Wisconsin Senate, District 5

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Senate District 5
Type District of the Upper House
Region served
Milwaukee area
Leah Vukmir (R)
Parent organization
Wisconsin Legislature
Website Official Site

The 5th District of the Wisconsin Senate is located in Southern Wisconsin, and is composed of parts of Milwaukee County, and Waukesha County.[1]

Current elected officials[edit]

Leah Vukmir is the senator serving the 5th district. She was first elected in 2010, and we re-elected in 2014. Before serving as a senator, she held an office in the State Assembly, serving the 14th District from 2003 to 2011.[2]

The area of the 5th Senate District contains three State Assembly Districts:[3]

The district is also located mostly within Wisconsin's 5th congressional district, which is represented by U.S. Representative Jim Sensenbrenner.[4]

Past senators[edit]

The district has previously been represented by:[5]

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


  1. ^ District Map
  2. ^ Vukmir Biography
  3. ^ District Map
  4. ^ Congressional District Map
  5. ^ Wisconsin Blue Book, 1991-92 edition, Statistics: History, pages 657-666.

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