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Chris Taylor

Democratic — Representative — District 76
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Chris Taylor represents Assembly District 76 in the Wisconsin Assembly, is a member of three committees, and is the primary sponsor of 712 bills.

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

  • Madison Office:

    Room 306 West
    State Capitol
    P.O. Box 8953
    Madison, WI 53708
    Phone: 608-266-5342
    Fax: 608-282-3676



News and Blog Coverage

Assembly approves zoning bill on 62-35 vote

The Assembly cleared a bill to let Dane County towns opt out of the county’s zoning ordinance on a 62-35 vote. Dems from Dane County continued to slam the bill, with Rep. Chris Taylor, D-Madison, telling her GOP colleagues to “worry about your own counties.” She also said the bill ...

Nuclear power plant bill up for debate

The Assembly is kicking off debate on a nuclear power plant bill. Rep. Chris Taylor, D-Madison, started the debate by speaking against the bill. She said she's happy the state is considering alternatives to coal but doesn't think nuclear should be an option. "We need to invest in our best ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • AR 32

    Relating to: protecting open and transparent government in Wisconsin.

  • AJR 121

    Relating to: proclaiming February 21, 2016, to February 27, 2016, as Eating Disorders Awareness Week in Wisconsin.

  • AB 987

    Relating to: voter identification informational campaign and making an appropriation. (FE)

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  • AB 989

    Relating to: requiring insurance coverage of the diagnosis and treatment of infertility. (FE)

  • AJR 120

    Relating to: participation in the legislative and electoral process, the right to vote, the right to an impartial judiciary, the right to privacy, the right to a quality education, the right to health care, the right to access public records, the right to a fair wage, the right to equal pay for equal work, voting rights, uniform voting procedures, mandatory recounting of ballots, the procedure for legislative redistricting and congressional reapportionment, the establishment of a state Governmental Accountability Board, administration of election laws, ethics laws, and lobbying laws, public access to the capitol, public access to meetings of governmental bodies, including the legislature, petition and referendum by the people to reject acts of the legislature, public funding of supreme court election campaigns, graduated and progressive taxation of individuals, the right to a clean, healthy environment, safe drinking water, and clean air, establishment of a board and a department of natural resources, independence and authority of the superintendent of public instruction, public funds supporting sectarian schools, treatment of corporations as natural persons, and the right of workers to organize and collectively bargain (first consideration).

  • AB 988

    Relating to: body cameras on law enforcement officers and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Recent Votes

AB 783

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 94, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 94100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 538

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 93, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 93100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 503

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 60, Noes 34, Paired 2

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 6063.0
•••No: 3436.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 629

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 90, Noes 2

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 9097.0
•••No: 22.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 87

Refused to suspend rules, Ayes 50, Noes 44

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 5053.0
•••No: 4446.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 87

Rules suspended, Ayes 92, Noes 2

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 9297.0
•••No: 22.0
•••Other: 00.0
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