State Senate

Depending on where you live, you may have one of the below State Senate races on your ballot.

  • State Representative Mark Spreitzer currently represents the 45th Assembly District and is running to succeed Janis Ringhand in the Wisconsin State Senate. As the ranking Democrat on the Assembly Campaigns & Elections Committee, Spreitzer has been a strong defender of democracy in Wisconsin through his push for non-partisan redistricting reform and his sharp, effective criticism of Republican efforts to push conspiracy theories like the Big Lie following the 2020 election. In office, Spreitzer has been a leader on issues related to conservation, local government, family farms, middle-class economic security, healthcare access, criminal justice reform, and LGBTQ equality. His opponent is Republican candidate Mark Trofimchuck. Spreitzer is the progressive choice in this race.

    Mark Spreitzer

    State Representative Mark Spreitzer currently represents the 45th Assembly District and is running to succeed Janis Ringhand in the Wisconsin State Senate.

    Mark Spreitzer

    State Representative Mark Spreitzer currently represents the 45th Assembly District and is running to succeed Janis Ringhand in the Wisconsin State Senate.

  • Endorsed By: Planned Parenthood, SEIU Wisconsin, UAW, WEAC, WI AFL-CIO, Wisconsin Conservation Voters , Clean Wisconsin, Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate, National Association of Social Workers, Progressive Turnout Project, LGBTQ Victory Fund
  • State Representative Dianne Hesselbein is running to succeed Jon Erpenbach in the state senate. Hesselbein has represented the 79th Assembly District for the past ten years, during which she has fought to protect reproductive rights, expand BadgerCare, protect Wisconsin's natural resources, and support working peoples' rights to unionize and bargain collectively. Hesselbein promises to push for more public school funding, protect our environment, strengthen the University System, and advocate for veterans’ benefits in the state senate. Her opponent, Republican Roger Relph, is endorsed by an extreme right wing group that wants to ban abortion without exception, including when the pregnant person's life is at risk. Hesselbein is the progressive choice in this race.

    Dianne Hesselbein

    State Representative Dianne Hesselbein is running to succeed Jon Erpenbach in the state senate.

    Dianne Hesselbein

    State Representative Dianne Hesselbein is running to succeed Jon Erpenbach in the state senate.

  • Endorsed By: Planned Parenthood, SEIU Wisconsin, WEAC, WI AFL-CIO, Wisconsin Conservation Voters , Clean Wisconsin, Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate, EMILY'S List, Progressive Turnout Project

State Assembly

Depending on where you live, you may have one of the below State Assembly races on your ballot.

  • Jenna Jacobson has deep ties to the 43rd Assembly District. Jacobson is currently serving her third term as Village of Oregon Trustee and working as a Housing Program Specialist to help people get and stay in affordable, quality housing in Dane County. Jacobson promises to fight for our shared values like making sure our public schools are fully funded, expanding broadband internet access, expanding BadgerCare and mental health support, fighting to protect Wisconsin's natural resources and promoting access to clean water, and supporting family farms throughout Wisconsin. Jacobson is also passionate about women's rights. She is a pro-choice candidate who believes Wisconsin should legalize abortion. Her opponent is Republican candidate Marisa Voelkel, who is endorsed by an extreme right wing group that wants to ban abortion without exception, even when the pregnant person's life is at risk. Jacobson is the progressive candidate in this race.

    Jenna Jacobson

    Jenna Jacobson has deep ties to the 43rd Assembly District. Jacobson is currently serving her third term as Village of Oregon Trustee and working as a Housing Program Specialist to help people get and stay in affordable, quality housing in Dane County.

    Jenna Jacobson

    Jenna Jacobson has deep ties to the 43rd Assembly District. Jacobson is currently serving her third term as Village of Oregon Trustee and working as a Housing Program Specialist to help people get and stay in affordable, quality housing in Dane County.

  • Endorsed By: AFSCME, WEAC, WI AFL-CIO, Wisconsin Conservation Voters , Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate, EMILY'S List, Progressive Turnout Project
  • Dane County supervisor, former City of Verona alder, small business owner, founder of the New Leaders Council Wisconsin chapter, and experienced public policy advocate Mike Bare is running for the 80th Assembly District to champion progressive values in the State Capitol. As a longtime aide to U.S. Senator Russ Feingold, Bare knows the ins and outs of fighting for progressive policies and being responsive to constituents. Bare's top three priorities are defending our democracy, protecting our rights including the right to a safe and legal abortion, and tacking climate change. But no matter the issue or the decision before him, Bare is guided by values like showing empathy for others, ensuring fairness in processes, and achieving equity in outcomes. Also running is Republican candidate Jacob Luginbuhl. Bare is the progressive choice in this race.

    Mike Bare

    Dane County supervisor, former City of Verona alder, small business owner, founder of the New Leaders Council Wisconsin chapter, and experienced public policy advocate Mike Bare is running for the 80th Assembly District to champion progressive values in the State Capitol.

    Mike Bare

    Dane County supervisor, former City of Verona alder, small business owner, founder of the New Leaders Council Wisconsin chapter, and experienced public policy advocate Mike Bare is running for the 80th Assembly District to champion progressive values in the State Capitol.

  • Endorsed By: AFSCME, SEIU Wisconsin, WEAC, WI AFL-CIO , Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate, Progressive Turnout Project