Robin Vos

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Robin Vos
75th Speaker of the Wisconsin State Assembly
Assumed office
January 7, 2013
Preceded by Jeff Fitzgerald
Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly
from the 63rd district
Assumed office
January 3, 2005
Personal details
Born (1968-07-05) July 5, 1968 (age 48)
Burlington, Wisconsin, U.S.
Political party Republican
Alma mater University of Wisconsin–Whitewater

Robin J. Vos (born July 5, 1968) is an American politician. He has been a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly since 2005,[1] representing the 63rd district, and has been Speaker of the Assembly since 2013.[2]

Vos is a small-business owner, owning RoJo's Popcorn.[3] He is a former congressional district director and a former legislative assistant. He was a member of the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents from 1989 to 1991, and a member of the Racine County Board from 1994 to 2004.

A member of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), Vos is the group's former Wisconsin state chair.[4]

In 2016, Vos endorsed Marco Rubio for president. After Rubio dropped out of the race, Vos endorsed Ted Cruz.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile, legis.wisconsin.gov; accessed November 15, 2014.
  2. ^ Wisconsin Blue Book 2011-2012, Biographical sketch of Robin Vos, p. 61.
  3. ^ "Robin Vos, the man amidst the controversy", journaltimes.com; accessed November 15, 2014.
  4. ^ Nikolina Lazic, "Federal Court Strikes Down WI's 'Discriminatory' Voter ID as Unconstitutional", progressive.org, April 30, 2014; accessed November 15, 2014.
  5. ^ Sommerhauser, Mark (March 25, 2016). "Robin Vos endorses Ted Cruz". Wisconsin State Journal. Retrieved March 25, 2016. 

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