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Rep Ty Bodden Announces Candidacy for New 3rd Assembly District


Rep. Ty Bodden has announced his candidacy for the new 3rd Assembly District.

Bodden was elected in 2022 to the 59th Assembly District; however, due to redistricting, he will now be running for the 3rd Assembly seat.

The new 3rd Assembly District covers Calumet County’s portion of Appleton, Brillion, Chilton, Harrison, Hilbert, Calumet County’s portion of Menasha, New Holstein, Potter, Sherwood, St. Nazianz, Stockbridge, Valders, and Whitelaw.

In a statement, Bodden said, “I am deeply humbled by the overwhelming support I have received, even prior to my decision to run. Throughout my first term, every decision I made was driven by my commitment to upholding my oath of office and adhering to the constitutional principles of both Wisconsin and the United States. If you have followed my social media or received my e-updates, you will see I have made it a priority to be visible in my district, patronize as many businesses as possible, attend civic meetings, and be available to the people I serve.

The people are genuinely concerned about the direction of this country and they feel no one is doing anything about it. Government is growing daily and politicians only seem to make it worse. This state and country are spiraling out of control and we need to do better for our children. We need leaders to stand up and fight to cut spending and shrink the size of government. We are overtaxed and burdened by excessive bureaucracy and it’s time for decisive action for a brighter future for Wisconsin.”

The primary election is on Tuesday, August 13th and the general election is on Tuesday, November 5th.

According to a press release, Bodden, a Stockbridge resident and Calumet County resident for nearly the last two decades, has led the charge at the state level to ensure sturgeon spearing is here for years to come. He authored the letter to the Department of Interior Secretary requesting that Wisconsin, particularly the Lake Winnebago region, be exempt from an ESA endangered ruling.

Bodden was the lead author on AJR106, which passed the Assembly and Senate, instructing the Wisconsin DNR to work with the federal government to ensure lake sturgeon are not listed as endangered in Wisconsin.  Additionally, Ty has helped lead the effort to try to restore local control when it comes to large-scale wind and solar projects. Ty introduced two bills, AB165 and AB1169, to rein in these green energy companies and restore local control when it comes to these projects. He has been instrumental in aiding efforts to keep them out of our area.

Bodden has prioritized election integrity during his tenure in office, alongside advocating for law enforcement, pushing for higher wages for correctional officers, combating human trafficking, ensuring utility rates remain as low as possible, implementing tax cuts for all, exempting retirement income from taxes, and staunchly defending our constitutional rights.

Bodden introduced key legislation to protect our first, second, and fourth amendments. This past session, Ty sat on the Assembly Human Trafficking Task Force and worked towards policies to address human trafficking.

More information on the Bodden campaign can be found at

About Rep. Ty Bodden

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Ty bodden & family

Ty and his wife, Paige, are high school sweethearts and had three children, two living. Prior to being elected to state office, Ty served on the Stockbridge village board for five years. He worked in corrections, serving at Kettle Moraine Correctional Institution and Taycheedah Correctional Institution. Prior to that, Ty was the nonprofit manager of Cristo Rey Ranch in Mt. Calvary, which is an animal therapy organization that services children and young adults with intellectual disabilities. Ty now serves as chairman of that board.


Rep. Ty Bodden Endorsements

Ty Bodden is endorsed by the following:

  • Calumet County Sheriff Brett Bowe
  • Manitowoc County Sheriff Dan Hartwig
  • Former Calumet County Sheriff Mark Ott
  • Former Calumet County Sheriff Jerry Pagel
  • Former Calumet County Sheriff Mark Weigert
  • Former Calumet County Sheriff Oscar Beilke
  • Congressman Glenn Grothman
  • Representative Paul Tittl
  • Senator Duey Stroebel
  • Former Rep. Jesse Kremer
  • Former Rep. Timothy Ramthun
  • Calumet County Treasurer Mike Schlaak
  • Calumet County Register of Deeds Tami Alten
  • Calumet County Clerk of Courts LeAnne Karls
  • Former Calumet County Clerk of Courts Connie Daun
  • Regular Joe Giganti – The Regular Joe Show
  • Calumet County Supervisor Ty Stuckman
  • Calumet County Supervisor Bruce Laughrin
  • Calumet County Supervisor Joan Pagel-Holzschuh
  • Calumet County Supervisor Simeon Johnston
  • Calumet County Supervisor Joel Clark
  • Calumet County Supervisor Nicholas Kesler
  • Calumet County Supervisor-elect Brian Kolb
  • Village of Harrison Trustee Mike Brantmeier
  • Village of Harrison Trustee Mark Van Hefty
  • Village of Harrison Trustee & Calumet County Supervisor Scott Handschke
  • Former Brillion Fire Chief Joey Diener
  • Stockbridge Fire Chief Mike Funk
  • Village of Potter Trustee Jay Schoen
  • Chilton School Board Member David Juckem
  • Chilton School Board Member Anna Waldron
  • Former Billion Municipal Judge Jeff Plitt
  • Town of Brothertown Supervisor Doug Marcelle
  • Town of Stockbridge Chairman Joe Kuhn
  • Former Billion School Board Member Cheryl Plitt
  • 8th District Republican Party Chair Kelly Ruh
  • Hilbert School Board Member Holly Plate
  • New Holstein School Board Member Heidi Brill
  • New Holstein School Board Member Virginia Ortlieb
  • Stockbridge School Board Member Ann Holzer
  • Stockbridge School Board Member Amanda Cullen
  • Stockbridge School Board Member-elect Tracy Hanke
  • Former Town of Harrison Chairman John Slotten
  • Stockbridge Village Trustee Greg Zickuhr
  • Stockbridge Village Trustee Paul Bruckner
  • Stockbridge Village Trustee Ann Propson
  • Stockbridge Village Trustee Steven Jacobs
  • Stockbridge Village Trustee Nick Kuhn

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