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{{tnr}}'''Chad Weininger''' (b. 1972) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010#District 4|District 4]]. He was first elected in 2010.
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{{tnr}}'''Chad Weininger''' (b. 1972) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing [[Wisconsin State Assembly District 4|District 4]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
Weininger is a former city clerk for Green Bay. He has served as Chief of Staff for the Mayor of Green Bay and as Deputy Chief of Staff and District Director for Congressman Mark Green, and worked on the Wisconsin State Legislative Staff of Senator Robert Cowles. Weininger previously was a Foreign Service Specialist for the U.S. State Department in Tanzania, Africa.  
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==Biography==
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Weininger holds an MBA from Cardinal Stritch University and a BBA in Business Administration & Political Science from St. Norbert College.
  
He holds an MBA from Cardinal Stritch University and a BBA in Business Administration & Political Science from St. Norbert College.<ref>[http://www.chadforwi.com/bio.html Biography on Campaign website]</ref>
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Weininger is a former city clerk for Green Bay. He has served as Chief of Staff for the Mayor of Green Bay and as Deputy Chief of Staff and District Director for Congressman Mark Green, and worked on the Wisconsin State Legislative Staff of Senator Robert Cowles. Weininger previously was a Foreign Service Specialist for the U.S. State Department in Tanzania, Africa.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Weininger served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State =Wisconsin
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|year =2013
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Campaigns and Elections
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|Committee2 =Energy and Utilities
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|Committee3 = Financial Institutions
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|Committee4 = Insurance
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|Chair4 = Vice-chair
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|Committee5 = International Trade and Commerce
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|Chair5 = Chair
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|Committee6 = Urban Education
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|Committee7 = Information Policy and Technology
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|Joint7 = Yes
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Weininger has been appointed to these committees:
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During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Weininger served on these committees:
* [[Elections and Campaign Reform Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Elections and Campaign Reform Committee]]
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* [[Energy and Utilities Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Energy and Utilities Committee]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Insurance Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Insurance Committee]], Vice Chair
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|State =Wisconsin
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Elections and Campaign Reform
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|Committee2 =Energy and Utilities
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|Committee3 =Insurance
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|Chair3=Vice Chair
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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|Collapse=Yes
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}}
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2012====
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Weininger's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
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*'''Control spending''' - To help government to spend less, he will:
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:: * "Fight for a constitutional amendment that puts limits on government spending.
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:: * Support setting aside any additional revenue in a rainy day fund or for tax relief.
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:: * Never vote for a budget that increases the state’s structural deficit."
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*'''Create jobs''' - In order to reduce Red Tape to grow our economy, Weininger says he will:
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::* "Oppose costly job killing mandates for small businesses and families.
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::* Support legal reforms to reduce the frivolous lawsuits that drive up costs for consumers and harm job creation.
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::* Require deadlines for the government permitting process so that government inaction doesn’t slow job creation."
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*'''Cut taxes'''  - In order to lower taxes, Weininger will:
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::*"Support property tax relief.
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::*Eliminate taxes on pensions for seniors.
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::*Create a sales tax holiday for back-to-school items to help Wisconsin’s parents and students."
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His campaign slogan is "Putting People before Politics."  He pledges to "Defend our values" by supporting:
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::*Second Amendment and hunting rights.
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::*Respect all human life as a gift that deserves protection – both born and unborn.
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::*Protection of the integrity of our democracy by requiring a photo ID for voting.
  
 
==Elections==   
 
==Elections==   
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:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''   
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''   
  
Weininger won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 4. Weininger ran unopposed in the [[Republican]] primary on August 14, 2012 and defeated [[Michael Malcheski]] (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/page/candidates_on_ballot_08_14_12_partisan_primary_pdf_18477.PDF ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'', "Candidates on Ballot by Election - 2012 Partisan Primary 8/14/2012," retrieved June 12, 2012]</ref>
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Weininger won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 4. Weininger ran unopposed in the [[Republican]] primary on August 14, 2012, and defeated [[Michael Malcheski]] (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results/2012/partisan-primary ''Government Accountability Board,'' "2012 Fall Partisan Primary, accessed May 5, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results/2012/fall-general ''Government Accountability Board,'' "2012 Fall General Election," accessed May 5, 2014]</ref>
 
{{Election box 2012
 
{{Election box 2012
 
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:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
  
Weininger defeated Democrat [[Sam Dunlop]] and Independent [[Brad Sauer]] in the November 2 general election. Weininger was unopposed in the primary election. <ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/result/primary_percentage_results_78075.pdf Official GAB primary results]</ref>
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Weininger defeated Democrat [[Sam Dunlop]] and Independent [[Brad Sauer]] in the November 2 general election. Weininger was unopposed in the primary election.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/result/primary_percentage_results_78075.pdf ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'', "Official 2010 Primary election results," accessed April 25, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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====Campaign themes====
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==Campaign donors==
On his campaign website, Weininger three leading issues he is concerned about.  They are:”
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{{Comprehensive donor history
*'''Control spending''' - To help government to spend less, he will:
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|Name = Weininger
:: * "Fight for a constitutional amendment that puts limits on government spending.
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|Full name = Chad Weininger
:: * Support setting aside any additional revenue in a rainy day fund or for tax relief.
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|year = 2010
:: * Never vote for a budget that increases the state’s structural deficit."
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|Editdate = June 5, 2013
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|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=147113 ''followthemoney.org'', "Weininger, Chad," accessed June 5, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 64862
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 4]]
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|totalraised2010 = 58418
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 4]]
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}}
  
*'''Create jobs''' - In order to reduce Red Tape to grow our economy, Weininger says he will:
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===2012===
::* "Oppose costly job killing mandates for small businesses and families.
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{{SLP donor box 2012
::* Support legal reforms to reduce the frivolous lawsuits that drive up costs for consumers and harm job creation.
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|name = Weininger  
::* Require deadlines for the government permitting process so that government inaction doesn’t slow job creation."
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|full Name = Chad Weininger
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143449
*'''Cut taxes'''  - In order to lower taxes, Weininger will:
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
::*"Support property tax relief.
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|new = no
::*Eliminate taxes on pensions for seniors.
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|party = Republican
::*Create a sales tax holiday for back-to-school items to help Wisconsin’s parents and students."
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|total raised = 64,862
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|org1 = Kress, William F
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|org2 = Hamann, Nancy D
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|org3 = Weyers, Larry L
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|org4 = Ziegelbauer, Gary
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|org5 = Dykema, John N
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|orgamount1 = 750
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|orgamount2 = 750
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|orgamount3 = 540
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
His campaign slogan is "Putting People before Politics."  He pledges to "Defend our values" by supporting:
 
::*Second Amendment and hunting rights.
 
::*Respect all human life as a gift that deserves protection – both born and unborn.
 
::*Protection of the integrity of our democracy by requiring a photo ID for voting.<ref>[http://www.chadforwi.com/issues.html Chad Weininger's campaign website]</ref>
 
 
==Campaign donors==
 
In Wisconsin, there is a $500 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan [[Wisconsin State Assembly|Assembly]] candidates.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/page/campaign_contribution_limits_partisan_state_pdf_13605.pdf ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'' "Contribution Limits"]</ref>
 
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
In 2010, when Weininger first won election to the State Assembly, he collected $58,418 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131585 ''Follow the Money.org'', Chad Weininger candidate summary, Retrieved June 22, 2011]</ref>
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{{SLP donor box 2010
 
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|name = Weininger  
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
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|full Name = Chad Weininger
{{legislative donor box}}
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131585
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
| Chad Weininger
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|new = yes
| align="right" |$12,700
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|party = Republican
|-
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|total raised = 58,418
| Wisconsin Health & Hospital Association
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|org1 = Weininger, Chad
| align="right" |$500
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|org2 = Van Boxtel, Susan
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|org3 = Schick, Patricia
| Wisconsin Health Care Association
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|org4 = Wickman, Terry
| align="right" |$500
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|org5 = Polasky, Amy
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|orgamount1 = 12700
| Wisconsin Dental Association
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|orgamount2 = 500
| align="right" |$500
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|orgamount3 = 500
|-
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|orgamount4 = 500
| Wisconsin Restaurant Association PAC
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|orgamount5 = 500
| align="right" |$500
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|}}
|-
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| Wisconsin Republican Party
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| align="right" |$500
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|-
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| 14 individual donors
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| align="right" |$500 each
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|}
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
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==See also==
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*[[Wisconsin State Legislature]]
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*[[Wisconsin State Assembly]]
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*[[Wisconsin State Assembly#Assembly standing committees |Wisconsin State Assembly Committees]]
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*[[Wisconsin State Legislature#Joint legislative committees|Wisconsin Joint Committees]]
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*[[Wisconsin state legislative districts]]
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}  
 
{{submit a leg link}}  
 
*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/W3asp/contact/legislatorpages.aspx?house=Assembly&district=4 Chad Weininger on the Wisconsin State Assembly website]
 
*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/W3asp/contact/legislatorpages.aspx?house=Assembly&district=4 Chad Weininger on the Wisconsin State Assembly website]
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* [http://openstates.org/wi/legislators/WIL000481/chad-weininger/ Profile from Open States]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=126976 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=126976 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
*[http://www.chadforwi.com/ Campaign website]
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20110202101951/http://chadforwi.com/ Campaign website] (Archive)
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131585 2010]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143449 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131585 2010]
  
 
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Chad Weininger
Chad Weininger.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 4
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
Master'sCardinal Stritch University, 2004
Personal
Birthday02/07/1972
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Chad Weininger (b. 1972) is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 4. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Weininger holds an MBA from Cardinal Stritch University and a BBA in Business Administration & Political Science from St. Norbert College.

Weininger is a former city clerk for Green Bay. He has served as Chief of Staff for the Mayor of Green Bay and as Deputy Chief of Staff and District Director for Congressman Mark Green, and worked on the Wisconsin State Legislative Staff of Senator Robert Cowles. Weininger previously was a Foreign Service Specialist for the U.S. State Department in Tanzania, Africa.

Committee assignments

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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Campaigns and Elections
Energy and Utilities
Financial Institutions
Insurance, Vice-chair
International Trade and Commerce, Chair
Urban Education
Information Policy and Technology

2011-2012

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Weininger's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

  • Control spending - To help government to spend less, he will:
* "Fight for a constitutional amendment that puts limits on government spending.
* Support setting aside any additional revenue in a rainy day fund or for tax relief.
* Never vote for a budget that increases the state’s structural deficit."
  • Create jobs - In order to reduce Red Tape to grow our economy, Weininger says he will:
  • "Oppose costly job killing mandates for small businesses and families.
  • Support legal reforms to reduce the frivolous lawsuits that drive up costs for consumers and harm job creation.
  • Require deadlines for the government permitting process so that government inaction doesn’t slow job creation."
  • Cut taxes - In order to lower taxes, Weininger will:
  • "Support property tax relief.
  • Eliminate taxes on pensions for seniors.
  • Create a sales tax holiday for back-to-school items to help Wisconsin’s parents and students."

His campaign slogan is "Putting People before Politics." He pledges to "Defend our values" by supporting:

  • Second Amendment and hunting rights.
  • Respect all human life as a gift that deserves protection – both born and unborn.
  • Protection of the integrity of our democracy by requiring a photo ID for voting.

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Weininger won re-election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 4. Weininger ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012, and defeated Michael Malcheski (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 4, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Michael J. Malcheski 44.3% 12,770
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChad Weininger Incumbent 55.6% 16,029
     - Scattering 0.1% 40
Total Votes 28,839

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Weininger defeated Democrat Sam Dunlop and Independent Brad Sauer in the November 2 general election. Weininger was unopposed in the primary election.[3]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 4 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Chad Weininger (R) 12,476
Sam Dunlop (D) 8,361
Brad Sauer (I) 838
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 4 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Chad Weininger (R) 5,035 99.74%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Weininger is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Weininger raised a total of $123,280 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 5, 2013.[4]

Chad Weininger's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 4 Won $64,862
2010 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 4 Won $58,418
Grand Total Raised $123,280

2012

Weininger won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Weininger raised a total of $64,862.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Chad Weininger's campaign in 2012
Kress, William F$750
Hamann, Nancy D$750
Weyers, Larry L$540
Ziegelbauer, Gary$500
Dykema, John N$500
Total Raised in 2012$64,862
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Weininger won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Weininger raised a total of $58,418.

Personal

Weininger is married.

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Preceded by
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 4
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