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{{tnr}}'''Ed Brooks''' (b. July 1, 1942) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing the 50th District since 2009.  
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{{tnr}}'''Edward "Ed" Brooks''' (b. July 1, 1942) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing District 50. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.
  
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.
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==Biography==
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Brooks graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a bachelor's degree in 1965.
  
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>  
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Brooks earned his has worked as a dairy producer, loan officer with the Production Credit Association, and county supervisor for the United States Department of Agriculture. He served in the United States Army Reserve from 1965 to 1971.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=108993 Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman Brooks]</ref>  
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Brooks served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State =Wisconsin
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|year =2013
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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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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Brooks has been appointed to these committees:
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During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Brooks served on these committees:
* [[Agriculture Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Agriculture Committee]]
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* [[Criminal Justice Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Criminal Justice Committee]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Urban and Local Affairs Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Urban and Local Affairs Committee]], Chair
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|State =Wisconsin
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Agriculture
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|Committee2 = Criminal Justice
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|Chair3=Chair
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|Committee3 =Urban and Local Affairs
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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|Collapse=Yes
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Brooks served on these committees:
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During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Brooks served on these committees:
* [[Agriculture Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Agriculture Committee]]
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* [[Corrections and the Courts Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Corrections and the Courts Committee]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Criminal Justice Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Criminal Justice Committee]]
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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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|Collapse=Yes
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}}
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==Issues==
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===Sponsored legislation=== 
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Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:
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*AB-154 Tobacco products purchased on behalf of, or to provide to, a minor prohibited; penalty provisions
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*AB-161 Dog damage claim re injured or killed farm animal, dog, or cat: deadline for filing revised; dog damage reimbursement fund required
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*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
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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].
  
 
==Elections==   
 
==Elections==   
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:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''   
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''   
  
Brooks is running 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 is running unopposed in the [[Republican]] primary on August 14, 2012. [[Sarah Shanahan]] is running unopposed in the [[Democratic]] primary. The general election takes place 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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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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{{Election box 2012
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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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|party5=-
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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===
 
===2010===
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:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 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 [[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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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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==Sponsored legislation==  
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==Campaign donors==
Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:
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{{Comprehensive donor history
*AB-154 Tobacco products purchased on behalf of, or to provide to, a minor prohibited; penalty provisions
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|Name = Brooks
*AB-161 Dog damage claim re injured or killed farm animal, dog, or cat: deadline for filing revised; dog damage reimbursement fund required
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|Full name = Ed Brooks
*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
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|year = 2008
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|Editdate = June 6, 2013
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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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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 40438
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 50]]
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|totalraised2010 = 25531
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 50]]
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|totalraised2008 = 61161
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2008|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 50]]
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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].
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Brooks
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|full Name = Ed Brooks
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143367
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
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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 Healthcare 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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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
==Campaign donors==
 
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
In 2010, Brooks received $25,531 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=WI&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
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{{SLP donor box 2012
 
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|name = Brooks  
{{slp donor box 2010
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|full Name = Ed Brooks
|Chamber = Wisconsin State Assembly
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131653
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
 
|party = Republican
 
|party = Republican
|total raised = $25,531
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|total raised = 25,531
|org1 = Wisconsin Federation Of Cooperatives
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|org1 = Hellman, Jim
|org2 = Hanson, David
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|org2 = Southwest Education Association
|org3 = Wisconsin Education Association Council
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|org3 = Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association
|org4 = Pfizer
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|org4 = Wisconsin Wholesale Beer Distributors
|org5 = Carrig, Donald F
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|org5 = Associated Builders & Contractors of Wisconsin
|orgdonor1 = $500
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|orgamount1 = 500
|orgdonor2 = $500
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|orgamount2 = 500
|orgdonor3 = $500
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|orgamount3 = 500
|orgdonor4 = $500
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|orgamount4 = 500
|orgdonor5 = $500
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|orgamount5 = 500
 
|}}
 
|}}
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===2008===
 
===2008===
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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|name = Brooks
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|full Name = Ed Brooks
| Brooks, Ed
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110096
| align="right" | $5,002
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = yes
| Brooks, Edward
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|party = Republican
| align="right" | $2,016
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|total raised = 61,161
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|org1 = Brooks, Ed
| WI Federation of Cooperatives
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|org2 = Brooks, Edward
| align="right" | $1,000
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|org3 = Wisconsin Federation of Cooperatives
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|org4 = Wisconsin Realtors Association
| WI Realtors Assoc
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|org5 = Church, Leon A
| align="right" | $700  
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|orgamount1 = 5002
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|orgamount2 = 2016
| Albers for Assembly
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|orgamount3 = 1000
| align="right" | $500
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|orgamount4 = 700
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
|}
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==Personal==
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Brooks 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>
  
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==Recent news==
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{{submit a bio}}
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "'''Ed + Brooks + Wisconsin + Assembly'''"
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Ed+Brooks+Wisconsin+Assembly&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Ed Brooks News Feed}}
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
{{submit a leg link}}
*[http://www.legis.state.wi.us/w3asp/contact/legislatorpages.aspx?house=Assembly&district=50 Wisconsin Assembly - Representative Ed Brooks]  
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*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/Pages/leg-info.aspx?d=50 Wisconsin Assembly - Representative Ed Brooks]  
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=108993 Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=108993 Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=108993 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=108993 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
* Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110096 2008]  
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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]  
 
*[http://www.wisdc.org/pro08-104714.php Wisconsin Democracy Campaign profile]
 
*[http://www.wisdc.org/pro08-104714.php Wisconsin Democracy Campaign profile]
  
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Revision as of 18:29, 9 March 2014

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 District 50. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Brooks graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a bachelor's degree in 1965.

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

Issues

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.

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%

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.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ed Brooks's campaign in 2012
Brooks, Ed$12,000
Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists$500
Alliant Energy$500
Wisconsin Healthcare Association$500
Cooperative Outreach for Objective Politics$500
Total Raised in 2012$40,438
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Brooks won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Brooks raised a total of $25,531.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ed Brooks's campaign in 2012
Hellman, Jim$500
Southwest Education Association$500
Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association$500
Wisconsin Wholesale Beer Distributors$500
Associated Builders & Contractors of Wisconsin$500
Total Raised in 2012$25,531
Source:Follow the Money

2008

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

Personal

Brooks 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.[5]

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