Wisconsin State Assembly District 10

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Wisconsin State Assembly District 10
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Current incumbentSandy Pasch Democratic Party
Population51,419
Voting age72.1% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 8, 2016
Wisconsin's tenth state assembly district is represented by Democratic Representative Sandy Pasch.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 51,419 civilians reside within Wisconsin's tenth state assembly district.[1] Members of the Wisconsin State Assembly represent an average of 57,444 residents.[2] After the 2000 Census, each member represented 54,179 residents.[3]

About the office

Members of the Wisconsin State Assembly serve two-year terms and are not subject to term limits. Wisconsin legislators assume office the first Monday in January following the election.

Qualifications

Section 6 of Article 4 of the Wisconsin Constitution states, "No person shall be eligible to the legislature who shall not have resided one year within the state, and be a qualified elector in the district which he may be chosen to represent."

Salaries

See also: Comparison of state legislative salaries

As of 2013, members of the Wisconsin Legislature are paid $49,943/year. Legislators receive a maximum of $88/day per diem, set by the compensation commission. Based on the maximum, the leadership of each house determines what amount to authorize for each session.[4]

Vacancies

See also: How vacancies are filled in state legislatures

In the event of a vacancy in the assembly, the Governor must call for a special election when allowed by law.[5] Special elections to fill legislative vacancies cannot be held after February 1st preceding a spring election or September 1st preceding a fall election.[6] If the vacancy happens before May 15th, the Governor must fill the vacancy as soon as possible.[7]

Elections

2014

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. David Bowen defeated Bria Grant, Sara Lee Johann and Tia Torhorst in the Democratic primary. Artis Landon (R) was removed from the ballot before the primary. Bowen was unopposed in the general election and was elected to the seat.[8][9][10][11]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 10 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Bowen 54.2% 3,992
Bria Grant 21.1% 1,555
Tia Torhorst 18.2% 1,338
Sara Lee Johann 6.5% 481
Total Votes 7,366

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Elections for the office of Wisconsin State Assembly consisted of a primary election on August 14, 2012, and a general election on November 6, 2012. Democratic incumbent Sandy Pasch was unchallenged in the general election. Pasch defeated Millie Coby, Ieshuh Griffin, and Harriet Callier (withdrew) in the Democratic primary election.[12][13]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 10 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSandy Pasch Incumbent 60.7% 3,684
Millie Coby 32.5% 1,974
Ieshuh Griffin 3.6% 216
Harriet Callier (withdrew) 3.2% 193
Total Votes 6,067

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Wisconsin State Assembly District 10 have raised a total of $152,813. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $10,915 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Wisconsin State Assembly District 10
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $60,215 3 $20,072
2010 $32,893 4 $8,223
2008 $20,201 2 $10,101
2006 $17,155 1 $17,155
2004 $14,989 2 $7,495
2002 $2,050 1 $2,050
2000 $5,310 1 $5,310
Total $152,813 14 $10,915

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