Former Madison alder announces run for city mayor

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MADISON, Wis., (WMTV) - A former Madison alder, Satya Rhodes-Conway, announced that she will be running to become the next mayor of Madison.

"I'm running for Mayor because I believe everyone in Madison deserves the opportunity to thrive," says Rhodes-Conway. "Everyone should have a good job, a safe and affordable home, and access to the things they need. My years on the City Council and my job working with cities across the country give me the experience to make Madison number one for everyone."

According to the release, Rhodes-Conway served on the city council for 6 years representing the area roughly from East High to the Madison Mallards ballpark. She has more than a decade of experience working with cities around the country on housing, equity, climate, and more through the Mayors Innovation Project based at UW-Madison.