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United States House of Representatives elections in Wisconsin, 2016

United States House of Representatives elections in Wisconsin, 2016

November 6, 2016 (2016-11-06)

All 8 Wisconsin seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 5 3

The 2016 United States House of Representatives elections in Wisconsin will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2016 to elect the 27 U.S. Representatives from the state of Wisconsin, one from each of the state's eight congressional districts. The elections will coincide with the elections of other federal and state offices, including President of the United States and U.S. Senator from Wisconsin.

Contents

  • District 1 1
  • District 2 2
  • District 3 3
  • District 4 4
  • District 5 5
  • District 6 6
  • District 7 7
  • District 8 8
  • References 9
  • External links 10

District 1

Republican Paul Ryan has represented the district since being elected in 1998.

Ryan is rumored to be facing a potential primary challenge due to his support for Trade Promotion Authority.[1]

Tom Breu is running as a Democrat.[2] 2012 and 2014 Democratic nominee Rob Zerban will not run again in 2016.[3]

District 2

Democrat Mark Pocan has represented the district since being elected in 2012.

District 3

Democrat Ron Kind has represented the district since being elected in 1996.

District 4

Democrat Gwen Moore has represented the district since being elected in 2004.

Dan Sebring who has been the GOP nominee every cycle since 2008, has announced that he will not run in 2016.

District 5

Republican James Sensenbrenner has represented the district since being elected in 1978.

District 6

Republican Glenn Grothman has represented the district since being elected in 2014.

District 7

Republican Sean Duffy has represented the district since being elected in 2010.

Democrat Kirk Bangstad, a political consultant, has announced that he will challenge Duffy in 2016.[4] 2014 nominee Kelly Westlund announced that she will not run again in 2016.[5]

District 8

Republican Reid Ribble has represented the district since being elected in 2010.

References

  1. ^ Ingraham, Laura (June 12, 2015). "Wisconsin sources say discussions building in favor of challenging @RepPaulRyan over his role in the #ObamaTrade. #PeoplesCandidate". Twitter. Retrieved June 29, 2015. 
  2. ^ Schultz, Frank (November 5, 2014). "Janesville Democrat sets out on quest for congressional seat". Janesville Gazette. Retrieved February 2, 2015. 
  3. ^ Schultz, Frank (June 19, 2015). "Rob Zerban won't run for Congress in 2016". Janesville Gazette. Retrieved June 29, 2015. 
  4. ^ Yokley, Eli (July 7, 2015). "Tech Consultant to Run Against Republican Sean Duffy".  
  5. ^ Westlund, Kelly (August 12, 2015). "Over the last several months, I've had many, many conversations...". Facebook. Retrieved September 29, 2015. 

External links

  • U.S. House elections in Wisconsin, 2016 at Ballotpedia
  • Campaign contributions at OpenSecrets.org
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