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{{tnr}}'''Jeremy Thiesfeldt''' (b. 1966 in Fond du Lac, WI) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010#District 52|District 52]].
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{{tnr}}'''Jeremy Thiesfeldt''' (b. November 22, 1966) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing District 52. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
Thiesfeldt was a member of the Fond du Lac City Council from 2005-2010, serving as vice-president from 2006-2009.
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==Biography==
 
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Thiesfeldt is a 1989 graduate of Doctor Martin Luther College with a degree in elementary education, and taught at Winnebago Lutheran Academy before assuming office. Thiesfeldt was a member of the Fond du Lac City Council from 2005-2010, serving as vice-president from 2006-2009.<ref>[http://www.victory2010.net/bio.html Thiesfeldt campaign website]</ref>   
He is a 1989 graduate of Doctor Martin Luther College with a degree in elementary education, and taught at Winnebago Lutheran Academy before assuming office. <ref>[http://www.victory2010.net/bio.html Thiesfeldt campaign website]</ref>   
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Thiesfeldt served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State =Wisconsin
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|year =2013
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Campaigns and Elections
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|Committee2 =Consumer Protection
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|Chair2=Chair
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|Committee3 =Corrections
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|Committee4 =Education
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|Committee5 = Transportation
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|Chair5 = Vice-chair
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|Committee6 = Urban Education
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|Chair6 = Vice-chair
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Thiesfeldt has been appointed to these committees:
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During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Thiesfeldt served on these committees:
* [[Children and Families Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Children and Families Committee]] Member
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* [[Education Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Education Committee]]
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* [[Urban and Local Affairs Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Urban and Local Affairs Committee]], Vice Chair
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==Elections==
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State =Wisconsin
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Children and Families
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|Committee2 =Education
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|Committee3 = Urban and Local Affairs
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|Chair3=Vice Chair
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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|Collapse=Yes
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}}
  
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2010====
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Thiesfeldt's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref>[http://www.victory2010.net/where_I_stand_personal_principles.html Thiesfeldt campaign website - Where I Stand]</ref>
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*Personal position - "I support Wisconsin SR 6 and AJR 51, both of which reaffirm the State of Wisconsin’s sovereignty over its own affairs, thereby aligning us with the very clear words of the 10th Amendment to the US Constitution,..."
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*Job Growth - "The strongest resource in Wisconsin is its hard-working source of labor. "
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*Taxes/spending - "Wisconsin is consistently ranked as one of the most heavily-taxed states in the country. "
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*Education - "I believe that the businesses and the schools of a community must have a partnership with a mutual respect and understanding of each other’s importance."
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*Family - "I believe it is time for all of us to stand up and reaffirm the family’s importance to our nation and our society. "
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*Life - "I value all life from conception forward as precious and worthy of the protection, care, and concern of all. "
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*Environment - "I believe the future growth of the 52nd District communities will rely on our elected officials and business community working together to diversify our economic base."
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==Elections== 
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===2012=== 
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:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
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Thiesfeldt 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 52|District 52]]. Thiesfeldt ran unopposed in the [[Republican]] primary on August 14 and defeated [[Paul Czisny]] (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<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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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Wisconsin State Assembly, District 52, General Election
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|party1 =Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|party3 =-
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|winner1 = Jeremy Thiesfeldt
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|Inc1 =Y
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|candidate2 =  Paul Czisny
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|candidate3 =''Scattering''
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|votes1 = 16313
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|votes2 =10575
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|votes3 =11
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}}
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===2010===
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
  
Thiesfeldt defeated Democrat [[Paul Czisny]] in the November 2 general election. Thiesfeldt defeated Republican Tim Lakin in the September 14 primary election. <ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/result/primary_percentage_results_78075.pdf Official GAB primary results]</ref>
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Thiesfeldt defeated Democrat [[Paul Czisny]] in the November 2 general election. Thiesfeldt defeated Republican Tim Lakin in the September 14 primary election.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/result/primary_percentage_results_78075.pdf Official GAB primary results]</ref>
  
 
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====Campaign themes====
 
Thiesfeldt's stands on the following issues are on his campaign website:
 
*Personal position - "I support Wisconsin SR 6 and AJR 51, both of which reaffirm the State of Wisconsin’s sovereignty over its own affairs, thereby aligning us with the very clear words of the 10th Amendment to the US Constitution,..."
 
*Job Growth - "The strongest resource in Wisconsin is its hard-working source of labor. "
 
*Taxes/spending - "Wisconsin is consistently ranked as one of the most heavily-taxed states in the country. "
 
*Education - "I believe that the businesses and the schools of a community must have a partnership with a mutual respect and understanding of each other’s importance."
 
*Family - "I believe it is time for all of us to stand up and reaffirm the family’s importance to our nation and our society. "
 
*Life - "I value all life from conception forward as precious and worthy of the protection, care, and concern of all. "
 
*Environment - "I believe the future growth of the 52nd District communities will rely on our elected officials and business community working together to diversify our economic base." <ref> [http://www.victory2010.net/where_I_stand_personal_principles.html Thiesfeldt campaign website - Where I Stand]</ref>
 
  
 
==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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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{{Comprehensive donor history
===2010===
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|Name = Thiesfeldt
In 2010, when Thiesfeldt first won election to the State Assembly, he collected $52,994 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131656 ''Follow the Money.org'', Jeremy Thiesfeldt candidate summary, Retrieved June 22, 2011]</ref>  
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|Full name = Jeremy Thiesfeldt
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|year = 2010
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|Editdate = June 6, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=147160 ''followthemoney.org'', "Thiesfeldt, Jeremy," accessed June 6, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 49537
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 52]]
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|totalraised2010 = 52994
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 52]]
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}}
  
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
|-
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|name = Thiesfeldt
| Jeremy John Thiesfeldt
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|full Name = Jeremy Thiesfeldt  
| align="right" |$1,047
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143441
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
| Wisconsin Republican Party
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|new = no
| align="right" |$500
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 49,537
| Northwestern Mutual Life
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|org1 = Johnson, Brian
| align="right" |$500
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|org2 = Techlin, Carl
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|org3 = Michels, Patrick D
| Friends & Neighbors of Robin Vos
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|org4 = Ostrom, James J
| align="right" |$500
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|org5 = Miller, Richard
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|orgamount1 = 500
| Republican Party of 6th Congressional District of Wisconsin
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|orgamount2 = 500
| align="right" |$500
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|orgamount3 = 500
|-
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|orgamount4 = 500
| Alliant Energy
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|orgamount5 = 500
| align="right" |$500
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|}}
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| Wisconsin Realtors Association
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| align="right" |$500
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| Wisconsin Grocers Association
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| align="right" |$500
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| 12 individual donors
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| align="right" |$500 each
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Thiesfeldt
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|full Name = Jeremy Thiesfeldt
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131656
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = yes
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 52,994
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|org1 = Thiesfeldt, Jeremy John
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|org2 = Wisconsin Health Care Association
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|org3 = Alliant Energy
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|org4 = Michels, Timothy J
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|org5 = Wisconsin Realtors Association
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|orgamount1 = 1047
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
Thiesfeldt is married and has four children.
 
Thiesfeldt is married and has four children.
  
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "'''Jeremy + Thiesfeldt + Wisconsin + Assembly'''"
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Jeremy+Thiesfeldt+Wisconsin+Assembly&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Jeremy Thiesfeldt News Feed}}
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
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*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/W3asp/contact/legislatorpages.aspx?house=Assembly&district=52 Jeremy Thiesfeldt on the Wisconsin State Assembly website]
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*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/Pages/leg-info.aspx?d=52 Jeremy Thiesfeldt on the Wisconsin State Assembly website]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=79369 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=79369 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://victory2010.net/ Campaign website]
 
*[http://victory2010.net/ Campaign website]
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131656 2010]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143441 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131656 2010]
 
*[http://twitter.com/jjt112266 Thiesfeldt on Twitter]
 
*[http://twitter.com/jjt112266 Thiesfeldt on Twitter]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Thiesfeldt-for-State-Assembly/193277629381 Theisfeldt on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Thiesfeldt-for-State-Assembly/193277629381 Theisfeldt on Facebook]
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Jeremy Thiesfeldt
Jeremy Thiesfeldt.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 52
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sDoctor Martin Luther College, 1989
Personal
Birthday11/22/1966
Place of birthFond du Lac, WI
ProfessionTeacher
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jeremy Thiesfeldt (b. November 22, 1966) is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 52. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Thiesfeldt is a 1989 graduate of Doctor Martin Luther College with a degree in elementary education, and taught at Winnebago Lutheran Academy before assuming office. Thiesfeldt was a member of the Fond du Lac City Council from 2005-2010, serving as vice-president from 2006-2009.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Campaigns and Elections
Consumer Protection, Chair
Corrections
Education
Transportation, Vice-chair
Urban Education, Vice-chair

2011-2012

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2010

Thiesfeldt's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

  • Personal position - "I support Wisconsin SR 6 and AJR 51, both of which reaffirm the State of Wisconsin’s sovereignty over its own affairs, thereby aligning us with the very clear words of the 10th Amendment to the US Constitution,..."
  • Job Growth - "The strongest resource in Wisconsin is its hard-working source of labor. "
  • Taxes/spending - "Wisconsin is consistently ranked as one of the most heavily-taxed states in the country. "
  • Education - "I believe that the businesses and the schools of a community must have a partnership with a mutual respect and understanding of each other’s importance."
  • Family - "I believe it is time for all of us to stand up and reaffirm the family’s importance to our nation and our society. "
  • Life - "I value all life from conception forward as precious and worthy of the protection, care, and concern of all. "
  • Environment - "I believe the future growth of the 52nd District communities will rely on our elected officials and business community working together to diversify our economic base."

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Thiesfeldt won re-election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 52. Thiesfeldt ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated Paul Czisny (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 52, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeremy Thiesfeldt Incumbent 60.6% 16,313
     Democratic Paul Czisny 39.3% 10,575
     - Scattering 0% 11
Total Votes 26,899

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Thiesfeldt defeated Democrat Paul Czisny in the November 2 general election. Thiesfeldt defeated Republican Tim Lakin in the September 14 primary election.[4]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 52 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jeremy Thiesfeldt (R) 11,921
Paul Czisny (D) 7,008
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 52 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jeremy Thiesfeldt (R) 5,022 69.17%
Tim J. Lakin (R) 2,237 30.81%

Thiesfeldt teaching Faith-Based Constitutional Government

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Thiesfeldt is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Thiesfeldt raised a total of $102,531 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 6, 2013.[5]

Jeremy Thiesfeldt's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 52 Won $49,537
2010 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 52 Won $52,994
Grand Total Raised $102,531

2012

Thiesfeldt won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Thiesfeldt raised a total of $49,537.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jeremy Thiesfeldt's campaign in 2012
Johnson, Brian$500
Techlin, Carl$500
Michels, Patrick D$500
Ostrom, James J$500
Miller, Richard$500
Total Raised in 2012$49,537
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Thiesfeldt won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Thiesfeldt raised a total of $52,994.

Personal

Thiesfeldt is married and has four children.

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