Amy Vruwink

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Amy Vruwink
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 70
Assumed office
Current term ends
January 3, 2013
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Website Assembly website
Amy Vruwink (May 22, 1975) is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 70th District since 2003.

Vruwink has worked as an area program director for the Minnesota Farm Bureau and a legislative aide to Representative David R. Obey.

He is a member of the Central Wisconsin Fair Association, Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups, Marshfield Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Marshfield Business and Professional Women, Marshfield Eagles, National Rifle Association (NRA), New Visions Art Gallery, Saint James Parish, Wisconsin Bear Hunters, Wisconsin Hunting and Fishing Alliance, and the Wood County Farm Bureau.[1]

Committee assignments



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Vruwink was re-elected to Wisconsin State Assembly District 70. She defeated Republican John Spiros in the general election on November 2, 2010. Vruwink was unopposed in the September 14, 2010 primary election. [2]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 70 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Amy Vruwink (D) 12,178
John Spiros (R) 10,461
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 70 Democratic primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Amy Sue Vruwink (D) 2,845 99.75%

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-29 RFID tags in consumer goods and certain farm products prohibited unless seller renders them inoperable before purchaser takes possession of the goods
  • AB-50 OWI violation: DOT required to purge record of conviction, suspension, or revocation after 10 years unless a person has a CDL or was operating a commercial motor vehicle at time of offense
  • AB-51 Technical college courses: one-third must be scheduled after 5:00 p.m. and every course must be taught after 5:00 p.m. once every three years

For a full listing of sponsored legislation and details see the House site.

Campaign donors


The top 5 donors to Vruwink's 2008 campaign were mostly individuals:[3]

Donor Amount
WI Federation of Cooperatives $750
Spoerl, Robert $500
Halle, Richard $500
Lavesser, Cindy $500
WI Education Assoc Council $500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Wisconsin State Assembly District 70
Succeeded by