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Email address*:

Answer: davidcookeforracinecountyboard@gmail.com

First name*:

Answer: David

Last name*:

Answer: Cooke

Age:

Answer: 58

Address:

Answer: 1822 Neptune Avenue Racine Wi 53404

How long have you lived in the community:

Answer: 54 years

What position are you running for?*:

Answer: County Board Supervisor District 5

Have you ever held an elected office position before?* Yes or No

Answer: Yes

If so, what position(s) were you elected to?*:

Answer: County Board Supervisor District 5

In thinking about your election bid, what top three issued need to be addressed?*:

Answer: Creating new Jobs, having a ready workforce and restoring our parks

How would you plan to address those issues?*:

Answer: Create a community that is business friendly where companies want to move to and their employees want to live. Continue to work with RUSD, UHSD, Gateway and the trades to ready our citizens for the jobs that are coming. Continue to work to restore our parks like the efforts currently under way at Quarry Lake Park. In a partnership with the DNR and Friends of Quarry Lake Park the quarry is being resored to a destination place for all ages once again.

In reference to those issues you have identified, what would success look like to you in making an impact?*:

Answer: Many new companies moving into Racine County, Racine no longer having the highest unemployment rate in the state and our parks filled with people enjoying what Racine County has to offer.

Why are those issues important to you?*:

Answer: I feel there are great opportunities ahead for Racine County and as a county board supervisor I want to do what I can to make them happen.

At the end of your term, what would you like to have accomplished?*:

Answer: To make Racine County a place you want to call home

Why should people vote for you?*:

Answer: As a 54 year resident of Racine County and a 37 year resident of district 5 I have seen what the community has gone through and what changes are needed going forward.

What is your educational background?*:

Answer: Certificate of Business Management at Marquette University

What civic organizations do you belong to?

Answer: N/A

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