Garey Bies

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Garey Bies
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 1
Incumbent
In office
2001 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 13
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Associate'sNortheastern Technical College, 1982
Personal
Birthday10/26/1946
Place of birthManitowoc, WI
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Gary Bies (b. October 26, 1946) is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 1st District since 2001.

Prior to his election to the Assembly, Bies worked as Project Director for the Door/Kewaunee Drug Task Force from 1990-2000, and was Chief Deputy/Deputy Sheriff for the Door County Sheriff's Department.

Bies is a member of American Legion Post 527 and the Knights of Columbus. He is married and has four children.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Corrections, Chair
Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage
Tourism, Vice-chair
Veterans

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

During the 2009-2010 legislative session, Bies served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Bies won re-election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 1. Bies ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012 and defeated Patrick Veeser (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Patrick Veeser 48.6% 16,124
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGarey Bies Incumbent 51.3% 16,993
Total Votes 33,146

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Bies was re-elected to Wisconsin State Assembly District 1. He defeated Democrat Richard Skare in the general election on November 2, 2010. He was unopposed in the September 14, 2010 primary election. [3]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Garey Bies (R) 14,225
Richard Skare (D) 10,165
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Garey D. Bies (R) 6,120 99.48%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Bies won re-election to Assembly District 1, receiving 51.33% of the vote.[4]

Wisconsin Assembly District 1
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Garey Bies (R) 15,905 51%
Dick Skare (D) 15,055 49%

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB 03 - Restrictions on the Sale of Fertilizer Containing Phosphorous
  • AB 94 - Park Passes for Buses
  • AB 154 - Providing Tobacco Products to Minors
  • AB 155 - Underage Drinking
  • AB 156 - Increasing Jail and Prison Times for Drunken Drivers

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

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Bies is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Bies raised a total of $287,819 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 5, 2013.[5]

Garey Bies's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1 Won $57,177
2010 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1 Won $47,390
2008 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1 Won $47,121
2006 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1 Won $20,674
2004 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1 Won $22,305
2002 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1 Won $25,357
2000 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1 Won $67,795
Grand Total Raised $287,819

2012

Bies won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Bies raised a total of $57,177.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Garey Bies's campaign in 2012
Ziegelbauer, Christine$500
Frank, Justin$500
Dantchik, Arthur$500
Operating Engineers Local 139$500
Hubbard, Stanley S$500
Total Raised in 2012$57,177
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Bies won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Bies raised a total of $47,390.

2008

Bies won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2008. During that election cycle, Bies raised a total of $47,121.

2006

Bies won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2006. During that election cycle, Bies raised a total of $20,674.

2004

Bies won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2004. During that election cycle, Bies raised a total of $22,305.

2002

Bies won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2002. During that election cycle, Bies raised a total of $25,357.

2000

Bies won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2000. During that election cycle, Bies raised a total of $67,795.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 1
2000–present
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