Wisconsin State Assembly District 22

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Wisconsin State Assembly District 22
Current incumbentDon Pridemore Republican Party
Voting age77.0% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Wisconsin's twenty-second state assembly district is represented by Republican Representative Don Pridemore.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 53,017 civilians reside within Wisconsin's twenty-second 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.


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."


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]


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]



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. Jessie Read was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Janel Brandtjen defeated Nick Oliver and Blair Rogacki in the Republican primary. Read faced Brandtjen in the general election.[8][9][10] Brandtjen defeated Read in the general election, and was elected to the seat.[11]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 22 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJanel Brandtjen 59.6% 3,132
Blair Rogacki 27.3% 1,435
Nick Oliver 13.1% 689
Total Votes 5,256


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. Republican incumbent Don Pridemore was unchallenged in the general election. Pridemore defeated Nick Oliver in the Republican primary election.[12][13]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 22 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDon Pridemore Incumbent 83.2% 8,290
Nick Oliver 16.8% 1,675
Total Votes 9,965

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Wisconsin State Assembly District 22 have raised a total of $1,020,192. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $68,013 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Wisconsin State Assembly District 22
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $104,271 2 $52,136
2010 $52,564 2 $26,282
2008 $551,627 5 $110,325
2006 $61,650 1 $61,650
2004 $75,061 2 $37,531
2002 $34,049 1 $34,049
2000 $140,970 2 $70,485
Total $1,020,192 15 $68,013

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