Randall Melchert

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Randall Melchert
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Former candidate for
Wisconsin Treasurer
PartyRepublican
Education
Master'sTrinity Evangelical Divinity School
J.D.University of Wisconsin
Personal
Place of birthWisconsin
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionChristian
Websites
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Randall Melchert was a Republican candidate for Wisconsin Treasurer in the 2014 elections.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel uncovered a massive backlog in the unclaimed property department after it was moved from the Treasurer's office to the Department of Revenue. Melchert called for a return of the department to the Treasurer's office.[2]

Melchert said, "This is further evidence of the need for a directly accountable, elected state treasurer to take personal responsibility for programs like unclaimed property. When I am elected, I will push for the return of unclaimed property to the treasurer's office."[2]

Endorsements

Melchert was endorsed by the following:

  • The Sun Prairie Star[3]
  • The Waukesha County Taxpayer Association[4]

Elections

2014

See also: Wisconsin down ballot state executive elections, 2014

Melchert ran for election to the office of Wisconsin Treasurer. Melchert did not win the Republican nomination in the primary on August 12.

Primary results

Wisconsin Treasurer Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMatt Adamczyk 61.8% 132,596
Randall Melchert 38.2% 82,108
Total Votes 214,704
Election Results Via:Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel Primary Election Results.


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