Rebecca Kleefisch

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Rebecca Kleefisch
Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch (cropped).jpg
44th Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin
In office
January 3, 2011 – January 7, 2019
GovernorScott Walker
Preceded byBarbara Lawton
Succeeded byMandela Barnes
Personal details
Rebecca Ann Reed

(1975-08-07) August 7, 1975 (age 46)
Pontiac, Michigan, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Joel Kleefisch
EducationUniversity of Wisconsin,

Rebecca Ann Kleefisch (née Reed; born August 7, 1975) is an American politician and former television news anchor. She was the 44th lieutenant governor of Wisconsin from 2011 to 2019.[1] She is a Republican.

She was elected on November 2, 2010 as the running mate of Governor Scott Walker. The two ticket lost re-election in 2018.[2]

In September 2021, Kleefisch announced that she would run for the Republican nomination for Governor of Wisconsin in the 2022 election.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 'Wisconsin Blue Book 2011–2012,' Biographical Sketch of Rebecca Kleefisch, pg. 4
  2. "Walker wins governor's race on promise of jobs", Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, November 3, 2010.
  3. "Former GOP lieutenant governor launches bid to oust Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers". NBC News.