State Senate

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

  • Pat Skogen is a retired dairy farmer and former public school teacher from Monroe. Active in the Wisconsin Farmers Union and Family Farm Defenders, as well as a long-time member of WEAC, Skogen says her top priorities would include increasing funding for public schools, increasing support for small farms throughout Wisconsin, expanding access to healthcare, and fighting for clean water and a living wage. She is challenging Republican state senator Howard Marklein, who is endorsed by an extreme right wing group that supports Wisconsin's criminal abortion ban, which prohibits abortion even in cases of rape or incest. Skogen is the progressive choice in this race.

    Pat Skogen

    Pat Skogen is a retired dairy farmer and former public school teacher from Monroe.

    Pat Skogen

    Pat Skogen is a retired dairy farmer and former public school teacher from Monroe.

  • Endorsed By: WEAC, WI AFL-CIO, Wisconsin Conservation Voters , Progressive Turnout Project
  • 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.

  • In his campaign for the 50th Assembly District, Michael Leuth cites the need to protect our clean air and water as top priorities. Leuth supports ensuring our public schools have adequate funding, supporting small businesses, legalizing medical marijuana, and generally believes abortion should be a decision between a patient and their doctor. Leuth is challenging Republican incumbent Tony Kurtz, 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. While Leuth is more centrist than truly progressive, he is the more progressive option in this race.

    Michael Leuth

    In his campaign for the 50th Assembly District, Michael Leuth cites the need to protect our clean air and water as top priorities.

    Michael Leuth

    In his campaign for the 50th Assembly District, Michael Leuth cites the need to protect our clean air and water as top priorities.

  • Endorsed By: WEAC , Progressive Turnout Project
  • Lifelong 51st Assembly District resident, local elected official, mom of three and small business owner Leah Spicer is running for Assembly because she believes in a vibrant, prosperous, and thriving future for her community. As someone who is family focused and solution oriented, Spicer's top priorities include access to affordable healthcare, high quality childcare, investment and support for small businesses and farms, and ensuring our rural public schools have adequate funding. Spicer also supports expanding access to broadband internet and views clean water, land, and air as essential to our economy and way of life in Wisconsin. In the Assembly, Spicer promises to protect reproductive healthcare including the right to choose. Also running is Republican Todd Novak, who is endorsed by an extreme right wing group that supports Wisconsin's criminal abortion ban, which prohibits abortion even in cases of rape or incest, and who has consistently cast anti-choice, anti-public education, anti-environment, and anti-democracy votes. Spicer is the progressive choice in this race.

    Leah Spicer

    Lifelong 51st Assembly District resident, local elected official, mom of three and small business owner Leah Spicer is running for Assembly because she believes in a vibrant, prosperous, and thriving future for her community.

    Leah Spicer

    Lifelong 51st Assembly District resident, local elected official, mom of three and small business owner Leah Spicer is running for Assembly because she believes in a vibrant, prosperous, and thriving future for her community.

  • Endorsed By: Citizen Action Wisconsin, Planned Parenthood, WEAC, WI AFL-CIO, Wisconsin Conservation Voters , Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate, EMILY'S List, Progressive Turnout Project
  • Former dairy goat farmer and special education teacher Dave Considine has been serving in the Assembly since 2014. Considine has a reputation as a pragmatic and bipartisan legislator who favors common-sense, community-minded legislation. Considine believes in investing public money into public schools, supports reproductive rights, and has authored numerous bills on education, conservation, and marijuana decriminalization. His opponent is Republican candidate Shellie Benish, 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. Considine is the progressive choice in this race.

    Dave Considine

    Former dairy goat farmer and special education teacher Dave Considine has been serving in the Assembly since 2014. Considine has a reputation as a pragmatic and bipartisan legislator who favors common-sense, community-minded legislation.

    Dave Considine

    Former dairy goat farmer and special education teacher Dave Considine has been serving in the Assembly since 2014. Considine has a reputation as a pragmatic and bipartisan legislator who favors common-sense, community-minded legislation.

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