Spencer Black

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Spencer Black
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 77
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Spencer Black (b. May 25, 1950) was a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 77th District since 1985. He served as the Minority Leader in 2001.

Black has worked as a high school teacher and as Curator of Education for the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.[1]

In May 2010 he announced he would not be running for re-election in the fall,[2] stating, "The opportunity to represent my neighbors in the legislature has been the greatest honor of my life. I take pride in the way I have served during my time in the Assembly as well as what I have been able to accomplish."[3]

Committee assignments



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Black did not seek re-election in 2010.

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-170 Bags provided by retailers limited to bags made of compostable plastic or recyclable paper or intended for multiple uses
  • AB-245 Lobbying by former legislators prohibited for 12 months following their last day in office; penalty provisions
  • AB-246 Automatic dialing announcing devices: regulations created; exceptions provided

For a full listing of sponsored legislation and details see the House site.

Campaign donors


The top 5 donors to Black's 2008 campaign were mainly individuals:[4]

Donor Amount
Progressive Majority Wisconsin $100
Rock, William $100
Marten, Bill $100
Frank, Harold $100
Marten, Bill $100

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Political offices
Preceded by
Wisconsin State Assembly District 77
Succeeded by
Brett Hulsey