News Release: Libertarian Party of Michigan Posts First November Wins

Libertarian Party of Michigan Posts First November Wins
Emily Salvette
For Immediate Release
Contact: Emily Hopp Salvette, State Chair
313-747-8129, 313-747-7542

Two candidates running on the Libertarian Party ticket have won their races. Brett Cashman has been elected Superior Township Parks Commissioner in Washtenaw County. Brian Wisneski has won his race for Clinton Township Trustee in Lenawee County. This is the first run for public office for both men. They are the first Libertarians elected in a November general election in Michigan. Brett Cashman, 38, is a Technical Support Engineer for Rofin-Sinar Inc. (Plymouth, MI.) the worlds largest manufacturer of industrial lasers. Brett and his wife Kimberly, have one daughter, Madison. Says Cashman, “I’m eager to bring a Libertarian perspective to my township government.” Mr. Cashman is the first elected Libertarian in Washtenaw County. He can be contacted at 313-481-1354.

Brian Wisneski, 37, is employed as a Facilities Management Supervisor by Parke-Davis Pharmaceutical Research in Ann Arbor. He and his Ronda have two children. “Today the voters of Clinton Township chose principle over party politics,” said Wisneski on learning of his victory. “I am honored by their vote of confidence.” Mr. Wisneski can be contacted at 517-456-7772.

“These wins represent a great victory for the Libertarian Party of Michigan,” said state campaign chairman, James Hudler. “Unlike Ross Perot’s one-man-show, our party is a real political movement serving its constituency at the grass roots. We look forward to more Libertarian victories at the local level in future elections.”

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