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  Darling, Alberta
<-  2011-01-01  
NameAlberta Darling
AddressN88 W16621 Appleton
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin 53051, United States
Website [Link]
Born April 28, 1944 (73 years)
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last ModifedCOSDem
Aug 08, 2011 05:04pm
Tags Caucasian - Conservative - Anti Environment - Anti-Labor - Pro- gun - Pro-Life - Married - Christian - Straight -
InfoAlberta Darling is happily married to her husband, Dr. Bill of 43 years. They have two children and two grandchildren.

Alberta graduated from Richwood H.S., in Peoria, Ill.; and then received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1966. She did graduate work at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee from 1972-74.

Alberta is a former teacher and marketing director.

Senator Darling was elected to the State Assembly in a May 1990 special election and was reelected in November 1990. She was elected to the State Senate in 1992 and was reelected in 1996, 2000, 2004 and most recently in 2008.

Award Recipient

Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups Tommy G. Thompson Award for Service in recognition for her work on long-term care (2007)
Wisconsin Stem Cell Now, Inc. Courage Award, in recognition of her efforts on behalf of stem cell research in Wisconsin and the search for cures (2006)
Wisconsin Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Advocate of the Year (2006)
Inductee into the National MS Hall of Fame (2006)
Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce 100% Pro-Business Legislator (2006)
Wisconsin Builders Association Friend of Housing (2006)
American Cancer Society Legislative Champion (2006)
Fair Air Coalition Friend of Education
Metropolitan Milwaukee Assn of Commerce Champion of Commerce
Wisconsin Head Start Directors Association Award of Excellence
Future Milwaukee Leadership Award
National Assn. of Community Leadership Leadership Award
United Way Gwen Jackson Leadership Award
ESHAC Governor’s Service Award
William Steiger Award for Human Service
St. Francis Children’s Center Children Service Award
Riverwest Effective State Leadership Award
Milwaukee Civic Alliance Community Leadership Award
American Marketing Association Marketer of the Year


North Shore Rotary
College Savings Program Board (EdVest)(chair)
Junior League of Milwaukee (former president)
YMCA (board member)
Public Policy Forum
United Way Executive Committee Director (former)
American Red Cross of Wisc. Executive Committee and Board of Directors (former)


DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
07/21/2011-07/24/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 51.00% ( 0.0) 46.00% ( 4.0) 2.00% ( 5.0)
03/11/2011-03/13/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 51.00% ( 0.0) 42.00% ( 0.0) 7.00% ( 0.0)

Title Purchase Contributor

Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Aug 04, 2011 05:00pm Scandal UPDATE: WHAT IS SHE HIDING?: New Details Emerge in Alberta Darling Coverup   Article Homegrown Democrat 
Aug 04, 2011 03:15pm Scandal Darling Accused of Criminal Felonies   Article Homegrown Democrat 
Aug 04, 2011 08:00am Blog Entry Wis. GOPer [St. Sen. Alberta Darling]: If You Don’t Like What We Did, Wait For 2012 Instead Of Recalling Me  Article Servo 
Jun 13, 2011 12:25pm Video Top Wisconsin GOP recall target: Paul Ryan is a `hero’  Article Homegrown Democrat 

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