Democrat Meier To Run For 34th Assembly Seat

May 23, 2018

Credit Chris Meier

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A Democrat has announced he's challenging incumbent 34th Assembly Republican representative Rob Swearingen for the seat this fall.

Chris Meier of Eagle River is a long time educator in the Phelps school district. Meier is an Army veteran and is married with three sons.

He details why he is running.... 

Meier criticized Swearingen and Republicans for the FOXCONN deal, which Meier says won't help the north...

He says the dollars spent on the Foxconn deal could have helped northern Wisconsin with more broadband...

Meier says he was part of a group that helped get more aid for rural schools... 

Meier says he also would focus on more economic development.