Robert Jauch

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Robert Jauch
Member of the Wisconsin Senate
from the 25th district
In office
January 5, 1987 – January 5, 2015
Preceded byDaniel Theno
Succeeded byJanet Bewley
Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly
In office
January 7, 1985 – January 5, 1987
Preceded byLary J. Swoboda
Succeeded byFrank Boyle
Constituency73rd district
In office
January 3, 1983 – January 7, 1985
Preceded byRobert S. Travis Jr.
Succeeded byRobert S. Travis Jr.
Constituency49th district
Personal details
Born (1945-11-22) November 22, 1945 (age 75)
Wheaton, Illinois
Political partyDemocratic
ResidencePoplar, Wisconsin
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Army
Years of service1964–1968

Robert Jauch (born November 22, 1945) is a retired American Democratic politician. He served 28 years in the Wisconsin State Senate (1987–2015) and four years in the State Assembly (183–1987). He retired in 2015, citing the increased partisanship in the Legislature.[1][2]


Born in Wheaton, Illinois, Jauch graduated from Wheaton Central High School and then served in the United States Army 1964–1968. He went to University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire and University of Wisconsin–Superior. He served as field representative for United States Representative David Obey.[3]

Wisconsin legislature[edit]

During the protests in Wisconsin, Jauch, along with the 13 other Democratic State Senators, left the state to deny the State Senate a quorum on Governor Scott Walker's controversial "Budget Repair" legislation.


  1. ^ 'State Senator Robert Jauch announces his retirement,' Kevin Murphy,, October 10, 2013
  2. ^ Bergquist, Lee (August 13, 2014). "Allen, Brostoff, Wanggaard, Bowen win legislative primaries". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Retrieved February 3, 2021.
  3. ^ Wisconsin History Society-Robert Jauch

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