Tammy S Baldwin

Born:February 11, 1962 (age 62)
Career:U.S. Senate, 2013-present
U.S. House of Representatives, 1999-2012
Wisconsin State Assembly, 1993-1999
Education:B.A., Smith College
J.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison Law School

Tammy Baldwin was elected to the United States Senate for Wisconsin in November 2012. She is the first woman to represent Wisconsin in Congress and the first openly gay U.S. senator.

Baldwin was born February 11, 1962, and grew up in Madison, Wisconsin. She completed her bachelor’s degree in political science and mathematics from Smith College in 1984 and received her law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1989. After earning her law degree, Baldwin practiced law for several years.

In 1986, while still in law school, Baldwin served on the Madison Common Council, filling an aldermanic vacancy. She was elected to four terms (1986-1994) on the Dane County Board of Supervisors. She served in the Wisconsin State assembly from 1993 to 1999, and then served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1999 to 2012.

For information on Baldwin’s policy subject areas, committee appointments and sponsored/co-sponsored legislation in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives, please visit her profile on https://www.congress.gov.


About Tammy Baldwin. Retrieved on May 1, 2020, from https://www.baldwin.senate.gov/about.

Biographical Directory of the United States Congress (n.d.) Baldwin, Tammy (1962-). Retrieved on May 1, 2020, from https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=B001230https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=B001230.


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