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Tim Carpenter

Democratic — Senator — District 3
Available Terms:
  • 2009-2010
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Tim Carpenter represents Senate District 3 in the Wisconsin Senate, is a member of four committees, and is the primary sponsor of 598 bills.

1998 4630.0
2000 6180.0
2002 76512.44
2004 -5299.0
2006 25780.53
2008 16776.0
2010 25707.57
2012 29411.96

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.



News and Blog Coverage

Senate concurs on treasurer's office constitutional amendment

A constitutional amendment that would eliminate the office of the state treasurer is another step closer to passage, having cleared both houses of the Legislature this session. The Senate approved the amendment 20-13, with Dems Fred Risser, of Madison, and Tim Carpenter, of Milwaukee, in favor. Sen. Chris Kapenga, R-Delafield, ...

2012 Election Calendar

Welcome to 2012, the year of the permanent election cycle. Not only will voters go to the polls four times this year but they may be asked to vote in recall elections for the governor, lieutenant governor and up to four Republican senators. I've compiled a calendar of all of ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SB 706

    Relating to: creating a program for reimbursing the higher education debt of small farm operators, creating an individual income tax deduction for certain amounts received from such a program, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty. (FE)

  • SB 705

    Relating to: civil cause of action for financial exploitation. (FE)

  • SB 700

    Relating to: prohibiting sales or leases of municipal water or sewer utilities to investor-owned utilities.

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  • SB 697

    Relating to: motor vehicle event data recorders, prohibited insurance practices related to accessing or using information collected by event data recorders, and providing a penalty. (FE)

  • SB 688

    Relating to: eligibility for certain low-income energy assistance.

  • SB 682

    Relating to: penalty enhancers for certain crimes.

Recent Votes


Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 20, Noes 13

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2060.0
•••No: 1339.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 426

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 33, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 33100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 243

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 21, Noes 12

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 2163.0
•••No: 1236.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 310

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 19, Noes 14

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 1957.0
•••No: 1442.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 440

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 33, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 33100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 453

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 33, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 33100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
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