Ezgif 2 342f537ac8

Kenosha County Eye

Search
Close this search box.
Search
Close this search box.

Kenosha Woman Announces Bid for Mayor

Share
Tweet
Elizabeth Garcia – Candidate for Kenosha Mayor
(Submitted Photo)

Elizabeth Garcia quipped Kenosha is her hobby, saying “I wish it were my job!” A working
mother who uses her free time towards bettering our city, Garcia has announced her bid for
Mayor of Kenosha. Enthusiastic and determined Garcia asserts, “ I am solution oriented: when I
see a problem, I try to fix it. If I can’t fix it, I find out who can. I want Kenoshans to know their
tax dollars are being used in meaningful ways; I want Kenosha to be great for Kenoshans.”

Paid Advertisement


With a positive track record of managing difficult personalities, while forging connections with
people across “the aisle,” Elizabeth Garcia prides herself in being able to find common ground.
Focused on promoting Kenosha family businesses, arts and culture, as well as neighborhood
associations; Garcia says she wants to “bring a mother’s perspective and family issues to the
forefront.”


Garcia comes from a direct service background; most recently a member of the Kenosha County
Racial and Ethnic Equity Commission. A wide variety of issues concern the candidate, including
but not limited to: “Community connection; fair access to housing; dwindling opportunities for
artists, entrepreneurs, makers and musicians; neighborhood cohesion; nature based solutions to
future proof infrastructure; pedestrian right of ways; political extremism; public access to public
amenities; public safety; the salinization of Lake Michigan; the Section 8 waitlist; tenants’
rights; youth employment.”

Paid Advertisement


Garcia is in the process of obtaining signatures to ensure her position on the ballot; if necessary
a Spring Primary will be held February 20, 2024. The campaign (Amigos de Elizabeth Garcia) is
asking readers to choose public service over politics; for more information, please visit
www.garciaforkenosha.com.

For Further Information:

Paid Advertisement


www.garciaforkenosha.com
garciaformayor@gmail.com
262.452.0349

Author

  • Kevin Mathewson

    Kevin Mathewson is a disciple of Christ, husband and a father to two wonderful children. Mathewson was born and raised in Lake County, IL and worked as a police & fire dispatcher from 2005 to 2010 in Round Lake Beach, IL. Mathewson moved to Kenosha County in 2006, later being elected to the position of Alderman of the 8th District in 2012 and 2016. Mathewson is a private investigator, security contractor, journalist, and photographer. He enjoys spending time with his family, watching movies, camping and boating. His favorite amendment is the second, followed closely by the first. He loves his country and community.

Share
Tweet
LATEST NEWS

Racine County DA Blocks Kenosha County Eye From Emailing Her After Embarrassing Trial Loss

Racine County District Attorney Patricia Hanson told Kenosha County Eye today that she would be permanently blocking her entire staff’s email accounts from receiving any emails from us. This, just after KCE emailed her asking for comment on an embarrassing jury trial loss in Kenosha. Kenosha County Eye has had contact with Hanson many times over the last several years since we were founded in 2020 – none of them pleasant. She is arrogant, vindictive and

Read More »

Buona Beef and Rainbow Cone Opening Next Week In Pleasant Prairie – Free Ice Cream For First 50 Guests

Today, the Buona Companies announced the upcoming opening of a dual-branded concept in Pleasant Prairie. Marking a historic moment for the company as it enters Wisconsin for the first time, a grand opening celebration will be held on Monday, February 26. The Buona Companies is made up of Buona, the largest family-owned Italian beef restaurant group and beef producer in the country, and The Original Rainbow Cone Ice Cream Shop (Rainbow Cone), the home of the

Read More »
MORE TOP STORIES

Sheriff’s Department Begins Fundraising Campaign For K9 Unit – Plushies And Challenge Coins Available

Starting Monday, March 11th, 2024, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department (KSD) will officially start accepting donations to support the K9 Unit. The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department gifts those who donate a K9 Plushie of the Department’s K9s and/or the K9 unit’s challenge coin as a thank you. The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department’s K9 Unit will gift those who donate $20 or more a K9 plushie or a challenge coin. (i.e. $100 donation could equal 5 coins/plushies

Read More »

New Twin Lakes Fire Chief Praises Arsonist Firefighter, Commission Member

Ron Redlin, the newly appointed Fire Chief in Twin Lakes, praised two-time convicted felon and arsonist, 36-year-old Glen A. Tietz, Jr. In a statement to KCE, Chief Redlin said that Tietz is trustworthy, dependable and volunteers countless hours weekly to help the department and community. According to its website, Tietz is not only a firefighter for the Village of Twin Lakes, he is also a fire commission member, along with his father, Glen Tietz, Sr. who

Read More »

Kenosha Election Results: Bogdala and Spottswood Set for Mayoral Showdown

Today’s primary election in Kenosha for mayor, a circuit court judge, an alderperson and the Wilmot referendum has concluded, with voter turnout reported to be average. The top 2 vote-getters from each category now move on to the Spring Election on Tuesday, April 2nd. (All votes have been counted, but the final certification will be completed by the County Board of Canvass on Monday, Feb 26th.) The Wilmot Union High School District referendum failed to pass.

Read More »

7th Grade Science Teacher At KTEC Was Allegedly Grooming 13-Year-Old Student

***Editor’s Note: There have been no arrests or charges in this case. The teacher is presumed innocent.*** Kenosha County Eye today is naming the KUSD teacher that is on leave for allegations of inappropriate communications with a student. KCE was initially going to wait until criminal charges were filed, or KUSD disciplined the teacher. KCE based today’s decision on the lack of communication from KTEC and KUSD to the parents of students at the school. KCE

Read More »

Local Group Creates Unique App for The Antique Community

A local group comprised of individuals from the Kenosha area has joined forces with Zetaton, a Milwaukee-based leading technology development company, to unveil a groundbreaking solution tailored to the antique community. Introducing Antiquesmart, an innovative mobile application designed to transform the way antique buyers and sellers connect. Antiquesmart, available for free download on both the App Store and Google Play Store, provides a comprehensive platform for antique enthusiasts to buy and sell antiques and provides a

Read More »

Salem Lakes Public Works Superintendent Resigns Suddenly, Just Days After Deposition

The Salem Lakes Public Works Superintendent has resigned from the Village of Salem Lakes, just days after giving damning sworn testimony about his behavior while employed for the Village. Paul Snellen, 50, of Illinois, resigned suddenly last week without giving any advanced notice. KCE was informed by the source familiar with Village operations, that Snellen’s job was in serious jeopardy after the Village was made aware of serious accusations of misconduct spanning several years. Snellen gave

Read More »

22 Responses

  1. What is Garcia’s position on public turgidity?
    I think we need a public forum on the issue.
    Spotswood is the clear leader on this issue, having sponsored Kenosha’s first public turgidity ordinance while an alderwoman.

    This issue can be hard. Is Garcia soft on public turgidity? Can either candidate inspire private turgidity?

    The KCE needs to get a firm grip on this issue.

    Is Kevin turgid for either candidate?

    This is not a left or right hand issue.

    1. Enrique may or may not have a turgidity problem but I sure can spot someone that is full of crap. Enrique sirely is a bunch of bs.

      3
      1
    2. What is wrong with you, Enrique? Are you having issues with flaccidity? Something you need to discuss?

      2
      1
  2. There is no way this woman can be our Mayor. First, she is a girl. Second, she is not related to someone who already holds an office. It would be very difficult for her to continue with the systemic corruption that infests local government. She would be a disruption who would cause financial harm to the families that have run Kenosha for generations. No way! It just ain’t gonna happen!

    1
    3
  3. Honestly…….this mayors race is shaping up to be like the past couple presidential elections. Is this current list the best that Kenosha has to offer?
    I commend Elizabeth and other first time candidates for throwing their hat in the ring. I know we dont need a lying, Dr.’s housewife as mayor. Im kind of over lifetime politicians looking increase their power, so that leaves a veteran council member out. We sure as hell dont need a wannabe socialist as mayor.
    Running Kenosha is more than rounding up rainbow farting unicorns, its big business now.

    6
    1
  4. No way, the very description of her is a person who will never have enough tax money to spend on other people’s, “needs” opposed to the infrastructure needs of the actual city.
    (Fix the roads, never say words like access or insecurity again.)

    7
    2
    1. It means she will be spending money on useless, unimportant things, maybe she’ll hire people to cover downtown with glitter while the road to it has potholes that could be filled with a small car. Tax and spend tax and spend rearrange the deck chairs and tell us that the iceberg will provide fresh water and ice for our drinks.

  5. Hard no. Where are the sane decent candidates? They certainly have not filed.
    Agree with the previous poster. Seems this candidate want to use tax payers hard earned money to fund everything except what could meet the needs of said taxpayers.
    This pool of candidates makes me feel there is no hope for Kenosha.

  6. This woman drove by three times giving Kenoshans the middle finger with her head hanging out the window while we were peacefully holding signs and praying. And she thinks she wants to be mayor? Are you kidding me?

    13
  7. Kevin, why on earth would you write such a fluff piece about this lunatic? You must know exactly how insane she is. She’s a total left wing activist nut job.

    2
    1
    1. With limited exceptions, all candidates for office have the same opportunity to submit press releases and have them written verbatim. I don’t ever want to live in a community where people who want to run for office or censored somehow.

      9
      3
      1. You are an upstanding journalist–something that is sorely lacking in our world, especially Kenosha.

        1
        2

Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Subscribe to updates

Get notified of new articles. We'll never share your email address.