|Wisconsin State Assembly District 5|
|2011 - Present|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Assistant Majority Leader, Wisconsin State Assembly|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|High school||Wauwatosa High School|
|Place of birth||Milwaukee, WI|
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.
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|
|• Legislative Organization|
During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Steineke served on these committees:
|Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Natural Resources|
|• Rural Economic Development|
Steineke's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- "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"
- 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.
|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 5, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Jim Steineke Incumbent||55.9%||16,117|
- See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010
|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 5 General Election (2010)|
|Jim Steineke (R)||12,629|
|Mert Summers (D)||9,178|
|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 5 Republican Primary (2010)|
|Jim Steineke (R)||2,258||38.82%|
|David Landwehr (R)||1,785||30.69 %|
|Craig Fletcher(R)||1,772||30.47 %|
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.
|Jim Steineke's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Wisconsin State Assembly, District 5||$45,897|
|2010||Wisconsin State Assembly, District 5||$66,548|
|2008||Wisconsin State Assembly, District 5||$19,254|
|Grand Total Raised||$131,699|
2012Steineke 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|
|Smith, Karen R||$600|
|Wisconsin Bankers Association||$500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$45,897|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Steineke won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Steineke raised a total of $66,548.
|Wisconsin State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Jim Steineke's campaign in 2010|
|Republican Assembly Campaign Cmte||$1,700|
|1St District Republican Party of Wisconsin||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$66,548|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2008Steineke lost the election for the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2008. During that election cycle, Steineke raised a total of $19,254.
|Wisconsin State Assembly 2008 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Jim Steineke's campaign in 2008|
|Government Accountability Board||$6,073|
|Friends of Mike Huebsch||$500|
|Total Raised in 2008||$19,254|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Steineke is married.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "Jim + Steineke + Wisconsin + Assembly"
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- Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signs 23 bills into law - WDJT
- GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL ROUNDUP: Special Assembly committee ... - Pierce County Herald
- Gov. Scott Walker Signs 23 bills into law - Bay View Compass
- Common Core panel wants limits on school use of fingerprints, retinal scans - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
- State's top ALEC officials say group is becoming more transparent - Wisconsin State Journal
- New standards draw reaction from area schools - Chippewa Herald
- Measure Limits Recalls But Allows Unlimited Fundraising - urbanmilwaukee
- How Would Your City Handle A Mayor Like Rob Ford? - 90.5 WESA
- Jim Steineke on the Wisconsin State Assembly website
- Biography on Project Vote Smart
- Campaign website
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010, 2008
- Steineke on Facebook
- Steineke on Twitter
- Steineke on LinkedIn
- Wisconsin State Legislature, " 2013 Assembly Resolution 1," January 7, 2013
- Campaign website on priorities and solutions
- Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, "Candidates on Ballot by Election - 2012 Partisan Primary 8/14/2012," retrieved June 12, 2012
- Official GAB primary results
- followthemoney.org, "Steineke, Jim," accessed June 5, 2013
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