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|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]]
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|Term ends = January 5, 2015
 
|Assumed office = 2011
 
|Assumed office = 2011
|Political party = Republican |Party dot = {{reddot|size=10px}}
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|Political party = Republican
 
|Leadership =
 
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|Per diem = $88/day
 
|Per diem = $88/day
 
|Pension =
 
|Pension =
|Last election = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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|Last election = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
|Appointed =
 
|Appointed =
 
|Appointed by =
 
|Appointed by =
 
|First elected = 2010
 
|First elected = 2010
 
|Term limits =
 
|Term limits =
|Next election = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|Next election = November 4, 2014
 
|Prior office =
 
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Ballweg served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State =Wisconsin
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|year =2013
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Assembly Organization
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|Committee2 =Colleges and Universities
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|Committee3 = Mental Health
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|Committee4 = Rules
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|Committee5 = Tourism
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|Committee6 = Joint Legislative Council
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|Joint6 = Yes
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|Chair6 = Co-chair
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ballweg has been appointed to these committees:
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During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ballweg served on these committees:
* [[Assembly Organization Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Assembly Organization Committee]]
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* [[Colleges and Universities Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Colleges and Universities Committee]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Homeland Security and State Affairs Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Homeland Security and State Affairs Committee]]
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|State =Wisconsin
* [[Labor and Workforce Development Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Labor and Workforce Development Committee]], Chair
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|year = 2011
* [[Joint Legislative Council Committee, Wisconsin State Legislature|Joint Committee on Legislative Council]], Co-Chair
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|Chamber =State Assembly
* [[Rules Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Rules Committee]]
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|Committee1 =Assembly Organization
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|Committee2 =Colleges and Universities
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|Committee3 =Homeland Security and State Affairs
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|Committee4 =Labor and Workforce Development
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|Chair4=Chair
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|Committee5 =Joint Legislative Council
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|Chair5=Co-Chair
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|Joint5=Yes
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|Committee6=Rules
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|Collapse=Yes
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Ballweg served on these committees:
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During the 2009-2010 legislative session, Ballweg served on these committees:
* [[Colleges and Universities Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Colleges and Universities Committee]]
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* [[State Affairs and Homeland Security Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|State Affairs and Homeland Security Committee]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Renewable Energy and Rural Affairs Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Renewable Energy and Rural Affairs Committee]]
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|State =Wisconsin
* [[Joint Legislative Council Committee, Wisconsin State Legislature]]
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|year = 2009
*Special Committee on Differences in Laws Applicable to Cities and Villages
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|Chamber =State Assembly
*Special Committee on Emergency Management and Continuity of Government
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|Committee1 =Colleges and Universities
*Special Committee on Continuity of Legislative Operations
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|Committee2 =State Affairs and Homeland Security
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|Committee3 =Renewable Energy and Rural Affairs
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|Committee4 =Joint Legislative Council
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|Joint4=Yes
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|Committee5 =
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|Collapse=Yes
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}}
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==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
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Ballweg 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 41|District 41]]. Ballweg ran unopposed in the [[Republican]] primary on August 14 and defeated [[Melissa Sorenson]] (D) 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>
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Wisconsin State Assembly, District 41, General Election
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|party1 =Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|party3 =-
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|winner1 =  Joan Ballweg
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|Inc1 =Y
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|candidate2 =Melissa Sorenson
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|candidate3 =''Scattering''
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|votes1 = 15035
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|votes2 =10906
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|votes3 =17
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}}
  
==Elections==
 
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
  
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
===2010===
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{{Comprehensive donor history
In 2010, Ballweg received $17,765 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=WI&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
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|Name = Ballweg
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|Full name = Joan Ballweg
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|year = 2004
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|Editdate = June 6, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=7334 ''followthemoney.org'', "Ballweg, Joan," accessed June 6, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 29306
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 41]]
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|totalraised2010 = 17765
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 41]]
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|totalraised2008 = 16865
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2008|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 41]]
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|totalraised2006 = 14880
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2006|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 41]]
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|totalraised2004 = 12421
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2004|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 41]]
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}}
  
{{slp donor box 2010
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===2012===
|Chamber = Wisconsin State Assembly
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Ballweg
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|full Name = Joan Ballweg
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143358
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
 
|party = Republican
 
|party = Republican
|total raised = $17,765
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|total raised = 29,306
|org1 = Wisconsin Insurance Alliance
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|org1 = Friends Of Pat Snyder
|org2 = Northwestern Mutual Life
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|org2 = Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters
|org3 = John Deere & Co
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|org3 = Cooperative Outreach for Objective Politics
|org4 = Wisconsin Dental Association
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|org4 = Milwaukee Police Association
|org5 = Verizon
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|org5 = Ownby, Kim
|orgdonor1 = $500
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|orgamount1 = 500
|orgdonor2 = $500
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|orgamount2 = 500
|orgdonor3 = $500
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|orgamount3 = 500
|orgdonor4 = $500
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|orgamount4 = 500
|orgdonor5 = $500
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|orgamount5 = 500
 
|}}
 
|}}
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Ballweg
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|full Name = Joan Ballweg
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131635
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 17,765
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|org1 = Wisconsin Dental Association
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|org2 = Miller, Gerald W
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|org3 = Wisconsin Restaurant Association
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|org4 = Harrison, Mark J
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|org5 = Wisconsin Insurance Alliance
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|orgamount1 = 500
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
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===2008===
 
===2008===
The top 5 donors to Ballweg's 2008 campaign:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110086 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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{{SLP donor box 2008
{{legislative donor box}}
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|name = Ballweg
|-
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|full Name = Joan Ballweg
| John Deere & Co
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110086
| align="right" | $500
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
|-
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|new = no
| WI Builders Assoc
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|party = Republican
| align="right" | $500
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|total raised = 16,865
|-
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|org1 = John Deere & Co
| WI Federation of Cooperatives
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|org2 = Sauer, Judith
| align="right" | $500  
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|org3 = National Rifle Association
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|org4 = Wisconsin Builders Association
| Centene Corp
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|org5 = Wisconsin Institute of Cpas
| align="right" | $500  
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|orgamount1 = 500
|-
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|orgamount2 = 500
| WI Motor Carriers Assoc
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|orgamount3 = 500
| align="right" | $500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
|}
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===2006===
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{{SLP donor box 2006
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|name = Ballweg
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|full Name = Joan Ballweg
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=87485
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 14,880
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|org1 = Wisconsin Institute of Cpas
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|org2 = John Deere & Co
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|org3 = Wisconsin Insurance Alliance
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|org4 = Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance
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|org5 = Ballweg, Joan A
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|orgamount1 = 500
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
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===2004===
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{{SLP donor box 2004
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|name = Ballweg
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|full Name = Joan Ballweg
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=68174
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 12,421
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|org1 = Ballweg, Joan A
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|org2 = Wisconsin Credit Union League
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|org3 = Wisconsin Education Association Council
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|org4 = Association of State Prosecutors
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|org5 = Wisconsin Farm Bureau
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|orgamount1 = 2000
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
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==Recent news==
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=51956 Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=51956 Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=51956 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=51956 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
* Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110086 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=87485 2006]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143358 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131635 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110086 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=87485 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=68174 2004]
 
*[http://www.wisdc.org/pro08-104243.php Wisconsin Democracy Campaign profile]
 
*[http://www.wisdc.org/pro08-104243.php Wisconsin Democracy Campaign profile]
 
*[http://www.freedomspeaks.com/official/75768/wisconsin-%28wi%29-state-assembly-member-joan-a-ballweg-%5Bwi-house-of-representatives%5D Representative Ballweg's Freedom Speaks profile]
 
*[http://www.freedomspeaks.com/official/75768/wisconsin-%28wi%29-state-assembly-member-joan-a-ballweg-%5Bwi-house-of-representatives%5D Representative Ballweg's Freedom Speaks profile]
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Revision as of 15:12, 10 June 2013

Joan Ballweg
Ballweg Joan.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 41
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
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
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, 1974
Personal
Birthday03/16/1952
Place of birthMilwaukee, WI
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Joan Ballweg (b. March 16, 1952) is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 41st District since 2005 and currently serving as Majority Caucus Chair. She also served as Mayor of the City of Markesan from 1991-1997 and on the Markesan Council from 1987-1991.

Ballweg is a member of the Management Committee for Agnesian HealthCare Enterprises, Limited Liability Company. She has also been involved with Markesan District Schools, Markesan Chamber of Commerce, Citizen School Building Committee, Markesan Parent Teacher Association, and the Women's Council.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Assembly Organization
Colleges and Universities
Mental Health
Rules
Tourism
Joint Legislative Council, Co-chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

During the 2009-2010 legislative session, Ballweg served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Ballweg won re-election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 41. Ballweg ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated Melissa Sorenson (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 41, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoan Ballweg Incumbent 57.9% 15,035
     Democratic Melissa Sorenson 42% 10,906
     - Scattering 0.1% 17
Total Votes 25,958

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Ballweg was re-elected to Wisconsin State Assembly District 41. She defeated Democrat Scott Milheiser in the general election on November 2, 2010. She defeated Republican Nicholas Quade in the September 14, 2010 primary election.[3]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 41 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joan Ballweg (R) 13,163
Scott Milheiser (D) 5,183
Jay Selthofner (I) 1,786
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 41 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Joan A. Ballweg (R) 6,051 73.12%
Nicholas Quade (R) 2,215 26.77%

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-12 Meat processing facility investment credit created
  • AB-104 Campaign finance reports: exception for registrants without an office or street address in this state deleted; report requirements and exceptions provided
  • AB-205 Energy efficient commercial buildings: Internal Revenue Code changes adopted re federal Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 and Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008

For a full listing of sponsored legislation and details see the House site.

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Ballweg is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Ballweg raised a total of $91,237 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 6, 2013.[4]

Joan Ballweg's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 41 Won $29,306
2010 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 41 Won $17,765
2008 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 41 Won $16,865
2006 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 41 Won $14,880
2004 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 41 Won $12,421
Grand Total Raised $91,237

2012

Ballweg won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Ballweg raised a total of $29,306.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Joan Ballweg's campaign in 2012
Friends Of Pat Snyder$500
Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters$500
Cooperative Outreach for Objective Politics$500
Milwaukee Police Association$500
Ownby, Kim$500
Total Raised in 2012$29,306
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Ballweg won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Ballweg raised a total of $17,765.

2008

Ballweg won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2008. During that election cycle, Ballweg raised a total of $16,865.

2006

Ballweg won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2006. During that election cycle, Ballweg raised a total of $14,880.

2004

Ballweg won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2004. During that election cycle, Ballweg raised a total of $12,421.

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