Wisconsin State Assembly District 32

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Wisconsin State Assembly District 32
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Current incumbentTyler August Republican Party
Population60,152
Voting age75.3% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 8, 2016
Wisconsin's thirty-second state assembly district is represented by Republican Representative Tyler August.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 60,152 civilians reside within Wisconsin's thirty-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.

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. Alan Kupsik was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Tyler August was unopposed in the Republican primary. Kupsik and August faced off in the general election. Doug Harrod (D) was removed from the ballot before the primary elections.[8][9] Incumbent August defeated the challenger, and was re-elected for another term.[10]


Wisconsin State Assembly, District 32 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTyler August Incumbent 65.9% 13,714
     Democratic Alan Kupsik 34.1% 7,094
Total Votes 20,808

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 incumbent Tyler August defeated Democrat Kim Peterson and Libertarian David Stolow in the general election. August was unopposed in the Republican primary election. Peterson was unopposed in the Democratic primary election.[11][12]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 32, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTyler August Incumbent 57.1% 15,586
     Democratic Kim Peterson 39.7% 10,828
     Libertarian David Stolow 3.1% 847
     - Scattering 0.1% 33
Total Votes 27,294

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Wisconsin State Assembly District 32 have raised a total of $1,034,178. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $39,776 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Wisconsin State Assembly District 32
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $44,354 2 $22,177
2010 $101,877 8 $12,735
2008 $70,215 3 $23,405
2006 $53,939 2 $26,970
2004 $57,691 3 $19,230
2002 $66,757 6 $11,126
2000 $639,345 2 $319,673
Total $1,034,178 26 $39,776

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