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Andre Jacque
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 2
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison, 2003
Personal
Birthday10/13/1980
Place of birthBeaver Dam, WI
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Andre Jacque is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, for District 2. He was first elected in 2010.

Before being elected, Jacque was a Green Bay Area Transit Planning Coordinator. He graduated with a BS from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in 2003.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Jacque served on the following committees:

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Criminal Justice
Energy and Utilities
Jobs, Economy and Mining
Judiciary, Vice-chair
Public Safety and Homeland Security, Chair
Urban and Local Affairs

2011-2012

During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jacque served on these committees:

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Andre Jacque endorsed Rick Santorum in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Jacque won re-election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 2. Jacque ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012, and defeated Larry Pruess in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 2, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Larry Pruess 41.3% 12,033
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAndre Jacque Incumbent 58.6% 17,082
     - Scattering 0.1% 26
Total Votes 29,141

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Jacque defeated Democratic incumbent Ted Zigmunt in the November 2 general election. He defeated Republicans Terry Ostrander and Jeff Van Straten in the primary election. [4]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 2 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Andre Jacque (R) 13,958
Ted Zigmunt (D) 8,456
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 2 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Andre Jacque (R) 3,204 48.62%
Jeff Van Straten (R) 2,239 33.98%
Terry Ostrander (R) 1,135 17.22%

Campaign themes

Jacque campaign slogan is "Common Values-Common Sense." He lists the following campaign issues as his focus:

  • Taxes - Excerpt: "I support tougher state spending controls"...and "...requiring state agencies to justify their base budget spending..." and "...repeal the numerous state tax hikes passed during 2009..."
  • Jobs and the Economy - Jacque proposes to reverse the current trend by the following actions: "Support the REPEAL of the $242.5 million jobs tax...," "Support the Recruit & Retain Jobs NOW Act," "Support an Economic Development Superfund...," "Oppose massive tax hikes for government-run healthcare.", and "Work to repeal auto insurance changes written by trial lawyers..."
  • Abortion: Excerpt: "100% Pro-Life," is a "Member of Pro-Life Wisconsin and Wisconsin Right to Life", and "...will work to eliminate taxpayer funding for programs and organizations that perform and promote abortions."
  • 2nd Amendment: Jacque will work to "Require that sportsmen's fees are used for sporting, wildlife and conservation purposes...,"Ensure that rural, publicly-owned property remains available to citizens for recreation and hunting...," and is a "NRA member, Supports the Right to Carry Act."[5]

Campaign donors

In Wisconsin, there is a $500 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan Assembly candidates.[6]

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, when Jacque first won election to the State Assembly, he collected $86,992 in donations.[7]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Koch Industries $1,500
Citizens for Mark Gottleib $1,500
National Rifle Association $1,500
Republican Party of 6th Congressional District of Wisconsin $1,500
6 individual donors $1,500 each

Personal

Jacque is married and has two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ted Zigmunt (D)
Wisconsin State Assembly District 2
2010–present
Succeeded by
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