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Wisconsin Senate, District 13

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Region served  Southern Wisconsin
Parent organization  Wisconsin Legislature

Type  District of the Upper House
Senator  Scott L. Fitzgerald (R)

The 13th District of the Wisconsin Senate is located in Southern Wisconsin, and under the May 22, 2002 Federal District Court decision is composed of parts of Dodge and Jefferson counties. However, under the 2011 Wisconsin Act 43 the 13th District of the Wisconsin Senate is composed of parts of Columbia Dane, Dodge, Jefferson, Washington, and Waukesha counties.


Current elected officials

Scott L. Fitzgerald is the senator currently serving the 13th District. He was first elected in 1994, and has been re-elected to four-year terms ever since. He currently serves as the Wisconsin State Senate Majority Leader.

The area of the 13th Senate District contains three State Assembly Districts:

  • The 37th (represented by John Jagler)
  • The 38th (represented by Joel Kleefisch)
  • The 39th (represented by Mark Born)
  • The district is also located within Wisconsin's 6th congressional district, which is represented by U.S. Representative Tom Petri.

    Past senators

    The district has previously been represented by:

  • Barbara Lorman, 1980–1994
  • Peter D. Bear, 1979-1980
  • Dale McKenna, 1969–1978
  • Jesse Peters, 1939-1942
  • Frank E. Panzer, 1933-1938, 1943-1969
  • Eugene A. Clifford, 1931-1934
  • William H. Markham. 1927-1930
  • Herman J. F. Bilgrien, 1919-1926
  • William Campbell North, 1903-1906
  • William Voss
  • Charles Pettibone, 1887-1890
  • Benjamin Sherman
  • Charles Williams, 1877-1878
  • John A. Barney, 1875-1876
  • Philemon Simpson, 1857-1860
  • E. B. West, 1852
  • George Hyer, 1851
  • Frederick Sprague, 1849-1850
  • Note: the boundaries of districts have changed repeatedly over history. Previous politicians of a specific numbered district have represented a completely different geographic area, due to redistricting.


    Wisconsin Senate, District 13 Wikipedia

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