Jeremy Thiesfeldt

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Jeremy Thiesfeldt
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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. 1966 in Fond du Lac, WI) is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly for District 52.

Thiesfeldt was a member of the Fond du Lac City Council from 2005-2010, serving as vice-president from 2006-2009.

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. [1]

Committee assignments

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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Campaigns and Elections

2011-2012

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

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.[2]

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. [3]

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 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." [4]

Campaign donors

In Wisconsin, there is a $500 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan Assembly candidates.[5]

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, when Thiesfeldt first won election to the State Assembly, he collected $52,994 in donations.[6]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Jeremy John Thiesfeldt $1,047
Wisconsin Republican Party $500
Northwestern Mutual Life $500
Friends & Neighbors of Robin Vos $500
Republican Party of 6th Congressional District of Wisconsin $500
Alliant Energy $500
Wisconsin Realtors Association $500
Wisconsin Grocers Association $500
12 individual donors $500 each

Personal

Thiesfeldt is married and has four children.

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