July 28, 2014

Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.)

  • District: Junior Senator from Wisconsin
  • Residence: Madison
  • Born: February 11, 1962; Madison, Wis.
  • Religion: Unspecified
  • Family: Dissolved partnership
  • Education: Smith College, A.B. 1984 (math & government); U. of Wisconsin, J.D. 1989
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Madison City Council, 1986; Dane County Board of Supervisors, 1986-94; Wis. Assembly, 1993-99; U.S. House, 1999-2013; U.S. Senate, 2013-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2012 (1st term); Defeated Tommy G. Thompson, R, to succeed Sen. Herb Kohl, D, who retired
  • Committee Assignments: Budget; Energy & Natural Resources (Energy; National Parks; Public Lands, Forests and Mining); Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (Employment & Workplace Safety; Primary Health & Aging); Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs (Efficiency of Federal Programs; Financial & Contracting Oversight; Permanent Investigations); Special Aging
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State Information: Wisconsin

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Tammy Baldwin (D) 1,547,104 51.4%
Tommy Thompson (R) 1,380,126 45.9%
Joseph Kexel (LIBERT) 62,240 2.1%
Nimrod Allen (IDE) 16,455 0.5%
Riley Hood (CNSTP) 70  
Diane Lorbiecki (I) 43  
2006 general Herb Kohl (D) 1,439,214 67.3%
Robert Lorge (R) 630,299 29.5%
Rae Vogeler (WG) 42,434 2%
Ben Glatzel (I) 25,096 1.2%
2000 general Herb Kohl (D) 1,563,238 61.5%
John Gillespie (R) 940,744 37%
Tim Peterson (LIBERT) 21,348 0.8%
Eugene Hem (I) 9,555 0.4%
Robert Raymond (CNSTP) 4,296 0.2%
1994 general Herb Kohl (D) 912,662 58.3%
Robert T. Welch (R) 636,989 40.7%
James Dean (LIBERT) 15,439 1%
1988 general Herb Kohl (D) 1,128,625 52%
Susan Engeleiter (R) 1,030,440 48%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 56.22% John McCain: 42.31%
2012 : 52.78% : 45.94%
2004 John Kerry: 50% George W. Bush: 49%
2000 Al Gore: 48% George W. Bush: 48%
1996 Bill Clinton: 49% Robert Dole: 39%
1992 Bill Clinton: 41% George H. W. Bush: 37%
1988 Michael Dukakis: 51% George H. W. Bush: 48%
1984 Walter F. Mondale: 45% :