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Mike Kuglitsch
Mike Kuglitsch.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 84
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 4
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
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin, Whitewater, 1983
Date of birth02/03/1960
Place of birthMilwaukee, WI
Office website
Campaign website
Mike Kuglitsch is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 84. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.


Kuglitsch holds a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He was the general manager of the Princeton Club before his election.[1]

Committee assignments


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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
International Trade and Commerce, Vice-chair
Jobs, Economy and Mining
State Affairs, Chair
Workforce Development


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


Campaign themes


Kuglitsch's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

  • Opposes high speed rail because he says, it is not self-sustaining and would be a burden on taxpayers.
  • Concerned about young people having to leave Wisconsin for jobs.
  • Supports requirement of voter IDs
  • Supports an amendment to "not allow segregated funds to be raided."



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for all 99 seats in the Wisconsin State Assembly took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 12, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Incumbent Mike Kuglitsch was unopposed in the Republican primary. Jerry Seifert (L) was removed from the candidate list, making Kuglitsch unopposed in the general election.[3][4] Incumbent Kuglitsch was re-elected for another term.[5]


See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Kuglitsch ran in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 84. Kuglitsch ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated Jesse Roelke (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[6]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 84, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Kuglitsch Incumbent 62.7% 18,379
     Democratic Jesse Roelke 37.1% 10,882
     - Scattering 0.2% 64
Total Votes 29,325


See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Kuglitsch defeated Democrat Don Vanpool in the November 2 general election. He defeated Perry Grutza, John Marek and Dave Swarthout in the primary election.[7]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 84 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mike Kuglitsch (R) 19,906
Don Vanpool (D) 7,080
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 84 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mike Kuglitsch (R) 4,496 40.33%
John Marek (R) 4,323 38.78%
Dave Swarthout (R) 1,775 15.92%
Perry Grutza (R) 538 4.83%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Kuglitsch is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Kuglitsch raised a total of $50,927 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 7, 2013.[8]

Mike Kuglitsch's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 84 Won $28,434
2010 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 84 Won $22,493
Grand Total Raised $50,927


Kuglitsch won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Kuglitsch raised a total of $28,434.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mike Kuglitsch's campaign in 2012
Wisconsin Dental Association$750
Associated Builders & Contractors of Wisconsin$750
Krueger, Kurtiss R$500
Passante, Barbara$500
Wisconsin Bankers Association$500
Total Raised in 2012$28,434
Source:Follow the Money


Kuglitsch won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Kuglitsch raised a total of $22,493.


Kulitsch is married and has four children.

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Mark Gundrum (R)
Wisconsin State Assembly District 84
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