|Wisconsin State Assembly District 44|
|January 7, 2013 – present|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||University of Nebraska-Lincoln (1975)|
|Birthday||June 20, 1953|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Kolste served on the following committees:
|Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Mental Health|
|• Small Business Development|
|• Workforce Development|
- 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.
- 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.
|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 44, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Joe Knilans Incumbent||38.3%||10,571|
|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 44 Democratic Primary, 2012|
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.
|Debra Kolste's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Wisconsin State Assembly, District 44||$63,839|
|Grand Total Raised||$63,839|
2012Kolste 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|
|Assembly Democratic Campaign Cmte of Wisconsin||$1,025|
|Cullen, Timothy F||$500|
|Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin||$500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$63,839|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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In 2014, the Wisconsin State Legislature was in session from January 14 through June 4.
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- Wisconsin Government Accountability, "Candidates Registered by Office," June 11, 2014
- Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, "2014 Partisan Primary Candidates," accessed June 19, 2014
- Government Accountability Board, "2012 Fall Partisan Primary, accessed May 5, 2014
- Government Accountability Board, "2012 Fall General Election," accessed May 5, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Kolste, Debra," accessed June 6, 2013
Joe Knilans (R)
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