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{{tnr}}'''Josh Zepnick''' (b. March 21, 1968)  is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing the 9th District since 2003.
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{{tnr}}'''Josh Zepnick''' (b. March 21, 1968)  is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing District 9. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.
  
Zepnick has worked as a research associate for the Center for Democracy and Citizenship, Congressional Assistant, Legislative Aide to Senator Bob Jauch/David R. Obey, and project consultant to the Milwaukee Jobs Initiative.  He received his MA from the University of Minnesota and BA from University of Wisconsin, [[sunshinereview:Madison, Wisconsin|Madison]].<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=51767 Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman Zepnick]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Zepnick received his MA from the University of Minnesota and B.A. from University of Wisconsin, [[Madison, Wisconsin|Madison]]. He has worked as a research associate for the Center for Democracy and Citizenship, Congressional Assistant, Legislative Aide to Senator Bob Jauch/David R. Obey, and project consultant to the Milwaukee Jobs Initiative.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=51767 Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman Zepnick]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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|Committee3 = Mental Health
 
|Committee3 = Mental Health
 
|Committee4 = State and Federal Relations
 
|Committee4 = State and Federal Relations
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|Committee5 = State and Local Finance
 
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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-67 BAC above 0.0 prohibited during working hours re persons holding an operator's license, manager's license, or designee of a "Class B" or Class "B" license; immediate family member provision
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*AB-172 Organized labor in American history and the collective bargaining process: instruction in public schools required
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*AB-190 Bill drafting requests that did not result in introduced legislation: if certain persons disclose a draft to a third party, the draft becomes a public record
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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=A9 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-67 BAC above 0.0 prohibited during working hours re persons holding an operator's license, manager's license, or designee of a "Class B" or Class "B" license; immediate family member provision
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|Name = Zepnick
*AB-172 Organized labor in American history and the collective bargaining process: instruction in public schools required
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|Full name = Josh Zepnick
*AB-190 Bill drafting requests that did not result in introduced legislation: if certain persons disclose a draft to a third party, the draft becomes a public record
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|year = 2002
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|Editdate = June 5, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=7319 ''followthemoney.org'', "Zepnick, Josh," accessed May 5, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 26945
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 9]]
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|totalraised2010 = 17705
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 9]]
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|totalraised2008 = 19443
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2008|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 9]]
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|totalraised2006 = 18824
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2006|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 9]]
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|totalraised2004 = 13478
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2004|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 9]]
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|totalraised2002 = 14963
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|result2002 = Won
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|office2002 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2002|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 9]]
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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=A9 House site].
 
 
==Campaign donors==
 
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
{{State leg donor}}
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Zepnick
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|full Name = Josh Zepnick
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143454
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 26,945
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|org1 = Assembly Democratic Campaign Cmte of Wisconsin
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|org2 = Alliant Energy
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|org3 = Dc 48 People Fund Cmte
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|org4 = Wisconsin Energy Corp
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|org5 = Roth, Randy
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|orgamount1 = 1300
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|orgamount2 = 1000
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|orgamount3 = 537
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
In 2010, Zepnick received $17,705 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 = Zepnick  
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|full Name = Josh Zepnick
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131458
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 17,705
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|org1 = Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association
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|org2 = Alliant Energy
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|org3 = United Transportation Union
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|org4 = Roth, Randall P
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|org5 = Leahy, Terrence J
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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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|}}
  
{{slp donor box 2010
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===2008===
|Chamber = Wisconsin State Assembly
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{{SLP donor box 2008
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|name = Zepnick
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|full Name = Josh Zepnick
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110341
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
 
|party = Democratic
 
|party = Democratic
|total raised = $17,705
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|total raised = 19,443
|org1 = Roth, Randall P
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|org1 = Blank
|org2 = Leahy, Terrence J
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|org2 = Roth, Randall P
|org3 = Rotter, Ron
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|org3 = Wisconsin Pipe Trades
|org4 = Stein, Lisa
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|org4 = Wisconsin Credit Union League
|org5 = Alliant Energy
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|org5 = Ahlberg, Harold L
|orgdonor1 = $500
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|orgamount1 = 1575
|orgdonor2 = $500
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|orgamount2 = 1000
|orgdonor3 = $500
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|orgamount3 = 500
|orgdonor4 = $500
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|orgamount4 = 500
|orgdonor5 = $500
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|orgamount5 = 500
 
|}}
 
|}}
===2008===
 
In the 2008 election, Zepnick raised a total of $19,443.<ref name="FTM2">[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110341 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions]</ref>
 
  
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
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===2006===
 
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|full Name = Josh Zepnick
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=87640
| align="right" | $1,575
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
| Roth, Randall P
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|party = Democratic
| align="right" | $500
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|total raised = 18,824
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|org1 = At&T
| WI Society of Anesthesiologists
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|org2 = Wisconsin Realtors Association
| align="right" | $500
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|org3 = Zepnick, Josh C
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|org4 = Wisconsin Dental Association
| Madrigrano, Aldo
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|org5 = Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance
| align="right" | $500
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|orgamount1 = 500
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|orgamount2 = 500
| Alliant Energy
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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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In the 2006 election, Zepnick raised a total of $18,824. <ref name="FTM3">[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=87640 Follow the Money - 2006 Campaign contributions]</ref>
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His five largest contributors in 2006 were:
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|-
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| Bechthold, Helen B
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| align="right" | $500
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|-
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| Wisconsin Beer Distributors Association
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| align="right" | $500
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|-
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| AT&T
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| align="right" | $500
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|-
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| Wisconsin Realtors Association
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| align="right" | $500
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|-
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| Seven other donors, each donating $500
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| align="right" | $500
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|}
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===2004===  
 
===2004===  
 
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{{SLP donor box 2004
In the 2004 election, Zepnick raised a total of $13,478. <ref name="FTM4">[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=68366 Follow the Money - 2004 Campaign contributions]</ref>
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|name = Zepnick
 
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|full Name = Josh Zepnick
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=68366
 
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
{{legislative donor box}}
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
| Northwestern Mutual Life
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|total raised = 13,478
| align="right" | $500
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|org1 = Wisconsin Communications Workers
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|org2 = Wisconsin Education Association Council
| Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals
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|org3 = Wisconsin Credit Union League
| align="right" | $500
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|org4 = Janesville-Madison Area Auto Workers
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|org5 = Wal-Mart
| Wisconsin Communications Workers
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|orgamount1 = 500
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 500
| Wisconsin Education Association Council
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
| Three donors, each donating $500
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| align="right" | $500
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|}
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===2002===  
 
===2002===  
 
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{{SLP donor box 2002
In the 2002 election, Zepnick raised a total of $14,963. <ref name="FTM5">[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=12283 Follow the Money - 2002 Campaign contributions]</ref>
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|name = Zepnick
 
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|full Name = Josh Zepnick
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=12283
 
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
{{legislative donor box}}
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|new = yes
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|party = Democratic
| Zepnick, Josh
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|total raised = 14,963
| align="right" | $5,300
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|org1 = Zepnick, Josh
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|org2 = Von Riesenfelder, Christina
| Von Riesenfelder, Christina
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|org3 = Balwender, Dhillon
| align="right" | $500
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|org4 = Singh, Jasjeet
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|org5 = Weinstein, Frances L
| Balwender, Dhillon
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|orgamount1 = 5300
| align="right" | $500
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 500
| Singh, Jasjeet
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 334
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|}}
| Weinstein, Frances L
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| align="right" | $334
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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "'''Josh + Zepnick + Wisconsin + Assembly'''"  
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "'''Josh + Zepnick + Wisconsin + Assembly'''"  
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==External links==
 
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=51767 Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=51767 Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=51767 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=51767 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
* Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110341 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=87640 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=68366 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=12283 2002]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143454 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131458 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110341 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=87640 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=68366 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=12283 2002]
 
*[http://www.wisdc.org/pro08-104034.php Wisconsin Democracy Campaign]
 
*[http://www.wisdc.org/pro08-104034.php Wisconsin Democracy Campaign]
*[http://www.freedomspeaks.com/official/75550/wisconsin-%28wi%29-state-assembly-member-josh-zepnick-%5Bwi-house-of-representatives%5D Freedom Speaks]
 
 
*[http://www.wisconsinvote.org/candidates/josh-zepnick Wisconsin Vote.org-Josh Zepnick]
 
*[http://www.wisconsinvote.org/candidates/josh-zepnick Wisconsin Vote.org-Josh Zepnick]
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Revision as of 04:34, 18 October 2013

Josh Zepnick
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 9
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison, 1990
Master'sUniversity of Minnesota, 1998
Personal
Birthday03/21/1968
Place of birthMilwaukee, WI
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Josh Zepnick (b. March 21, 1968) is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 9. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Biography

Zepnick received his MA from the University of Minnesota and B.A. from University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has worked as a research associate for the Center for Democracy and Citizenship, Congressional Assistant, Legislative Aide to Senator Bob Jauch/David R. Obey, and project consultant to the Milwaukee Jobs Initiative.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Energy and Utilities
Financial Institutions
Mental Health
State and Federal Relations
State and Local Finance

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-67 BAC above 0.0 prohibited during working hours re persons holding an operator's license, manager's license, or designee of a "Class B" or Class "B" license; immediate family member provision
  • AB-172 Organized labor in American history and the collective bargaining process: instruction in public schools required
  • AB-190 Bill drafting requests that did not result in introduced legislation: if certain persons disclose a draft to a third party, the draft becomes a public record

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

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Zepnick won election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 9. Zepnick defeated Jose Guzman in the Democratic primary on August 14[2] and was unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 9, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJosh Zepnick Incumbent 98.6% 14,635
     - Scattering 1.4% 208
Total Votes 14,843


Wisconsin State Assembly, District 9 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJosh Zepnick Incumbent 65.7% 781
Jose Guzman 34.3% 407
Total Votes 1,188

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Zepnick was re-elected to District 9 in 2010. He was unopposed in the November 2, 2010 general election. Zepnick was unopposed in the September 14 primary election.[4]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 9 Democratic primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Josh Zepnick (D) 1,468 99.19%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Zepnick won re-election to Assembly District 9, receiving 98.53% of the vote.[5]

Wisconsin Assembly District 9
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Josh Zepnick (D) 14,070
Scattering 210

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Zepnick is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Zepnick raised a total of $111,358 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 5, 2013.[6]

Josh Zepnick's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 9 Won $26,945
2010 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 9 Won $17,705
2008 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 9 Won $19,443
2006 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 9 Won $18,824
2004 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 9 Won $13,478
2002 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 9 Won $14,963
Grand Total Raised $111,358

2012

Zepnick won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Zepnick raised a total of $26,945.

2010

Zepnick won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Zepnick raised a total of $17,705.

2008

Zepnick won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2008. During that election cycle, Zepnick raised a total of $19,443.

2006

Zepnick won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2006. During that election cycle, Zepnick raised a total of $18,824.

2004

Zepnick won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2004. During that election cycle, Zepnick raised a total of $13,478.

2002

Zepnick won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2002. During that election cycle, Zepnick raised a total of $14,963.

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