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Wisconsin State Assembly District 93

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Wisconsin State Assembly District 93
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Current incumbentWarren Petryk Republican Party
Population57,822
Voting age80.2% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Wisconsin's ninety-third state assembly district is represented by Republican Representative Warren Petryk.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 57,822 civilians reside within Wisconsin's ninety-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

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 Warren Petryk defeated Democrat Jeff Smith in the general election. Both candidates were unopposed in the primary elections.[8][9]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 93, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWarren Petryk Incumbent 50.8% 15,612
     Democratic Jeff Smith 49.2% 15,114
     - Scattering 0.1% 16
Total Votes 30,742

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Wisconsin State Assembly District 93 have raised a total of $845,677. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $49,746 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Wisconsin State Assembly District 93
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $236,017 2 $118,009
2010 $136,419 4 $34,105
2008 $180,470 3 $60,157
2006 $102,403 2 $51,202
2004 $81,880 3 $27,293
2002 $24,253 1 $24,253
2000 $84,235 2 $42,118
Total $845,677 17 $49,746

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