Elections for 17 seats in the Wisconsin State Senate
will take place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 12, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014
. The signature-filing deadline for candidates
wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014.
The Wisconsin State Senate is one of 20 state legislative chambers noted by Ballotpedia staff as being a battleground chamber. The Wisconsin Senate has a difference in partisan balance between Democrats and Republican of three seats, which amounts to 17.7 percent of the seats up for election in 2014. In 2012, when the 16 even-numbered districts were up for election, a total of two districts were competitive or mildly competitive. District 18 had a margin of victory of 0.7 percent in the 2012 elections. District 30 had a margin of victory of 9 percent
- See also: Partisan composition of state senates
Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Wisconsin State Senate:
Section 6 of Article 4 of the Wisconsin Constitution states, "No person shall be eligible to the legislature who shall not have resided one year within the state, and be a qualified elector in the district which he may be chosen to represent."
List of candidates
Pending once the filing deadline occurs in 2014.