Running for: Wisconsin State Assembly (District 89)
Karl Jaeger is running for the Wisconsin State Assembly in District 89 in a special election on April 6, 2021. He is a long-time resident of Northeast Wisconsin and is an elected Supervisor on the Marinette County Board. Jaeger is passionate about improving his district and Wisconsin by changing the current legislature from the inside out. With this election he will end the legacy of elected officials in this district who put “big-money corporate special interests before the interests of everyday Wisconsinites” and serve as a representative who puts people first. For example, his district is the site of one of the Country’s largest groundwater PFAS contamination plumes, and the Wisconsin legislature has failed to act to protect the health and drinking water of his community. Jaeger will fight so that all Wisconsin communities “have a clean environment, affordable healthcare, great schools, and good jobs.” Jaeger is non-religious.
Running for: U.S. House of Representatives (Louisiana 2)
Desiree Ontiveros is running for U.S. Congress in Louisiana’s 2nd Congressional District in a special election on March 20, 2021. She is a small business owner and community leader advocating for equitable economic recovery and opportunity, reforming the political system, and improving public education. Ontiveros was raised Catholic and now identifies as spiritual. She is running for Congress because “We can do better than the status quo. We need to rethink and reform. We need to repave the path to the American Dream.” Desiree believes economic opportunity and social justice reform have stagnated because it doesn’t directly impact our current leaders. “These days, it’s not enough to just be a Democrat. We need leaders who will actually fight like their livelihoods depend on it, because OUR livelihoods depend on it. This district has never been represented by a woman of color. This is our chance to enact change and make history.”