Wisconsin State Assembly District 33

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Wisconsin State Assembly District 33
Current incumbentCody Horlacher Republican Party
Voting age74.0% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 8, 2016
Wisconsin's thirty-third state assembly district is represented by Republican Representative Cody Horlacher.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 59,453 civilians reside within Wisconsin's thirty-third 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. Cody Horlacher defeated Scott Johnson and Bill Lurvey in the Republican primary. Ben Bourdo (R) was removed from the ballot before the primary. Horlacher was unopposed in the general election,[8][9][10] and was elected to the seat.[11]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 33 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCody Horlacher 57.9% 2,195
Scott Johnson 34.7% 1,317
Bill Lurvey 7.3% 278
Total Votes 3,790


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 Stephen Nass defeated Democrat Scott Woods and Libertarian Terry Virgil in the general election. Nass was unopposed in the Republican primary election. Woods was unopposed in the Democratic primary election.[12][13]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 33, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Nass Incumbent 62.8% 18,891
     Democratic Scott Woods 34% 10,229
     Libertarian Terry Virgil 3.1% 945
     - Scattering 0.1% 22
Total Votes 30,087

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Wisconsin State Assembly District 33 have raised a total of $429,039. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $35,753 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Wisconsin State Assembly District 33
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $14,343 2 $7,172
2010 $143,775 4 $35,944
2008 $40,265 1 $40,265
2006 $123,839 1 $123,839
2004 $33,839 2 $16,920
2002 $23,139 1 $23,139
2000 $49,839 1 $49,839
Total $429,039 12 $35,753

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