Wisconsin State Assembly District 39

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Wisconsin State Assembly District 39
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Current incumbentMark Born Republican Party
Population56,515
Voting age77.0% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 8, 2016
Wisconsin's thirty-ninth state assembly district is represented by Republican Representative Mark Born.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 56,515 civilians reside within Wisconsin's thirty-ninth 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. Incumbent Mark Born was unopposed in the Republican primary. Richard Bennett ran as an Independent candidate.[8] Born defeated Bennett in the general election,[9][10][11] and was re-elected for another term.[12]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 39 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark Born Incumbent 73.8% 16,793
     Independent Richard Bennett 26.2% 5,977
Total Votes 22,770

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 Mark Born defeated Democrat Jim Grigg in the general election. Born defeated Tracy Heron and Don Lechner in the Republican primary election. Grigg was unopposed in the Democratic primary election.[13][14]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 39, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark Born 60.4% 17,465
     Democratic Jim Grigg 39.6% 11,446
     - Scattering 0.1% 22
Total Votes 28,933
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 39 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMark Born 50.6% 4,023
Don Lechner 29.9% 2,381
Tracy Heron 19.5% 1,554
Total Votes 7,958

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Wisconsin State Assembly District 39 have raised a total of $577,065. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $36,067 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Wisconsin State Assembly District 39
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $80,452 4 $20,113
2010 $110,157 1 $110,157
2008 $145,431 2 $72,716
2006 $82,716 1 $82,716
2004 $26,256 2 $13,128
2002 $9,485 1 $9,485
2000 $122,568 5 $24,514
Total $577,065 16 $36,067

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