Wisconsin State Assembly District 67

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Wisconsin State Assembly District 67
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Current incumbentTom Larson Republican Party
Population58,722
Voting age76.0% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 8, 2016
Wisconsin's sixty-seventh state assembly district is represented by Republican Representative Tom Larson.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 58,722 civilians reside within Wisconsin's sixty-seventh 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. Gary Stene was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Tom Larson was unopposed in the Republican primary. Stene and Larson faced off in the general election.[8][9] Incumbent Larson defeated Stene in the general election, and was re-elected for another term.[10]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 67 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Larson Incumbent 60.6% 13,353
     Democratic Gary Stene 39.4% 8,691
Total Votes 22,044

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 Tom Larson defeated Democrat Deb Bieging in the general election. Both candidates were unopposed in the primary elections.[11][12]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 67, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Larson Incumbent 53.2% 15,194
     Democratic Deb Bieging 46.7% 13,325
     Republican Jayme Ryan Schulner (write-in) 0% 1
     - Scattering 0.1% 18
Total Votes 28,538

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Wisconsin State Assembly District 67 have raised a total of $766,270. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $33,316 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Wisconsin State Assembly District 67
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $104,237 2 $52,119
2010 $247,555 8 $30,944
2008 $94,152 2 $47,076
2006 $134,714 2 $67,357
2004 $71,612 2 $35,806
2002 $66,885 5 $13,377
2000 $47,115 2 $23,558
Total $766,270 23 $33,316

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