Wisconsin Senate, District 18

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Senate District 18
Type District of the Upper House
Senator Rick Gudex (R)
Parent organization Wisconsin Legislature
Website District Website

The 18th District of the Wisconsin Senate is located in central Wisconsin, and is currently composed of parts of Fond du Lac, Dodge, and Winnebago counties. The district is located along the shore of Lake Winnebago.[1]

Current elected officials[edit]

Rick Gudex is the senator serving the 18th district. He was elected to the Senate in the November 2012 election. He defeated Jessica King, and was sworn in on January 7, 2013.

The area of the 18th Senate District contains three State Assembly Districts:[2]

The district is also located within Wisconsin's 6th congressional district, which is represented by U.S. Representative Tom Petri. [3]

Past senators[edit]

The district has previously been represented by:[4]

Note: the boundaries of districts have changed repeatedly over history. Previous politicians of a specific numbered district have represented a completely different geographic area, due to redistricting. Prior to 1852, the 18th District was a Milwaukee-area district.


  1. ^ Wisconsin Blue Book, 2011-12 edition, page 54. ISBN 978-0-9752820-1-4. 
  2. ^ Wisconsin Blue Book, 2011-12 edition, page 54. ISBN 978-0-9752820-1-4. 
  3. ^ Wisconsin Blue Book, 2011-12 edition, page 17. ISBN 978-0-9752820-1-4. 
  4. ^ Wisconsin Blue Book, 1991-92 edition, Statistics: History, pages 657-666.

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