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Feingold lost his re-election bid in 2010.

Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.)

  • District: Junior Senator from Wisconsin
  • Residence: Middleton
  • Born: March 2, 1953; Janesville, Wis.
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Family: Divorced; two children
  • Education: U. of Wisconsin, B.A. 1975 (history & political science); Oxford U., B.A. 1977 (Rhodes scholar); Harvard U., J.D. 1979
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Wis. Senate, 1983-93; U.S. Senate, 1993-2011
  • Elected: Elected: 1992 (3rd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Budget; Foreign Relations (African Affairs - Chairman; East Asian & Pacific Affairs; International Operations & Organizations; Near Eastern & South & Central Asian Affairs); Judiciary (Administrative Oversight & the Courts; Constitution - Chairman; Crime & Drugs; Human Rights & the Law); Select Intelligence
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Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 + general Ron Johnson (R) 1,121,995 51.9%
Russ Feingold (D) 1,017,683 47%
Rob Taylor (CNSTP) 23,226 1.1%
2004 general Russ Feingold (D) 1,632,697 55.4%
Tim Michels (R) 1,301,183 44.1%
Arif Kahn (LIBERT) 8,367 0.3%
Eugene Hem (I) 6,662 0.2%
1998 general Russell D. Feingold (D) 890,059 50.5%
Mark W. Neumann (R) 852,272 48.4%
Robert R. Raymond (USTAX) 7,942 0.4%
Tom Ender (LIBERT) 5,591 0.3%
Eugene A. Hem (I) 4,266 0.2%
1992 general Russell D. Feingold (D) 1,290,662 52.6%
Bob Kasten (R) 1,129,599 46%
Patrick W. Johnson (I) 16,513 0.7%
William Bittner (LIBERT) 9,147 0.4%
Mervin A. Hanson Sr. (I) 3,264 0.1%
Robert L. Kundert (I) 2,747 0.1%
Joseph Selliken (I) 2,733 0.1%
+ Nearly complete, unofficial returns
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 56.22% John McCain: 42.31%
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% :

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