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Dustin Klein

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Dustin Klein
Candidate for Wisconsin State Senate District 24
Political party Democratic
Website Campaign website
Dustin James Klein (b. May 3, 1990) was a Democratic candidate for District 24 of the Wisconsin State Assembly. The primary election was on September 14, 2010, and the general election was on November 2, 2010.[1]

Klein is a student at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point. He is studying Broadfield Social Science. He is a Transportation Coordinator for the 21st Century, Wisconsin Student Public Interest Research Group of UW-Stevens Point, 2010.

He has been Vice President of the Wisconsin Student Government Association of UW-Stevens Point and Student Senator for the Student Government Association of UW - Stevens Point.

He also has held leadership positions in UW-Stevens Point Amnesty International, Rainbow Alliance for the Youth ("a form of Gay-Straight Alliance") and Community Activists for the Revival of Empathy.[2][3]



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Klein ran in the 2010 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 24. Klein was defeated by Republican incumbent Dan Knodl in the general election on November 2, 2010. Klein was unopposed in the Democratic primary election on September 14, 2010.[4][5]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 24 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Daniel Knodl (R) 20,488
Dustin Klein (D) 6,910
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 24 Democratic primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Dustin James Klein (D) 1,409 99.65%

Campaign themes

Klein's campaign slogan on his campaign website is "Progreess in Wisconsin, now!" His site lists the following issue positions:

  • Transportation - Supports the "more progressive plan on transportation" in the form of a new rail line ending in Minneapolis/St. Paul.
  • Healthcare - Believes Wisconsin should "pass comprehensive legislation to make it so that every man woman and child can have affordable healthcare through a universal opt-out system."
  • Energy - Supports the re-introduction of the Clean Energy Jobs Bill that moves towards progressive clean energy"
  • Education - Does not approve of more budget cuts to cause university tuition to rise. He will "fight for everyone's right to a great education in the State of Wisconsin."[6]

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