Wisconsin State Assembly District 92

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Wisconsin State Assembly District 92
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Current incumbentChris Danou Democratic Party
Population58,894
Voting age75.9% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Wisconsin's ninety-second state assembly district is represented by Democratic Representative Chris Danou.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 58,894 civilians reside within Wisconsin's ninety-second 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

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. Democratic incumbent Chris Danou was unchallenged in the general election. Danou was unopposed in the Democratic primary election.[8][9]

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Wisconsin State Assembly District 92 have raised a total of $459,024. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $35,310 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Wisconsin State Assembly District 92
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $14,402 1 $14,402
2010 $116,675 2 $58,338
2008 $176,015 3 $58,672
2006 $60,051 2 $30,026
2004 $38,558 2 $19,279
2002 $15,120 2 $7,560
2000 $38,203 1 $38,203
Total $459,024 13 $35,310

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