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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
Education
High schoolWauwatosa High School
Personal
Birthday11/23/1970
Place of birthMilwaukee, WI
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jim Steineke is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 5. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. He has served as State Assembly Assistant Majority Leader since 2013.[1]

Biography

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

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

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:

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

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

  • "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"

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.[3]

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.[4]

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 donors

Comprehensive donor information for Steineke is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Steineke raised a total of $131,699 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 5, 2013.[5]

Jim Steineke's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 5 Won $45,897
2010 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 5 Won $66,548
2008 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 5 Defeated $19,254
Grand Total Raised $131,699

2012

Steineke won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Steineke raised a total of $45,897.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jim Steineke's campaign in 2012
Steineke, Jim$1,381
Lenius, Lynne$1,000
Smith, Karen R$600
Wisconsin Bankers Association$500
Cullen, Joseph$500
Total Raised in 2012$45,897
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Steineke won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Steineke raised a total of $66,548.

2008

Steineke lost the election for the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2008. During that election cycle, Steineke raised a total of $19,254.

Personal

Steineke is married.

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