About Tom Petri:
Thomas Evert Petri is an American politician who was the U.S. Representative for Wisconsin's 6th congressional district from 1979 to 2015. He is a member of the Republican Party. On April 11, 2014, Petri announced he would not run for reelection. Although Wisconsin's 6th District is strongly conservative, confirmed bachelor Glenn Grothman took over the seat from Petri in 2015.