Karl Van Roy

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Karl Van Roy
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 90
Former officeholder
In office
2003 - January 3, 2013
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sSaint Norbert College, De Pere 1961
Date of birth12/01/1938
Place of birthGreen Bay, WI
ProfessionOwner, River's Bend Restaurant
Office website
Karl Van Roy (b. December 1, 1938) is a former Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 90th District from 2003 to 2013.

Van Roy served in the United States Army from 1962-1964, and is the owner of River's Bend Restaurant.

He is a member of the Brown County Republican Party, Howard-Suamico Optimist Club, North East Wisconsin Zoo Board, Wisconsin Restaurant Association, and Partners in Youth - Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA).[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Van Roy served on these committees:


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



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Van Roy was re-elected to Wisconsin State Assembly District 90. He defeated Democrat Lou Ann Weix in the general election on November 2, 2010. He defeated Republican Dan Nowak in the September 14, 2010, primary election.[2]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 90 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Karl Van Roy (R) 10,842
Lou Ann Weix (D) 7,705
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 90 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Karl Van Roy (R) 3,827 72.58%
Dan Nowak (R) 1,443 27.37%

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-158 Driver education courses required to include hazards posed by railroad grade crossings
  • AB-233 Facsimile firearm: penalties for use in committing a crime or to alarm, intimidate, threaten, or terrify
  • AB-308 Police escorted vehicle or procession of vehicles: provisions created; rights-of-way penalty specified

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

Campaign donors


In 2010, Roy received $33,422 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]


The top 5 donors to Van Roy's 2008 campaign were all individuals:[4]

Donor Amount
Ziegelbauer, Gary J $600
Dean, Robert $600
Dean, James B $500
Protheroe, John $500
Walton, Christy $500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Wisconsin State Assembly District 90
Succeeded by
Eric Genrich (D)