Tammy Baldwin net worth 2022, career. Tammy Suzanne Green Baldwin is an American lawyer and politician serving as the junior United States senator from Wisconsin
What is Tammy Baldwin net worth?
|Net Worth||$1 million|
|Occupation||Lawyer and Politician|
|Date of Birth||February 11, 1962|
Tammy Baldwin net worth
As of 2022, Tammy Baldwin net worth is $1 million.
Tammy Suzanne Green Baldwin is an American lawyer and politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Wisconsin. A member of the Democratic Party, she served three terms in the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 78th district, and from 1999 to 2013 represented Wisconsin’s 2nd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives. Tammy Baldwin net worth is estimates t $1 million.
Tammy Baldwin Early life, education, and early political career
Baldwin was born and grew up in Madison, Wisconsin. Her mother, who died in 2017, was 19 and going through a divorce when Baldwin was born. Baldwin was raised by her grandparents and spent Saturdays with her mother, who suffered from mental illness and opioid addiction.
Her maternal grandfather, biochemist David E. Green, was Jewish the son of immigrants from Russia and Germany, and her maternal grandmother, who was Anglican, was English-born. Baldwin’s aunt is biochemist Rowena Green Matthews. Through her maternal grandfather, Baldwin is a third cousin of comedian Andy Samberg.
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Baldwin graduated from Madison West High School in 1980 as the class valedictorian. She earned a B.A. from Smith College in 1984 and a J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1989. She was a lawyer in private practice from 1989 to 1992.
Baldwin was first elected to political office in 1986 at the age of 24, when she was elected to the Dane County Board of Supervisors, a position she held until 1994. She also served one year on the Madison City Council to fill a vacancy in the coterminous district.
In 1992, Baldwin ran to represent Wisconsin’s 78th Assembly district in western Madison. She won the Democratic primary with 43% of the vote. In the general election, Baldwin defeated Mary Kay Baum (Labor and Farm Party nominee) and Patricia Hevenor (Republican Party nominee) by a vote of 59%-23%-17%. She was one of just six openly gay political candidates nationwide to win a general election in 1992.
In 1994, Baldwin won election to a second term with 76% of the vote. In 1996, she was elected to a third term with 71% of the vote.
In 1998, U.S. Congressman Scott Klug of the 2nd district, based in Madison, announced he would retire, prompting Baldwin to run for the seat. She won the Democratic primary with a plurality of 37% of the vote. In the general election she defeated Republican nominee Josephine Musser 53%-47%.
Baldwin was the first woman elected to Congress from Wisconsin. She was also the first openly gay person elected to the House of Representatives, and the first open lesbian elected to Congress.
Tammy Baldwin Net Worth
Tammy Baldwin net worth is estimated at $1 million. Baldwin identifies as a progressive, and she has a consistently progressive voting record. She supports Medicare for All, LGBTQ rights, and weapon control, and opposed the Iraq War.