Wisconsin Senate, District 8

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Senate District 8
Type District of the Upper House
Location
Region served
North of Milwaukee
Senator
Alberta Darling
Parent organization
Wisconsin Legislature
Website Official Site

The 8th District of the Wisconsin Senate is located in Southern Wisconsin, and is composed of parts of Milwaukee County, Ozaukee County, and Washington County.[1]

Current elected officials[edit]

District boundaries from 2002 to 2012

Alberta Darling is the senator serving the 8th district. She has served since 1992, and was re-elected in 2008 to another four-year term. Before serving as a senator, she held an office in the State Assembly, serving the 10th District from 1990 to 1993.[2]

The area of the 8th Senate District contains three State Assembly Districts:[3]

The district is also located within Wisconsin's 5th congressional district, which is represented by U.S. Representative Jim Sensenbrenner,[4] Wisconsin's 6th congressional district, which is represented by U.S. Representative Tom Petri, and Wisconsin's 4th congressional district which is represented by U.S. Representative Gwen Moore.

Past senators[edit]

The district as originally created consisted of Green County. It was represented by:

The legislature was redistricted completely before the 1852 election.

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.

See also[edit]

Political subdivisions of Wisconsin

Notes[edit]

External links[edit]