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Larry Sandler

The Color of Power

Although minorities make up nearly half of Milwaukee’s population, the city has never elected a person of color as mayor. And after Ald. Joe Davis came up short in Tuesday's mayoral primary, that will be the case again in 2016. ...

Executive Action

In the race for Milwaukee County Executive, incumbent Chris Abele is spending early, indicating he's not taking this election for granted. We break down some of the factors at play in his campaign against state Sen. Chris Larson. ...
Larry Sandler

Larry Sandler

Larry Sandler has been writing about Milwaukee-area news for more than 30 years. He covered City Hall and transportation for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, after reporting on county government, business and education for the former Milwaukee Sentinel. At the Journal Sentinel, he won a Milwaukee Press Club award for his investigation of airline security. He's been freelancing since late 2012, with a focus on local government, politics and transportation. His contributions to Milwaukee Magazine have included profiles of U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson and Milwaukee Ald. Bob Donovan, as well as a feature about the perennial power struggles of Milwaukee County officials. Larry grew up in Chicago and now lives in Glendale.