Robert Wirch

Wisconsin
State Senate - District 22
Type of Seat: 
Incumbent
Year: 
2012
Status: 
Elected
Woman Candidate: 
No
GLBT: 
No
Person of Color: 
No
Under 35: 
No

State Senator Robert Wirch is on his 5th term in the Senate, representing District 22, which includes Kenosha and the surrounding communities. Earlier in his career, he served two terms as a state Representative. Prior to his election Bob was a factory worker and union steelworker and served on the Kenosha County Board of Supervisors. Bob has been a top advocate for working families during his time in the legislature. He authored legislation to prevent companies that receive state contracts from sending Wisconsin jobs overseas and defended workers in Wisconsin from Scott Walker's attacks. He defeated a Repbulican led recall in 2011 and was successful in his reelection bid in 2012.