Jim Sullivan's file:

Democrat from Wisconsin

Jim Sullivan, a Democrat, was elected to the Wisconsin state Senate in 2006 and was defeated for re-election in 2010. He represented the 5th District in the Milwaukee area. He ran unsuccessfully in the nonpartisan 2011 race for Milwaukee County executive.

Recent statements involving Jim Sullivan

When the Milwaukee County mental health facility is full, "cops sit out there in their squad cars with a mentally ill patient"  and sometimes "spend an entire shift out there doing that."

"We currently have one guy who is in charge of painting the entire Milwaukee County parks system."

Says he "led the effort to build a new (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) engineering campus in Wauwatosa."

Says Leah "Vukmir supports allowing people to carry concealed weapons into day care centers, churches, health care clinics and playgrounds."

Says he "stood up to his own party by voting against the budget to stop runaway government spending."

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