Chris Danou

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Chris Danou
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 92
Incumbent
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Birthday01/18/1967
Place of birthBloomington, IL
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Chris Danou (b. January 18, 1967) is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 92 since 2013. He represented the 91st District from 2009 to 2013.

Danou is a former Police Officer with the City of Onalaska, and has worked for the La Crosse County Emergency Response Team, and Metropolitan Enforcement Group.

He is a member of Ducks Unlimited, National Farmers Union, Nature Conservancy, Pheasants Forever, Trout Unlimited, and the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture
Environment and Forestry
Insurance
Mental Health
Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage
Transportation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

During the 2009-2010 legislative session, Danou served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Danou won re-election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 92. Danou ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14 and in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 92, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Stephen J. Doerr 0.2% 50
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChris Danou Incumbent 98.8% 20,308
     - Scattering 1% 204
Total Votes 20,562

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Danou was re-elected to Wisconsin State Assembly District 91. He defeated Republican Bill Ingram in the general election on November 2, 2010. He was unopposed in the September 14, 2010 primary election. [3]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 91 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Chris Danou (D) 11,375
Bill Ingram (R) 8,000
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 91 Democratic primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Chris Danou (D) 3,283 99.58%

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-269 Bodily harm to a law enforcement officer while resisting, obstructing, fleeing or attempting to flee from made a felony
  • AB-323 Sex offender registrants required to provide email accounts and Internet addresses of every Web site maintained by the registrant for personal or household use and all Internet user names
  • AB-341 Cellular telephone or other wireless telecommunications device: person under age 18 operating a motor vehicle with an instruction permit or probationary license prohibited from using; forfeiture provision

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

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Danou is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Danou raised a total of $159,087 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 7, 2013.[4]

Chris Danou's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 92 Won $14,402
2010 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 91 Won $36,930
2008 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 91 Won $78,313
2006 Wisconsin State Senate, District 31 Defeated $29,442
Grand Total Raised $159,087

2012

Danou won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Danou raised a total of $14,402.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Chris Danou's campaign in 2012
Wisconsin Education Association Council$500
Carpenter, William$500
Operating Engineers Local 139$500
Xcel Energy$500
Humana$500
Total Raised in 2012$14,402
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Danou won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Danou raised a total of $36,930.

2008

Danou won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2008. During that election cycle, Danou raised a total of $78,313.

2006

Danou lost the election for the Wisconsin State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Danou raised a total of $29,442.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mark Radcliffe (D)
Wisconsin State Assembly District 92
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 91
2009–2013
Succeeded by
Dana Wachs (D)