Wisconsin State Assembly District 75

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Wisconsin State Assembly District 75
Current incumbentRomaine Quinn Republican Party
Voting age78.1% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 8, 2016
Wisconsin's seventy-fifth state assembly district is represented by Republican Representative Romaine Quinn.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 54,961 civilians reside within Wisconsin's seventy-fifth 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. Incumbent Stephen Smith was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Romaine Quinn defeated Ken Mandley in the Republican primary. Smith faced Quinn in the general election.[8][9][10] The challenger, Romaine Quinn, defeated Smith in the general election.[11]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 75 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRomaine Quinn 54.9% 11,730
     Democratic Stephen Smith Incumbent 45.1% 9,643
Total Votes 21,373
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 75 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRomaine Robert Quinn 64.9% 2,231
Ken Mandley 35.1% 1,208
Total Votes 3,439


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. Democrat Stephen Smith defeated Republican incumbent Roger Rivard in the general election. Both candidates were unopposed in the primary elections.[12][13]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 75, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Roger Rivard Incumbent 48.8% 13,841
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngStephen Smith 51% 14,456
     - Scattering 0.1% 37
Total Votes 28,334

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Wisconsin State Assembly District 75 have raised a total of $613,128. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $38,321 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Wisconsin State Assembly District 75
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $203,350 2 $101,675
2010 $212,803 5 $42,561
2008 $19,492 1 $19,492
2006 $83,674 2 $41,837
2004 $40,305 2 $20,153
2002 $4,043 2 $2,022
2000 $49,461 2 $24,731
Total $613,128 16 $38,321

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