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Gordon Hintz
Hintz gordon.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 54
In office
2007 - Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 8
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sHamline University, 1996
Master'sUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison, 2001
Date of birth11/29/1973
Place of birthOshkosh, WI
Office website
Gordon Hintz (b. November 29, 1973) is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly. Hintz first won election to the state's 54th assembly district on November 7, 2006. He was re-elected in November 2008 and on November 2, 2010, after having run unsuccessfully for the seat in 2004. His current term ends on January 3, 2013.

Hintz has worked as a research assistant for Governor's Commission on State and Local Partnerships for the 21st Century, analyst for the Long Beach Budget Bureau, and municipal consultant for Public Administration Associates Limited Liability Company. He has been a legislative assistant to Representative Jay Johnson and Senator Herb Kohl.

Hintz is the chair of the 6th Congressional District Democratic Party. He is a member of a variety of organizations, including the Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce, Oshkosh Diversity Council, Oshkosh Downtown Rotary, Oshkosh Rotary Club, and the Winnebago County Democratic Party.[1]

Committee assignments



Sexual conduct arrest

Hintz was arrested on February 10, 2011 on charges of violating a sexual misconduct ordinance in Appleton, Wisconsin. The arrest of Hintz was part of the city's ongoing investigation of the Heavenly Touch Massage Parlor at 342 W. Wisconsin Avenue in Appleton. Hintz posted a $2,667.50 bond and is scheduled to appear before a court commissioner on April 27, 2011. The ordinance under which he was charged prohibits paying or receiving "a fee, directly or indirectly, or to offer or ask for anything of value, for touching or offering to touch the sexual parts of another."[2]



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Hintz was re-elected to Wisconsin State Assembly District 54. He defeated Republican Jonathan Krause in the general election on November 2, 2010. He was unopposed in the September 14, 2010 primary election. [3]


Wisconsin State Assembly, District 54 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Gordon Hintz (D) 11,093
Jonathan Krause (R) 8,296
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 54 Democratic primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Gordon Hintz (D) 1,423 99.37%

Campaign themes

On his 2010 campaign site, Hintz listed his positions on a number of issues, including:[4]

  • Property tax protection - I was a member of a bi-partisan group of legislators, who hope to pass a bill, known as the Newark Bill, which closes a property tax loophole that had the potential to cause a massive property tax shift to individual and commercial taxpayers of up to $2 billion. Closing this loophole was a MAJOR priority of mine and I was proud to co-sponsor this important piece of legislation."
  • Education - "I have joined colleagues on a resolution that would require the legislature to address the K-12 education funding formula by the next state budget. For too long we have been pitting students against property tax payers. It is time to find a viable solution to make sure kids get the education they deserve."
  • Ethics and campaign reform - "Democrats and Republicans in the legislature worked together with the Governor to create an effective, non-partisan Government Accountabilty Board. The board is responsible for advising state government on ethics and election matters, reviewing, streamlining and enforcing current ethics and election and investigating possible ethics violations. I supported this legislation."

Rep. Hintz discussing politics

Legislation sponsored in 2009 included:

  • AB-78 John Doe proceedings: procedures revised; DA authority and judicial discretion over scope of examination; protections and benefits extended to state officer or employee
  • AB-107 Foreclosure action against residential rental property: protections for tenants created; notice, damages, and WCCA provisions
  • AB-312 Combined protective services departments: towns and cities authorized to provide; abolishment of offices of chief of police and fire chief; JSCRS appendix report

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

Campaign donors


The top 5 donors to Hintz's 2008 campaign:[5]

Donor Amount
Public Fund $6,049
Assembly Democratic Campaign Cmte $798
Hintz, Gordon $749
Jungbacker, Karola $600
Hintz, Stephen $560

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