WASHINGTON, D.C. – Town hall meetings have garnered national attention over the past month, and there is no name more synonymous with town halls than Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner.

It’s only recently that local and national media outlets have turned their attention toward town hall meetings, but Congressman Sensenbrenner has been hosting regular, in-person meetings since his first year in Congress. 

Fast Facts:
• Congressman Sensenbrenner has held 35 town hall meetings already in 2017
• Congressman Sensenbrenner holds more in-person meetings than any Member of Congress 
• Congressman Sensenbrenner has held 525 town hall meetings since 2013


Congressman Sensenbrenner has received considerable attention lately for doing something he’s always done. In fact, here’s what people are saying about Congressman Sensenbrenner and his ambitious town hall schedule…

Sensenbrenner embraces town halls despite protests – The Washington Examiner
“Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., is hosting a series of town hall meetings at a break-neck pace, even as many of his Republican colleagues are avoiding in-person, open forum meetings because of a unified, anti-President Trump push from the left."

Have Gavel, Will Travel – Roll Call
“Wisconsin Republican Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, who has held the most town halls this year.. has prioritized doing town hall events since he first came to Congress in 1979."

“Sensenbrenner said his constituents should know he’s still with them.”

U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner holds civil town hall in Pewaukee as others turn hostile – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
“Sensenbrenner… routinely holds more town halls each year than nearly all members of Congress…”

Constituents pack Pewaukee town hall meeting, present a number of concerns – WTMJ Milwaukee
“Jane Speer went on to say she isn’t necessarily in favor of many of the congressman’s policies, but she appreciates the town hall platform he’s provided for citizens to voice their concerns, even if they disagree.”

Congressman Sensenbrenner Holds Town Halls in Wisconsin – CBS Milwaukee
“Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner is spending the weekend in Wisconsin. He's listening to the concerns of the people he represents.”

“Be respectful!” U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner’s crowded town hall events feature heated exchanges – Fox6 Milwaukee
“Sensenbrenner has held the second-most town hall meetings of any congressman since the start of 2014, according to the website Legistorm.”

A list of upcoming meetings is available on Congressman Sensenbrenner’s official website.