Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Meet Pam Galloway, Freshman Republican Legislator from Wisconsin's 29th Senate District

35th (and last) in a series.

Galloway defeated the Democratic incumbent (and Majority Leader 2009, 2007) Russ Decker, first elected to the State Senate in 1990 and re-elected since 1994.







Public libraries in the 29th Senate District, which includes portions of the Indianhead, Nicolet (2 townships in Shawano County), Northern Waters (3 townships in Sawyer County), South Central (1 townships in Portage County) and the Wisconsin Valley library systems.
Price County:  Ogema, Park Falls, Phillips.
Rusk County:  Bruce, Hawkins, Ladysmith.
Marathon County:  Marathon County Public Library (Wausau & Hatley, Marathon City, Mosinee, and Rothschild branches).
Taylor County:  Gilman, Medford, Rib Lake.
Portage County:  Rosholt Branch of the Portage County Public Library.


Meet Terry Moulton, Freshman Republican Legislator from Wisconsin's 23rd Senate District

34th in a series. (4th in the Senate.)

Moulton defeated the Democratic incumbent Pat Kreitlow, who was first elected to the State Senate in 2006.



Public libraries in the 23rd Senate District, which includes portion of the Indianhead Federated Library System and Wisconsin Valley Library Service.
Barron County:  Dallas.
Chippewa County:  Bloomer, Cadott, Chippewa Falls, Cornell, Stanley.
Dunn County:  Boyceville, Colfax, Sand Creek.
Eau Claire County:  Altoona, Eau Claire, Fall Creek.
Clark County:  Abbotsford, Colby, Dorchester, Granton (Samson Memorial), Greenwood, Loyal, Neillsville, Owen, Thorp, Withee.
Marathon County:  Marathon County Public Library (Edgar, Spencer, Stratford branches).


Meet Van Wanggaard, Freshman Republican Legislator from Wisconsin's 21st Senate District

33rd in a series.  (3rd in the Senate.)

Wanggaard defeated the Democratic incumbent John Lehman, who was elected to the Assembly in 1996 and the Senate in 2006. Lehman chaired the Senate Education committee during the 2009-11 biennium.



Continued

Public libraries in the 21st Senate District, all of which is located within Racine County (Lakeshores Library System):  Racine, Rochester, Union Grove (Graham).

Meet Tim Cullen, Freshman Democratic Legislator from Wisconsin's 15th Senate District

32nd in a series.  (2nd in the Senate.)

Cullen succeeds Judy Robson, who chose not to run for re-election. A Democrat, Robson has served in the State Senate since 1998. She won a seat in the Assembly in a June 1987 special election.



Public libraries in the 15th Senate District, which includes portions of the Arrowhead, Lakeshores , Mid-Wisconsin, and South Central library systems.
Jefferson County:  Whitewater.
Rock County:  Beloit, Clinton, Edgerton, Janesville, Milton, Orfordville.

Meet Chris Larson, Freshman Democratic Legislator from Wisconsin's 7th Senate District

31st in a series. (1st on the Senate side.)






Public libraries in the 7th Senate District, all of which is located within Milwaukee County:  Cudahy, Milwaukee (Bay View and East branches), Oak Creek, St. Francis, South Milwaukee.

Meet Paul Farrow, Freshman Republican Legislator from Wisconsin's 98th Assembly District

30th in a series.  (And the final one in the Assembly group of freshman legislators.)


Curiously, Paul Farrow makes no reference to his mother, Margaret Farrow, former Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor and State Senator.


Public libraries in the 98th Assembly District, all of which is located in the Waukesha County Library System.
Waukesha County:  Brookfield, Pewaukee.

Meet Warren Petryk, Freshman Republican Legislator from Wisconsin's 93rd Assembly District

29th in a series.

Petryk defeated the Democratic incumbent Jeff Smith by 71 votes, out of a total of 22,067 cast.




Public libraries in the 93rd Assembly District, all of which is located in the Indianhead Federated Library System.
Eau Claire County:  Altoona, Eau Claire (L. E. Phillips)

Monday, November 22, 2010

Meet John Klenke, Freshman Republican Legislator from Wisconsin's 88th District

28th in a series.

Klenke defeated the Democratic incumbent Jim Soletski, who was elected in 2006 and re-elected in 2008.




The 88th District is located entirely within the City of Green Bay and includes the Central Library and East Branch.

Meet Mike Kuglitsch, Freshman Republican Legislator from Wisconsin's 88th Assembly District

27th in a series.




Public libraries in the 84th Assembly District, most of which is located in Waukesha County.  
Milwaukee County:  Hales Corners.
Waukesha County:  New Berlin.  (The district includes a small portion of the City of Waukesha.)

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Meet Janis Ringhand, Freshman Democratic Legislator from Wisconsin's 80th Assembly District

26th in a series.

LINK

Link to 4/26/2010 press release


Public libraries in the 80th Assembly District, most of which is located in the South Central Library System.  The District also includes 1 township in Lafayette County (Southwest Wisconsin) and 2 townships in Rock County (Arrowhead).
Dane County:  Belleville, Oregon.
Green County:  Albany, Brodhead, Monroe, Monticello, New Glarus.
Rock County:  Evansville.

Meet Brett Hulsey, Freshman Democratic Legislator from Wisconsin's 77th Assembly District

25th in a series.

Hulsey replaces Spencer Black, who chose to retire and had served this Assembly District since 1984. 

Four candidates appeared on the November 2 ballot.

This blog was started on 11/3/2010.

Brett seems to have scrubbed all of his campaign stuff.
Although the 77th includes portions of the 'libraried' communities of Madison and Middleton, no physical facilities are located within the district.  But it does include most of the UW campus.  (Although I know the Wendt Engineering library is just outside the green.)

Meet Roger Rivard, Freshman Republican Legislator from Wisconsin's 75th Assembly District

24th in a series.




Public libraries in the 75th Assembly District, which includes portions of the Indianhead and Northern Waters library systems.
Barron County:  Barron, Cameron, Chetek, Cumberland, Rice Lake, Turtle Lake.
Washburn County:  Shell Lake, Spooner.

Meet Janet Bewley, Freshman Democratic Legislator from Wisconsin's 74th Assembly District

23rd in a series.



Public libraries in the 74th Assembly District, all of which is located within the Northern Waters Library System.
Ashland County:  Ashland, LaPointe, Mellen, Odanah.
Bayfield County:  Bayfield, Cable, Drummond, Iron River, Washburn.
Iron County:  Hurley, Mercer.
Sawyer County:  Hayward, Les Courtes Oreilles, Winter.


Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Meet Scott Krug, Freshman Republican Legislator from Wisconsin's 72nd Assembly District

22nd in a series.

Krug beat Democratic incumbent Marlin Schneider, who was first elected to the State Assembly in 1970.  Schneider 'retires' as the longest serving member in the history of the Assembly.



Public libraries in the 72nd Assembly District, which includes portions of the South Central and Winnefox library systems.
Adams CountyAdams County Public Library, Lester Public Library of Rome.
Marquette County:  Westfield (Ethel Everhard Public Library)
Wood County:  Wisconsin Rapid (McMillan Memorial Public Library).