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Jim Steineke
Jim Steineke.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 5
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Assistant Majority Leader, Wisconsin State Assembly
2013-present
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
Personal
Birthday11/23/1970
Place of birthMilwaukee, WI
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jim Steineke is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, District 5. He was first elected in 2010 and has served as State Assembly Assistant Majority Leader since 2013.[1]

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

2013-2014

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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Assembly Organization
Mental Health
Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage
Rules
Legislative Organization

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Steineke won re-election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 5. Steineke ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated Jeff McCabe in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 5, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Jeff McCabe 44.1% 12,709
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Steineke Incumbent 55.9% 16,117
     - Scattering 0.1% 24
Total Votes 28,850

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.[3]

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"[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 Steineke first won election to the State Assembly, he collected $66,548 in donations.[6]

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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Wisconsin State Assembly District 5
2011–present
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