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Welcome to Wisconsin on Ballotpedia!

Located in the Midwestern United States, the state of Wisconsin is bordered by Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Lake Michigan and Lake Superior. Nicknamed both “the Badger State” and “America’s Dairyland,” Wisconsin became the 30th state when it was admitted to the Union in 1848. While Madison is the state’s capital, Milwaukee is the state’s largest city.

Currently, there are two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of 8 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 33 members of the Wisconsin State Senate and 99 members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.


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2014 elections in Wisconsin

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External resources for the State of Wisconsin

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National politics in Wisconsin

CongressLogo.png United States congressional delegation from Wisconsin

Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. Senate

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

Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. House of Representatives

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Glenn Grothman
Republican PartyDistrict 6 2015January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Gwen Moore
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Democratic PartyDistrict 4 2005January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Jim Sensenbrenner
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Republican PartyDistrict 5 1979January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Mark Pocan
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Democratic PartyDistrict 2 2013January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Paul Ryan
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Republican PartyDistrict 1 1999January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Reid Ribble
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Republican PartyDistrict 8 2011January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Ron Kind
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Democratic PartyDistrict 3 1997January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Sean Duffy
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Republican PartyDistrict 7 2011January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link

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The structure of the Wisconsin judicial system is laid out in Article VII of the state constitution. The state court system is composed of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, the Wisconsin Circuit Court and the Wisconsin Municipal Courts.

The federal court system is made up of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, the Eastern District of Wisconsin Bankruptcy Court and the Western District of Wisconsin Bankruptcy Court. Appeals from these courts go to the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.



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The Badger State
Capital:   Madison
Motto:   Forward
Population:   5.69 million
Area of state:   65,498 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1848
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