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Located in the north-central, Great Lakes region of the 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 was the 30th state admitted to the Union in 1848. While Madison is the state’s capital, the city of 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. As of September 2013, Wisconsin is one of 24 Republican state government trifectas.


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2013 elections in Wisconsin

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Voting in 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

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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 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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