, who began his career representing Madison, WI in the Wisconsin Legislature. He earned a reputation in the state legislature for moving the Wisconsin political debate to the left. One of the most outspoken progressive members of the state assembly, he focused on difficult issues including corrections reform, the state budget, education funding, and fighting privatization schemes.
Since 2013, he has represented the same community in Washington. Rep. Pocan is a member of the Appropriations Committee, where he sits on subcommittees which deal with health, education, labor, agriculture, rural development, and environmental policies. Rep. Pocan is a small business owner, and a union member.
The Washtenaw Dems are excited to welcome this progressive champion to our county!
Your support will help fund our Precinct Organizing and Voter Guide, Outreach, Communications, infrastructure investments and our office.
Tickets are $100 with an advance reservation and must be purchased before 6 p.m. on November 9. Tickets are $125 at the door.