Brett Hulsey

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Brett Hulsey
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 77
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 3, 2011
Current term ends
January 3, 2013
Political party Democratic
Website Assembly website
Brett Hulsey is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly for District 77. He was first elected in 2010.

Hulsey had been a Dane County Board Supervisor from 1998 up until his election. Hulsey is the founder and president of Better Environmental Solutions, a small business that consults about renewable energy.[1] He holds a BA from Middlebury College and a MS in Natural Science from the University of Oklahoma.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

Elections

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Hulsey defeated Republican David Redick, Green Party Ben Manski, and Independent David Olson in the November 2 general election. Hulsey defeated Democrats Dianne Hesselbein, John Imes, Fred Wade, and Douglas Zwank in the primary election. [2]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 77 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Brett Hulsey (D) 12,142
Ben Manski (G) 7,762
David Redick (R) 4,670
David Olson (I) 373
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 77 Democratic primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Bret Hulsey (D) 2,904 44.17%
Dianne H. Hesselbein (D) 1,992 30.3%
Fred Wade (D) 1,125 17.11%
John Imes (D) 347 5.28%
Douglas C. Zwank (D) 205 3.12%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, when Hulsey first won election to the State Assembly, he collected $61,652 in donations.[3]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Brett Hulseu $3,183
Bonnie Cox $800
18 other contributors $500 each

Campaign themes

Hulsey's slogan on the campaign website is "Progress for a better Wisconsin." He lists positions on the following issues, and generally emphasizes environmental issues.

  • Education
  • Conservation - Supports a ban on unnecessary commercial diesel idling.
  • Energy - Supports clean jobs, clean energy and clean air.
  • Health care - For a healthier Wisconsin.
  • Human rights - Supports a wooman's right to choose.
  • Human services - Believes in protecting vulnerable citizens, and champions seniors.
  • Labor - Believes he understands labor issues. [4]

Personal

Hulsey is married and has two children.

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
Spencer Black
Wisconsin State Assembly District 77
2010 - present
Succeeded by
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