Spencer Coggs defeated Brandon Methu in the general election for city treasurer of Milwaukee, Wisconsin on April 7. According to unofficial results released April 13, Coggs received 66.8% of the vote to Methu’s 32.9%.
Coggs was first elected city treasurer in 2012. He was a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Senate representing District 6 from 2003 to 2013. He also served in the Wisconsin State Assembly from 1982 to 2002.
Methu founded OpportunityCrowd, a real estate investment platform, and worked at a commercial real estate firm in Milwaukee. He has also served as a member of Milwaukee’s Board of Review since 2018. The board is appointed by the mayor and is responsible for correcting property assessment errors