Madison, WI – Following a resounding victory in Tuesday’s election, Senator Patrick Testin (Stevens Point) has been selected by his colleagues to serve as the President Pro Tempore of the Wisconsin State Senate. Testin will be succeeding Senator Howard Marklein (Spring Green).
“I’m honored that my colleagues have entrusted me with this role,” said Testin. “I will carry out the duties of the office with fairness and civility.”
The President Pro Tempore often presides over the Senate while it is in session, and is responsible for fulfilling the Senate President’s duties when they are unavailable.