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Revision as of 22:46, 13 November 2011

Jim Steineke
Jim Steineke.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 5
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
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
Personal
Birthday11/23/1970
Place of birthMilwaukee, WI
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jim Steinekeis a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, District 5. He was first elected in 2010.

Steineke was an Outgamie County supervisor from 2006-2011, and served the Town of Vandenbroek as town chair from 2007-2011 and town supervisor from 2005-2007.

He graduated from Wauwatosa High School and attended both the Milwaukee and Oshkosh branches of University of Wisconsin.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

Elections

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Steineke defeated Democrat Mert Summers in the November 2 general election. He defeated Republicans Craig Fletcher and David Landwehr in the primary election.[1]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 5 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jim Steineke (R) 12,629
Mert Summers (D) 9,178
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 5 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jim Steineke (R) 2,258 38.82%
David Landwehr (R) 1,785 30.69 %
Craig Fletcher(R) 1,772 30.47 %

Campaign themes

Steineke lists his primary themes as:

  • "Limited government operating within the bounds of the Constitution"
  • "Lower taxes and balanced budgets"
  • "Protection and preservation of private property rights"
  • "A free market economy"
  • "Integrity and accountability in our elected officials"[2]

Campaign donors

In Wisconsin, there is a $500 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan Assembly candidates.[3]

2010

In 2010, when Steineke first won election to the State Assembly, he collected $66,548 in donations.[4]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $7,763
Republican Assembly Campaign Committee $1,700
1st District Republican Party of Wisconsin $1,000
Cowles for Senate $500
Ellis to Madison Committee $500
15 individual donors $500 each

Personal

Steineke is married.

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