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Cory Mason

City of Racine, Wisconsin

Cory Mason 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. His district encompasses the majority of the city of Racine, Wisconsin.

Cory 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.

He 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. Cory 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.