Wisconsin Senate, District 32

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Senate District 32
Type District of the Upper House
Jennifer Shilling (D)
Parent organization
Wisconsin Legislature
Website District Website

The 32nd District of the Wisconsin Senate is located in western Wisconsin, and is composed of all of Crawford and La Crosse Counties, almost all of Vernon, and part of Monroe County.[1]

Current elected officials[edit]

Jennifer Shilling is the state senator serving the 32nd district. She was elected to the senate during a special election in 2011 and was re-elected in November 2012. Before serving as a senator, she was in the State Assembly.[2][3] Shilling is the current Senate Minority Leader.

The area of the 32nd Senate District contains three State Assembly Districts:[4]

The district is located within Wisconsin's 3rd congressional district, which is represented by U.S. Representative Ron Kind. [5]

Past senators[edit]

The 32nd District was created in 1861 after the 1860 Federal Census, when the State Senate was expanded from 30 to 33 members. The first to represent the district was M. D. Bartlett, a Republican from Durand who served in the 1862 and 1863 sessions. At that time, the district consisted of Buffalo, Chippewa, Clark, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Pepin and Trempeleau Counties.

The district has been represented by:[6]

Note: The boundaries of districts have changed over history. Previous politicians of a specific numbered district will have represented a different geographic area, due to redistricting.


  1. ^ Statewide Senate District Map
  2. ^ Wisconsin Blue Book, 2013-14 edition, page 82. ISBN 978-0-9752820-1-4. 
  3. ^ "District website". http://legis.wisconsin.gov/w3asp/contact/legislatorpages.aspx?house=Senate&district=32.  External link in |work= (help);
  4. ^ Wisconsin Blue Book, 2013-14 edition, page 82. ISBN 978-0-9752820-1-4. 
  5. ^ Wisconsin Blue Book, 2013-14 edition, page 17. ISBN 978-0-9752820-1-4. 
  6. ^ Wisconsin Blue Book, 1991-92 edition, Statistics: History, pages 657-666.

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