Difference between revisions of "Jill Billings"

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
m (Text replace - "Open=|Redistricting=|2Incs=}}" to "}}")
m (Text replace - "= <ref>[http://www.f" to "=<ref>[http://www.f")
(12 intermediate revisions by 6 users not shown)
Line 6: Line 6:
 
|Status = Incumbent  
 
|Status = Incumbent  
 
|Tenure = 2011 - Present
 
|Tenure = 2011 - Present
|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 3, 2013]]
+
|Term ends = January 5, 2015
 
|Assumed office = 2011
 
|Assumed office = 2011
|Political party = Democratic |Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
+
|Political party = Democratic
 
|Leadership =
 
|Leadership =
 
|Years leadership =
 
|Years leadership =
Line 22: Line 22:
 
|Per diem = $88/day
 
|Per diem = $88/day
 
|Pension =
 
|Pension =
|Last election = [[State legislative special elections, 2011#November 8, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
+
|Last election = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
|Appointed =
 
|Appointed =
 
|Appointed by =
 
|Appointed by =
 
|First elected = [[State legislative special elections, 2011#November 8, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
 
|First elected = [[State legislative special elections, 2011#November 8, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
 
|Term limits =
 
|Term limits =
|Next election = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
+
|Next election = November 4, 2014
 
|Prior office =
 
|Prior office =
 
|Prior office years =
 
|Prior office years =
Line 55: Line 55:
 
|Personal website =
 
|Personal website =
 
}}
 
}}
{{tnr}}'''Jill Billings''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], District 95. Billings has represented District 95 since winning a [[State legislative special elections, 2011#November 8, 2011|special election]] on November 8, 2011. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when Rep. [[Jennifer Shilling]] (D) resigned after winning a [[Recall of Wisconsin State Senators (2011)|senate recall election]] against [[Dan Kapanke]] on August 9, 2011.
+
{{tnr}}'''Jill Billings''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing District 95. She was first elected to the chamber in a [[State legislative special elections, 2011#November 8, 2011|special election]] on November 8, 2011. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when Rep. [[Jennifer Shilling]] (D) resigned after winning a [[Recall of Wisconsin State Senators (2011)|senate recall election]] against [[Dan Kapanke]] on August 9, 2011.
  
Billing is the La Crosse County supervisor and Vice Char of the La Crosse County Board. She has also served as a teacher for the Friendship Program, teaching English to the Hmong community. She has two children.<ref>[http://www.billingsforassembly.com/#!bio "Jill Billings For State Assembly," Campaign site, Accessed November 1, 2011]</ref>
+
==Biography==
 +
Billing is the La Crosse County supervisor and Vice Char of the La Crosse County Board. She has also served as a teacher for the Friendship Program, teaching English to the Hmong community.<ref>[http://www.billingsforassembly.com/#!bio "Jill Billings For State Assembly," Campaign site, Accessed November 1, 2011]</ref>
 +
 
 +
==Committee assignments==
 +
===2013-2014===
 +
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Billings served on the following committees:
 +
 
 +
{{Committee Assignments
 +
|State =Wisconsin
 +
|year =2013
 +
|Chamber =State Assembly
 +
|Committee1 =Children and Families
 +
|Committee2 =Colleges and Universities
 +
|Committee3 =Constitution and Ethics
 +
|Chair3=Co-Chair
 +
|Committee4 = Tourism
 +
|Committee5 = Workforce Development
 +
}}
  
 
==Issues==
 
==Issues==
 
===Campaign themes===
 
===Campaign themes===
 
+
====2011====
On her [http://www.billingsforassembly.com/ 2011 campaign site], Billings discusses her decision to run for office:
+
Billings's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref>[http://www.billingsforassembly.com/ Billings campaign website]</ref>
 
+
*Billings discussed her decision to run for office, saying she has "worked hard for the people of the Coulee Region on our La Crosse County Board. I will bring my experience in good governing to the state level, to be your new voice in Madison. It would be an honor to represent the 95th Assembly District."
*" have worked hard for the people of the Coulee Region on our La Crosse County Board. I will bring my experience in good governing to the state level, to be your new voice in Madison. It would be an honor to represent the 95th Assembly District."
+
  
 
==Elections==   
 
==Elections==   
Line 71: Line 87:
  
 
Billings 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 95|District 95]]. Billings ran unopposed in the [[Democratic]] primary on August 14 and 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>
 
Billings 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 95|District 95]]. Billings ran unopposed in the [[Democratic]] primary on August 14 and 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>
 +
{{Election box 2012
 +
|Collapse =
 +
|Chamber = Wisconsin State Assembly, District 95, General Election
 +
|party1 = Democratic
 +
|party2 =-
 +
|winner1 = Jill Billings
 +
|Inc1 =Y
 +
|candidate2 =''Scattering''
 +
|votes1 =22531
 +
|votes2 =252
 +
|votes3 =
 +
}}
  
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
Line 77: Line 105:
 
Billings defeated [[David Drewes]] (R) in the November 8 special election.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/node/2017 ''Government Accountability Board,'' "Special Election for Assembly District 95," September 2, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.knoxcounty.org/election/results/cumulative.pdf Knox County, Unofficial Results, November 8, 2011]</ref>
 
Billings defeated [[David Drewes]] (R) in the November 8 special election.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/node/2017 ''Government Accountability Board,'' "Special Election for Assembly District 95," September 2, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.knoxcounty.org/election/results/cumulative.pdf Knox County, Unofficial Results, November 8, 2011]</ref>
  
==Additional reading==
+
==Campaign donors==
*[http://lacrossetribune.com/article_ad5e0b20-f122-11e0-bf29-001cc4c002e0.html ''La Crosse Tribune,'' "Candidate questionnaire - Jill Billings," October 9, 2011]
+
{{Comprehensive donor history
*[http://www.wxow.com/story/15680275/billings-drewes-remain-focused-on-95th-campaigns ''WXOW,'' "Billings, Drewes Remain Focused on 95th Campaigns," October 12, 2011]
+
|Name = Billings
*[http://lacrossetribune.com/news/local/article_35af6434-f48d-11e0-9596-001cc4c03286.html#ixzz1c14ni1s6 ''La Crosse Tribune,'' "Billings cruises to victory, will face Drewes Nov. 8," October 12, 2011]
+
|Full name = Jill Billings  
*[http://www.weau.com/news/headlines/95th_Assembly_District_candidate_announces_legislative_agenda_130148308.html ''WEAU,'' "95th Assembly District candidate announces legislative agenda," September 19, 2011]
+
|year = 2011
 +
|Editdate = June 7, 2013
 +
|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=412781 ''followthemoney.org'', "Billings, Jill E," accessed June 7, 2013]</ref>
 +
|party = Democratic
 +
|totalraised2012 = 16430
 +
|result2012 = Won
 +
|office2012 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 95]]
 +
|totalraised2011 = 50771
 +
|result2011 = Won
 +
|office2011 = [[State legislative special elections, 2011|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 95]]
 +
}}
 +
 
 +
===2012===
 +
{{SLP donor box 2012
 +
|name = Billings
 +
|full Name = Jill Billings
 +
|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143366
 +
|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
 +
|new = no
 +
|party = Democratic
 +
|total raised = 16,430
 +
|org1 = Wisconsin Education Association Council
 +
|org2 = International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
 +
|org3 = Wisconsin Wholesale Beer Distributors
 +
|org4 = Coulee Region United Educators
 +
|org5 = Xcel Energy
 +
|orgamount1 = 1000
 +
|orgamount2 = 500
 +
|orgamount3 = 500
 +
|orgamount4 = 500
 +
|orgamount5 = 500
 +
|}}
 +
 
 +
===2011===
 +
{{SLP donor box 2011
 +
|name = Billings
 +
|full Name = Jill Billings
 +
|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=136763
 +
|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
 +
|new = yes
 +
|party = Democratic
 +
|total raised = 50,771
 +
|org1 = Billings, Jill E
 +
|org2 = Johnson, Tara
 +
|org3 = Wisconsin Education Association Council
 +
|org4 = Krantz, Rebecca
 +
|org5 = Katz, Donald
 +
|orgamount1 = 10471
 +
|orgamount2 = 500
 +
|orgamount3 = 500
 +
|orgamount4 = 500
 +
|orgamount5 = 500
 +
|}}
 +
 
 +
==Personal==
 +
Billings has two children.
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
Line 87: Line 170:
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "'''Jill + Billings + Wisconsin + Assembly'''"  
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "'''Jill + Billings + Wisconsin + Assembly'''"  
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Jill+Billings+Wisconsin+Assembly&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Jill Billings News Feed</rss>
+
{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Jill+Billings+Wisconsin+Assembly&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Jill Billings News Feed}}
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
+
*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/Pages/leg-info.aspx?d=95 Assembly Office Website]
 
*[http://www.billingsforassembly.com/ Jill Billings, Campaign site]
 
*[http://www.billingsforassembly.com/ Jill Billings, Campaign site]
 +
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143366 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=136763 2011]
 +
*[http://lacrossetribune.com/article_ad5e0b20-f122-11e0-bf29-001cc4c002e0.html ''La Crosse Tribune,'' "Candidate questionnaire - Jill Billings," October 9, 2011]
 +
*[http://www.wxow.com/story/15680275/billings-drewes-remain-focused-on-95th-campaigns ''WXOW,'' "Billings, Drewes Remain Focused on 95th Campaigns," October 12, 2011]
 +
*[http://lacrossetribune.com/news/local/article_35af6434-f48d-11e0-9596-001cc4c03286.html#ixzz1c14ni1s6 ''La Crosse Tribune,'' "Billings cruises to victory, will face Drewes Nov. 8," October 12, 2011]
 +
*[http://www.weau.com/news/headlines/95th_Assembly_District_candidate_announces_legislative_agenda_130148308.html ''WEAU,'' "95th Assembly District candidate announces legislative agenda," September 19, 2011]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 20:28, 6 March 2014

Jill Billings
Billings.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 95
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 8, 2011
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionLa Crosse County supervisor
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Jill Billings is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 95. She was first elected to the chamber in a special election on November 8, 2011. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when Rep. Jennifer Shilling (D) resigned after winning a senate recall election against Dan Kapanke on August 9, 2011.

Biography

Billing is the La Crosse County supervisor and Vice Char of the La Crosse County Board. She has also served as a teacher for the Friendship Program, teaching English to the Hmong community.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Children and Families
Colleges and Universities
Constitution and Ethics, Co-Chair
Tourism
Workforce Development

Issues

Campaign themes

2011

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

  • Billings discussed her decision to run for office, saying she has "worked hard for the people of the Coulee Region on our La Crosse County Board. I will bring my experience in good governing to the state level, to be your new voice in Madison. It would be an honor to represent the 95th Assembly District."

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Billings won re-election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 95. Billings ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14 and in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 95, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJill Billings Incumbent 98.9% 22,531
     - Scattering 1.1% 252
Total Votes 22,783

2011

See also: State legislative special elections, 2011

Billings defeated David Drewes (R) in the November 8 special election.[4][5]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Billings is available dating back to 2011. Based on available campaign finance records, Billings raised a total of $67,201 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 7, 2013.[6]

Jill Billings's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 95 Won $16,430
2011 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 95 Won $50,771
Grand Total Raised $67,201

2012

Billings won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Billings raised a total of $16,430.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jill Billings's campaign in 2012
Wisconsin Education Association Council$1,000
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers$500
Wisconsin Wholesale Beer Distributors$500
Coulee Region United Educators$500
Xcel Energy$500
Total Raised in 2012$16,430
Source:Follow the Money

2011

Billings won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2011. During that election cycle, Billings raised a total of $50,771.

Personal

Billings has two children.

Recent news

BP-Initials-UPDATED.png
Know more information about this profile?
Submit a bio

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "Jill + Billings + Wisconsin + Assembly"

All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.

Jill Billings News Feed

  • Loading...

External links

BP-Initials-UPDATED.png
Suggest a link

References

Political offices
Preceded by
Jennifer Shilling
Wisconsin State Assembly District 95
November 2011–Present
Succeeded by
NA