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*[http://www.gopetersen.com/Home.aspx Representative Petersen's campaign]
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*[http://www.legis.state.wi.us/assembly/asm40/news/ Representative Petersen's website]
 
*[http://www.legis.state.wi.us/w3asp/contact/legislatorpages.aspx?house=Assembly&district=40 Wisconsin Assembly - Representative Kevin Petersen]  
 
*[http://www.legis.state.wi.us/w3asp/contact/legislatorpages.aspx?house=Assembly&district=40 Wisconsin Assembly - Representative Kevin Petersen]  
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=68668 Project Vote Smart profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=68668 Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=68668 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
 
* Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110257 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=78684 2006]
 
* Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110257 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=78684 2006]
*[http://www.statesurge.com/members/201142-kevin-petersen-wisconsin State Surge - legislative and voting track record]
 
 
*[http://www.foxpolitics.net/politics.iml?mdl=issues.mdl&Category=1&issue_id=17120 Fox Politics "A Photo ID Vote"]
 
*[http://www.foxpolitics.net/politics.iml?mdl=issues.mdl&Category=1&issue_id=17120 Fox Politics "A Photo ID Vote"]
 
*[http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080817/GPG0101/808170690/1207/GPG01 Green Bay Press Gazette "Election Week"]
 
*[http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080817/GPG0101/808170690/1207/GPG01 Green Bay Press Gazette "Election Week"]
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*[http://www.wisdc.org/pro08-104400.php Wisconsin Democracy Campaign profile]
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*[http://www.freedomspeaks.com/official/75762/wisconsin-%28wi%29-state-assembly-member-kevin-david-petersen-%5Bwi-house-of-representatives%5D Representative Petersen's Freedom Speaks profile]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/people/Kevin-Petersen/1305261840 Representative Petersen's facebook]
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*[http://twitter.com/petersenstweets Representative Petersen's twitter]
  
 
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Revision as of 19:16, 18 August 2010

Kevin Petersen
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 40
Incumbent
Assumed office
2007
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 2007.

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

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