Matt Adamczyk

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Matt Adamczyk
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Wisconsin Treasurer
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Campaign website
Matt Adamczyk is the treasurer-elect for Wisconsin. [1][2]

Matt Adamczyk won the general election on November 4, 2014.

Adamczyk was a 2012 Republican candidate for District 13 of the Wisconsin State Assembly.



See also: Wisconsin down ballot state executive elections, 2014

Adamczyk ran for election to the office of Wisconsin Treasurer.[2] Adamczyk won the Republican nomination in the primary on August 12. The general election took place November 4, 2014.


Primary election
Wisconsin Treasurer Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMatt Adamczyk 61.8% 132,598
Randall Melchert 38.2% 82,117
Total Votes 214,715
Election Results Via:Wisconsin Government Accountability Board.
General election
Wisconsin Treasurer, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMatt Adamczyk 48.8% 1,120,140
     Democratic David Sartori 44.7% 1,026,548
     Green Ron Hardy 2.9% 66,120
     Libertarian Jerry Shidell 2.3% 53,113
     Constitution Andrew Zuelke 1.2% 28,053
     Nonpartisan Scattering 0.1% 1,244
Total Votes 2,295,218
Election Results via Wisconsin Government Accountability Board.


Campaign themes

Adamczyk's campaign website listed the following themes for the 2014 election:

I am running for state treasurer on the pledge to eliminate the position. The antiquated office no longer is needed and has become a prime example of wasteful government spending. Governor Walker and the Republican legislature have removed almost all duties that once were the responsibility of the state treasurer and transferred those duties to other agencies. I fully support this effort by Governor Scott Walker and the Republican legislature to save tax dollars with these efficiencies.

My campaign consists of five pledges I’m making to the residents of Wisconsin if elected: 1. Pledge to work tirelessly to eliminate the Office of State Treasurer 2. Pledge to use the position to find government waste and eliminate it 3. Pledge to never waste taxpayer money 4. Pledge to return 25% of salary to taxpayers 5. Pledge to only serve one term

The only constitutional duty of the Wisconsin State Treasurer is to serve on the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands (BCPL). Serving on this board literally consists of two 15-minute phone calls per month. I feel it is wasteful to spend tax dollars on a four person staffed office for just one responsibility. That is why I fully support the Republican amendment, AJR 48, which would replace the state treasurer with the lieutenant governor on the BCPL. [3]

—Matt Adamczyk's campaign website, (2014), [4]


See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Adamczyk initially declared to run in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 13. However, he did not appear on the primary ballot.[5]

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