Glenn Grothman's file


Republican from Wisconsin

Republican Glenn Grothman, of the Town of Glenbeulah in Sheboygan County, was first elected to Congress in 2014 after serving 21 years in the Wisconsin Legislature. He represents the 6th Congressional District in east-central Wisconsin that includes all or parts of Ozaukee, Sheboygan, Manitowoc, Fond du Lac, Dodge, Winnebago, Columbia, Green Lake, Marquette and Waushara counties.    

The PolitiFact scorecard

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  • Mostly False2 (%)(2)
  • False4 (%)(4)
  • Pants on Fire0(0)

Recent stories featuring Glenn Grothman

No lie: A baker's dozen Trues in 2017

And: All the claims we rated Pants on Fire in 2017.

Our May High Five: From Pants on Fire to True

Our most-clicked fact checks in May 2017 spanned the Truth-O-Meter.

Beyond the Truth-O-Meter

Reviewing articles we did in 2014 without the Truth-O-Meter that provided a different sort of clarity and analysis.

Our November High Five: Opposites attract (clicks)

A look back at our most-clicked work from November.

Conservative Congressman-elect Glenn Grothman -- his most provocative comments, In Context

During his 21 years as a Republican state lawmaker in Wisconsin, Glenn Grothman has been perceived either as an authentic conservative who speaks his mind with refreshing candor, or as a fringe character who makes extreme, often offensive, observations.