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Wisconsin State Assembly District 60

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Wisconsin State Assembly District 60
Current incumbentDuey Stroebel Republican Party
Population57,434
Voting age76.2% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 8, 2014
Wisconsin's sixtieth state assembly district is represented by Republican Representative Duey Stroebel.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 57,434 civilians reside within Wisconsin's sixtieth 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 Duey Stroebel defeated Democrat Perry Duman in the general election. Both candidates were unopposed in the primary elections.[8][9]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 60, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDuey Strobel Incumbent 71.1% 23,905
     Democratic Perry Duman 28.8% 9,682
     - Scattering 0.1% 46
Total Votes 33,633

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Wisconsin State Assembly District 60 have raised a total of $312,090. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $28,372 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Wisconsin State Assembly District 60
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $25,321 2 $12,661
2010 $25,881 1 $25,881
2008 $33,113 2 $16,557
2006 $39,815 1 $39,815
2004 $16,777 1 $16,777
2002 $75,122 3 $25,041
2000 $96,061 1 $96,061
Total $312,090 11 $28,372

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