Speaker Profile

Mary Burke

Burke for Wisconsin

Former Trek Bicycle Executive Mary Burke is running to be the first woman Governor in Wisconsin history. She has also served as the Secretary of Commerce during the last Democratic administration in her home state, and has dedicated the last five years to closing the achievement gap for low-income and minority students. Mary announced her candidacy in October of 2013 and is running neck and neck with incumbent Scott Walker. She has the strong support and endorsement of progressive groups including EMILY's List, DailyKos, Russ Feingold's "Progressives United" and more.

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