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{{tnr}}'''Kevin Petersen''' (b. December 14, 1964) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]] representing District 40 since 2007.
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{{tnr}}'''Kevin Petersen''' (b. December 14, 1964) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing [[Wisconsin State Assembly District 40|District 40]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 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>
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==Biography==
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Petersen was born in [[Waupaca, Wisconsin|Waupaca, WI]] on December 14, 1964. He graduated from Waupaca High School in 1983 and graduated from 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," accessed May 6, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Issues==
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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,"accessed May 6, 2014]</ref>
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*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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*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
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Kevin Petersen has a son with autism, but was a outspoken advocate against a bill that would mandate health insurance companies to cover autism related therapies.  Peterson along with Rep. [[Scott Newcomer]] of Hartland another Republican Assembly member who has a child with autism voted no against the measure claiming that less children would be covered even with a mandate.
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He is a proponent of Voter ID legislation. 
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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===2012===   
 
===2012===   
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
  
Petersen won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012#District 40|District 40]]. Petersen ran unopposed in the [[Republican]] primary on August 14 and in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/page/candidates_on_ballot_08_14_12_partisan_primary_pdf_18477.PDF ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'', "Candidates on Ballot by Election - 2012 Partisan Primary 8/14/2012," retrieved June 12, 2012]</ref>
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Petersen won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012#District 40|District 40]]. Petersen ran unopposed in the [[Republican]] primary on August 14 and in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results/2012/partisan-primary ''Government Accountability Board,'' "2012 Fall Partisan Primary, accessed May 5, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results/2012/fall-general ''Government Accountability Board,'' "2012 Fall General Election," accessed May 5, 2014]</ref>
 
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:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
  
Petersen was re-elected to [[Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 40. He defeated [[Jon Baltmanis]] in the general election on [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].  He was unopposed in the [[Primary election dates in 2010|September 14, 2010]] primary election.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/result/primary_percentage_results_78075.pdf Official GAB primary results]</ref>
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Petersen was re-elected to [[Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 40. He defeated [[Jon Baltmanis]] in the general election on [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].  He was unopposed in the [[Primary election dates in 2010|September 14, 2010]], primary election.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/result/primary_percentage_results_78075.pdf ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'', "Official 2010 Primary election results," accessed April 25, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2008===
 
===2008===
  
On November 4, 2008, Petersen won re-election 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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On November 4, 2008, Petersen won re-election 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," accessed May 6, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Sponsored legislation==   
 
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
 
*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 <ref>http://www.legis.state.wi.us/assembly/asm94/news/latest_news.htm#2007%20SU</ref>.
 
 
He is a proponent of Voter ID legislation. 
 
  
 
==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Petersen
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|Full name = Kevin Petersen
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|year = 2006
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|Editdate = June 6, 2013
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|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=8854 ''followthemoney.org'', "Petersen, Kevin David," accessed June 6, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 40050
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 40]]
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|totalraised2010 = 45181
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 40]]
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|totalraised2008 = 46884
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2008|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 40]]
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|totalraised2006 = 52205
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2006|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 40]]
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}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
{{State leg donor}}
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|name = Petersen
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|full Name = Kevin Petersen
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 40,050
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|org1 = Rogers, Judith
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|org2 = Wisconsin Bankers Association
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|org3 = Johnson, Richard
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|org4 = Meighan, Pat P
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|org5 = Wisconsin Public Service Corp
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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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|}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
In 2010, Petersen received $45,181 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 = Petersen  
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|full Name = Kevin Petersen
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131634
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|party = Republican
 
|party = Republican
|total raised = $45,181
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|total raised = 45,181
 
|org1 = Petersen, Kevin David
 
|org1 = Petersen, Kevin David
|org2 = Citizens For Joe Leean
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|org2 = Mishler, Sally
|org3 = Sturm, Jack
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|org3 = Wisconsin Dental Association
|org4 = Van Kampen, Anthony
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|org4 = Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association
|org5 = Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association
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|org5 = Verizon
|orgdonor1 = $6,939
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|orgamount1 = 6939
|orgdonor2 = $500
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|orgamount2 = 500
|orgdonor3 = $500
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|orgamount3 = 500
|orgdonor4 = $500
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|orgamount4 = 500
|orgdonor5 = $500
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|orgamount5 = 500
 
|}}
 
|}}
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===2008===
 
===2008===
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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{{SLP donor box 2008
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| Meighan, Pat
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|full Name = Kevin Petersen
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110257
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
| Sturn, Paul Jay
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|new = no
| align="right" | $500
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 46,884
| Blum, Greg
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|org1 = Meighan, Pat
| align="right" |$500
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|org2 = Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists
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|org3 = Johnson, Richard
| WI Builders Assoc
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|org4 = Associated Builders & Contractors Of Wisconsin
| align="right" | $500  
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|org5 = Ort, Gary
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|orgamount1 = 500
| Schroeder, Scott
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|orgamount2 = 500
| align="right" | $500
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|orgamount3 = 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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{{SLP donor box 2006
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|name = Petersen
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|full Name = Kevin Petersen
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=78684
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 52,205
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|org1 = Petersen, Kevin David
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|org2 = Lane, Donavan
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|org3 = Schmitt, Vicki
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|org4 = Mccormick, Pierre
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|org5 = Wisconsin Republican Party
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|orgamount1 = 14098
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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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|}}
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==Personal==
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Petersen is married and has two children.
  
 
==Recent news==
 
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==See also==
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*[[Wisconsin State Legislature]]
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*[[Wisconsin State Assembly]]
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*[[Wisconsin State Assembly#Assembly standing committees |Wisconsin State Assembly Committees]]
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*[[Wisconsin State Legislature#Joint legislative committees|Wisconsin Joint Committees]]
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*[[Wisconsin state legislative districts]]
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.gopetersen.com/Home.aspx Representative Petersen's campaign]
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20100806215745/http://www.gopetersen.com/Home.aspx Representative Petersen's campaign] (Archive)
*[http://www.legis.state.wi.us/assembly/asm40/news/ Representative Petersen's website]
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*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/assembly/petersen/Pages/default.aspx Representative Petersen's website]
*[http://www.legis.state.wi.us/w3asp/contact/legislatorpages.aspx?house=Assembly&district=40 Wisconsin Assembly - Representative Kevin Petersen]  
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*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/Pages/leg-info.aspx?d=40 Wisconsin Assembly - Representative Kevin Petersen]
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=68668 Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
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* [http://openstates.org/wi/legislators/WIL000405/kevin-petersen/ Profile from Open States]
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=68668 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=68668 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
* Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110257 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=78684 2006]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=68668 Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143415 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131634 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110257 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=78684 2006]
 
*[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.wisdc.org/pro08-104400.php Wisconsin Democracy Campaign profile]
 
*[http://www.wisdc.org/pro08-104400.php Wisconsin Democracy Campaign profile]
*[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]
 
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/people/Kevin-Petersen/1305261840 Representative Petersen's facebook]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/people/Kevin-Petersen/1305261840 Representative Petersen's facebook]
 
*[http://twitter.com/petersenstweets Representative Petersen's twitter]
 
*[http://twitter.com/petersenstweets Representative Petersen's twitter]
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Kevin Petersen
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 40
Incumbent
In office
2007 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Birthday12/14/1964
Place of birthWaupaca, WI
ProfessionCo-Owner, Family-Run Electronics Corporation
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Kevin Petersen (b. December 14, 1964) is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 40. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Biography

Petersen was born in Waupaca, WI on December 14, 1964. He graduated from Waupaca High School in 1983 and graduated from 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

2013-2014

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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Energy and Utilities
Health
Insurance, Chair
Jobs, Economy and Mining
Mental Health
State and Federal Relations
Information Policy and Technology, Co-chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:[2]

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

He is a proponent of Voter ID legislation.

Elections

2014

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Wisconsin State Assembly will consist of a primary election on August 12, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Incumbent Kevin Petersen is unopposed in the Republican primary.[3]

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Petersen won re-election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 40. Petersen ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 40, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Petersen Incumbent 98.7% 21,127
     - Scattering 1.3% 276
Total Votes 21,403

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Petersen was re-elected to Wisconsin State Assembly District 40. He defeated Jon Baltmanis in the general election on November 2, 2010. He was unopposed in the September 14, 2010, primary election.[6]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 40 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kevin Petersen (R) 12,749
Jon Baltmanis (D) 5,682
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 40 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Kevin David Petersen (R) 6,537 99.79%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Petersen won re-election to Assembly District 40, receiving 58,29% of the vote.[7]

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

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Petersen is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Petersen raised a total of $184,320 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 6, 2013.[8]

Kevin Petersen's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 40 Won $40,050
2010 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 40 Won $45,181
2008 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 40 Won $46,884
2006 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 40 Won $52,205
Grand Total Raised $184,320

2012

Petersen won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Petersen raised a total of $40,050.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kevin Petersen's campaign in 2012
Rogers, Judith$500
Wisconsin Bankers Association$500
Johnson, Richard$500
Meighan, Pat P$500
Wisconsin Public Service Corp$500
Total Raised in 2012$40,050
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Petersen won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Petersen raised a total of $45,181.

2008

Petersen won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2008. During that election cycle, Petersen raised a total of $46,884.

2006

Petersen won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2006. During that election cycle, Petersen raised a total of $52,205.

Personal

Petersen is married and has two children.

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