Rick Gudex

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Richard Gudex
Member of the Wisconsin Senate
from the 18th district
Assumed office
January 3, 2013
Preceded by Jessica King
Personal details
Born (1968-07-23) July 23, 1968 (age 50)
Eden, Wisconsin
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Kimberly Gudex
Residence Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Religion Catholic

Rick Gudex (born 1968) is an American manufacturing production manager and Republican politician from Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin. He is the current Fond du Lac City Council president, and on November 6, 2012, he defeated incumbent Democrat Jessica King from her seat in the Wisconsin State Senate's 18th District by 590 votes.[1][2]


According to his campaign biography,[3] Gudex was born in Eden, Wisconsin, in 1968, graduated from St. Mary's Springs High School, and worked full-time for the family business before becoming a shop worker at the Gehl Company,[4] soon becoming a supervisor. As of 2012, he has been a production manager at Brenner Tank.

Public office

In 1998, he was living in Mayville, Wisconsin, and was elected the town's Mayor. When he moved back to Eden, he was elected to the Village Board. Gudex and his wife Kim moved to Fond du Lac in 2005; in 2009, he won a seat on the Fond du Lac City Council and was re-elected in 2011. In 2012, he began his third term as President of the Council.[5]

Personal life

Gudex and his wife Kim have two children. He is an active member of his Catholic parish and belongs to the Knights of Columbus.


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