Thomas G. Reynolds

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Thomas Reynolds
Member of the Wisconsin Senate
from the 5th district
In office
2003–2007
Preceded by Peggy Rosenzweig
Succeeded by Jim Sullivan
Personal details
Born (1956-12-16) December 16, 1956 (age 58)
Milwaukee
Political party Republican

Thomas G. "Tom" Reynolds (born December 16, 1956) is an American politician who formerly served in the Wisconsin State Senate, representing the 5th district. He is a member of the Republican Party of Wisconsin.[1]

Reynolds was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and graduated from Nathan Hale High School in 1975. In addition to serving in the state senate, Reynolds is the owner of a printing business. He has five children.

Reynolds was elected to the Wisconsin Senate in 2002 after defeating incumbent Sen. Peggy Rosenzweig, who Reynolds claimed was too liberal, in the Republican primary that April. Before his defeat in 2006, he sat on the Committee on Housing and Financial Institutions, the Committee on Job Creation, Economic Development and Consumer Affairs, the Joint Committee for Review of Administrative Rules, and chaired the Committee on Labor and Election Process Reform.[2] He was defeated in his bid for re-election by Democrat Jim Sullivan.[3]

Electoral history[edit]

  • 2006 Race for Wisconsin State Senate – 5th District
  • 2002 Race for Wisconsin State Senate – 5th District
    • Tom Reynolds (R), 53%
    • George L. Christenson (D), 47%
  • 2002 Race for Wisconsin State Senate – 5th District Republican Primary
  • 1998 Race for U.S. House of Representatives – 4th District
  • 1996 Race for U.S. House of Representatives – 4th District
  • 1996 Race for U.S. House of Representatives – 4th District Republican Primary
    • Tom Reynolds (R)
    • J. Mac Davis (R)
  • 1994 Race for U.S. House of Representatives – 4th District

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/dictionary/index.asp?action=view&term_id=2014&keyword=reynolds
  2. ^ "Wisconsin State Senate". Sen. Tom Reynolds. Archived from the original on March 4, 2006. Retrieved March 27, 2006. 
  3. ^ "Jim Sullivan for Senate". Jim Sullivan. Retrieved October 5, 2006. 

External links[edit]

Wisconsin State Senate
Preceded by
Peggy Rosenzweig
Wisconsin State Senator-5th District
2003–present
Incumbent