Yee Leng Xiong, School Board Member, Elected to Marathon County Board Supervisor

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 For Immediate Release – April 07, 2016
Contact:
Yee Leng Xiong
715-348-6214 | xiong.yeeleng@yahoo.com.

Yee Leng Xiong, School Board Member, Elected to Marathon County Board Supervisor
Weston, WI – Yee Leng Xiong, 22, was elected on April 5, 2016 as the new Marathon County Board Supervisor for District 19.

The District 19 seat was formerly held by former Marathon County Administrator, Mort McBain. Mort McBain endorsed Xiong when Xiong declared his candidacy for the County Board Supervisor position. “Yee Leng is the kind of young leader with great potential I would like to see on the County Board”, said McBain.

Yee Leng Xiong was born and raised in Wausau before moving to the Village of Weston. He was elected at the age of 19 as the first Hmong school board member in the DC Everest School District, and now as the second Hmong county board supervisor in Marathon County.

Some issues that Yee Leng Xiong will work on to improve include: community safety, investment in education, promotion of culture and diversity, economic development, and opportunities to encourage college graduates to return to Marathon County in Marathon County history.

For more information or to schedule an interview with Yee Leng Xiong, please call Yee Leng Xiong at 715-348-6214 or email him at xiong.yeeleng@yahoo.com.

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