|Chairman of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin|
January 30, 2009
|Preceded by||Joe Wineke|
March 8, 1979 |
|Spouse(s)||Amy Lensing (2007-Present)|
|Alma mater||BA in Political Science from University of Wisconsin–Madison.|
|Profession||Politician, Community organizer, Campaign Director|
Tate served as the Deputy State Director of America Coming Together in 2004. He was hired as the State Director of Dean for America. He served as the Regional Political Director for AFSCME Council 40, and was the State Field Director for Falk for Governor. He was a Statewide Student Organizer for the 2000 Democratic Coordinated Campaign. Directly prior to assuming the role of chair of the state party, he served as the Executive Director of Fair Wisconsin and then the Executive Director of Advancing Wisconsin.
In March 2009, Tate announced that he was running to be elected state Democratic Party chairman at the party's June convention. He gained the endorsement of outgoing two-term party chair, Joe Wineke. On June 13, 2009 at the State Party Convention, Tate was elected the new chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, and at the age of 30, was now the youngest state chair in the country.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Mike Tate.|
- WisPolitics E-Profile of Mike Tate
- Democratic Party of Wisconsin Official Website.
- Mike Tate Contact Information from the DPW Official Website.
- Mike Tate's Victory Speech
- Mike Tate Introduction
|Party political offices|
|Chairman of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin
June 13, 2009 – Present