Sara Geenen

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Sara Geenen
Former candidate for
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 19
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Sara Geenen was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 10 of the Wisconsin State Assembly.[1]


Geenen's professional experience includes working as a private attorney and serving as a volunteer.[2]

Campaign themes

Geenen's website has emphasized the following campaign themes:[3]

Invest in Jobs
  • Protect and create good jobs for the long term
  • Increase the minimum wage
  • Reinstate and protect collective bargaining rights
  • Protect workplace safety and fairness laws

Invest in Education

  • Fund and expand 3K and 4K early childhood programs
  • Promote job training and technical programs
  • Keep our public colleges and universities affordable
  • Phase out the voucher program over four years
  • Immediately defund voucher subsidies to failing private schools

Safe, Strong Communities

  • Expand access to high-quality, affordable child care
  • Increase access to health care coverage
  • Accept federal funding for Medicaid expansion programs
  • Protect retiree benefits
  • Expand required background checks for firearm purchases
  • Pursue an expanded, environmentally-responsible transit system, including a regional transit authority for southeastern Wisconsin
  • Invest in green technologies to create family-supporting jobs and a cleaner environment

Fairness and Equality

  • Support equal pay for all
  • Repeal Wisconsin’s discriminatory marriage equality ban
  • Support women’s right to make private health care decisions
  • Expand access to voting rights
  • Pursue nonpartisan redistricting[4]



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. Jonathan Brostoff defeated Marina Dimitrijevic, Dan Adams and Sara Geenen in the Democratic primary. Joseph Klein ran as a Wisconsin Pirate Party candidate. Brostoff and Klein faced off in the general election.[1][5] Democrat Brostoff defeated Klein in the general election, and was elected to the seat.[6]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 19 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJonathan Brostoff 82.1% 18,077
     Independent Joseph Klein 17.9% 3,943
Total Votes 22,020
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 19 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJonathan Brostoff 35.2% 3,069
Marina Dimitrijevic 32.4% 2,819
Dan Adams 23.2% 2,023
Sara Geenen 9.2% 797
Total Votes 8,708

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