Susan Happ

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Susan Happ
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Candidate for
Attorney General of Wisconsin
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
J.D.University of Wisconsin Law School
Personal
ProfessionLicensed attorney
Websites
Campaign website
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Susan Happ is a Democratic candidate for Attorney General of Wisconsin in the 2014 elections.[1]

Biography

Happ attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 1990 to 1994, earning a B.A. in journalism and Russian. From 1996 to 1998, she went on to attend the University of Wisconsin Law School, where she earned her J.D. Happ is a licensed attorney in the state of Wisconsin.[2]

Happ was elected to the position of Jefferson County District Attorney in 2008 and won re-election in 2012. She became Jefferson County's first Democratic district attorney since 1938.[2]

Career

Below is an abbreviated outline of Happ's academic, professional and political career:[2]

  • 1990-1994: Attended University of Wisconsin-Madison (B.A.)
  • 1996-1998: Attended University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D.)
  • 1998-2004: Associate Attorney at Monogue & Witt, S.C.
  • 2005-2008: Attorney/Owner at Happ Law Office, LLC
  • 2008-Present: Jefferson County District Attorney

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Happ submitted the following statement to Ballotpedia regarding her political philosophy:[2]

"Wisconsin deserves an Attorney General who will bring justice to victims of crime, protect consumers and working families. I will be a leader in bringing our state together."

Elections

2014

See also: Wisconsin attorney general election, 2014

Happ is running for election to the office of Attorney General of Wisconsin. Happ won the Democratic nomination in the primary on August 12. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

Primary results

Wisconsin Attorney General Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Jon Richards 32.5% 90,101
Ismael Ozanne 15.4% 42,555
Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Happ 52.1% 144,367
Total Votes 277,023
Election Results Via:Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel Primary Election Results.

Personal

Happ is married to Dale Rupprecht and has one daughter, Haley. She enjoys running, reading and riding her Harley Davidson motorcycle.[2]

Happ is also affiliated with the following organizations:[2]

  • Tomorrow's Hope, Inc
  • Rotary Club of Jefferson
  • Reducing Recidivism Coalition
  • Jefferson County Community Coordinated Response Team
  • Jefferson County Drug Task Force Steering Committee
  • Domestic Homicide Prevention Review Team
  • Jefferson County Heroin Task Force
  • Jefferson County Chiefs & Sheriff Association
  • Jefferson County Bar Association
  • Wisconsin Bar Association

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References

  1. Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, "Candidates Registered by Office," February 17, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Information submitted on Ballotpedia’s biographical information submission form on July 14, 2014