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C+ Bob Wirch (D - WI) MEDICAL USE

Assembly Rep. Wirch (D-Keosha) has been elected since 1992 and is a member of the Assembly Committee of State Affairs.

Senate Bill 507 / Assembly Bill 570 (Medical Marijuana with home grows/smoking) and Assembly Bill 750 / Senate Bill 683 (Republican Creation of a Medical Marijuana Program) are both in his committee.

Rep. Wirch was the only Democrat to co-sponsor the Republican medical marijuana legislation.  Senator Wirch was singled out back in October 2019 as not being a co-sponsor of the bi-partisan medical marijuana effort (SB507).  

Holds office State Senate District 22

Candidate in race for State Senate District 22 on Tuesday, August 13, 2024

  • Born Kenosha, Wisconsin, November 16, 1943; married; 2 children.
  • Graduate Mary D. Bradford High School; B.A. University of Wisconsin-Parkside, 1970.
  • Full-time legislator. Former factory worker and liaison to JTPA programs; served in Army Reserve, 1965–71.
  • Member: Danish Brotherhood; Kenosha Sport Fishing and Conservation Association; Democratic Party of Wisconsin.
  • Former member: Kenosha Boys and Girls Club (board of directors).
  • Kenosha County supervisor, 1986–94 (served on Health and Human Services Committee, Welfare Board, and Developmental Disabilities Board).
  • Elected to Assembly 1992. Reelected 1994. Elected to Senate since 1996. Leadership position: minority caucus chair 2003.

Member of Migrant Labor Council and Sporting Heritage Council

Contact Bob Wirch

Email: Sen.Wirch@legis.wisconsin.gov

Web: http://legis.wisconsin.gov/senate/22/wirch

Phone: 608-267-8979


State Capitol, Room 127 South Post Office Box 7882

Madison, WI 53707-7882

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