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|Name                = John Spiros
political position  = Candidate for Wisconsin State Assembly District 70|
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political party     = Republican|
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|Position            = Wisconsin State Assembly District 86
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|Status =Incumbent
website            =[http://spirosforassembly.org/ Campaign website]
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|Tenure = January 7, 2013 – present
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}}{{tnr}}'''John Spiros''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing District 86. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
  
}}{{tnr}}'''John Spiros''' is a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Republican]] candidate for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012#District 86|District 86]] of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]]. The primary election was on [[Primary election dates in 2012|September 14, 2010]] and the general election was on [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
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==Biography==
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Spiros is currently the Vice President of Safety and Claims Management for Roehl Transport. He has been a member of the Marshfield City Council since 2005.<ref>[http://spirosforassembly.org/aboutus.html Spiros Campaign website - About John]</ref>   
  
In 2010, Spiros was a [[:Category:Republican candidate, Wisconsin State Assembly, 2010|Republican candidate]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010#District 70|District 70]] of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]].  The primary election is on [[Primary election dates in 2012|August 14, 2012]] and the general election is on [[State legislative elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]].
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Spiros served on the following committees:
  
Spiros has been a member of the Marshfield City Council since 2005. He is currently the Vice President of Safety and Claims Management for Roehl Transport.<ref>[http://spirosforassembly.org/aboutus.html Spiros Campaign website - About John]</ref>    
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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 =Children and Families
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|Committee2 =Criminal Justice
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|Chair2=Vice Chair
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|Committee3 = Transportation
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|Committee4 = Ways and Means
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|Committee5 =
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}}
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2010====
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Spiros's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref>[http://spirosforassembly.org/index.html campaign website]</ref>
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*"Lower Taxes
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*More Private Sector Jobs
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*Controlling Government Spending
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*Protecting Family Values
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*Supporting Small Business Owners"
  
 
==Elections==  
 
==Elections==  
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:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
  
Spiros is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 86.  He is running against [[Wayne Thorson]] in the Republican  primary on August 14, 2012. [[Dennis Halkoski]] is running unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Republican [[Jerry Petrowski]] won a seat in the State Senate in the June 5, 2012 recall elections.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/WI_Page_0605.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press/C-SPAN,'' "Campaign 2012 - Wisconsin Election Results," June 5, 2012]</ref> The general election takes place 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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Spiros won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 86.  He defeated [[Wayne Thorson]] in the Republican  primary on August 14<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results/2012/partisan-primary Wisconsin Department of Elections - Official Primary Results]</ref> and defeated [[Dennis Halkoski]] (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/WI_Page_0605.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press/C-SPAN,'' "Campaign 2012 - Wisconsin Election Results," June 5, 2012]</ref><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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|Chamber = Wisconsin State Assembly, District 86, General Election
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|party1 =Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|winner1 = John Spiros
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|candidate2 =Dennis Halkoski
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|candidate3 =''Scattering''
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|votes1 =17175
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|votes2 =13664
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|votes3 =48
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{{Primary election box 2012
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|Chamber= Wisconsin State Assembly, District 86
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|party= Republican
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|winner1 =John Spiros
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|candidate2 = Wayne Thorson
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|votes1 = 3985
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|votes2 = 1430
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}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
  
Spiros was defeated by Democratic incumbent [[Amy Vruwink]] in the November 2 general election. He defeated Stephen Zdun in the primary election. <ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/result/primary_percentage_results_78075.pdf Official GAB primary results]</ref>
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In 2010, Spiros was a [[Republican]] candidate for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010#District 70|District 70]] of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]]. The primary election was on [[Primary election dates in 2012|September 14, 2010]], and the general election was on [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]. Spiros was defeated by Democratic incumbent [[Amy Vruwink]] in the November 2 general election. He defeated Stephen Zdun in the primary election.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/result/primary_percentage_results_78075.pdf Official GAB primary results]</ref>
 
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====Campaign themes====
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==Campaign donors==
Spiros' website says that Spiros is dedicated to:
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{{Comprehensive donor history
*"Lower Taxes
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|Name = Spiros
*More Private Sector Jobs
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|Full name = John Spiros  
*Controlling Government Spending
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|year = 2012
*Protecting Family Values
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|Editdate = June 7, 2013
*Supporting Small Business Owners"  <ref>[http://spirosforassembly.org/index.html campaign website]</ref>
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|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1416363 ''followthemoney.org'', "Spiros, John," accessed June 7, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 80449
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 86]]
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Spiros
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|full Name = John Spiros
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=153028
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 80,449
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|org1 = Wisconsin Builders Association
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|org2 = Vandehey, Tom
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|org3 = Whitten, Christopher
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|org4 = Kuehne, Mary Ellen
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|org5 = Martin, Gary
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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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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "'''John + Spiros + Wisconsin + Assembly'''"
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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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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=John+Spiros+Wisconsin+Assembly&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=John Spiros News Feed}}
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/Pages/leg-info.aspx?d=86 Assembly Office Website]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=127159 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=127159 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
*[http://spirosforassembly.org/ Campaign website]
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20100808051727/http://www.spirosforassembly.org/ Campaign website] (Archive)
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/John-Spiros/128846170484381 Spiros on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/John-Spiros/128846170484381 Spiros on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/john-spiros/b/9ba/1a1 Spiros' profile on LinkedIn]
 
*[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/john-spiros/b/9ba/1a1 Spiros' profile on LinkedIn]
*[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results List of candidates certified for the November 2, 2010 general election in Wisconsin]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=153028 2012]
  
 
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John Spiros
John Spiros.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 86
Incumbent
In office
January 7, 2013 – present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John Spiros is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 86. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Biography

Spiros is currently the Vice President of Safety and Claims Management for Roehl Transport. He has been a member of the Marshfield City Council since 2005.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Children and Families
Criminal Justice, Vice Chair
Transportation
Ways and Means

Issues

Campaign themes

2010

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

  • "Lower Taxes
  • More Private Sector Jobs
  • Controlling Government Spending
  • Protecting Family Values
  • Supporting Small Business Owners"

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Spiros won election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 86. He defeated Wayne Thorson in the Republican primary on August 14[3] and defeated Dennis Halkoski (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 86, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Spiros 55.6% 17,175
     Democratic Dennis Halkoski 44.2% 13,664
     - Scattering 0.2% 48
Total Votes 30,887


Wisconsin State Assembly, District 86 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Spiros 73.6% 3,985
Wayne Thorson 26.4% 1,430
Total Votes 5,415

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010


In 2010, Spiros was a Republican candidate for District 70 of the Wisconsin State Assembly. The primary election was on September 14, 2010, and the general election was on November 2, 2010. Spiros was defeated by Democratic incumbent Amy Vruwink in the November 2 general election. He defeated Stephen Zdun in the primary election.[6]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 70 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png John Spiros (R) 2,431 50.72%
Stephen Zdun (R) 2,361 49.26%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Spiros is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Spiros raised a total of $80,449 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 7, 2013.[7]

John Spiros's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 86 Won $80,449
Grand Total Raised $80,449

2012

Spiros won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Spiros raised a total of $80,449.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John Spiros's campaign in 2012
Wisconsin Builders Association$500
Vandehey, Tom$500
Whitten, Christopher$500
Kuehne, Mary Ellen$500
Martin, Gary$500
Total Raised in 2012$80,449
Source:Follow the Money

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 86
2013–present
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