|Member of the Wisconsin Senate
from the 18th district
January 7, 2013
|Preceded by||Jessica King|
July 23, 1968 |
|Residence||Fond du Lac, Wisconsin|
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Rick Gudex (born 1968) is an American manufacturing production manager and Republican politician from Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin. He is the current Fond du Lac City Council president, and on November 6, 2012 he defeated incumbent Democrat Jessica King from her seat in the Wisconsin State Senate's 18th District by 590 votes. 
According to his campaign biography, Gudex was born in Eden, Wisconsin in 1968, graduated from St. Mary's Springs High School, and worked full-time for the family business before becoming a shop worker at the Gehl Company[clarification needed], soon becoming a supervisor. As of 2012, he has been a production manager at Brenner Tank.
 Public office
In 1998, he was living in Mayville, Wisconsin and was elected the town's Mayor. When he moved back to Eden, he was elected to the Village Board. Gudex and his wife Kim moved to Fond du Lac in 2005; in 2009, he won a seat on the Fond du Lac City Council and was re-elected in 2011. In 2012, he began his third term as President of the Council.
 Personal life
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