Tammy Baldwin is the first openly LGBTQ women elected to the United States Senate, where she has served since 2013. She previously made history as the first openly gay woman elected to Congress when she won a US House seat in 1998.
Before her election Congress, Senator Baldwin previously served on the Dane County Commission, Madison City Council, and Wisconsin State House of Representatives.
In the Senate, Senator Baldwin has been committed to working across party lines to strengthen the essential pillars of economic security for the middle class - investments in education and workforce readiness, quality health care for all Americans, building a strong manufacturing economy, and ensuring retirement security for today’s seniors and future generations.
Senator Baldwin serves on the Senate Appropriations Committee, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), and the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.