Janet Bewley

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Janet Bewley
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 74
Assumed office
January 3, 2011
Current term ends
January 3, 2013
Political party Democratic
Website Assembly website
Janet Bewley is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, District 74. She was first elected in 2010.

Bewley was a WHEDA (Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority) Senior Community Development Officer, State Tribal Liaison, and Business Development Officer, and served on the Ashland City Council from 2007-2009.[1]

She holds a BA from Case Western Reserve University and an MEd from the University of Maine.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Bewley has been appointed to these committees:



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Bewley defeated Republican Shirl LaBarre in the November 2 general election. She defeated Democrat Gene Luoma in the primary election. [2]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 74 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Janet Bewley (D) 11,418
Shirl LaBarre (R) 10,117
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 74 Democratic primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Janet Bewley (D) 3,687 67.32%
Gene Luoma (D) 1,708 32.68%

Campaign themes

Bewley lists her support for the following general positions on her website:

  • Dependable jobs
  • Quality education funded fairly
  • Sensible stewardship of our natural resources
  • Strong, thriving hometowns." [3]


Bewley is married and has three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Gary Sherman (D)
Wisconsin State Assembly District 74
Succeeded by