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|Name = Ed Brooks
political position  = Wisconsin State Assembly District 50 |
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|Position = Wisconsin State Assembly District 50
assumed office     = 2008 |
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|Tenure = 2009 - Present
political party    = [[Republican]] |
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|Term ends =January 5, 2015
profession          = Legislator |
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|Assumed office = 2009
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}}{{tnr}}'''Ed Brooks''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing the 50th District since 2008.  
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{{tnr}}'''Edward "Ed" Brooks''' (b. July 1, 1942) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing the 50th District since 2009.  
  
 
Brooks served in the United States Army Reserve from 1965-1971, and has worked as a dairy producer, loan officer with the Production Credit Association, and county supervisor for the United States Department of Agriculture.
 
Brooks served in the United States Army Reserve from 1965-1971, and has worked as a dairy producer, loan officer with the Production Credit Association, and county supervisor for the United States Department of Agriculture.
  
 
He is a member of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau and former member of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Board of Visitors, and former chair of the Wisconsin Federation of Coops.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=108993 Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman Brooks]</ref>  
 
He is a member of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau and former member of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Board of Visitors, and former chair of the Wisconsin Federation of Coops.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=108993 Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman Brooks]</ref>  
 
==Issue positions==
 
Brooks did not provide answers to the 2008 Political Courage Test.  The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=108993 Project Vote Smart - Assm. Brooks ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
 
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
* [[Agriculture Committee, Wisconsin Assembly|Agriculture Committee]]
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===2013-2014===
* [[Corrections and the Courts Committee, Wisconsin Assembly|Corrections and the Courts Committee]]
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Brooks served on the following committees:
* [[Criminal Justice Committee, Wisconsin Assembly|Criminal Justice Committee]]
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===Sponsored legislation===   
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{{Committee Assignments
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Agriculture
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|Committee2 =Corrections
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|Committee3 = Public Safety and Homeland Security
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|Chair3 = Vice-chair
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|Committee4 = Urban and Local Affairs
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|Chair4 = Chair
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|Committee5 = Veterans
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===2011-2012===
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During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Brooks served on these committees:
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===2009-2010===
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During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Brooks served on these committees:
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|State =Wisconsin
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Agriculture
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|Committee2 =Corrections and the Courts
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|Committee3 =Criminal Justice
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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==Elections== 
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===2012=== 
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:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]'' 
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Brooks won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012#District 50|District 50]]. Brooks ran unopposed in the [[Republican]] primary on August 14 and defeated [[Sarah Shanahan]] (D) and [[Ben Olson]] (L) 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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|Chamber = Wisconsin State Assembly, District 50, General Election
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|party1 =Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|party3 =Libertarian
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|party4 = Independent
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|winner1 = Ed Brooks
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|Inc1 =Y
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|candidate2 = Sarah Shanahan
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|candidate3 = Ben Olson
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|candidate4 =  Nathan Johnson (Write-in)
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|candidate5 = ''Scattering''
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|votes1 = 12842
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|votes2 =11945
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|votes3 =725
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|votes4 = 11
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|votes5 = 10
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===2010===
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Brooks was re-elected to [[Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 50. Brooks defeated [[Democrat]] [[Sarah Shanahan]] in the general election on [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]. Also defeated was [[Libertarian]] [[Ben Olson, III]]. Brooks was unopposed in the [[Primary election dates in 2010|September 14, 2010]] primary election.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/result/primary_percentage_results_78075.pdf Official GAB primary results]</ref>
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Ed Brooks (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''11,420'''
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| colspan="2" | Sarah Shanahan (D)
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| align="right" | 7,097
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| colspan="2" | Ben Olson, III (L)
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| align="right" | 436
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Ed Brooks (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''7,678'''
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| align="center" |'''99.71%'''
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==Sponsored legislation==   
 
Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:
 
Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:
 
*AB-154 Tobacco products purchased on behalf of, or to provide to, a minor prohibited; penalty provisions
 
*AB-154 Tobacco products purchased on behalf of, or to provide to, a minor prohibited; penalty provisions
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For a full listing of sponsored legislation and details see the [http://nxt.legis.state.wi.us/nxt/gateway.dll?f=templates&fn=default.htm&d=indxauth&jd=A50 House site].
 
For a full listing of sponsored legislation and details see the [http://nxt.legis.state.wi.us/nxt/gateway.dll?f=templates&fn=default.htm&d=indxauth&jd=A50 House site].
  
==Major donors==
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==Campaign donors==
The top 5 donors to Brooks' 2008 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110096 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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{{Comprehensive donor history
*1. Brooks, Ed $5,002
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|Name = Brooks  
*2. Brooks, Edward $2,016
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|Full name = Ed Brooks
*3. WI Federation of Cooperatives $1,000
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|year = 2008
*4. WI Realtors Assoc $700
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|Editdate = June 6, 2013
*5. Albers for Assembly $500
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=9907 ''followthemoney.org'', "Brooks, Ed," accessed June 6, 2013]</ref>
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|totalraised2008 = 61161
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 40,438
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|org1 = Brooks, Ed
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|org2 = Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists
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|org3 = Alliant Energy
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|org4 = Wisconsin Health Care Association
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|org5 = Cooperative Outreach for Objective Politics
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|orgamount1 = 12000
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|total raised = 25,531
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|org1 = Hellman, Jim
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|org2 = Southwest Education Association
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|org3 = Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association
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|org4 = Wisconsin Wholesale Beer Distributors
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|org5 = Associated Builders & Contractors of Wisconsin
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 61,161
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|org1 = Brooks, Ed
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|org3 = Wisconsin Federation of Cooperatives
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|org4 = Wisconsin Realtors Association
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==Recent news==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
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*[http://www.legis.state.wi.us/w3asp/contact/legislatorpages.aspx?house=Assembly&district=50 Wisconsin Assembly - Representative Ed Brooks]  
 
*[http://www.legis.state.wi.us/w3asp/contact/legislatorpages.aspx?house=Assembly&district=50 Wisconsin Assembly - Representative Ed Brooks]  
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=108993 Project Vote Smart profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=108993 Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
* Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110096 2008]  
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=108993 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
*[http://www.statesurge.com/members/201092-edward-brooks-wisconsin State Surge - legislative and voting track record]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143367 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131653 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110096 2008]  
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*[http://www.wisdc.org/pro08-104714.php Wisconsin Democracy Campaign profile]
  
 
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Revision as of 15:15, 10 June 2013

Ed Brooks
Brooks edward.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 50
Incumbent
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison, 1965
Personal
Birthday07/01/1942
Place of birthBaraboo, WI
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Edward "Ed" Brooks (b. July 1, 1942) is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 50th District since 2009.

Brooks served in the United States Army Reserve from 1965-1971, and has worked as a dairy producer, loan officer with the Production Credit Association, and county supervisor for the United States Department of Agriculture.

He is a member of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau and former member of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Board of Visitors, and former chair of the Wisconsin Federation of Coops.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture
Corrections
Public Safety and Homeland Security, Vice-chair
Urban and Local Affairs, Chair
Veterans

2011-2012

During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Brooks served on these committees:

2009-2010

During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Brooks served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Brooks won re-election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 50. Brooks ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated Sarah Shanahan (D) and Ben Olson (L) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 50, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEd Brooks Incumbent 50.3% 12,842
     Democratic Sarah Shanahan 46.8% 11,945
     Libertarian Ben Olson 2.8% 725
     Independent Nathan Johnson (Write-in) 0% 11
     - Scattering 0% 10
Total Votes 25,533

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Brooks was re-elected to Wisconsin State Assembly District 50. Brooks defeated Democrat Sarah Shanahan in the general election on November 2, 2010. Also defeated was Libertarian Ben Olson, III. Brooks was unopposed in the September 14, 2010 primary election.[3]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 50 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Ed Brooks (R) 11,420
Sarah Shanahan (D) 7,097
Ben Olson, III (L) 436
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 50 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Ed Brooks (R) 7,678 99.71%

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-154 Tobacco products purchased on behalf of, or to provide to, a minor prohibited; penalty provisions
  • AB-161 Dog damage claim re injured or killed farm animal, dog, or cat: deadline for filing revised; dog damage reimbursement fund required
  • AB-336 Health care facility, health care provider, or employee of: liability from immunity for reporting violation of law or certain standards, unprofessional conduct, or negligence in patient care; confidentiality of patient health care records provision

For a full listing of sponsored legislation and details see the House site.

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Brooks is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Brooks raised a total of $127,130 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 6, 2013.[4]

Ed Brooks's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 50 Won $40,438
2010 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 50 Won $25,531
2008 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 50 Won $61,161
Grand Total Raised $127,130

2012

Brooks won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Brooks raised a total of $40,438.

2010

Brooks won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Brooks raised a total of $25,531.

2008

Brooks won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2008. During that election cycle, Brooks raised a total of $61,161.

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