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Kleefisch First Candidate For State-wide Office To File Nomination Papers

Rebecca Kleefisch Lieutenant Governor 2010

Kleefisch First Candidate For State-wide Office To File Nomination Papers

Lieutenant Governor Candidate Credits Growing Enthusiasm Among Conservative Activists

Madison ---  Thousands of grassroots conservatives inWisconsin have placed Rebecca Kleefisch in nomination today for the office of Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor. Kleefisch is the only candidate for statewide office to have filed nomination papers this early, indicating that conservative activists are more enthusiastic about voting this fall than in previous elections. 
 
Kleefisch filed nomination papers today with more than the 2,000 signatures. The papers officially place her name on the ballot for the Republican nomination for Lieutenant Governor. Kleefisch is a fiscal and social conservative who has never voted for a tax increase of any kind.
 
"What we're seeing here in Wisconsin is a reflection of what's happening all across the country,"  Kleefisch said.  "People want to stop complaining and break the legacy of electingpolitical machine candidates who are interested in promoting their own careers above the interests of the people they are elected to serve.  This isn't about me, it's about fresh new leadership and a new approach."
 
"My grassroots campaign is about showing how common-sense conservative principles can change the political culture in Madison to reduce taxes and create jobs so we can believe in Wisconsin's future again."
 
Rebecca Kleefisch is an authentic conservative who vows to stand up to the Madison establishment.  Kleefish recently went to all the TEA Party Express tour stops in Wisconsin and spoke at a few rallies on the tour.  Everywhere she went, she listened to concerns and had the ear of the people. 
 
Conservative activists say Rebecca is the "real deal." They enthusiatically volunteered for her campaign, and voters around the state are doing the rest, placing her name first in nomination ahead of any other candidate for statewide office.
 
To be placed on the September 14 primary ballot,  candidates for statewide office must submit at least 2,000 signatures.  Kleefisch filed the papers at the Government Accountability Board in Madison.