2016 Wisconsin State Assembly election

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2016 Wisconsin State Assembly election

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All 99 seats of the Wisconsin State Assembly
50 seats are needed for a majority
Turnout67.34%[1]
  Majority party Minority party
  Robin Vos speaks at Racine Tea Party event (8378614585).jpg Rep. Peter Barca.jpg
Leader Robin Vos Peter W. Barca
Party Republican Democratic
Leader's seat District 63 District 64
Last election 63 36
Seats before 63 36
Seats won 64 35
Seat change Increase1 Decrease1
Popular vote 1,337,291 1,175,779
Percentage 51.7% 45.5%

Speaker before election

Robin Vos
Republican

Elected Speaker

Robin Vos
Republican

An election was held on November 8, 2016 to elect all 99 members to Wisconsin's State Assembly. The election coincided with elections for other offices, including U.S. President, U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives and State Senate. The primary election was held on August 9, 2016.

Republicans consolidated their control of the Assembly by gaining one seat, winning 64 seats compared to 36 seats for the Democrats.[2]

Results[edit]

Statewide[edit]

Statewide results of the 2016 Wisconsin State Assembly election:[3]

Party Candi-
dates
Votes Seats
No. % No. +/– %
Republican Party 71 1,337,291 51.69% 64 Increase1 64.65%
Democratic Party 79 1,175,779 45.45% 35 Decrease1 35.35%
Independent 8 43,004 1.66% 0 Steady 0.00%
Libertarian Party 3 12,092 0.47% 0 Steady 0.00%
Veterans Party 1 1,580 0.06% 0 Steady 0.00%
Scattering 17,425 0.67% 0 Steady 0.00%
Total 162 2,587,171 100.00% 99 Steady 100.00%

District[edit]

Results of the 2016 Wisconsin State Assembly election by district:[3]

District Democratic Republican Others Total Result
Votes % Votes % Votes % Votes %
District 1 13,289 39.85% 20,044 60.11% 14 0.04% 33,347 100.00% Republican Hold
District 2 - - 20,039 69.29% 8,881 30.71% 28,920 100.00% Republican Hold
District 3 11,969 39.46% 18,361 60.54% - - 30,330 100.00% Republican Hold
District 4 12,016 40.23% 17,817 59.65% 34 0.11% 29,867 100.00% Republican Hold
District 5 10,933 35.40% 19,941 64.58% 6 0.02% 30,880 100.00% Republican Hold
District 6 7,944 29.82% 18,690 70.15% 8 0.03% 26,642 100.00% Republican Hold
District 7 13,514 56.14% 9,212 38.27% 1,347 5.60% 24,073 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 8 8,528 98.45% - - 134 1.55% 8,662 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 9 12,142 97.97% - - 251 2.03% 12,393 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 10 21,228 99.11% - - 190 0.89% 21,418 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 11 18,418 98.76% - - 232 1.24% 18,650 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 12 18,642 98.42% - - 299 1.58% 18,941 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 13 - - 23,904 96.99% 741 3.01% 24,645 100.00% Republican Hold
District 14 14,934 42.70% 20,001 57.19% 40 0.11% 34,975 100.00% Republican Hold
District 15 - - 21,525 97.54% 542 2.46% 22,067 100.00% Republican Hold
District 16 18,019 98.43% - - 287 1.57% 18,306 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 17 21,715 99.07% - - 204 0.93% 21,919 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 18 18,006 98.87% - - 206 1.13% 18,212 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 19 26,732 97.54% - - 674 2.46% 27,406 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 20 21,222 97.02% - - 651 2.98% 21,873 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 21 11,338 40.53% 16,589 59.30% 48 0.17% 27,975 100.00% Republican Hold
District 22 - - 26,131 97.82% 582 2.18% 26,713 100.00% Republican Hold
District 23 - - 25,670 95.57% 1,190 4.43% 26,860 100.00% Republican Hold
District 24 - - 24,047 96.48% 878 3.52% 24,925 100.00% Republican Hold
District 25 9,305 34.89% 17,325 64.97% 37 0.14% 26,667 100.00% Republican Hold
District 26 11,283 40.39% 16,583 59.36% 72 0.26% 27,938 100.00% Republican Hold
District 27 11,501 38.04% 18,644 61.66% 92 0.30% 30,237 100.00% Republican Hold
District 28 9,837 33.88% 17,612 60.66% 1,583 5.45% 29,032 100.00% Republican Hold
District 29 10,661 38.83% 16,774 61.10% 19 0.07% 27,454 100.00% Republican Hold
District 30 12,358 38.94% 17,790 56.05% 1,591 5.01% 31,739 100.00% Republican Hold
District 31 10,348 35.88% 18,465 64.02% 30 0.10% 28,843 100.00% Republican Hold
District 32 10,090 37.38% 16,862 62.47% 42 0.16% 26,994 100.00% Republican Hold
District 33 11,246 37.34% 18,851 62.59% 23 0.08% 30,120 100.00% Republican Hold
District 34 12,715 36.93% 21,686 62.99% 28 0.08% 34,429 100.00% Republican Hold
District 35 9,564 33.91% 18,622 66.02% 22 0.08% 28,208 100.00% Republican Hold
District 36 - - 22,899 99.92% 18 0.08% 22,917 100.00% Republican Hold
District 37 10,990 38.10% 17,821 61.78% 37 0.13% 28,848 100.00% Republican Hold
District 38 12,288 37.20% 20,708 62.70% 33 0.10% 33,029 100.00% Republican Hold
District 39 9,192 32.57% 19,028 67.42% 2 0.01% 28,222 100.00% Republican Hold
District 40 9,801 35.41% 17,866 64.55% 11 0.04% 27,678 100.00% Republican Hold
District 41 - - 17,711 70.55% 7,394 29.45% 25,105 100.00% Republican Hold
District 42 11,867 41.31% 16,842 58.63% 18 0.06% 28,727 100.00% Republican Hold
District 43 16,179 54.56% 13,427 45.28% 45 0.15% 29,651 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 44 19,948 98.51% - - 301 1.49% 20,249 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 45 17,867 98.00% - - 364 2.00% 18,231 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 46 24,678 98.19% - - 454 1.81% 25,132 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 47 19,154 68.47% - - 8,822 31.53% 27,976 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 48 26,534 98.76% - - 333 1.24% 26,867 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 49 11,344 42.94% 15,056 56.99% 18 0.07% 26,418 100.00% Republican Hold
District 50 10,762 42.13% 14,774 57.83% 11 0.04% 25,547 100.00% Republican Hold
District 51 13,189 48.62% 13,912 51.29% 23 0.08% 27,124 100.00% Republican Hold
District 52 9,829 36.24% 17,293 63.76% - - 27,122 100.00% Republican Hold
District 53 - - 21,641 98.92% 236 1.08% 21,877 100.00% Republican Hold
District 54 17,923 69.46% - - 7,879 30.54% 25,802 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 55 11,523 38.46% 18,393 61.40% 42 0.14% 29,958 100.00% Republican Hold
District 56 11,551 35.45% 21,022 64.52% 10 0.03% 32,583 100.00% Republican Hold
District 57 19,048 98.68% - - 255 1.32% 19,303 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 58 - - 25,457 98.13% 484 1.87% 25,941 100.00% Republican Hold
District 59 - - 25,847 99.27% 189 0.73% 26,036 100.00% Republican Hold
District 60 - - 23,806 74.87% 7,992 25.13% 31,798 100.00% Republican Hold
District 61 9,792 33.23% 19,622 66.59% 52 0.18% 29,466 100.00% Republican Hold
District 62 - - 22,523 100.00% - - 22,523 100.00% Republican Hold
District 63 10,487 35.84% 18,771 64.16% - - 29,258 100.00% Republican Hold
District 64 18,799 97.67% - - 449 2.33% 19,248 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 65 16,112 97.84% - - 355 2.16% 16,467 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 66 13,526 81.32% - - 3,107 18.68% 16,633 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 67 10,308 35.69% 18,574 64.31% - - 28,882 100.00% Republican Hold
District 68 11,263 41.83% 15,628 58.05% 32 0.12% 26,923 100.00% Republican Hold
District 69 - - 21,443 99.68% 69 0.32% 21,512 100.00% Republican Hold
District 70 10,266 37.68% 16,963 62.26% 18 0.07% 27,247 100.00% Republican Hold
District 71 21,834 98.90% - - 242 1.10% 22,076 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 72 12,279 43.45% 15,972 56.52% 6 0.02% 28,257 100.00% Republican Hold
District 73 22,107 98.17% - - 411 1.83% 22,518 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 74 22,624 99.36% - - 145 0.64% 22,769 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 75 10,894 37.97% 17,786 62.00% 9 0.03% 28,689 100.00% Republican Hold
District 76 33,628 82.77% 6,877 16.93% 124 0.31% 40,629 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 77 29,069 98.90% - - 323 1.10% 29,392 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 78 25,362 78.90% - - 6,782 21.10% 32,144 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 79 23,211 63.84% 13,105 36.04% 44 0.12% 36,360 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 80 26,250 98.19% - - 485 1.81% 26,735 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 81 17,270 60.49% 11,265 39.46% 14 0.05% 28,549 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 82 - - 21,080 97.83% 467 2.17% 21,547 100.00% Republican Hold
District 83 - - 26,596 98.79% 327 1.21% 26,923 100.00% Republican Hold
District 84 - - 21,987 97.91% 470 2.09% 22,457 100.00% Republican Hold
District 85 12,837 46.52% 14,722 53.35% 35 0.13% 27,594 100.00% Republican Hold
District 86 11,142 35.43% 18,246 58.01% 2,063 6.56% 31,451 100.00% Republican Hold
District 87 8,554 31.98% 18,179 67.97% 12 0.04% 26,745 100.00% Republican Hold
District 88 11,312 38.88% 17,742 60.99% 37 0.13% 29,091 100.00% Republican Hold
District 89 9,055 31.78% 19,429 68.20% 5 0.02% 28,489 100.00% Republican Hold
District 90 14,387 97.92% - - 306 2.08% 14,693 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 91 17,780 60.87% 11,341 38.82% 90 0.31% 29,211 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 92 12,540 47.92% 13,605 51.99% 22 0.08% 26,167 100.00% Republican GAIN
District 93 - - 24,298 98.49% 372 1.51% 24,670 100.00% Republican Hold
District 94 16,721 52.63% 15,049 47.37% - - 31,770 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 95 23,020 100.00% - - - - 23,020 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 96 10,186 38.89% 16,000 61.09% 5 0.02% 26,191 100.00% Republican Hold
District 97 - - 21,611 97.63% 524 2.37% 22,135 100.00% Republican Hold
District 98 - - 25,592 98.39% 419 1.61% 26,011 100.00% Republican Hold
District 99 - - 28,597 98.86% 331 1.14% 28,928 100.00% Republican Hold
Total 1,175,779 45.45% 1,337,291 51.69% 74,101 2.86% 2,587,171 100.00%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Voter Turnout Partisan - Non-Partisan Through April 2018". Madison, U.S.A.: Wisconsin Elections Commission. Retrieved December 5, 2018.
  2. ^ Marley, Patrick; Stein, Jason (November 9, 2016). "GOP strengthens hold on Legislature". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee, U.S.A. Retrieved December 3, 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Statewide Results All Offices (post-Presidential recount)" (PDF). Madison, U.S.A.: Wisconsin Elections Commission. Retrieved December 1, 2018.