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|U.S. House, Wisconsin, District 1|
Ryan is known around the state capitol as a professional protester and political provocateur. He is the executive director of Defending Wisconsin Political Action Committee, a PAC that was involved with the 2012 recall attempt against Scott Walker, Rebecca Kleefisch and J.B. Van Hollen.
|U.S. House, Wisconsin District 1 Republican Primary, 2014|
|Paul Ryan Incumbent||94.3%||40,813|
|Source: Wisconsin Government Accountability Board|
- See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012
Ryan ran in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 76. He ran unopposed in the Independent primary on August 14, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012. Ryan's name did not appear on the official candidate list.
The following quotes are taken from a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article written in June 2011:
- "Since February 2011, Ryan has been arrested nine times and has been issued 15 citations totaling $3,604.50 for protesting and disrupting events at the Capitol."
- "He [Ryan] is one of a group of demonstrators who has decided civil disobedience is the best route to dispute the actions of the Legislature. Ryan and his fellow protesters routinely follow Republican lawmakers around taunting them."
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- Blogging Blue, "What is the Defending Wisconsin PAC spending its money on," accessed July 8, 2012
- Media Trackers, “'Segway Boy' Protester Habitual Lawbreaker," accessed September 22, 2011
- United States House of Representatives
- Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014
- Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District
- Segway Jeremy Ryan's Facebook profile
- Defending Wisconsin PAC
- Defending Wisconsin PAC's Facebook page
- Defending Wisconsin PAC's Twitter
- Defending Wisconsin PAC's YouTube channel
- Government Accountability Board, "Candidates Registered by Office," accessed April 16, 2014 (dead link)
- JSOnline, "Madison protesters have yet to pay fines," June 11, 2011
- Associated Press, "Wisconsin - Summary Vote Results," accessed August 12, 2014
- Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, "Candidates on Ballot by Election - 2012 Partisan Primary 8/14/2012," accessed June 12, 2012 (dead link)
- Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, "Candidates on Ballot by Election - 2012 Partisan Primary 8/14/2012," accessed on June 12, 2012 (dead link)
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