|Wisconsin State Assembly District 4|
|2011 - Present|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Master's||Cardinal Stritch University, 2004|
|Date of birth||02/07/1972|
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.
He holds an MBA from Cardinal Stritch University and a BBA in Business Administration & Political Science from St. Norbert College.
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|
During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Weininger served on these committees:
|Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Elections and Campaign Reform|
|• Energy and Utilities|
|• Insurance, Vice Chair|
- 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.
|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 4, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Michael J. Malcheski||44.3%||12,770|
|Republican||Chad Weininger Incumbent||55.6%||16,029|
- See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010
|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 4 General Election (2010)|
|Chad Weininger (R)||12,476|
|Sam Dunlop (D)||8,361|
|Brad Sauer (I)||838|
|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 4 Republican Primary (2010)|
|Chad Weininger (R)||5,035||99.74%|
On his campaign website, Weininger three leading issues he is concerned about. They are:”
- 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.
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, when Weininger first won election to the State Assembly, he collected $58,418 in donations.
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Wisconsin Health & Hospital Association||$500|
|Wisconsin Health Care Association||$500|
|Wisconsin Dental Association||$500|
|Wisconsin Restaurant Association PAC||$500|
|Wisconsin Republican Party||$500|
|14 individual donors||$500 each|
Weininger is married.
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- Chad Weininger on the Wisconsin State Assembly website
- Biography on Project Vote Smart
- Campaign website
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- Biography on Campaign website
- Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, "Candidates on Ballot by Election - 2012 Partisan Primary 8/14/2012," retrieved June 12, 2012
- Official GAB primary results
- Chad Weininger's campaign website
- Wisconsin Government Accountability Board "Contribution Limits"
- Follow the Money.org, Chad Weininger candidate summary, Retrieved June 22, 2011
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