State Senate

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

No Good Choices

Senator John Jagler has consistently cast anti-choice, anti-public education, anti-environment, anti-midde class and anti-democracy votes in the state senate. There is no progressive choice in this race.

SD 13 - No Good Choices

Senator John Jagler has consistently cast anti-choice, anti-public education, anti-environment, anti-midde class and anti-democracy votes in the state senate. There is no progressive choice in this race.

  • 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.

  • Dane County Supervisor and DeForest resident Maureen McCarville is running for the 37th Assembly District to fight for progress in the State Assembly. McCarville supports investing more in education, making healthcare more accessible, keeping Wisconsin's air, water, and land clean, enacting common sense gun safety measures, and protecting women's reproductive rights. McCarville, who served in the Wisconsin National Guard for nine years, also lists investing in Wisconsin's veterans as a priority. She is a long-time community volunteer, even getting recognized by the DeForest Windsor Area Chamber of Commerce as "volunteer of the year" for organizing the annual 4th of July parade. McCarville is challenging Republican incumbent William Penterman, 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. McCarville is the progressive choice in this race.

    Maureen McCarville

    Dane County Supervisor and DeForest resident Maureen McCarville is running for the 37th Assembly District to fight for progress in the State Assembly.

    Maureen McCarville

    Dane County Supervisor and DeForest resident Maureen McCarville is running for the 37th Assembly District to fight for progress in the State Assembly.

  • Endorsed By: WI AFL-CIO , EMILY'S List, Progressive Turnout Project

No Good Choices

State Representative Mark Born is co-chair of the Republican-controlled Joint Finance Committee (JFC), which has routinely played politics with state funds at the expense of the public good. As a member of the Assembly, Born has cast consistently anti-healthcare, anti-choice, anti-public education, anti-worker, and anti-middle class votes. During 2021-23 biennial budget deliberations, Born said he opposed increasing state funding for the Wisconsin Black Historical Society partly because there was temporary display on Black history in a corner of the state Capitol. There is no progressive choice in this race.

AD 39 - No Good Choices

State Representative Mark Born is co-chair of the Republican-controlled Joint Finance Committee (JFC), which has routinely played politics with state funds at the expense of the public good.

No Good Choices

Incumbent Alex Dallman has cast consistently anti-healthcare, anti-choice, anti-public education, anti-worker, and anti-middle class votes. There is no progressive choice in this race.

AD 41 - No Good Choices

Incumbent Alex Dallman has cast consistently anti-healthcare, anti-choice, anti-public education, anti-worker, and anti-middle class votes. There is no progressive choice in this race.

  • Lifelong Lodi resident, Columbia County board supervisor, former small business owner, journey-person tool and die maker, and AFT Local 243 union member Theresa Valencia believes government should be about improving people's lives, not political scheming. Valencia is a passionate supporter of access to affordable healthcare including expanding BadgerCare, believes we must fully fund our public schools and support our educators, thinks corporations and the extremely wealthy should pay their fair share, and promises to support reproductive freedom for Wisconsin women. Valencia also supports common sense gun safety. Also in this race is Republican incumbent Jon Plumer, who has consistently cast anti-public education, anti-democracy, and anti-worker votes and 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. Valencia is the more progressive choice in this race.

    Theresa Valencia

    Lifelong Lodi resident, Columbia County board supervisor, former small business owner, journey-person tool and die maker, and AFT Local 243 union member Theresa Valencia believes government should be about improving people's lives, not political scheming.

    Theresa Valencia

    Lifelong Lodi resident, Columbia County board supervisor, former small business owner, journey-person tool and die maker, and AFT Local 243 union member Theresa Valencia believes government should be about improving people's lives, not political scheming.

  • Endorsed By: UAW, WEAC, WI AFL-CIO , SMART Transportation Division
  • 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