Businessman and Vietnam veteran, Lawrence Dale, has jumped into the race for Wisconsin’s 7th Congressional District special election, according to a press release from his campaign on Monday.

(Press Release) — Lawrence Dale, business man and Vietnam veteran, is running for Congress in the WI 7th Congressional District special election on the Democratic ticket.

In Congress, Lawrence will focus on bringing good paying jobs to the 7th Congressional District, securing universal healthcare, protecting our natural resources and fighting climate change. Lawrence says, "I am running because this is a critical time in our nation's history."

The policies of the Trump Administration are endangering our democracy and the principals upon which our country was founded. We must defeat the Trump Administration and its corruption at the polls in this special election and again in November and restore the strength of our democratic institutions."

Lawrence wants to hear what issues are most important to you. Please let Lawrence know what issues are important to you by filling out our survey at

Lawrence has a Masters degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from the University of Oregon.

Dale is the first Democrat to announce their intent to run for a seat formerly held by Republican Sean Duffy. Dale, who currently lives in Ironwood, Michigan, will be moving to Wisconsin in order to be on the ticket.

Last Update: Oct 14, 2019 10:37 am CDT

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