|Wisconsin State Assembly District 40|
| Assumed office|
| Current term ends|
|Profession||Co-Owner, Family-Run Electronics Corporation|
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.
- Aging and Long-Term Care Committee
- Energy and Utilities Committee
- Veterans and Military Affairs Committee
- See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010
Petersen is running for re-election to Wisconsin State Assembly District 40. He was unopposed in the September 14, 2010 primary election. His opponent in the general election on November 2, 2010 is Democrat Jon Baltmanis. 
|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 40 Republican Primary (2010)|
|Kevin David Petersen (R)||6,537||99.79%|
On November 4, 2008, Petersen won reelection to Assembly District 40, receiving 58,29% of the vote.
|Wisconsin Assembly District 40|
|Kevin Petersen (R)||14,741|
|Kevin Kuehl (D)||10,537|
Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:
- 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 .
He is a proponent of Voter ID legislation.
The top 5 donors to Petersen's 2008 campaign were mostly individuals:
|Sturn, Paul Jay||$500|
|WI Builders Assoc||$500|
- Representative Petersen's campaign
- Representative Petersen's website
- Wisconsin Assembly - Representative Kevin Petersen
- Project Vote Smart biographical profile
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign Contributions:2008, 2006
- Fox Politics "A Photo ID Vote"
- Green Bay Press Gazette "Election Week"
- Wisconsin Democracy Campaign profile
- Representative Petersen's Freedom Speaks profile
- Representative Petersen's facebook
- Representative Petersen's twitter
- Wisconsin State Legislature - Kevin Petersen Biography
- Official GAB primary results
- Wisconsin State Elections Board Results of Fall General Election-11/04/2008
- Wisconsin Legislature - Bills sponsored by Kevin Petersen
- Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions
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