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Senator Fred Risser
Democratic, District 26

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Fred Risser (born May 5, 1927) is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin Senate, representing the 26th District since 1962. His district includes most of the west side and central neighborhoods of Madison, including the campus of the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Risser has held many leadership positions. He was first elected to the Wisconsin State Legislature in 1956, and moved to t...
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Office Addresses

  • District

    100 Wisconsin Avenue, Unit 501
    Madison, WI 53703
    Phone608-238-5008
  • Capitol

    State Capitol, Room 220 South Post Office Box 7882
    Madison, WI 53707-7882
    Phone608-266-1627
    FAX608-266-1629

Roles

Senate, session 2009-2010 Senate, session 2011-2012 Senate, session 2013-2014

News & Blog Coverage

  • Senate candidate Hovde says he would be needed ‘citizen legislator’ (chippewa.com)
    Aug 5, 2012
    In 1962, Don Hovde, Eric’s father, ran for the Wisconsin Senate as a Republican against Democrat Fred Risser, then a state representative. Risser won and still holds the seat 50 years later. Glenn Hovde, 67, of Madison, Eric Hovde’s uncle and a ...
    Chippewa Herald
  • Hovde says he would be needed ‘citizen legislator’ (chippewa.com)
    Aug 5, 2012
    In 1962, Don Hovde, Eric’s father, ran for the Wisconsin Senate as a Republican against Democrat Fred Risser, then a state representative. Risser won and still holds the seat 50 years later. Glenn Hovde, 67, of Madison, Eric Hovde’s uncle and a ...
    Chippewa Herald

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All By Industry

  • Liberal/Democrat Under Reporting Threshold
    $73,894.00
  • Unknown
    $38,104.00
  • Retired
    $9,855.00
  • Schools & Colleges
    $9,714.00
  • Building Trades Unions
    $8,200.00
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Top Individual Contributions

  • Unitemized Donations
    $73,889.00
  • Fisser, Fred A
    $5,000.00
  • Fisser, Fred A
    $5,000.00
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