Dale Schultz

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Dale Schultz
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Wisconsin State Senate District 17
Incumbent
In office
1991 - Present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 23
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Majority Leader, Wisconsin State Senate
2005
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1991
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Assembly Member, Wisconsin State Assembly
1983 - 1991
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison, 1975
Personal
Birthday06/12/1953
Place of birthMadison, WI
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Dale Schultz (b. June 12, 1953) is a Republican member of the Wisconsin Senate. He has represented the 17th District since first winning election in November 1990.

Prior to winning election to the Wisconsin State Senate, Schultz served in the Wisconsin State Assembly from 1982 to 1991.[1]

Schultz was the Senate Majority Leader in 2004.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture, Small Business, and Tourism
Financial Institutions and Rural Issues, Chair
Insurance and Housing
State and Federal Relations
Universities and Technical Colleges, Vice Chair
Joint Legislative Council
Joint Survey on Retirement Systems, Co-chair

2011-2012

At the beginning of the 2011 legislative session, Schultz served on the following committees:

2009-2010

At the beginning of the 2009 legislative session, Schultz served on the following committees:

Issues

Recent legislation sponsored or co-sponsored by Sen. Schultz includes:[2][3]

  • A bill prohibiting text-messaging while driving[4]
  • A bill regarding campaign finance for the office of Supreme Court Justice[5]

Elections

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Senate elections, 2010

Schultz ran for re-election to the Wisconsin State Senate District 17 seat. He was unopposed in the primary. He defeated Democrat Carol Beals in the general election on November 2, 2010.[6] [7][8]

Wisconsin State Senate, District 17 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Dale Schultz (R) 36,122 62.56%
Carol Beals (D) 21,580 37.38%


Wisconsin Senate, District 17 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Dale W. Schultz (R) 17,295 99.75%

2006

On November 7, 2006, Dale Schultz won re-election to the Wisconsin State Senate, District 17. [9]

Dale Schultz raised $314,477 for his campaign, while John Simonson raised $115,843.[10]

Wisconsin State Senate, District 17 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dale Schultz (R) 31,590
John Simonson (D) 26,688

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Schultz is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Schultz raised a total of $652,194 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 4, 2013.[11]

Dale Schultz's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Senate, District 17 Not up for election $19,914
2010 Wisconsin State Senate, District 17 Won $124,421
2008 Wisconsin State Senate, District 17 Not up for election $23,614
2006 Wisconsin State Senate, District 17 Won $314,477
2004 Wisconsin State Senate, District 17 Not up for election $30,017
2002 Wisconsin State Senate, District 17 Won $40,119
2000 Wisconsin State Senate, District 17 Not up for election $30,124
1998 Wisconsin State Senate, District 17 Won $69,508
Grand Total Raised $652,194

2012

Schultz was not up for election to the Wisconsin State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Schultz raised a total of $19,914.
Wisconsin State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dale Schultz's campaign in 2012
Operating Engineers Local 139$1,000
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 400$1,000
Cooperative Outreach for Objective Politics$1,000
Wisconsin Realtors Association$1,000
Northwestern Mutual Life$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$19,914
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Schultz won re-election to the Wisconsin State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Schultz raised a total of $124,421.

2008

Schultz was not up for election to the Wisconsin State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Schultz raised a total of $23,614.

2006

Schultz won re-election to the Wisconsin State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Schultz raised a total of $314,477.

2004

Schultz was not up for election to the Wisconsin State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Schultz raised a total of $30,017.

2002

Schultz won re-election to the Wisconsin State Senate in 2002. During that election cycle, Schultz raised a total of $40,119.

2000

Schultz was not up for election to the Wisconsin State Senate in 2000. During that election cycle, Schultz raised a total of $30,124.

1998

Schultz won re-election to the Wisconsin State Senate in 1998. During that election cycle, Schultz raised a total of $69,508.

Recall efforts

See also: Timeline of events of the recall of Wisconsin State Senators in 2012

Following Schultz's vote against a proposed mining bill, the conservative group Citizens for Responsible Government filed paperwork with the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board on March 19, 2012 to form a committee to explore recalling Schultz from office.[12]

Personal

Schultz and his wife, Rachel, have 2 children, Katie and Amanda.[1]

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1991–present
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