Senate Republicans pick Fitzgerald as leader again

Republican Senate Majority Leader Scott L. Fitzgerald, left, and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (far right) in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
Republican Senate Majority Leader Scott L. Fitzgerald, left, and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (far right) in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Republicans who control the state Senate have chosen their leaders for the upcoming two-year session.

The group met Thursday afternoon to vote on leadership. Senators elected Scott Fitzgerald of Juneau as majority leader again. He’s held the post since 2011. They also picked Roger Roth of Appleton as Senate president, Howard Marklein of Spring Green as Senate president pro tempore, Sheila Harsdorf of River Falls as caucus chairwoman and Van Wanggaard of Racine as caucus vice-chairman.

Roger Roth
Roger Roth

The group elected five senators on unanimous voice votes.

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