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*Religion -"Exercise of this freedom must be upheld, and only when religion conflicts with the well-being of society should government step in."
 
*Religion -"Exercise of this freedom must be upheld, and only when religion conflicts with the well-being of society should government step in."
 
*Abortion - Kapenga is pro-life.  <ref>[http://www.chriskapenga.com/index-2.html Campaign website]</ref>
 
*Abortion - Kapenga is pro-life.  <ref>[http://www.chriskapenga.com/index-2.html Campaign website]</ref>
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==Campaign donors==
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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>
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===2010===
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In 2010, when Kapenga first won election to the State Assembly, he collected $83,316 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131625 ''Follow the Money.org'', Chris Kapenga candidate summary, Retrieved June 22, 2011]</ref>
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His largest contributors in 2010 were:
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| Chris Kapenga
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| General Electric
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| Wisconsin Republican Party
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| Wisconsin Institute of CPAs
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| Wisconsin Insurance Alliance
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| align="right" |$500
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| Wisconsin Energy Corporation
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| align="right" |$500
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| Wisconsin Health & Hospital Association
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| Tavern League of Wisconsin
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| Wisconsin Realtors Association
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| align="right" |$500
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| 11 individual donors
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| align="right" |$500 each
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/W3asp/contact/legislatorpages.aspx?house=Assembly&district=33 Chris Kapenga on the Wisconsin State Assembly website]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=127114 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=127114 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.chriskapenga.com/ Campaign website]
 
* [http://www.chriskapenga.com/ Campaign website]
* [http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000508082287&ref=search&sid=100000508082287.3297041072..1 Kapenga's Facebook]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131625 2010]
* [http://twitter.com/chriskapenga Kapenga's Twitter account]
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* [http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000508082287&ref=search&sid=100000508082287.3297041072..1 Kapenga on Facebook]
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* [http://twitter.com/chriskapenga Kapenga's on Twitter]
 
* [http://www.linkedin.com/pub/chris-kapenga/12/64/756 Kapenga on LinkedIn]
 
* [http://www.linkedin.com/pub/chris-kapenga/12/64/756 Kapenga on LinkedIn]
* [http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results List of candidates certified for the November 2, 2010 general election in Wisconsin]
 
  
 
==References==
 
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Revision as of 12:20, 22 June 2011

Chris Kapenga
Chris Kapenga.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 33
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 3, 2011
Current term ends
January 3, 2013
Political party Republican
Website Assembly website
Chris Kapenga is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, District 33. He was first elected in 2010.

Chris is a CPA, having earned a BS in accountancy from Calvin College. Before assuming office, he was the owner and president of Integrated Time Systems.[1][2]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

Elections

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Kapenga was unopposed in the November 2 general election. Kapenga defeated Republicans Joe Deklotz, Brian Dorow, and Steve Ksobiech in the primary election. [3]


Wisconsin State Assembly, District 33 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Chris Kapenga(R) 5,253 39.87%
Brian Dorow (R) 4,541 34.47%
Joe Deklotz (R) 2,646 20.09%
Steve Ksobiech (R) 734 5.57%

Campaign themes

Kapenga lists his themes about the following issues:

  • Economy and jobs - "Our economy runs on businesses, not government."
  • Taxes - He proposes "to bring more accountability into place and stop the extreme spending habits of the liberal democrats in power."
  • Welfare - Will work to refine the definition of "the poor" while supporting the "moral obligation" "...to ensure that those in society who are unable to care for themselves are cared for. "
  • Immigration - Supports government assurances to "provide a reasonable process of review in a timely manner." for applicants for citizenship."
  • Role of Government - Kapenga believes that "n.o law should be passed that goes beyond the defined scope, with the exception of a passed amendment taking place that changes the scope."
  • Education - "The key to quality education is solid teachers, involved parents, and local decision making."
  • Environment - He believes in protecting the clean water of the Great Lakes and "in programs such as increased use of nuclear power plants, which would decrease pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels."
  • Religion -"Exercise of this freedom must be upheld, and only when religion conflicts with the well-being of society should government step in."
  • Abortion - Kapenga is pro-life. [4]

Campaign donors

In Wisconsin, there is a $500 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan Assembly candidates.[5]

2010

In 2010, when Kapenga first won election to the State Assembly, he collected $83,316 in donations.[6]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Chris Kapenga $54,028
General Electric $500
Wisconsin Republican Party $500
Wisconsin Institute of CPAs $500
Wisconsin Insurance Alliance $500
Wisconsin Energy Corporation $500
Wisconsin Health & Hospital Association $500
Tavern League of Wisconsin $500
Wisconsin Realtors Association $500
11 individual donors $500 each

Personal

Kapenga is married.

External links

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References