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  profession          = Co-Owner, Family-Run Electronics Corporation |
 
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  website            = [http://www.legis.state.wi.us/w3asp/contact/legislatorpages.aspx?house=Assembly&district=40 House site] |
}}{{tnr}}'''Kevin Petersen''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]] representing District 40 since 2006.   
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}}{{tnr}}'''Kevin Petersen''' (b. December 14, 1964) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]] representing District 40 since 2006.   
  
 
Petersen was born in [[sunshinereview:Waupaca, Wisconsin|Waupaca, WI]] on December 14, 1964.  He is married and has 2 children. He is a Graduate of Waupaca H.S. in 1983 and was a graduate of B.S.M.E. of the University of New Mexico in 1989. Kevin is a co-owner of a family-run electronics corporation. He served in U.S. Navy sub service from 1983-94 and is a Persian Gulf War veteran.<ref>[http://www.legis.state.wi.us/w3asp/contact/legislatorpages.aspx?house=Assembly&district=40&display=bio Wisconsin State Legislature - Kevin Petersen Biography]</ref>
 
Petersen was born in [[sunshinereview:Waupaca, Wisconsin|Waupaca, WI]] on December 14, 1964.  He is married and has 2 children. He is a Graduate of Waupaca H.S. in 1983 and was a graduate of B.S.M.E. of the University of New Mexico in 1989. Kevin is a co-owner of a family-run electronics corporation. He served in U.S. Navy sub service from 1983-94 and is a Persian Gulf War veteran.<ref>[http://www.legis.state.wi.us/w3asp/contact/legislatorpages.aspx?house=Assembly&district=40&display=bio Wisconsin State Legislature - Kevin Petersen Biography]</ref>
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On November 4, 2008, Petersen won reelection to Assembly District 40, receiving 58,29% of the vote.<ref>[http://elections.state.wi.us/docview.asp?docid=15398&locid=47 ''Wisconsin State Elections Board Results of Fall General Election-11/04/2008'']</ref>
 
On November 4, 2008, Petersen won reelection to Assembly District 40, receiving 58,29% of the vote.<ref>[http://elections.state.wi.us/docview.asp?docid=15398&locid=47 ''Wisconsin State Elections Board Results of Fall General Election-11/04/2008'']</ref>
 
  
 
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==Sponsored legislation==  
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Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:<ref>[http://nxt.legis.state.wi.us/nxt/gateway.dll?f=templates&fn=default.htm&d=indxauth&jd=A40 Wisconsin Legislature - Bills sponsored by Kevin Petersen]</ref>
 
Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:<ref>[http://nxt.legis.state.wi.us/nxt/gateway.dll?f=templates&fn=default.htm&d=indxauth&jd=A40 Wisconsin Legislature - Bills sponsored by Kevin Petersen]</ref>
 
*AB-130 Intoxication testing: person convicted of OWI-related offense is assessed administrative costs; law enforcement officer required to inform person before obtaining test sample  
 
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He is a proponent of Voter ID legislation.   
 
He is a proponent of Voter ID legislation.   
  
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==Campaign donors==
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===2008===
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The top 5 donors to Petersen's 2008 campaign were mostly individuals:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110257 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions]</ref>{{legislative donor box}}
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==Major donors==
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The top 5 donors to Petersen's 2008 campaign were mostly individuals:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110257 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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*1. Meighan, Pat $500
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*2. Sturn, Paul Jay $500
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*3. Blum, Greg $500
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*4. WI Builders Assoc $500
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*5. Schroeder, Scott $500
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==External links==
 
==External links==

Revision as of 15:08, 20 July 2010

Kevin Petersen
Peterson kevin.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 40
Incumbent
Assumed office
2006
Current term ends
2010
Political party Republican
Profession Co-Owner, Family-Run Electronics Corporation
Website House site
Kevin Petersen (b. December 14, 1964) is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly representing District 40 since 2006.

Petersen was born in Waupaca, WI on December 14, 1964. He is married and has 2 children. He is a Graduate of Waupaca H.S. in 1983 and was a graduate of B.S.M.E. of the University of New Mexico in 1989. Kevin is a co-owner of a family-run electronics corporation. He served in U.S. Navy sub service from 1983-94 and is a Persian Gulf War veteran.[1]

Committee assignments

Election history

2008

On November 4, 2008, Petersen won reelection to Assembly District 40, receiving 58,29% of the vote.[2]

Wisconsin Assembly District 40
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kevin Petersen (R) 14,741
Kevin Kuehl (D) 10,537
Scattering 11

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:[3]

  • AB-130 Intoxication testing: person convicted of OWI-related offense is assessed administrative costs; law enforcement officer required to inform person before obtaining test sample
  • AB-141 Autism benefit services under MA provided to all eligible individuals, funding provision; DHS to distribute information on autism therapies; Autism Paraprofessional Board and licensing requirements created; health care provider required to provide referral if diagnosing a patient with a condition that requires further treatment, exceptions noted

Kevin Petersen has a son with Autisim, but was a outspoken advocate against a bill that would mandate health insurance companies to cover autisim related therapies. Peterson along with Rep. Scott Newcomer of Hartland another Republican Assembly member who has a child with autisim voted no against the measure claiming that less children would be covered even with a mandate [4].

He is a proponent of Voter ID legislation.

Campaign donors

2008

The top 5 donors to Petersen's 2008 campaign were mostly individuals:[5]

Donor Amount
Meighan, Pat $500
Sturn, Paul Jay $500
Blum, Greg $500
WI Builders Assoc $500
Schroeder, Scott $500

External links

References

Political offices
Preceded by
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 40
2006–present
Succeeded by
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