Dan Robinson (Wisconsin)

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Dan Robinson
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Former candidate for
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 88
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Campaign website
Dan Robinson was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 88 of the Wisconsin State Assembly.[1]


Campaign themes


Robinson's campaign website highlighted the following issues:[2]

Growing the economy and creating more jobs by:

  • Excerpt: "Supporting entrepreneurs and existing small businesses who create the majority of new jobs"
  • Excerpt: "Investing more in education and training for people of all ages"
  • Excerpt: "Banning hiring discrimination against those who are currently unemployed"

Working for economic security by:

  • Excerpt: "Reforming taxes so that families on low- or middle-incomes don't pay more than their fair share"
  • Excerpt: "Raising the minimum wage so everyone has a better chance to take care of themselves"
  • Excerpt: "Bringing in more federal funding for BadgerCare, to protect the health and future of all Wisconsinites"

Strengthening our democracy by:

  • Excerpt: "Protecting the right to vote and protecting access to the ballot for Wisconsin citizens"
  • Excerpt: "Creating fiscally responsible budgets"
  • Excerpt: "Taking the legislative redistricting process away from the political parties and giving it to a nonpartisan state organization - saving the state money and creating fair districts"

Building sustainable communities by:

  • Excerpt: "Protecting the environment"
  • Excerpt: "Supporting "green" businesses and jobs"

Ensuring Public Safety by:

  • Excerpt: "Continuing to work with law enforcement agencies to provide them with the tools they need to ensure safe communities"



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for all 99 seats in the Wisconsin State Assembly took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 12, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Dan Robinson was unopposed in the Democratic primary. John Macco was unopposed in the Republican primary. Robinson and Macco faced off in the general election.[1][3] Macco defeated Robinson in the general election, and was elected to the seat.[4]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 88 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Macco 56.2% 12,915
     Democratic Dan Robinson 43.8% 10,046
Total Votes 22,961



In 2014, Robinson's endorsements included the following:[5]

  • Tom Hinz, Former Brown County Executive and Brown County Sheriff
  • Dave Hansen, State Senator
  • Eric Genrich, State Representative
  • Bill Clancy, Brown County Supervisor
  • Erik Hoyer, Brown County Supervisor
  • Bay Lake United Educators

  • Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers, Union Local No. 8
  • Clean Wisconsin Action Fund
  • Fair Wisconsin PAC
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Local 158

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