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politician , member of the Wisconsin State Assembly

Jeff Fitzgerald, American state legislator. Member community relations board Fox Lake Correctional Institution; board directors State Legislation Leaders Foundation; Member of Juneau Chamber of Commerce, Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce.

Background

Fitzgerald, Jeff was born on October 12, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Education

After graduating from Hustisford High School, Fitzgerald attended University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and received his bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

Career

He was a Republican Party member of the , representing the 39th Assembly District from 2000 until 2013. He was the Speaker of the Assembly in the 100th Wisconsin Legislature. He ran for the United States Senate election in 2012, but lost by a wide margin.

After leaving the Assembly, he became a lobbyist. Born in Chicago, Illinois, Fitzgerald moved with his family to Hustisford, Wisconsin. He was a small business owner and served on the Beaver Dam, Wisconsin Common Council 2000-03.

ElectionsHe was elected in 2000. In 2012, he decided against running for re-election, instead announcing, in October 2011, that he would seek the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by retiring US Senator Herb Kohl. In October 2011, Fitzgerald announced that he would run for the United States Senate seat being vacated by retiring Senator Herb Kohl, a Democrat.

Achievements

  • In 2002, he won re-election unopposed. In 2004, he won re-election a third term with 70% of the vote. In 2006, he won re-election to a fourth term with 63% of the vote.

    In 2008, he won re-election to a fifth term with 60% of the vote. In 2010, he won re-election to a sixth term unopposed. He lost the nomination on August 14, 2012 in a four-way primary battle against former Governor Tommy Thompson (the winner), millionaire Eric Hovde, and former Congressman Mark Neumann.

Membership

Member community relations board Fox Lake Correctional Institution. Board directors State Legislation Leaders Foundation. Member of Juneau Chamber of Commerce, Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce.

Connections

Married; 1 child.