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}}{{tnr}}'''Dana Wachs''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing District 91.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Dana Wachs''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing [[Wisconsin State Assembly District 91|District 91]].  He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
  
 
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Wachs won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 91. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14 and 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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Wachs won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 91. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14 and 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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*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/Pages/leg-info.aspx?d=91&h=A Rep. Wachs' website]
 
*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/Pages/leg-info.aspx?d=91&h=A Rep. Wachs' website]
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* [http://openstates.org/wi/legislators/WIL000545/dana-wachs/ Profile from Open States]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=152927 2012]
 
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Dana Wachs
Dana Wachs.jpeg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 91
Incumbent
In office
January 7, 2013 – present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Dana Wachs is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 91. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Colleges and Universities
Constitution and Ethics
Judiciary
Workforce Development

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 Dana Wachs was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Wachs was unopposed in the general election,[1][2] and was re-elected for another term.[3]

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Wachs won election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 91. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14 and the general election on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 91, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDana Wachs 97.3% 23,030
     - Scattering 2.7% 644
Total Votes 23,674

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Wachs is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Wachs raised a total of $35,239 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 7, 2013.[6]

Dana Wachs's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 91 Won $35,239
Grand Total Raised $35,239

2012

Wachs won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Wachs raised a total of $35,239.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dana Wachs's campaign in 2012
Wachs, Dana John$2,803
Siedow, Thomas$500
Guelzow, Thomas K$500
Johnson, Douglas$500
Cates, John$500
Total Raised in 2012$35,239
Source:Follow the Money

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2014

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Political offices
Preceded by
Chris Danou (D)
Wisconsin State Assembly District 91
2013–present
Succeeded by
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