Dale Kooyenga

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Dale Kooyenga
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 14
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 3, 2011
Current term ends
January 3, 2013
Political party Republican
Profession Certified Public Accountant, Legislator
Website Assembly website
Dale Kooyenga is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, District 14. He was first elected in 2010.

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

2011-2012

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

Elections

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. [2]

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 themes

Kooyenga lists the following issues on his campaign website:

  • 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.

Campaign donors

In Wisconsin, there is a $500 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan Assembly candidates.[3]

2010

In 2010, when Kooyenga first won election to the State Assembly, he collected $45,151 in donations.[4]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Wisconsin Republican Party $500
Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors $500
Wal-Mart Stores PAC-Resp Govt $500
Wisconsin Health & Hospital Association $500
Milwaukee Police Association PAC $500
15 individual donors $500

Personal

Kooyenga is married and has two children.

External links

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References

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