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Wisconsin Senate, District 3

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Region served  Milwaukee area
Website  Official Site
Location  South-eastern Wisconsin
Parent organization  Wisconsin Legislature
Senator  Tim Carpenter (D)

Type  District of the Upper House

The 3rd District of the Wisconsin Senate is located in Southern Wisconsin, and is composed of parts of Milwaukee County.


Current elected officials

Tim Carpenter is the senator currently serving the 3rd district. He has served since 2003, and was re-elected in 2014 to another four-year term. Before serving as a Senator, he held an office in the State Assembly from 1985 to 2003.

The area of the 3rd Senate District contains three State Assembly Districts:

  • The 7th (represented by Daniel Riemer)
  • The 8th (represented by JoCasta Zamarripa)
  • The 9th (represented by Josh Zepnick)
  • The district is also located within Wisconsin's 4th congressional district, which is represented by U.S. Representative Gwen Moore.

    Past senators

    The district has previously been represented by:

  • Brian Burke, 1989–2003
  • John Norquist, 1984–1988
  • Jerry Kleczka
  • Casimir Kendziorski, 1949–1974
  • Walter Polakowski, 1923-1935
  • George L. Buck, (1919-1923)
  • Charles H. Everett
  • Isaac T. Bishop, 1907–1914
  • Otis Wells Johnson, 1903-1907
  • Ernst G. Timme, (1895-1899)
  • Henry Allen Cooper, 1887–1889 (later elected to U.S. Congress)
  • Albert L. Phillips, 1881-1882
  • William Everett Chipman, 1879–1880
  • Thomas A. Bones, 1877-1878
  • Frederick W. Cotzhausen, 1873-1874
  • James Fisher, 1849-1850
  • Note: the boundaries of districts have changed over history. Previous politicians of a specific numbered district have represented a completely different geographic area, due to redistricting.


    Wisconsin Senate, District 3 Wikipedia

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