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Erpenbach Won’t Seek Re-election

By John Forester | December 8, 2021

From WisPolitics.com …Longtime Dem state Sen. Jon Erpenbach, a member of the Finance Committee and a former Senate minority leader, announced today he won’t seek re-election in 2022.Erpenbach, 60, is the first Dem lawmaker to announce plans to retire ahead of the 2022 elections.He was first elected to the Senate in 1998 and was unopposed for reelection four years later. It has been a solidly Dem seat since.Erpenbach thanked those who have supported him as well as the public employees “that work hard day in and day out to help legislators like me and the constituents we represent.”“I will miss spending time with all of the wonderful people across the state of Wisconsin that I have met along the way. I will also miss my Capitol parking space!” said Erpenbach, who often cracks jokes during debate on the Senate floor and in Finance.See the release here.

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