U.S. Senate delegation from Wisconsin

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This page displays current and historical information pertaining to the U.S. Senate delegation from Wisconsin.

Current members

The current members of the U.S. Senate from Wisconsin are:

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Ron Johnson
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Wisconsin 2011January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Tammy Baldwin
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Wisconsin 2013January 3, 2019November 2018Link

Election history

For more information on the different classes of U.S. Senators, please see: Classes of United States Senators

Class I

Senators in Senators in Class I were elected to office in the November 2012 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election.[1] Senators in Class I terms run from the beginning of the 113th Congress on January 3, 2013, to the end of the 115th Congress on January 3, 2019.[1]

2012

U.S. Senate, Wisconsin, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTammy Baldwin 51.5% 1,544,274
     Republican Tommy Thompson 45.9% 1,377,253
     Libertarian Joseph Kexel 2.1% 61,904
     Independent Nimrod Allen III 0.5% 16,326
Total Votes 2,999,757
Source: Wyoming Secretary of State "Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2006
On November 7, 2006, Kohl won re-election to the U.S. Senate, defeating Robert Gerald Lorge (R), Ben J. Glatzel (I), and Rae Vogeler (Green).[2]

U.S. Senate, Wisconsin, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHerb Kohl Incumbent 67.3% 1,439,214
     Republican Robert Gerald Lorge 29.5% 630,299
     Independent Ben J. Glatzel 1.2% 25,096
     Green Rae Vogeler 2% 42,434
     None Scattering 0.1% 1,254
Total Votes 2,138,297

2000
On November 7, 2000, Kohl won re-election to the U.S. Senate, defeating John Gillespie, Eugene Hem, Tim Peterson and Robert Raymond.[3]

U.S. Senate, Wisconsin, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHerb Kohl Incumbent 61.5% 1,563,238
     Republican John Gillespie 37% 940,744
     Independent Eugene Hem 0.4% 9,555
     Libertarian Tim Peterson 0.8% 21,348
     Constitution Robert Raymond 0.2% 4,296
     N/A Scattering 0% 902
Total Votes 2,540,083

Class II

Senators in Class II were elected to office in the November 2010 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election. Class II terms run from the beginning of the 112th Congress on January 3, 2011, to the end of the 114th Congress on January 3, 2017.

2010
On November 2, 2010, Johnson won election to the U.S. Senate, defeating incumbent Russ Feingold (D), Rob Taylor (Constitution Party of Wisconsin), Ernest J. Pagels, Jr. (Write-in Republican) and Michael D. LaForest (Write-in Independent).[4]

U.S. Senate, Wisconsin, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRon Johnson 51.9% 1,125,999
     Democratic Russell D. Feingold Incumbent 47% 1,020,958
     Constitution Rob Taylor 1.1% 23,473
     Write-in Ernest J. Pagels, Jr. 0% 134
     Write-in Michael D. LaForest 0% 129
     None Scattering 0% 638
Total Votes 2,171,331

2004
On November 2, 2004, Feingold won re-election to the U.S. Senate, defeating Tim Michels, Eugene Hem and Arif Khan in the general election.[5]

U.S. Senate, Wisconsin, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRuss Feingold Incumbent 55.4% 1,632,697
     Republican Tim Michels 44.1% 1,301,183
     Independent Eugene Hem 0.2% 6,662
     Libertarian Arif Khan 0.3% 8,367
     None Scattering 0% 834
Total Votes 2,949,743

Historical members

The following individuals were elected to the U.S. Senate from Wisconsin.

Historical Representation to the U.S. Senate by Party from Wisconsin
Party Total
     Democratic 10
     Republican 20
Total Senators 30
Class 1 Senators from Wisconsin
Senator Years Served Party
Henry Dodge 1848-1857 Democratic
James R. Doolittle 1857-1869 Republican
Matthew H. Carpenter 1869-1875 Republican
Angus Cameron 1875-1881 Republican
Philetus Sawyer 1881-1893 Republican
John L. Mitchell 1893-1899 Democratic
Joseph V. Quarles 1899-1905 Republican
Robert M. La Follette 1906-1925 Republican
Robert M. La Follette, Jr. 1925-1947 Republican
Joseph R. McCarthy 1947-1957 Republican
William Proxmire 1957-1989 Democratic
Herb Kohl 1989-2013 Democratic
Tammy Baldwin 2013-Present Democratic
Class 3 Senators from Wisconsin
Senator Years Served Party
Isaac P. Walker 1848-1855 Democratic
Charles Durkee 1855-1861 Republican
Timothy O. Howe 1861-1879 Republican
Matthew H. Carpenter 1879-1881 Republican
Angus Cameron 1881-1885 Republican
John Coit Spooner 1885-1891 Republican
William F. Vilas 1891-1897 Democratic
John Coit Spooner 1897-1907 Republican
Isaac Stephenson 1907-1915 Republican
Paul O. Husting 1915-1917 Democratic
Irvine L. Lenroot 1918-1927 Republican
John J. Blaine 1927-1933 Republican
F. Ryan Duffy 1933-1939 Democratic
Alexander Wiley 1939-1963 Republican
Gaylord A. Nelson 1963-1981 Democratic
Robert W. Kasten, Jr. 1981-1993 Republican
Russ Feingold 1993-2011 Democratic
Ron Johnson 2011-Present Republican

See also

References