Margaret Krusick

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Margaret Krusick
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 7
Former officeholder
In office
1983 - January 3, 2013
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1982
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1978
Master'sUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison, 1982
Personal
Birthday10/26/1956
Place of birthMilwaukee, WI
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Margaret Krusick (b. October 26, 1956) is a former Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 7th District from 1983 to 2013. She first took the seat in a special election in June 1983.

Krusick earned her MA from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and B.A. in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. She has worked as a a member of the Governor's Ombudsman Program for the Aging and Disabled, an administrative assistant for the Higher Education Aids Board, and as a legal assistant.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Krusick served on these committees:

2009-2010

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

Issues

2012

Campaign themes

Krusick cited the following legislative priorities on her official campaign website:[2]

  • Creating Jobs
  • Increasing Public Safety
  • 'Protecting Your Pocketbook
  • Advocating for Seniors & Others
  • Education

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Krusick ran in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 7. Krusick was defeated by Daniel Riemer in the Democratic primary on August 14, 2012. No Republican has filed to run for this seat. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 7 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDaniel Riemer 66.9% 1,908
Peggy Krusick Incumbent 33.1% 944
Total Votes 2,852

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Krusick was re-elected to Wisconsin State Assembly District 7. She defeated Republican Brad Sponholz in the general election on November 2, 2010. She defeated Democrat Scott Dettman in the September 14, 2010, primary election.[4]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 7 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Margaret Krusick (D) 11,782
Brad Sponholz (R) 8,656
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 7 Democratic primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Peggy Krusick (D) 2,143 63.86%
Scott Dettman (D) 1,207 35.97%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Krusick won re-election to Assembly District 7, receiving 59.53% of the vote.[5]


Wisconsin Assembly District 7
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Margaret Krusick (D) 16,568
Corrine Wiesmueller (R) 10,578
Brad Sponholz (L) 655
Scattering 30

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-259 Alzheimer's disease or related dementia: DHS to establish standards of care and treatment; residential care facilities must meet those standards to hold themselves out as offering special services; revisions to annual report from DHS to residential care facilities; emergency rule provision
  • AB-183 Habitual parking violator: county or municipal ordinance for the immobilization or removal, impoundment, and disposal permitted; conditions and fee provisions
  • AB-285 Motor vehicle displaying disabled plates or ID card: fuel dealer requirement to provide employee to assist expanded; sign and forfeiture provisions; enforcement transferred to DAs

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

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Krusick received $10,788 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

Wisconsin State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Margaret Krusick's campaign in 2010
Public Fund$6,313
Milwaukee Professional Firefighters Local 215$500
Wisconsin Insurance Alliance$250
Milwaukee Police Association$250
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 75$250
Total Raised in 2010 $10,788

2008

The top 5 donors to Krusick's 2008 campaign were mainly teachers associations. She raised a total of $17,752.[7]

Donor Amount
Krusick, Peggy $2,285
Milwaukee Teachers Education Assoc $1,000
Federation of Teachers Local 212 $500
WI AFSCME Councils 40 & 48 $500
American Federation of Teachers $500

2006

In the 2006 election, Krusick raised a total of $1,953. [8]

Her six largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Wisconsin Education Association Council $500
Plumbers & Gasfitters Local 75 $500
Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals $300
Feingold Senate CMTE $250
Wisconsin Institute of CPAs $250
Beverly Healthcare $100

2004

In the 2004 election, Krusick raised a total of $2,148. [9]

Her five largest contributors in 2004 were:

Donor Amount
Wisconsin Education Association Council $500
Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals $500
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce $285
Wisconsin Institute of CPAs $250
Wisconsin Builders Association $250

2002

In the 2002 election, Krusick raised a total of $213. [10]

Her five largest contributors in 2002 were:

Donor Amount
Stone, Louise $250
Stojkovic, Milan $100
Bettes, Richard $100
Ignatowski, Chet & Esther $100
Public Subsidy -$376

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 7
1983–2013
Succeeded by
Daniel Riemer (D)