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Chris Kapenga

Republican — Senator — District 33
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Chris Kapenga represents Senate District 33 in the Wisconsin Senate, is a member of three committees, and is the primary sponsor of 223 bills.

2010 82785.67
2012 32708.59

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, ...

Vos swears in Duchow

Recently elected Rep. Cindi Duchow just took the oath of office on the Assembly floor. The Pewaukee Republican won a special election for the 99th Assembly seat after Chris Kapenga vacated it after winning a seat in the Senate.

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SJR 88

    Relating to: condemning the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement.

  • SB 639

    Relating to: creating a legislative committee on the oversight of law enforcement and investigation. (FE)

  • SB 638

    Relating to: penalties for violations related to the motor vehicle liability insurance requirement, proof of financial responsibility, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty. (FE)

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  • SB 595

    Relating to: requiring institutions of higher education to provide information to students relating to educational costs and financial literacy. (FE)

  • SB 601

    Relating to: local regulation of certain containers.

  • SB 615

    Relating to: special needs scholarship program. (FE)

Recent Votes

SB 538

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 31, Noes 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3193.0
•••No: 13.0
•••Other: 13.0
SB 295

Decision of the Chair stands as the judgement of the Senate, Ayes 19, Noes 13

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 1957.0
•••No: 1339.0
•••Other: 13.0
SB 295

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 19, Noes 13

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 1957.0
•••No: 1339.0
•••Other: 13.0
SB 596

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 32, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3296.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 13.0
SB 434

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 20, Noes 11

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2060.0
•••No: 1133.0
•••Other: 26.0
SB 289

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 28, Noes 4

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2884.0
•••No: 412.0
•••Other: 13.0
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