Biography & Information

Ty Bodden was born to Mark Bodden & Wendy Bodden in Madison, but later moved to Highland Avenue in Kewaskum before residing in St. Cloud. He would return to St. Cloud for a second and third time later on and has family scattered throughout the Holyland area as well as in the Kewaskum and Theresa area.  He attended Consolidated Catholic Schools in Lomira & Theresa until 8th grade, where he played basketball against Shepard of the Hills in Eden, St. Matthew’s in Campbellsport and Holy Trinity in Kewaskum. Bodden attended Stockbridge High School and received his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Public Administration, along with a Business Administration minor, from the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay. While there, he was the Co-founder and Vice-President of the College Republicans. He graduated with his Master’s in Public Administration in May. Bodden married his high school sweetheart, Paige, in July of 2016. The two have been together for nearly nine years and are now expecting their first child in December.

Bodden served as Representative Jesse Kremer’s Campaign Manager in 2014 and assisted State Senator Duey Stroebel in his special election campaign in the winter of 2015. In addition to those two campaigns, he has worked with countless other candidates around the area over the years. Ty’s political experience started while he was still in the stroller, riding around with his parents while they would knock on doors for Congressman Tom Petri.  Bodden had the opportunity to meet President George W. Bush in 2004.  He assisted Senator and now Congressman Glenn Grothman with parades and sign distribution.  Ty also served on Representative Ron Tusler’s campaign in 2016.

He is currently the Farm and Nonprofit Manager of Cristo Rey Ranch, which is located adjacent to Villa Loretto Nursing Home in Mt. Calvary. Cristo Rey Ranch is a farm and a nonprofit organization that focuses on animal therapy for children and young adults with autism and other disabilities. They also provide services for the elderly and have a work-training program for people with special needs.

Bodden is a pro-life advocate as well as an NRA member and a strong supporter of our 2nd Amendment rights. He promises to protect and support the Constitution of the State of Wisconsin, as well as the Constitution of the United States of America. One of his main goals is to create and support policies that help farmers. In addition to that, he wants to make sure there are more job training opportunities for our high school and college students, especially tech school students, so we can not only increase graduation rates, but also help those students to be more successful in the workforce. Bodden can be easily reached by phone at (920) 624-2289 or by email at If you have any questions, please feel free to call or email. Bodden pledges to be transparent and will respond to every legitimate call and email he receives!