Milwaukee Bucks executive Alex Lasry launches U.S. Senate bid

Apr 26, 2018; Milwaukee, WI, USA; United States former President Bill Clinton talks with Milwaukee Bucks owner Marc Lasry prior to game six in the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs against the Boston Celtics at BMO Harris Bradley Center. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Milwaukee Bucks executive Alex Lasry announced Wednesday that he’s running for the U.S. Senate in 2022.

Lasry, the 33-year-old son of billionaire Bucks co-owner Marc Lasry, is a Democrat and is seeking the Wisconsin seat currently held by Republican Ron Johnson.

Alex Lasry has never held public office. He worked in the White House during the Obama administration from 2009-12.

He is the second Democratic candidate to throw his hat in the ring, joining Tom Nelson, the executive of Outagamie County.

“The reason I’m getting in is we need a change,” said Lasry, a senior vice president with the Bucks.

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