Lee Nerison

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Lee Nerison
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 96
In office
2005 - Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 10
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Date of birth07/31/1952
Place of birthLa Crosse, WI
ProfessionDairy farmer
Office website
Lee Nerison (b. July 31, 1952) is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 96th District since 2005. He previously served on the Vernon County Board from 1998-2006

A dairy farmer by trade, Nerison is the former Treasurer/Vice President of Church Council, First Vice President of Coon Valley Lions, board member/Former Secretary of Vernon Co-Op Oil and Gas, former member/reporter for Virqua Future Farmers of America Alumni, and member of the Westby Future Farmers of America Alumni.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Nerison has been appointed to these committees:


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



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Nerison is running in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 96. Nerison is running unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012. Tom Johnson is running unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.[2]


See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Nerison was re-elected to Wisconsin State Assembly District 96. He defeated Democrat Brian Murphy in the general election on November 2, 2010. Nerison was unopposed in the September 14, 2010 primary election. [3]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 96 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Lee Nerison (R) 11,964
Brian Murphy (D) 7,604
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 96 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Lee Nerison (R) 3,848 99.92%

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-216 Road tests for "Class D" vehicle operators: DOT may contract with third party testers; private driver training schools and other private institution provisions

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

Campaign donors


In 2010, Nerison received $44,279 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]


The top 5 donors to Nerison's 2008 campaign:[5]

Donor Amount
Charter Communications $2,007
Sharp, Richard $1,500
Devos, Elisabeth $1,000
Kohler, Mary S $1,000
Republican Party of Crawford County $1,000

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