Doug Harrod

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Former candidate for
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 32
Doug A. Harrod (b. September 20, 1945) was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 32 of the Wisconsin State Assembly. Harrod was removed from the ballot.[1]


Harrod is a high school teacher and coach at Badger-Genoa City Union High School in Lake Geneva. He earned a B.S. in Health and Physical Education from Illinois State University in 1968.[2]



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. Alan Kupsik was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Tyler August was unopposed in the Republican primary. Kupsik and August faced off in the general election. Doug Harrod (D) was removed from the ballot before the primary elections.[1][3] Incumbent August defeated the challenger, and was re-elected for another term.[4]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 32 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTyler August Incumbent 65.9% 13,714
     Democratic Alan Kupsik 34.1% 7,094
Total Votes 20,808


See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Harrod ran in the 2010 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 32. Harrod was defeated by Republican Tyler August in the general election on November 2, 2010. Harrod was unopposed in the Democratic primary election on September 14, 2010.[5][6]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 32 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tyler August (R) 10,868
Doug Harrod (D) 5,156
Daniel Kilkenny (I) 1,983
Rick Pappas (I) 648
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 32 Democratic primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Doug A. Harrod (D) 1,120 99.64%

Campaign themes

Harrod listed his positions on issues he is concerned about:

  • Campaign finance reform - Believes there has been "much talk but little action."
  • Fiscal responsibility - "We must create a state budget within our means."
  • Alternative energy - "The use of alternative fuels and energy source technology must become a part of our everyday lives."
  • Education - "Revenue caps and the state formula for funding school districts need to be re-evaluated" Wants to repeal Qualified Economic Offers.
  • Healthcare - "We need to provide better information to our residents so they can take advantage of programs such as "Badger Care."
  • Taxes - Wants "Equitable" distribution of taxes.
  • Living wage - "We need to attract employers to Wisconsin and the 32nd District that would pay a 'living wage.'"
  • Dignity for senior citizens - Believes senior citizens "need and deserve security in their golden years!"
  • Protecting our environment - He says "I pledge to be an advocate for the protection of our resources."
  • The family farmer - He will support legislatin that "will have the goal of insuring the heritage of the 'Family Farm' in Wisconsin.."
  • Responsible growth - Believes "there must be specific and clear guidelines for growth."
  • Small business - Believes "Small business will be the driving force of our economic recovery!"

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