Senate Republicans, who hold a 21-12 numerical advantage over Democrats in the state Senate, met in caucus today (11/5) to select their leaders for the 2021-22 legislative session. that begins in January.
From WisPolitics.com …
“– Senate Republicans today selected Sen. Devin LeMahieu, R-Oostburg, to be the next majority leader and tapped Sen. Chris Kapenga, R-Delafield, for Senate president.
“LeMahieu beat out Sen. Roger Roth, R-Appleton, to succeed Sen. Scott Fitzgerald, who won the 5th CD this week.
“Kapenga beat Sen. Alberta Darling, R-River Hills, for the No. 2 spot.
“In other races:
*Sen. Dan Feyen, R-Fond du Lac, was reelected assistant majority leader.
*Sen. Pat Testin, R-Stevens Point, was elected president pro tempore.
*Sen. Van Wanggaard, R-Racine, was reelected caucus chair.
*Sen. Kathy Bernier, R-Lake Hallie, was elected caucus vice-chair.”