MADISON - The
Democratic Party of Wisconsin has picked a new executive
director, union activist Jason Sidener.
Martha Laning said in a statement Friday that Sidener is
dedicated to electing progressive candidates at all levels and
will work closely with local activists to return to Wisconsin's
worked for the last 14 years for the American Federation of
State, County and Municipal Employees. He's currently the
political action director for AFSCME Council 32, which
represents public-sector workers across the state.
Kory Kozloski, who announced he was stepping down earlier in the
week. Party spokesman Brandon Weathersby said then that Kozloski
planned to follow his wife to a job out of state.