Candidate Details

Tammy Baldwin

Senate - Incumbent

Sen. Tammy Baldwin first won election to the US Senate in 2012, defeating former Governor Tommy Thompson to fill retiring Sen. Herb Kohl’s seat. Baldwin is the first openly gay woman elected to Congress and represented Wisconsin’s Madison-based 2nd Congressional District from 1998 to 2012. Prior to serving in Congress, Baldwin served in the Wisconsin State Assembly, Madison City Council, Dane County Board of Supervisors, and practiced law for several years. She is a strong supporter of Israel and two-state peace and was also endorsed by JStreetPAC in her 2010 campaign for re-election to the House of Representatives, as well as her 2014 election to her full term in the United States Senate.