Chuck Benedict

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Chuck Benedict
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 45
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Teacher
Chuck Benedict (b. August 13, 1946) was a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 45th District from 2005-2010.

On April 14, 2010, Benedict announced he would not be seeking re-election.[1]

Benedict has worked as a high school math/science teacher and a neurologist.

He is a member of the Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development, American Academy of Neurology, American Association for Advancement of Science, League of Conservation Voters, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Union of Concerned Scientists, and the Wisconsin Medical Society.[2]

Committee assignments



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Benedict did not seek re-election to District 45 in 2010.

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-44 Volunteer Health Care Provider Program: state required to pay for legal representation and costs and damages re certain claims; chiropractors and physical therapists added
  • AB-152 Mandatory overtime and on-call time: health care facility prohibited from requiring of certain employees that are paid an hourly wage or are classified as nonsupervisory; exemption, discrimination, complaint, and penalty provisions
  • AB-299 Sale of mercury-added products regulated, including fever thermometers, manometers, thermostats, instruments and measuring devices, switches and relays, and specified household items; public, parochial, and charter schools prohibited from purchasing or storing free-flowing elemental mercury, a device containing mercury, or a mercury-containing compound, exceptions provided

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

Campaign donors


Rep. Benedict speaking at an Obama office opening

The top 5 donors to Benedict's 2008 campaign:[3]

Donor Amount
Benedict, Chuck $3,000
Kris for Wisconsin $537
Electrical Workers $500
WI State Council of Machinists $500
Associated Builders & Contractors of Wisconsin $500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Wisconsin State Assembly District 45
Succeeded by
Amy Loudenbeck