Senate Republicans met in an open caucus on Thursday to elect leadership roles for the 2017-18 legislative session, which begins in January 2017.
All senators seeking leadership roles ran uncontested and were unanimously elected. Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said Republicans will hold an off-site political caucus meeting in the coming weeks to determine their agenda for next session.
The full 2017-18 Senate Republican Leadership team is:
Senate Majority Leader: Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau). This is Senator Fitzgerald’s fourth consecutive legislative session as Majority Leader.
Assistant Majority Leader: Leah Vukmir (R-Wauwatosa).
Senate President: Roger Roth (R-Appleton)
Senate President Pro Tempore: Howard Marklein (R-Spring Green)
Senate Majority Caucus Chair: Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls)
Senate Majority Caucus Vice-Chair: Van Wanggaard (R-Racine)