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Ringhand 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 45|District 45]]. Ringhand defeated [[Sheila De Forest]] in the [[Democratic]] primary on August 14 and defeated [[Beth Schmidt]] (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results/2012/partisan-primary Wisconsin Department of Elections - Official Primary Results]</ref><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>  
 
Ringhand 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 45|District 45]]. Ringhand defeated [[Sheila De Forest]] in the [[Democratic]] primary on August 14 and defeated [[Beth Schmidt]] (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results/2012/partisan-primary Wisconsin Department of Elections - Official Primary Results]</ref><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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Revision as of 11:51, 3 January 2013

Janis Ringhand
Janis Ringhand.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 80
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Janis Ringhand is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, District 80. She was first elected in 2010.

Ringhand was Mayor of Evansville from 2002-2006, after serving as an alderwoman from 1998-2002 and president of city council from 2000-2002.

She is a graduate of Madison Area Technical College in 1985, and is a former accountant.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ringhand has been appointed to these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Ringhand won re-election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 45. Ringhand defeated Sheila De Forest in the Democratic primary on August 14 and defeated Beth Schmidt (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 45, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Beth Schmidt 36% 8,906
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJanis Ringhand Incumbent 63.7% 15,753
     - Scattering 0.2% 53
Total Votes 24,712


Wisconsin State Assembly, District 45 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJanis Ringhand Incumbent 63% 1,820
Sheila De Forest 37% 1,071
Total Votes 2,891

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Ringhand defeated Republican Dan Henke in the November 2 general election. She was unopposed in the primary election. [4]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 80 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Janis Ringhand (D) 12,097
Dan Henke (R) 10,795
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 80 Democratic primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Janis Ringhand (D) 2,086 99.57%

Campaign themes

  • Taxes - "my strong belief that we must not undo laws that banned accounting gimmicks that allowed large corporations to dodge taxes by locating post office boxes in another state."
  • "I hold a strong belief in public service. "
  • "Another issue I feel a special passion for is renewable energy. "[5]

Campaign donors

In Wisconsin, there is a $500 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan Assembly candidates.[6]

2010

In 2010, when Ringhand first won election to the State Assembly, she collected $67,566 in donations.[7]

Her largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Democratic Party of Dane County $2,499
Janis Ringhand $530
Service Employees Wisconsin State Council $500
Wisconsin Physician & Dentist Association $500
Madison Teachers $500
Electrical Workers Local 159 $500
Wisconsin Education Association $500
Democratic Party of Green County $500
12 individual donors $500 each

Personal

Ringhand and her husband, Gordon, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Brett Davis (R)
Wisconsin State Assembly District 80
2010-present
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