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Joel Kleefisch
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 38
Incumbent
In office
2005 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sPepperdine University, 1993
Personal
Birthday06/08/1971
Place of birthWaukesha, WI
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Joel Kleefisch (b. June 8, 1971) is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 38. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004. He previously served as Minority Caucus Vice Chair.

Biography

Kleefisch graduated from Pepperdine University in 1993. He is a former investigative reporter for WISN-TV in Milwaukee. He previously worked as a reporter/anchor at WREX-TV in Rockford, Illinois, and a news researcher at KCBS-TV Los Angeles.

Kleefisch is married to Lieutenant Governor-Elect Rebecca Kleefisch.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Corrections
Criminal Justice, Chair
Labor
Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage, Vice-chair
State Affairs
Tourism

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-79 OWI penalties for third offense and higher revised; no release after third OWI conviction and pretrial release may be denied; law enforcement provision; JRCCP report

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

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Kleefisch won re-election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 38. Kleefisch ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated Scott Michalak (D) and Leroy Watson (L) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 38, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoel Kleefisch Incumbent 58.5% 19,181
     Democratic Scott Michalak 39% 12,795
     Libertarian Leroy Watson 2.4% 788
     - Scattering 0.1% 17
Total Votes 32,781

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Kleefisch was re-elected to Wisconsin State Assembly District 38. He defeated Democrat Dick Pas in the general election on November 2, 2010. Kleefisch was unopposed in the September 14, 2010, primary election.[3]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 38 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joel Kleefisch (R) 17,267
Dick Pas (D) 6,558
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 38 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Joel Kleefisch (R) 8,547 99.72%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Kleefisch won re-election to Assembly District 38, receiving 66.27% of the vote.[4]

Wisconsin Assembly District 38
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joel Kleefisch (R) 20,294
Dick Pas (D) 10,295
Scattering 34

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Kleefisch is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Kleefisch raised a total of $223,731 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 6, 2013.[5]

Joel Kleefisch's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 38 Won $38,832
2010 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 38 Won $28,735
2008 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 38 Won $42,047
2006 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 38 Won $52,258
2004 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 38 Won $61,859
Grand Total Raised $223,731

2012

Kleefisch won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Kleefisch raised a total of $38,832.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Joel Kleefisch's campaign in 2012
Taylor, Don L$1,000
Eisenga, Michael$1,000
Bohrer, Walter L$600
Derosa, Joseph$500
Wisconsin Institute of Cpas$500
Total Raised in 2012$38,832
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Kleefisch won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Kleefisch raised a total of $28,735.

2008

Kleefisch won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2008. During that election cycle, Kleefisch raised a total of $42,047.

2006

Kleefisch won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2006. During that election cycle, Kleefisch raised a total of $52,258.

2004

Kleefisch won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2004. During that election cycle, Kleefisch raised a total of $61,859.

Personal

Kleefisch is the founder of Lakewatch Volunteer Organization, and a member of Musky Mike's Fishing Pro-Staff, Okauchee Lions Club, Watertown Elks Club, and Watertown Moose Club.[6]

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