First elected in 2004
Date of birth: 4/18/1951
Top issues: Domestic Violence, Poverty, Civil Rights, Healthcare, Financial Regulation
Committees: House Committee on Ways and Means— Subcommittee on Oversight; Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures; Subcommittee on Worker and Family Support.
Former profession: Housing officer, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority; Neighborhood development strategist, City of Milwaukee; WI Department of Employment Relations and Health and Social Services
Education: BA, political science, Marquette University
Election Outlook: Safe
Did you know?
Gwen was the first African American woman to be elected to the upper chamber of the Wisconsin legislature.