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Sam Hagedorn

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Sam Hagedorn
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Candidate for
Wisconsin State Assembly District 12
Sam Hagedorn (b. July 25,1952) was a Republican candidate for District 12 of the Wisconsin State Assembly. The primary election was on September 14, 2010, and the general election was on November 2, 2010.

Hagedorn is currently employed at Barnes and Noble. He has been substitute teacher and has worked behind the scenes at various radio and TV stations. Hagadorn earned a B.A. in Physical Education and Teaching from Ripon College in 1974.[1]



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Hagedorn was defeated by incumbent Democrat Frederick Kessler in the November 2 general election. He was unopposed in the primary election.[2]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 12 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Sam Hagedorn (R) 2,073 99.23%

Campaign themes

Hagedorn's website says that he is for "Lower Taxes - Accountability - Freedom." Specific issue positions are the following:

  • Jobs - Wants the legislature to provide a "a business climate that will encourage both job retention and creation. "
  • Taxes & Fees - Feels that legislators should change their perspective about whose money they are handling.
  • Education - Supports excellence in education.
  • School choice - Supports school choice, even beyond the city of Milwaukee.
  • Supports the right-to-carry law.
  • Supports pro-life.
  • Transparency - Opposed closed meetings for governmental bodies.
  • Freedom - Supports less government.[3]

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