Thomas Lothian

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Thomas Lothian
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 32
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Thomas Lothian (b. December 14, 1928) was a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 32nd District since 2003.

Prior to his election to the Assembly he served as Supervisor of the Walworth County Board from 1992-2003, and as Trustee of the Williams Bay Village Board from 1974-1982.

Lothian has worked as Administrator/Assistant Professor, Executive Secretary, Lab Director, and Director of the Department of Space Utilization at University of Illinois. He is a member of a number of organizations, including the Geneva Lake Association, Geneva Lake Environmental Association, Racine/Kenosha/Walworth Work Force Development Board, and Walworth County Republican Party.[1]

Committee assignments



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Lothian has decided to not seek re-election in 2010.[2]


On November 4, 2008, Lothian won re-election to Assembly District 32, receiving 51.65% of the vote.[3]

Wisconsin Assembly District 32
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Lothian (R) 16,568
Doug Harrod (R) 10,928
John Finley (I) 1,965
Scattering 23

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-142 Landscape architecture: practicing without a permit prohibited; exemptions provided
  • AB-335 Alcohol beverages consumed in public places: prohibition exception for event at and sponsored by private colleges
  • AB-347 Unclaimed personal property: sheriff may sell at public auction or on an Internet site

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

Campaign donors


The top 5 donors to Lothian's 2008 campaign:[4]

Donor Amount
Lothian, Thomas $5,000
1st District Republican Party of WI $1,500
Hedberg, Donald D $500
Tavern League of WI $500
Colman, Charles L $500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Wisconsin State Assembly District 32
Succeeded by
Tyler August