Andre Jacque

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Andre Jacque
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 2
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 3, 2011
Current term ends
January 3, 2013
Political party Republican
Website Assembly website
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

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jacque has been appointed to these committees:

Elections

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. [2]

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."[3]

Campaign donors

In Wisconsin, there is a $500 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan Assembly candidates.[4]

2010

In 2010, when Lacque first won election to the State Assembly, he collected $86,992 in donations.[5]

His four 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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