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Wisconsin State Assembly District 25

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Wisconsin State Assembly District 25
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Current incumbentPaul Tittl Republican Party
Population53,380
Voting age77.4% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 8, 2014
Wisconsin's twenty-fifth state assembly district is represented by Republican Representative Paul Tittl.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 53,380 civilians reside within Wisconsin's twenty-fifth 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

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. Republican Paul Tittl defeated Democrat Jim Brey in the general election. Tittl defeated Mike Howe, Barry Nelson, and Jason Sladky in the Republican primary election. Brey defeated Luke Bushman, Ron Gruett, and Bernie Starzewski in the Democratic primary election.[8][9]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 25, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPaul Tittl 57.6% 16,287
     Democratic Jim Brey 42.2% 11,947
     - Scattering 0.2% 61
Total Votes 28,295
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 25 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPaul Tittl 53.2% 3,589
Mike Howe 20.2% 1,362
Barry Nelson 15.8% 1,066
Jason Sladky 10.7% 723
Total Votes 6,740
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 25 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJim Brey 41.4% 903
Bernie Starzewski 32.3% 705
Ron Gruett 15.1% 330
Luke Bushman 11.2% 244
Total Votes 2,182

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Wisconsin State Assembly District 25 have raised a total of $256,811. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $19,755 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Wisconsin State Assembly District 25
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $85,440 5 $17,088
2010 $78,849 2 $39,425
2006 $71,925 3 $23,975
2004 $20,120 2 $10,060
2000 $477 1 $477
Total $256,811 13 $19,755

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