Wisconsin State Assembly District 84

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Wisconsin State Assembly District 84
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Current incumbentMike Kuglitsch Republican Party
Population56,225
Voting age74.8% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Wisconsin's eighty-fourth state assembly district is represented by Republican Representative Mike Kuglitsch.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 56,225 civilians reside within Wisconsin's eighty-fourth 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 Mike Kuglitsch was unopposed in the Republican primary. Jerry Seifert (L) was removed from the candidate list, making Kuglitsch unopposed in the general election.[8][9] Incumbent Kuglitsch was re-elected for another term.[10]

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 Mike Kuglitsch defeated Democrat Jesse Roelke in the general election. Both candidates were unopposed in the primary elections.[11][12]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 84, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Kuglitsch Incumbent 62.7% 18,379
     Democratic Jesse Roelke 37.1% 10,882
     - Scattering 0.2% 64
Total Votes 29,325

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Wisconsin State Assembly District 84 have raised a total of $584,733. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $48,728 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Wisconsin State Assembly District 84
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $28,434 1 $28,434
2010 $212,534 5 $42,507
2008 $38,642 1 $38,642
2006 $65,104 1 $65,104
2004 $69,329 1 $69,329
2002 $116,830 2 $58,415
2000 $53,860 1 $53,860
Total $584,733 12 $48,728

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