Nov 06, 2018
Apr 15, 2018 - Jun 01, 2018
A Wisconsin State Senator serves in the upper house of the bicameral Wisconsin State Legislature. Wisconsin has 33 senators, who each represent one district within the state. Each senator represents about 172,333 constituents from their respective districts. Primary responsibilities of a senator include, developing budget packages, making taxation decisions, passing legislation, allocating spending, and redistricting in collaboration with other senators and the house of representatives. Additionally, the senate has the exclusive authority to try officials impeached by the house in addition to authorizing certain executive appointments. Leadership in the senate is guided by the Senate President, who, after being chosen by the majority party caucus, and elected by the entire senate body, is charged with assigning each senator to various committees and leadership positions. A Wisconsin senator serves a four-year term, and no limit on the number of term served. The salary of the position is $50,950 per year in addition to a varying per diem (between $44 and $153, depending upon the distance traveled and whether staying overnight).
Submit application to:
Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, 212 E Washington Ave, Madison, WI, 53703, US