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{{tnr}}'''Cory Mason''' (b. January 25, 1973) is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing District 66. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.
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{{tnr}}'''Cory Mason''' (b. January 25, 1973) is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing [[Wisconsin State Assembly District 66|District 66]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
 
Mason received his B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin-[[Madison, Wisconsin|Madison]].   
 
Mason received his B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin-[[Madison, Wisconsin|Madison]].   
  
Mason also serves as Commissioner of the Redevelopment Authority of [[Racine, Wisconsin|Racine]].<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=65118 Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman Mason]</ref>  
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Mason also serves as Commissioner of the Redevelopment Authority of [[Racine, Wisconsin|Racine]].<ref name=pvs>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=65118 ''Project Vote Smart,'' "Biography," accessed May 5, 2014]</ref>  
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
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Rep. [[Cory Mason]] took offense to what he said would be $25 million in cuts to the Racine school district, proposed by Republicans who say they are trying to help.
 
Rep. [[Cory Mason]] took offense to what he said would be $25 million in cuts to the Racine school district, proposed by Republicans who say they are trying to help.
  
“Don’t piss down my back and tell me it’s raining,” Mason said. “That is just insulting to the people I represent.”<ref>[http://www.wisconsinreporter.com/budget-outcome-known-but-debate-continues "Assembly passes budget at 3 a.m.," ''Wisconsin Reporter'', June 15th, 2011]</ref>
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“Don’t piss down my back and tell me it’s raining,” Mason said. “That is just insulting to the people I represent.”<ref>[http://www.wisconsinreporter.com/budget-outcome-known-but-debate-continues ''Wisconsin Reporter'', "Assembly passes budget at 3 a.m.," June 15th, 2011]</ref>
  
 
===Sponsored legislation===   
 
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===Campaign themes===
 
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====2012====
 
====2012====
Mason website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref>[http://mason4assembly.com/issues.htm Mason 4 Assembly - ''Issues'']</ref>
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Mason website highlighted the following campaign themes:
 
*Healthcare Reform — Reduce costs and cover more residents.
 
*Healthcare Reform — Reduce costs and cover more residents.
 
*Supporting Education — "For too long we have been pitting students against property tax payers.  It’s time to find a viable solution to make sure kids get the education they deserve."
 
*Supporting Education — "For too long we have been pitting students against property tax payers.  It’s time to find a viable solution to make sure kids get the education they deserve."
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==Elections==   
 
==Elections==   
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===2012===   
 
===2012===   
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''   
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''   
Mason won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012#District 66|District 66]]. Mason ran unopposed in the [[Democratic]] primary on August 14 and 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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Mason won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012#District 66|District 66]]. Mason ran unopposed in the [[Democratic]] primary on August 14 and 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>
 
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:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
 
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Mason was re-elected to [[Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 62. He defeated [[Republican]] [[Chris Wright]] and [[Libertarian]] [[Tony Decubellis]] in the  general election on [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]. He was unopposed in the [[Primary election dates in 2010|September 14, 2010]], 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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Mason was re-elected to [[Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 62. He defeated [[Republican]] [[Chris Wright]] and [[Libertarian]] [[Tony Decubellis]] in the  general election on [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]. He was unopposed in the [[Primary election dates in 2010|September 14, 2010]], 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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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Mason is a member of Habitat for Humanity, League of Conservation Voters, Racine Heritage Museum, Racine Rotary West, River Alliance of Wisconsin, Root River Council, and the Advisory Board of the University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=65118 Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman Mason]</ref>
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Mason is a member of Habitat for Humanity, League of Conservation Voters, Racine Heritage Museum, Racine Rotary West, River Alliance of Wisconsin, Root River Council, and the Advisory Board of the University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention.<ref name=pvs/>
  
 
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Cory Mason
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 66
Incumbent
In office
2007 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
Personal
Birthday01/25/1973
Place of birthRacine, WI
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Cory Mason (b. January 25, 1973) is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 66. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Biography

Mason received his B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Mason also serves as Commissioner of the Redevelopment Authority of Racine.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Finance
Joint Finance
Joint Legislative Council

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Budget, 2011

The 2011 budget battle in Wisconsin was particularly unusual and contentious. Gov. Scott Walker's bill faced opposition from Democrats and citizen protestors in Madison, Wisconsin. At 3 a.m. on June 15, 2011, the Assembly passed the bill.

Rep. Cory Mason took offense to what he said would be $25 million in cuts to the Racine school district, proposed by Republicans who say they are trying to help.

“Don’t piss down my back and tell me it’s raining,” Mason said. “That is just insulting to the people I represent.”[2]

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-41 State minimum wage revised; DWD required to make annual adjustment; eliminating prohibition on local ordinance establishing a living wage
  • AB-72 Homeless individuals and families: grant allocation for shelters in Dane County increased, portion designated for applicants providing temporary shelter in the vicinity of the state capitol
  • AB-95 Preparation time during school day made a mandatory subject of collective bargaining under MERA in school districts
  • AB-143 Partisan caucus of Senate or Assembly: exception to open meetings law deleted; legislative rules made invalid

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

Campaign themes

2012

Mason website highlighted the following campaign themes:

  • Healthcare Reform — Reduce costs and cover more residents.
  • Supporting Education — "For too long we have been pitting students against property tax payers. It’s time to find a viable solution to make sure kids get the education they deserve."
  • Raising the Minimum Wage — "The first bill that Cory introduced was to raise the minimum wage to $7.25 an hour and then raise it every year thereafter at the rate of inflation. If it passed, it would mean a raise for 225,000 families in Wisconsin."
  • Sunshine on Government — "Cory introduced a bill to allow the public to have full access to the Legislature’s deliberations."
  • Saving SeniorCare — "Representative Mason is one of many legislators fighting to save SeniorCare."

Elections

2014

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for all 99 seats in the Wisconsin State Assembly took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 12, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Incumbent Cory Mason was unopposed in the Democratic primary. George Meyers ran as a Libertarian. Mason and Meyers faced off in the general election[3][4] with incumbent Mason defeating Meyers.[5]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 66 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCory Mason Incumbent 81.3% 12,062
     Libertarian George Meyers 18.7% 2,781
Total Votes 14,843

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Mason won re-election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 66. Mason ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14 and in the general election on November 6, 2012.[6][7]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 66, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCory Mason Incumbent 98.7% 16,830
     - Scattering 1.3% 230
Total Votes 17,060

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Mason was re-elected to Wisconsin State Assembly District 62. He defeated Republican Chris Wright and Libertarian Tony Decubellis in the general election on November 2, 2010. He was unopposed in the September 14, 2010, primary election.[8]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 62 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Cory Mason (D) 10,455
Chris Wright (R) 8,572
Tony Decubellis (L) 403
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 62 Democratic primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Cory Mason (D) 1,770 99.94%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Mason is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Mason raised a total of $333,592 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 6, 2013.[9]

Cory Mason's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 66 Won $52,786
2010 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 62 Won $110,139
2008 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 62 Won $62,472
2006 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 62 Won $108,195
Grand Total Raised $333,592

2012

Mason won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Mason raised a total of $52,786.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Cory Mason's campaign in 2012
Mason, Cory$4,947
Wisconsin Laborers District Council$500
Frank, Steve$500
Wisconsin Federation of Teachers$500
Wisconsin Education Association Council$500
Total Raised in 2012$52,786
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Mason won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Mason raised a total of $110,139.

2008


Rep. Mason campaign commercial
Mason won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2008. During that election cycle, Mason raised a total of $62,472.

2006

Mason won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2006. During that election cycle, Mason raised a total of $108,195.

Personal

Mason is a member of Habitat for Humanity, League of Conservation Voters, Racine Heritage Museum, Racine Rotary West, River Alliance of Wisconsin, Root River Council, and the Advisory Board of the University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention.[1]

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Preceded by
Samantha Kerkman (R)
Wisconsin State Assembly District 66
2013–present
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Preceded by
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 62
2006–2013
Succeeded by
Tom Weatherston (R)