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name                = Dale Kooyenga|
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|Name = Dale Kooyenga
political position  = Candidate for<br> [[Wisconsin State Assembly|Wisconsin State Assembly District 14]]|
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|Profile picture = Dale Kooyenga.jpg
incumbency          = Representative-elect |
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|Position = Wisconsin State Assembly District 14
assumed office     = 2011 |
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|Status = Incumbent
term ends          = 2012 |
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|Tenure = 2011 - Present
political party    = [[Republican]]|
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|Term ends = January 5, 2015
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|Assumed office = 2011
website             =[http://www.dalekooyenga.com/index.html Campaign website]
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|Political party = Republican
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|Base salary = $49,943/year
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|Per diem = $88/day
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|Last election = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|First elected = 2010
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|Associate's = Moraine Valley Community College, 2000
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|Bachelor's = Lakeland College, 2000
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|Place of birth = Oak Lawn, IL
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{{tnr}}'''Dale Kooyenga''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing District 14. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
}}{{tnr}}'''Dale Kooyenga''' is a [[:Category:Republican candidate, Wisconsin State Assembly, 2010|Republican candidate ]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010#District 14|District 14]] of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]]The primary election was on [[Primary election dates in 2010|September 14, 2010]] and the general election was on [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
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==Biography==
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Kooyenga graduated with honors from Lakeland College in SheboyganHe earned Masters in business Administration from Marquette University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and also serves as an Officer in the United States Army Reserve.<ref>[http://www.dalekooyenga.com/biography.html Campaign website biography]</ref>
  
Kooyenga graduated with honors from Lakeland College in Sheboygan.  He earned Masters in business Administration from Marquette University.  He is a Certified Public Accountant.
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Kooyenga served on the following committees:
  
He serves as an Officer in the United States Army Reserve. <ref>[http://www.dalekooyenga.com/biography.html Campaign website biography]</ref>
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State =Wisconsin
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|year =2013
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Finance
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|Committee2 = Government Operations and State Licensing
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|Committee3 = Joint Finance
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|Joint3 = Yes
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
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===2011-2012===
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During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kooyenga served on these committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State =Wisconsin
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|year =2011
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Collapse=Yes
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|Committee1 = Consumer Protection
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|Committee2 = Financial Institutions
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|Committee3 =Homeland Security and State Affairs
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|Committee4 =
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}}
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2010====
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Kooyenga's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
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* Jobs and the Economy - Wants to lower the tax burden on small business.
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* Human life - Supports the protection of the unborn.
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* State Finances - Supports cutting wasteful spending and government debt.
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* Right to Bear Arms - Supports keeping weapons away from violent criminals and felons.
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* Taxes - Has signed a pledge not to raise taxes.
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* Education - Supports school vouchers in order to encourage competition.
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* Voter ID - Supports requiring photo ID for voting..
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===Presidential preference===
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{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2012/03/mitt-romney-announces-wisconsin-endorsements ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces Wisconsin Endorsements," March 26, 2012]</ref>
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==Elections== 
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===2012=== 
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:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]'' 
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Kooyenga won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 14. Kooyenga ran unopposed in the [[Republican]] primary on August 14<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results/2012/partisan-primary Wisconsin Department of Elections - Official Primary Results]</ref> and defeated [[Chris Rockwood]] (D) 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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|Chamber = Wisconsin State Assembly, District 14, General Election
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|party1 = Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|party3 = –
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|winner1 = Dale Kooyenga
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|Inc1 =Y
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|candidate2 =Chris Rockwood
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|candidate3 =''Scattering''
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|votes1 = 20976
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|votes2 = 14490
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|votes3 =42
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==Elections==
 
 
===2010===
 
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====Campaign themes====
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Kooyenga
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|Full name = Dale Kooyenga
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|year = 2010
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|Editdate = June 5, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=147119 ''followthemoney.org'', "Kooyenga, Dale," accessed June 5, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 49882
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 14]]
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|totalraised2010 = 45151
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 14]]
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}}
  
Kooyenga lists the following issues on his campaign website:
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===2012===
* Jobs and the Economy - Wants to lower the tax burden on small business.
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{{SLP donor box 2012
* Human life - Supports the protection of the unborn.
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|name = Kooyenga  
* State Finances - Supports cutting wasteful spending and government debt.
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|full Name = Dale Kooyenga
* Right to Bear Arms - Supports keeping weapons away from violent criminals and felons.
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143395
* Taxes - Has signed a pledge not to raise taxes.
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
* Education - Supports school vouchers in order to encourage competition.
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|new = no
* Voter ID - Supports requiring photo ID for voting.
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 49,882
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|org1 = Peter, Gina
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|org2 = Republican Party of Milwaukee County
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|org3 = Ahlberg, Trevor L
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|org4 = Humana
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|org5 = Alevizos, Gregory J
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|orgamount1 = 500
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Kooyenga
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|full Name = Dale Kooyenga
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131594
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = yes
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 45,151
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|org1 = Peter, Eric J
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|org2 = Ozinga, Ruth M
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|org3 = Milwaukee Police Association
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|org4 = Van Vugt, Eric J
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|org5 = Alliant Energy
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|orgamount1 = 500
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
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==Personal==
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Kooyenga is married and has two children.
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "'''Dale + Kooyenga + Wisconsin + Assembly'''"
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==External links==
 
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=126992 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/pages/leg-info.aspx?d=14&h=A District Office Website]
* [http://www.dalekooyenga.com/index.html Campaign website]
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*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/assembly/kooyenga/Pages/default.aspx  Wisconsin State Assembly - Dale Kooyenga]
* [http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=172678752902 Kooyenga on Facebook]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=126992 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
* [http://twitter.com/dalekooyenga Kooyenga on Twitter]
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*[http://www.dalekooyenga.com/index.html Campaign website]
* [http://www.linkedin.com/in/kooyenga Kooyenga on LinkedIn]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143395 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131594 2010]
* [http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results List of candidates certified for the November 2, 2010 general election in Wisconsin]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=172678752902 Kooyenga on Facebook]
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*[http://twitter.com/dalekooyenga Kooyenga on Twitter]
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*[http://www.linkedin.com/in/kooyenga Kooyenga on LinkedIn]
  
 
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Revision as of 11:52, 17 July 2013

Dale Kooyenga
Dale Kooyenga.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 14
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Associate'sMoraine Valley Community College, 2000
Bachelor'sLakeland College, 2000
Master'sMarquette University, 2007
Personal
Birthday02/12/1979
Place of birthOak Lawn, IL
ProfessionCertified Public Accountant
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Dale Kooyenga is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 14. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Kooyenga graduated with honors from Lakeland College in Sheboygan. He earned Masters in business Administration from Marquette University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and also serves as an Officer in the United States Army Reserve.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Finance
Government Operations and State Licensing
Joint Finance

2011-2012

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2010

Kooyenga's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

  • Jobs and the Economy - Wants to lower the tax burden on small business.
  • Human life - Supports the protection of the unborn.
  • State Finances - Supports cutting wasteful spending and government debt.
  • Right to Bear Arms - Supports keeping weapons away from violent criminals and felons.
  • Taxes - Has signed a pledge not to raise taxes.
  • Education - Supports school vouchers in order to encourage competition.
  • Voter ID - Supports requiring photo ID for voting..

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Dale Kooyenga endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Kooyenga won re-election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 14. Kooyenga ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14[3] and defeated Chris Rockwood (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 14, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDale Kooyenga Incumbent 59.1% 20,976
     Democratic Chris Rockwood 40.8% 14,490
     Scattering 0.1% 42
Total Votes 35,508

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Kooyenga was unopposed in the November 2 general election. Kooyenga defeated Republicans David Coon, Dennis Kaun, Chris Maurer, Michael Olen, and Ryan Shulander in the primary election. [5]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 14

Republican Primary (2010)

Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Dale P Kooyenga (R) 6,002 60.76%
David L. Coon (R) 1,634 16.54%
Chris Maurer (R) 1,225 12.4%
Ryan Shulander (R) 397 4.02%
Dennis Kaun (R) 376 3.81%
Michael E. Olen (R) 225 2.28%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Kooyenga is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Kooyenga raised a total of $95,033 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 5, 2013.[6]

Dale Kooyenga's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 14 Won $49,882
2010 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 14 Won $45,151
Grand Total Raised $95,033

2012

Kooyenga won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Kooyenga raised a total of $49,882.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dale Kooyenga's campaign in 2012
Peter, Gina$500
Republican Party of Milwaukee County$500
Ahlberg, Trevor L$500
Humana$500
Alevizos, Gregory J$500
Total Raised in 2012$49,882
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Kooyenga won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Kooyenga raised a total of $45,151.

Personal

Kooyenga is married and has two children.

Recent news

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Political offices
Preceded by
Leah Vukmir
Wisconsin State Assembly District 14
2010-Present
Succeeded by
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