Wisconsin State Assembly District 94

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Wisconsin State Assembly District 94
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Current incumbentSteve Doyle Democratic Party
Population62,641
Voting age74.3% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 8, 2014
Wisconsin's ninety-fourth state assembly district is represented by Democratic Representative Steve Doyle.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 62,641 civilians reside within Wisconsin's ninety-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

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 Steve Doyle defeated Republican Bruce Evers in the general election. Doyle was unopposed in the Democratic primary election. Evers defeated Kevin Hintz in the Republican primary election.[8][9]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 94, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Bruce Evers 39.4% 12,068
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Doyle Incumbent 60.6% 18,566
     - Scattering 0% 10
Total Votes 30,644
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 94 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBruce Evers 55.9% 2,364
Kevin Hintz 44.1% 1,865
Total Votes 4,229

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Wisconsin State Assembly District 94 have raised a total of $970,056. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $57,062 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Wisconsin State Assembly District 94
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $67,993 3 $22,664
2010 $128,455 2 $64,228
2008 $293,598 2 $146,799
2006 $236,580 3 $78,860
2004 $122,969 3 $40,990
2002 $51,163 2 $25,582
2000 $69,298 2 $34,649
Total $970,056 17 $57,062

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