Cory Mason

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Cory Mason
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Personal details
Born (1973-01-25) January 25, 1973 (age 44)
Racine, Wisconsin, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Judge Rebecca Mason
Children Eleanor
Amelia
Cory
Alma mater University of Wisconsin–Madison

Cory Mason (born January 25, 1973) is a Democratic Party member of the Wisconsin State Assembly who represents the 66th Assembly District and now serves as Mayor of Racine, Wisconsin. He has served in the Wisconsin State Assembly since his election in 2006 and plans to resign his Assembly seat in January. [1] His district encompasses the majority of the city of Racine, Wisconsin.

Early life and education[edit]

Mason is a fifth-generation Racine resident and a graduate of Case High School.[citation needed] He received a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.[citation needed]

Wisconsin State Assembly[edit]

Mason is the ranking Assembly Democratic member of the Assembly Committee on Environment and Forestry, the Joint Legislative Council, and Joint Survey Committee on Retirement Systems. He also serves on the Assembly Committee on Tourism.[2]

Mason was named the 2009-2010 Legislator of the Year by the Wisconsin Technical College District Boards Association for his support of Wisconsin's technical colleges. Other awards include: the 2014 Children's Champion Policy Award by the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin; the 2013 Friend of the UW Award by the United Council of UW Students; and the River Champion Award by the River Alliance of Wisconsin. He was named 2012 Legislator of the Year by the Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin and was named to the Conservation Honor Roll for 2011-2012 by the Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. He was also given an Award of Merit by the Wisconsin Association for Career and Technical Education.[3]

Mayoral candidacy[edit]

Mason ran for mayor of Racine, Wisconsin in 2017 and won with the majority of votes in both the primary and general elections.[4]

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