The Cap TimesMarsha Rummel is not just an able alder. She’s exceptional. Her combination of deep roots in the near east side district she represents, passionate progressivism, and a conciliatory style that invites collaboration makes Rummel an ideal representative...
Will GreenFounder/Executive Director Mentoring Positives, Inc.
"Marsha is very passionate about her work for community and very insightful of the big picture. She is committed to
making a positive change and providing equal opportunities for all people."
Chris TaylorWisconsin State Assembly 76th District & Oakridge St neighbor
"Marsha is an effective committed advocate for her constituents. She understands the critical importance of local and state elected officials collaborating and forming strong partnerships to move our progressive issues forward."
Marianne MortonCommunity Non-profit Developer and Schiller Ct. neighbor
"Marsha has been an effective partner in our efforts to develop affordable housing and local business opportunities."
Lindsey LeeOwner of Ground Zero and Cargo Coffee and Williamson St neighbor
"Marsha has always been there for the small businesses in her district. Having managed a downtown bookstore for over 20 years, she knows the challenges we face and she bends over backwards to make sure our interests are promoted at city hall. Thank you Marsha!"
India ViolaWe Are All Mechanics Bicycle Education Institute and Lindbergh St neighbor
"I feel lucky to have Marsha Rummel representing me on the City Council and I enthusiastically endorse her as the progressive candidate for District 6 Alder. As an alderperson Marsha is pro-active, accessible, and transparent. I couldn't ask for more."
John PeckPart-time faculty at Madison College and Executive Director of Family Farm Defenders
"Whether one is talking about public safety, urban agriculture, social justice, or smart growth Marsha Rummel is not only a great listener but a genuine leader. I am glad that we have such an innovative and dedicated voice on the Madison Common Council."
Megan WilliamsonRetired Firefighter/Paramedic and St Paul Ave neighbor
"Marsha has been responsive and inclusive since she first took office. She has not only made me feel that my voice is heard, but has in turn moved me to become more involved as well. That is leadership."
Michael JacobsVP of Marquette Neighborhood Association Board and Russell St neighbor
"District 6 is easily the most demanding in the entire city to represent well. Marsha has done a remarkable job tending to dozens of issues and always looking out for our neighborhoods."
Judy MinerRetired Office Coordinator Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice and Talmadge St neighbor
"I am convinced that Marsha is committed to a healthy and sustainable environment, and to finding solutions to homelessness and affordable housing in our community. Marsha is hard-working, easy to approach, and a reliable source when I need an answer about city government."
Terry Cohn and Michael JohnsOwners Sow Little Farm, a CSA on the southeast side and Linden St neighbors
"We respect Marsha’s ability to listen to all sides and her work to find solutions for problems, in spite of the challenges. We live in the district and though our farm property is at the periphery of Madison, Marsha was the lone alder who helped us with our issue."
Dace ZepsFormer President, Worthington Park Neigborhood Association and Worthington Ave neighbor
"I actively sought for Marsha's representation during the redistricting process and have been impressed with her leadership style and her advocacy on behalf of my neighborhood. If re-elected, I know Marsha will continue to help us realize our vision for Worthington Park."
Lou Host-JablonskiChair, SASYNA and Architect at Design Coalition on Atwood Ave
"Marsha has been thoughtfully supportive and unfailingly accessible, with a principled, common-sense perspective on City processes and a tireless work ethic. I've come to really value what she brings on behalf of our
part of the city."
Melissa Agard SargentWisconsin State Assembly 48th District
"Marsha Rummel is a thoughtful leader, someone you can always count on to stand up for her neighbors and for what is fair."
Gary TiplerHistoric Preservation Consultant and co-founder Friends of Third Lake Ridge and Jenifer St neighbor
"Marsha initiated and lead the development of a street tree protection ordinance for construction projects that will protect shade-producing and air-cooling trees, and enhance the livability of neighborhoods citywide."
Jan Levine ThalArtistic Director at Kathie Rasmussen Women's Theatre
"Marsha is a tireless activist working for the rights of citizens in a tricky economic and political environment."
Helen SarakinosYahara Place Park neighbor
"Marsha has been the consummate neighborhood representative! I wholeheartedly support her reelection."