Wisconsin State Elections, 2008 - Fall Partisan Election - Senate Contests

Senate Contests

Senate Democrats expanded the controlling majority they gained from the Republicans in the previous election cycle.

Wisconsin Senate Elections
District Incumbent
2004 Vote
2008 Status Democratic Republican Libertarian Independent Winner
2008 Vote
SD-2 Robert Cowles
89.13%
Re-election Robert Cowles Robert Cowles
100%*
SD-4 Lena Taylor
99.16%
Re-election Lena Taylor (cw) Lena Taylor
100%*
SD-6 Spencer Coggs
99.15%
Re-election Spencer Coggs
Nicholas E Cosey
Spencer Coggs
100%*
SD-8 Alberta Darling
56.94%
Re-election Sheldon Wasserman (cw) Alberta Darling (cw) Alberta Darling
51%*
SD-10 Sheila Harsdorf
59.21%
Re-election Alison Page (cw) Sheila Harsdorf (cw) Sheila Harsdorf
56%*
SD-12 Roger Breske
53.47%
Open Jim Holperin (cw) Tom Tiffany (cw) Jim Holperin
51%*
SD-14 Luther Olsen
99.35%
Re-election Luther Olsen Luther Olsen
100%*
SD-16 Mark Miller
60.04%
Re-election Mark Miller (cw) Mark Miller
100%*
SD-18 Carol Roessler
98.60%
Open Jessica King (cw) Michael Brooks
Randy Hopper (cw)
Tim Lakin (cw)
Jake Wesenberg Randy Hopper†
50%*
SD-20 Glenn Grothman
99.15%
Re-election Glenn Grothman
Jarrett John Wiesolek
Clyde Winter (cw) Glenn Grothman
80%*
SD-22 Robert Wirch
52.11%
Re-election Robert Wirch (cw) Ben Bakke (cw) Robert Wirch
67%*
SD-24 Julie Lassa
67.57%
Re-election Julie Lassa Tom Kimmet Julie Lassa
68%*
SD-26 Fred Risser
80.81%
Re-election Fred Risser Dennis deNure (cw) Fred Risser
100%*
SD-28 Mary Lazich
99.27%
Re-election Paul Scheuble Mary Lazich Mary Lazich
100%*
SD-30 Dave Hansen
54.55%
Re-election Dave Hansen (cw) Chad M. Fradette (cw) Dave Hansen
66%*
SD-33 Dan Kapanke
52.56%
Re-election Tara Johnson (cw) Dan Kapanke (cw) Dan Kapanke
51%*

Candidates listed in bold are their party's nominee for the seat. Candidates with a strike have not submitted adequate nomination documents to appear on the 2008 primary and general election ballots by the July 8th deadline. Candidates not submitting adequate nomination documents may still run write-in candidacies.

† This race is yet subject to a recount. * Results are AP election night reports not yet certified by the elections board.

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