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Josh Zepnick
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 9
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
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 the 9th District since 2003.

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, Madison.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Zepnick has been appointed to these committees:

Workforce Development

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Zepnick is running in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 9. Zepnick defeatedJose Guzman in the Democratic primary on August 14, 2012.[2] No Republican has filed to run for this seat. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.[3]

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

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.

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Zepnick received $17,705 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

Wisconsin State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Josh Zepnick's campaign in 2010
Roth, Randall P$500
Leahy, Terrence J$500
Rotter, Ron$500
Stein, Lisa$500
Alliant Energy$500
Total Raised in 2010 $17,705

2008

In the 2008 election, Zepnick raised a total of $19,443.[7]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
BLANK $1,575
Roth, Randall P $500
WI Society of Anesthesiologists $500
Madrigrano, Aldo $500
Alliant Energy $500

2006

In the 2006 election, Zepnick raised a total of $18,824. [8]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Bechthold, Helen B $500
Wisconsin Beer Distributors Association $500
AT&T $500
Wisconsin Realtors Association $500
Seven other donors, each donating $500 $500

2004

In the 2004 election, Zepnick raised a total of $13,478. [9]

His five largest contributors in 2004 were:

Donor Amount
Northwestern Mutual Life $500
Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals $500
Wisconsin Communications Workers $500
Wisconsin Education Association Council $500
Three donors, each donating $500 $500

2002

In the 2002 election, Zepnick raised a total of $14,963. [10]

His five largest contributors in 2002 were:

Donor Amount
Zepnick, Josh $5,300
Von Riesenfelder, Christina $500
Balwender, Dhillon $500
Singh, Jasjeet $500
Weinstein, Frances L $334

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