U.S. Rep. Ron Kind endorses Brad Pfaff as his replacement

LA CROSSE (WKBT) — U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-La Crosse) has endorsed Brad Pfaff to replace him in Congress after he retires next year.

Pfaff, a Democrat from Onalaska, was elected last year to the Wisconsin Senate and announced he was running for the Third Congressional seat earlier this fall.

“Brad Pfaff’s roots in western Wisconsin run deep and no one will work harder for hard working people,” said Kind, who has held the seat for nearly two decades. “Brad is a champion for farmers, small businesses, workers and western Wisconsin families. I’m glad to endorse his candidacy for Congress and I look forward to supporting his campaign.”

Kind praised Pfaff’s farming experience and work ethic in a statement.

“I thank Congressman Kind for his endorsement, his friendship and for his service to western Wisconsin and our nation,” said Pfaff. “Ron exemplifies so much that I strive for – hard work, respect for others, listening and to never forget where you come from and who you work for.

“Wisconsin family farmers, small businesses and workers face real challenges. I learned at a young age on the farm that when times are tough, you pull together as neighbors and you get to work. I’m going to take those same values with me to Congress as I work for the people of this district.”

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