Brett Davis

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Brett Davis
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 80
Former officeholder
In office
2005 - 2010
Date of birthDecember 5, 1975
Brett Davis (b. December 5, 1975) was a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly. He represented the 80th District since 2005.

In February 2010, Davis announced he would be running for Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor.[1]

Davis has worked as a policy assistant for Governor Tommy G. Thompson, special assistant for Secretary Tommy G. Thompson - United States Department of Health and Human Services, and legislative assistant for Wisconsin State Assembly member Mike Powers.

He is a member of the Dane County Republican Party, Farm Bureau, Friends of Cadiz Springs State Park, Green County Conservation League, Green County Republican Party, Monroe Kiwanis, Monroe Noon Optimists, Oregon-Brooklyn Lions Club, and the Rock County Republican Party.[2]

On his campaign site Davis lists for main legislative priorities:[3]

  • Bringing Jobs Home - "Getting our economy moving forward again must be our top priority. Investing in worker training, reducing property taxes, controlling government spending, and providing incentives for small businesses to grow will put us back on the path to prosperity."
  • Keeping More Money in your Family Checkbook - "When Wisconsin families are struggling to pay for groceries, gas and mortgages, it’s the wrong time to raise their taxes...This is the wrong direction for Wisconsin and I will work to make living in our community affordable by fighting these tax increases."
  • Affordable Health Care - "Health care costs continue to strain not only family budgets, but our entire economy. Fixing our economy and reforming our health care system go hand-in-hand."
  • Keeping Kids in Great Schools - "A strong economy depends on a strong public education system. That’s why I support keeping state aid to local school districts as the state’s top budget priority. they will make ends meet."

Committee assignments



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Davis did not seek re-election in 2010. He is running for Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor.

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-91 Workplace wellness programs offered by employers: income and franchise tax credits created; definition and Comm.Dept provisions
  • AB-127 Zero-based budgeting requirements for executive branch agencies; biennial budget bill may not pass if it produces a deficit according to GAAP; executive budget bill must be prepared according to GAAP; 2009-11 executive budget bill may not pass with federal economic stimulus funds unless the Governor submits certain plan to the legislature
  • AB-306 Virtual charter schools: enrollment limit eliminated

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

Campaign donors


Rep. Davis campaign commercial

The top 5 donors to Davis' 2008 campaign were all individuals:[4]

Donor Amount
Sharp, Richard $1,000
Freitag, Terry K $900
Von Rutenberg, William $750
Zietlow, Donald K $550
Nordeen, Dale A $525

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Political offices
Preceded by
Wisconsin State Assembly District 80
Succeeded by
Janis Ringhand