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}}{{tnr}}'''Garry Piiparinen'''  is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Wyoming House of Representatives]], representing District 49. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.<ref>[http://soswy.state.wy.us/Elections/Docs/2012/2012PrimaryRoster.pdf ''Wyoming Secretary of State'' "2012 Candidate List"]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}'''Garry Piiparinen'''  is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Wyoming House of Representatives]], representing [[Wyoming House of Representatives District 49|District 49]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.<ref name=sos>[http://soswy.state.wy.us/Elections/Docs/2012/2012PrimaryRoster.pdf ''Wyoming Secretary of State'', "2012 Primary Candidate Roster," June 11, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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Piiparinen's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref>[http://garry2012.com/ ''garry2012.com,'' Official campaign website]</ref>
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Piiparinen won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[Wyoming House of Representatives elections, 2012|Wyoming House of Representatives]] District 49. He defeated incumbent [[Clarence Vranish]] in the [[Republican]] primary on August 21 and was unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref name="results"/><ref>[http://soswy.state.wy.us/Elections/Docs/2012/2012PrimaryRoster.pdf Wyoming Secretary of State "2012 Candidate List'']</ref>
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Piiparinen won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[Wyoming House of Representatives elections, 2012|Wyoming House of Representatives]] District 49. He defeated incumbent [[Clarence Vranish]] in the [[Republican]] primary on August 21 and was unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref name=sos/>
 
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Piiparinen and his wife, Shelley, have five children; Anders, Marie, Liisa, Nils, and Jessie.<ref name=pvs>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/139815/garry-piiparinen ''votesmart.org,'' "Garry C. Piiparinen's Biography"]</ref>
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Piiparinen and his wife, Shelley, have five children; Anders, Marie, Liisa, Nils, and Jessie.<ref name=pvs>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/139815/garry-piiparinen ''Project Vote Smart'', "Biography," accessed August 1, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 16:58, 1 August 2014

Garry Piiparinen
Garry Piiparinen.jpg
Wyoming House of Representatives District 49
Incumbent
In office
January 7, 2013 – present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$150/day
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sBrigham Young University
Master'sWestern New Mexico University
Personal
ProfessionTeacher
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Garry Piiparinen is a Republican member of the Wyoming House of Representatives, representing District 49. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Wyoming Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resources
Joint Education
Joint Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resources

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Piiparinen's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

Marriage, Family and Children

  • Excerpt:"I believe in the sanctity of the family and that the family is the basic building block of society. I assert the inherent dignity & sanctity of all human life from conception to natural death."

Federal Government and States’ Rights

  • Excerpt:"The State of Wyoming should stand resolute in support of its sovereignty against federal intrusion into the rights of Wyoming citizens (10th Amendment)"

Taxation

  • Excerpt:"Taxation at every level of Government must be restricted to the minimum amount necessary for Government to achieve the limited purposes for which it was established."

Right to Bear Arms

  • Excerpt:"Carrying a concealed personal weapon is a natural, Constitutionally protected right (2nd Amendment)."

Elections

2014

See also: Wyoming House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Wyoming House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 19, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was May 30, 2014. Larissa Sneider ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Garry Piiparinen defeated Rick O'Driscoll in the Republican primary. Sneider will face Piiparinen in the general election.[2]

Wyoming House of Representatives, District 49 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGarry Piiparinen Incumbent 59.4% 982
Rick O'Driscoll 40.6% 672
Total Votes 1,654

2012

See also: Wyoming House of Representatives elections, 2012

Piiparinen won election in the 2012 election for the Wyoming House of Representatives District 49. He defeated incumbent Clarence Vranish in the Republican primary on August 21 and was unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1]

Wyoming House of Representatives, District 49, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGarry Piiparinen 91.4% 2,881
     Write-Ins Various 8.6% 271
Total Votes 3,152
Wyoming House of Representatives, District 49 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGarry Piiparinen 57.7% 704
Clarence Vranish Incumbent 42.3% 516
Total Votes 1,220

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Piiparinen is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Piiparinen raised a total of $1,910 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 11, 2013.[3]

Garry Piiparinen's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wyoming State House, District 49 Won $1,910
Grand Total Raised $1,910

2012

Piiparinen won election to the Wyoming State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Piiparinen raised a total of $1,910.
Wyoming State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Garry Piiparinen's campaign in 2012
Broadbent, Spencer$1,000
Fantozzi. Craig$250
Olson, Becky$100
Aanerud, Eric$100
Uinta Republican Party Central Committee$100
Total Raised in 2012$1,910
Source:Follow the Money

Personal

Piiparinen and his wife, Shelley, have five children; Anders, Marie, Liisa, Nils, and Jessie.[4]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Clarence Vranish (R)
Wyoming House of Representatives District 49
2013–present
Succeeded by
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