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*"I hold a strong belief in public service. "
 
*"I hold a strong belief in public service. "
 
*"Another issue I feel a special passion for is renewable energy. "<ref>[http://host.madison.com/ct/news/opinion/column/article_d9831c78-b470-5620-a837-1b83086cf698.html ''The Cap Times'', "Janis Ringhand, Democratic candidate in Assembly District 80," October 21, 2010]</ref>
 
*"Another issue I feel a special passion for is renewable energy. "<ref>[http://host.madison.com/ct/news/opinion/column/article_d9831c78-b470-5620-a837-1b83086cf698.html ''The Cap Times'', "Janis Ringhand, Democratic candidate in Assembly District 80," October 21, 2010]</ref>
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==Campaign donors==
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In Wisconsin, there is a $500 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan [[Wisconsin State Assembly|Assembly]] candidates.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/page/campaign_contribution_limits_partisan_state_pdf_13605.pdf ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'' "Contribution Limits"]</ref>
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===2010===
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In 2010, when Ringhand first won election to the State Assembly, she collected $67,566 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131528 ''Follow the Money.org'', Janis Ringhand candidate summary, Retrieved June 22, 2011]</ref>
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Her largest contributors in 2010 were:
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| Democratic Party of Dane County
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| Janis Ringhand
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| Service Employees Wisconsin State Council
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| Wisconsin Physician & Dentist Association
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| Madison Teachers
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| Electrical Workers Local 159
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| Wisconsin Education Association
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| Democratic Party of Green County
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| 12 individual donors
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=51886 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=51886 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.janisringhand.org/index.html Campaign website]
 
*[http://www.janisringhand.org/index.html Campaign website]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131528 2010]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Janis-Ringhand-for-80th-Assembly-District/117703674916381 Ringhand on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Janis-Ringhand-for-80th-Assembly-District/117703674916381 Ringhand on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/janis-ringhand/24/75a/317 Ringhand's profile on LinkedIn]
 
*[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/janis-ringhand/24/75a/317 Ringhand's profile on LinkedIn]
*[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results List of candidates certified for the November 2, 2010 general election in Wisconsin]
 
*[http://www.janisringhand.org/index.html Campaign website
 
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 12:31, 22 June 2011

Janis Ringhand
Janis Ringhand.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 80
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 3, 2011
Current term ends
January 3, 2013
Political party Democratic
Website Assembly website
Janis Ringhand is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, District 80. She was first election 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

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. [2]

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. "[3]

Campaign donors

In Wisconsin, there is a $500 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan Assembly candidates.[4]

2010

In 2010, when Ringhand first won election to the State Assembly, she collected $67,566 in donations.[5]

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.

External links

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References

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