|Wyoming House of Representatives District 7|
|January 7, 2013 – present|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Yale University, Thomas Edison State College|
|Master's||University of Wisconsin-Madison|
Wilson earned a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Yale University in 1981 and a bachelor's degree in History and Social Sciences from Thomas Edison State College in 2007. She also earned a master's in Business from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1985. She is a small business owner.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Wilson served on the following committees:
|Wyoming Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Labor, Health and Social Services|
|• Joint Labor, Health and Social Services|
Wilson's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- The Budget
- Excerpt: "With natural gas prices down, the Governor has asked the State to evaluate an 8% budget cut. These cuts will be painful, but there may be a silver lining if the situation forces us to evaluate what the government really needs to do. Not only is the best government the government closest to the people, but problems should be addressed at the lowest level of society possible--individuals, families, social and religious organizations, and communities."
- Excerpt: "The State's spending on healthcare has doubled in the last ten years. Almost one-third of our state is either uninsured or on Medicaid. Half the state is considered a health professional shortage area. While Sue believes the private sector can provide the care that Wyoming wants and needs, the legislature needs to make sure that our laws strengthen and improve the ability of providers to provide care, and the ability of people to pay for that care."
- Excerpt: "We don't need to spend more money on fancy facilities. We do need to make sure that our teachers know what they should be teaching. Our current standards are vague. ...Wyoming needs more training programs for healthcare and technology professions. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services says our state colleges are only graduating two-thirds of the number of nurses we need in the state. ...Sue supports homeschooling and charter schools as other educational choices."
- Infrastructure and the economy
- Excerpt: "Wyoming's highways are so underfunded that WYDOT is beginning to turn paved roads back into gravel. We have to maintain the roads that connect our communities. ...These days the internet is the electronic equivalent of a highway. ...we need to improve our broadband coverage. ...we need to attract new jobs to Wyoming and encourage our local entrepreneurs."
- Keeping Wyoming a great place to live
- Excerpt: "We need to be sure that mining, agriculture, and residential development do not negatively affect our water. ...It is important to protect our wildlife, grasslands, and forests for future generations, while not impeding private and economic uses."
- Social Issues
- Excerpt: "We are all neighbors and part of the community, but the word "marriage" has meant one man and one woman for hundreds of generations. ...The people of Wyoming should support a culture of life--for the unborn, for all children, for people with physical, mental and emotional challenges, and for the elderly. ...Sue believes that government-sponsored or government-encouraged gambling does not improve the general welfare or insure domestic tranquility."
Wilson won election in the 2012 election for the Wyoming House of Representatives District 7. She defeated James Kretzschmar in the Republican primary on August 21 and defeated Joe Fender (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Wyoming House of Representatives, District 7, General Election, 2012|
|Wyoming House of Representatives, District 7 Republican Primary, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Wilson is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Wilson raised a total of $9,630 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 10, 2013.
|Sue Wilson's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Wyoming State House, District 7||$9,630|
|Grand Total Raised||$9,630|
2012Wilson won election to the Wyoming State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Wilson raised a total of $9,630.
|Wyoming State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Sue Wilson's campaign in 2012|
|Laramie Republican Party Central Committee||$500|
|Black Hills Corp.||$400|
|Total Raised in 2012||$9,630|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Wilson has a husband, Bob, and two children.
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- Office website
- Campaign Website
- Project Vote Smart profile
- Wyoming Family Coalition questionnaire responses (PDF)
- Campaign contributions: 2012
- Wyoming Secretary of State "2012 Candidate List
- State of Wyoming Legislature, "Representative Sue Wilson," accessed August 20, 2013
- Sue Wilson, "The Issues," accessed August 15, 2012
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- Wyoming Secretary of State "2012 Candidate List
- followthemoney.org, "Wilson, Sue" Accessed June 10, 2013
- Sue Wilson, "Meet Sue," accessed August 17, 2012
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