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}}{{tnr}}'''Debra Kolste''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing District 44 since 2013.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Debra Kolste''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing [[Wisconsin State Assembly District 44|District 44]]. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
  
 
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===2014===
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===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
  
Kolste won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 44. She defeated [[Sam Liebert]], [[Yuri Rashkin]], and [[Kevin Murray]] in the Democratic primary on August 14 and defeated incumbent [[Joe Knilans]] (R) 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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Kolste won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 44. She defeated [[Sam Liebert]], [[Yuri Rashkin]], and [[Kevin Murray]] in the Democratic primary on August 14 and defeated incumbent [[Joe Knilans]] (R) 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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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1416195 ''followthemoney.org'', "Kolste, Debra," accessed June 6, 2013]</ref>
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|office2012 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 44]]
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===2012===
 
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|total raised = 63,839
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|org1 = Kolste, Debra
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|org2 = Assembly Democratic Campaign Cmte of Wisconsin
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|org3 = Barton, Larry
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|org4 = Cullen, Timothy F
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|org5 = Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin
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|orgamount2 = 1025
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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 "'''Debra + Kolste + Wisconsin + Assembly'''"
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "'''Debra + Kolste + Wisconsin + Assembly'''"
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
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==See also==
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*[[Wisconsin State Legislature]]
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*[[Wisconsin State Assembly]]
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*[[Wisconsin State Assembly#Assembly standing committees |Wisconsin State Assembly Committees]]
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*[[Wisconsin State Legislature#Joint legislative committees|Wisconsin Joint Committees]]
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==External links==
 
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*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/Pages/leg-info.aspx?d=44&h=A Rep. Kolste's website]
 
*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/Pages/leg-info.aspx?d=44&h=A Rep. Kolste's website]
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/DebKolsteforStateAssembly Facebook campaign page]
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/DebKolsteforStateAssembly Facebook campaign page]
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* [http://openstates.org/wi/legislators/WIL000521/debra-kolste/ Profile from Open States]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=152854 2012]
  
 
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Debra Kolste
Debra Kolste.jpeg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 44
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
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln (1975)
Personal
BirthdayJune 20, 1953
ProfessionMedical Technologist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Debra Kolste is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 44. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Health
Mental Health
Small Business Development
Transportation
Workforce Development

Elections

2014

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for the all 99 seats in the Wisconsin State Assembly will take place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 12, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Incumbent Debra Kolste was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Jacob Dorsey was unopposed in the Republican primary. Kolste and Dorsey will face off in the general election.[1][2]

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Kolste won election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 44. She defeated Sam Liebert, Yuri Rashkin, and Kevin Murray in the Democratic primary on August 14 and defeated incumbent Joe Knilans (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 44, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Joe Knilans Incumbent 38.3% 10,571
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDebra Kolste 61.5% 16,983
     - Scattering 0.2% 43
Total Votes 27,597
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 44 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDebra Kolste 42.1% 1,926
Kevin Murray 35.2% 1,610
Yuri Rashkin 15.4% 705
Sam Liebert 7.3% 335
Total Votes 4,576

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Kolste is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Kolste raised a total of $63,839 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 6, 2013.[5]

Debra Kolste's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 44 Won $63,839
Grand Total Raised $63,839

2012

Kolste won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Kolste raised a total of $63,839.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Debra Kolste's campaign in 2012
Kolste, Debra$16,744
Assembly Democratic Campaign Cmte of Wisconsin$1,025
Barton, Larry$500
Cullen, Timothy F$500
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin$500
Total Raised in 2012$63,839
Source:Follow the Money

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Preceded by
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 44
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