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{{tnr}}'''Joan Ballweg''' (b. March 16, 1952) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing the 41st District since 2005 and currently serving as [[State Assembly Majority Caucus Chair|Majority Caucus Chair]].  She also served as Mayor of the City of Markesan from 1991-1997 and on the Markesan Council from 1987-1991.
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{{tnr}}'''Joan Ballweg''' (b. March 16, 1952) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing District 41. She was first elected to the chamber in 2004. She currently serves as [[State Assembly Majority Caucus Chair|Majority Caucus Chair]].
  
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.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=51956 Project Vote Smart - Assemblywoman Ballweg]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Ballweg served as Mayor of the City of Markesan from 1991 to 1997 and on the Markesan Council from 1987 to 1991.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=51956 Project Vote Smart - Assemblywoman Ballweg]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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|Chamber =State Assembly
 
|Chamber =State Assembly
 
|Committee1 =Assembly Organization
 
|Committee1 =Assembly Organization
|Committee2 =
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|Committee2 =Colleges and Universities
|Committee3 =
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|Committee3 = Mental Health
|Committee4 =
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|Committee4 = Rules
|Committee5 =
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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
 
}}
 
}}
  
 
===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ballweg served on 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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==Issues==
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===Sponsored legislation=== 
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Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:
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*AB-12 Meat processing facility investment credit created
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*AB-104 Campaign finance reports: exception for registrants without an office or street address in this state deleted; report requirements and exceptions provided
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*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
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For a full listing of sponsored legislation and details see the [http://nxt.legis.state.wi.us/nxt/gateway.dll?f=templates&fn=default.htm&d=indxauth&jd=A41 House site].
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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==Sponsored legislation==  
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==Campaign donors==
Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:
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{{Comprehensive donor history
*AB-12 Meat processing facility investment credit created
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|Name = Ballweg
*AB-104 Campaign finance reports: exception for registrants without an office or street address in this state deleted; report requirements and exceptions provided
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|Full name = Joan Ballweg
*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
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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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}}
  
For a full listing of sponsored legislation and details see the [http://nxt.legis.state.wi.us/nxt/gateway.dll?f=templates&fn=default.htm&d=indxauth&jd=A41 House site].
 
 
==Campaign donors==
 
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
{{State leg donor}}
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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
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 29,306
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|org1 = Friends Of Pat Snyder
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|org2 = Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters
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|org3 = Cooperative Outreach for Objective Politics
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|org4 = Milwaukee Police Association
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|org5 = Ownby, Kim
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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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|}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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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{{SLP donor box 2010
 
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|name = Ballweg  
{{slp donor box 2010
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|full Name = Joan Ballweg
|Chamber = Wisconsin State Assembly
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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
 
|party = Republican
 
|party = Republican
|total raised = $17,765
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|total raised = 17,765
|org1 = Wisconsin Insurance Alliance
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|org1 = Wisconsin Dental Association
|org2 = Northwestern Mutual Life
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|org2 = Miller, Gerald W
|org3 = John Deere & Co
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|org3 = Wisconsin Restaurant Association
|org4 = Wisconsin Dental Association
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|org4 = Harrison, Mark J
|org5 = Verizon
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|org5 = Wisconsin Insurance Alliance
|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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===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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==Personal==
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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.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=51956 Project Vote Smart - Assemblywoman Ballweg]</ref>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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*[http://www.joanballweg.com/ Representative Ballweg's campaign]
 
*[http://www.joanballweg.com/ Representative Ballweg's campaign]
*[http://www.legis.state.wi.us/assembly/asm41/news/ Representative Ballweg's website]
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*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/assembly/ballweg/Pages/default.aspx Representative Ballweg's website]
*[http://www.legis.state.wi.us/w3asp/contact/legislatorpages.aspx?house=Assembly&district=41 Wisconsin Assembly - Representative Joan Ballweg]  
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*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/Pages/leg-info.aspx?d=41 Wisconsin Assembly - Representative Joan Ballweg]  
 
*[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]
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20110928030635/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] (Archive)
*[http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000256114768&ref=search#!/profile.php?id=100000256114768&ref=ts Representative Ballweg's facebook]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000256114768&ref=search#!/profile.php?id=100000256114768&ref=ts Representative Ballweg's Facebook]
*[http://www.wiseye.org/wisEye_programming/Directory/RepBallweg.html Representative Ballweg on Wisconsin Eye]
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==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 16:12, 18 July 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 District 41. She was first elected to the chamber in 2004. She currently serves as Majority Caucus Chair.

Biography

Ballweg served as Mayor of the City of Markesan from 1991 to 1997 and on the Markesan Council from 1987 to 1991.[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:

Issues

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.

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%

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.

Personal

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.[5]

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