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Neal Kedzie
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Wisconsin State Senate District 11
Former member
In office
2003 - 2014
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Assembly Member, Wisconsin State Assembly
1997 - 2001
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin, Whitewater, 1978
Personal
Birthday01/27/1956
Place of birthWaukesha, WI
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Neal J. Kedzie (b. January 27, 1956) is a former Republican member of the Wisconsin Senate, representing District 11, from 2002 to 2014. Kedzie resigned June 16, 2014.[1]

He served as the State Senate Assistant Majority Leader from 2004 to 2006.

Kedzie served in the Wisconsin State Assembly from 1997 to 2003.

Biography

Kedzie earned a B.S. and did graduate work at the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater.

Kedzie's professional experiences include government relations representative; commercial and industrial coordinator, and facilities manager.

Kedzie was the Town Chair of LaGrange from 1988 to 1998 and a Supervisor on the Town Board from 1987 to 1988. He has also been a part of the Jefferson County Republican Party and the Wanicesha County GOP.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Kedzie served on the following committees:

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Energy, Consumer Protection, and Government Reform, Vice Chair
Government Operations, Public Works, and Telecommunications
Natural Resources, Chair
Joint Review on Criminal Penalties, Co-chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kedzie served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Kedzie served on the following committees:

Issues

Recent legislation sponsored or co-sponsored by Sen. Kedzie includes:[3]

  • A bill creating tax exemptions for older taxpayers[4]
  • A bill prohibiting a person from renting or purchasing a vehicle while their license is revoked for intoxicated driving[5]

Elections

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Senate elections, 2010

Kedzie ran for re-election to the Wisconsin State Senate District 11. He was unopposed in the September 14 primary election. He defeated Democrat L D Rockwell in the November 2, 2010, general election.[6][7][8]

Wisconsin State Senate, District 11 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Neal Kedzie (R) 55,121 75.37%
L.D.Rockwell (D) 17,955 24.55%
Wisconsin Senate, District 11 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Neal Kedzie (R) 26.609 99.79%

2006

See also: Wisconsin State Senate elections, 2006

On November 7, 2006, Neal Kedzie won re-election to the Wisconsin State Senate, District 11.[9]

Neal Kedzie raised $106,523 for his campaign, while L D Rockwell raised $3,151.[10]

Wisconsin State Senate, District 11 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Neal Kedzie (R) 45,643
L D Rockwell (D) 22,038

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Kedzie is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Kedzie raised a total of $460,099 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 31, 2013.[11]

Neal Kedzie's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Senate, District 11 Not up for election $37,746
2010 Wisconsin State Senate, District 11 Won $78,868
2008 Wisconsin State Senate, District 11 Not up for election $75,202
2006 Wisconsin State Senate, District 11 Won $106,523
2004 Wisconsin State Senate, District 11 Not up for election $16,557
2002 Wisconsin State Senate, District 11 Won $66,410
2000 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 43 Won $59,845
1998 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 43 Won $18,948
Grand Total Raised $460,099

2012

Kedzie was not up for election to the Wisconsin State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Kedzie raised a total of $37,746.
Wisconsin State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Neal Kedzie's campaign in 2012
Northwestern Mutual Life$1,000
Wisconsin Realtors Association$1,000
Gleisner Iii, William C$1,000
Dubois, Charles C$1,000
Waste Management$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$37,746
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Kedzie won re-election to the Wisconsin State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Kedzie raised a total of $78,868.

2008

Kedzie was not up for election to the Wisconsin State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Kedzie raised a total of $75,202.

2006

Kedzie won re-election to the Wisconsin State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Kedzie raised a total of $106,523.

2004

Kedzie was not up for election to the Wisconsin State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Kedzie raised a total of $16,557.

2002

Kedzie won election to the Wisconsin State Senate in 2002. During that election cycle, Kedzie raised a total of $66,410.

2000

Kedzie won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2000. During that election cycle, Kedzie raised a total of $59,845.

1998

Kedzie won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1998. During that election cycle, Kedzie raised a total of $18,948.

Personal

Kedzie and his wife, Kerrie, have three children; Erika, Ryan, and Sean.[2]

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