Aug. 30, 2014

Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.)

  • District: 5th District, Southeast -- Milwaukee suburbs
  • Residence: Menomonee Falls
  • Born: June 14, 1943; Chicago, Ill.
  • Religion: Anglican Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Cheryl Sensenbrenner; two children
  • Education: Stanford U., A.B. 1965 (political science); U. of Wisconsin, J.D. 1968
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Wis. Assembly, 1969-75; Wis. Senate, 1975-79; U.S. House, 1979-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1978 (18th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Judiciary (Courts, Intellectual Property & the Internet; Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security & Investigations - Chairman; Over-Criminalization Task Force - Chairman); Science, Space & Technology (Environment; Oversight)
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State Information: 5th District, Southeast -- Milwaukee suburbs

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (WI-05 representative) Jim Sensenbrenner (R) 250,335 67.7%
Dave Heaster (D) 118,478 32%
Write-ins (WRI) 851 0.2%
2010 general (WI-05 representative) Jim Sensenbrenner (R) 229,642 69.3%
Todd Kolosso (D) 90,634 27.4%
Robert Raymond (I) 10,813 3.3%
write-ins (WRI) 169 0%
2008 general (WI-05 representative) Jim Sensenbrenner (R) 275,271 79.6%
Robert Raymond (I) 69,715 20.2%
write-ins (Write-In) 913 0.3%
2006 general (WI-05 representative) Jim Sensenbrenner (R) 194,669 61.8%
Bryan Kennedy (D) 112,451 35.7%
Bob Levis (WG) 4,432 1.4%
Robert Raymond (I) 3,525 1.1%
write-ins (Write-In) 103 0%
2004 general (WI-05 representative) Jim Sensenbrenner (R) 271,153 66.6%
Bryan Kennedy (D) 129,384 31.8%
Tim Peterson (LIBERT) 6,549 1.6%
write-ins (Write-In) 205 0%
2002 general (WI-05 representative) Jim Sensenbrenner (R) 191,224 86.1%
Robert Raymond (I) 29,567 13.3%
write-ins (Write-In) 1,221 0.6%
2000 general (WI-09 representative) Jim Sensenbrenner (R) 239,498 74%
Mike Clawson (D) 83,720 25.9%
write-ins (Write-In) 237 0.1%
1998 general (WI-09 representative) F. James Sensenbrenner Jr. (R) 175,533 91.4%
Jeffrey M. Gonyo (INDC) 16,419 8.6%
write-ins (Write-In) 24 0%
1996 general (WI-09 representative) F. James Sensenbrenner Jr. (R) 197,910 74.4%
Floyd Brenholt (D) 67,740 25.5%
write-ins (Write-In) 225 0.1%
1994 general (WI-09 representative) F. James Sensenbrenner Jr. (R) 141,617 99.8%
write-ins (Write-In) 336 0.2%
1992 general (WI-09 representative) F. James Sensenbrenner Jr. (R) 192,898 69.7%
Ingrid K. Buxton (D) 77,362 28%
David E. Marlow (I) 4,619 1.7%
Jeffrey Holt Millikin (LIBERT) 1,881 0.7%
write-ins (Write-In) 27 0%
1990 general (WI-09 representative) F. James Sensenbrenner Jr. (R) 117,967 100%
1988 general (WI-09 representative) F. James Sensenbrenner Jr. (R) 185,093 75%
Thomas J. Hickey (D) 62,003 25%
1986 general (WI-09 representative) F. James Sensenbrenner Jr. (R) 138,766 78%
Thomas G. Popp (D) 38,636 22%
1984 general (WI-09 representative) F. James Sensenbrenner Jr. (R) 180,247 73%
John Krause (D) 64,157 26%
1982 general (WI-09 representative) F. James Sensenbrenner Jr. (R) 111,503 100%
1980 general (WI-09 representative) F. James Sensenbrenner Jr. (R) 206,227 78%
1978 general (WI-09 representative) F. James Sensenbrenner Jr. (R) 118,386 61%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 38% Mitt Romney: 61%
2008 Barack Obama: 42% John McCain: 57%