Wisconsin State Assembly District 63

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Wisconsin State Assembly District 63
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Current incumbentRobin Vos Republican Party
Population58,881
Voting age76.6% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 8, 2016
Wisconsin's sixty-third state assembly district is represented by Republican Representative Robin Vos.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 58,881 civilians reside within Wisconsin's sixty-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.

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. Andy Mitchell was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Robin Vos defeated Bryn Biemeck in the Republican primary. Vos faced Mitchell in the general election.[8][9][10] Incumbent Vos defeated Mitchell in the general election, and was re-elected for another term.[11]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 63 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobin Vos Incumbent 63.3% 15,361
     Democratic Andy Mitchell 36.7% 8,917
Total Votes 24,278
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 63 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRobin Vos Incumbent 89.5% 4,594
Bryn Biemeck 10.5% 540
Total Votes 5,134

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 Robin Vos defeated Democrat Kelley Albrecht in the general election. Both candidates were unopposed in the primary elections.[12][13]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 63, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobin Vos Incumbent 58.3% 17,704
     Democratic Kelley Albrecht 41.6% 12,637
     - Scattering 0.1% 21
Total Votes 30,362

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Wisconsin State Assembly District 63 have raised a total of $775,455. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $77,546 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Wisconsin State Assembly District 63
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $210,448 2 $105,224
2010 $119,689 1 $119,689
2008 $160,890 2 $80,445
2006 $100,243 2 $50,122
2004 $50,145 1 $50,145
2002 $30,966 1 $30,966
2000 $103,074 1 $103,074
Total $775,455 10 $77,546

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