Neal Kedzie

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Neal Kedzie
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Wisconsin State Senate District 11
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Assembly Member, Wisconsin State Assembly
1997 - 2001
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin, Whitewater, 1978
Personal
Birthday01/27/1956
Place of birthWaukesha, WI
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Neal Kedzie (b. January 27, 1956) is a Republican member of the Wisconsin Senate. He has represented District 11 since 2002. He had been the Assistant Majority Leader from 2004 to 2006. Previously, from 1996 to 2002, he was in the Wisconsin State Assembly. He was the Town Chair of LaGrange from 1988 to 1998 and a Supervisor on the Town Board from 1987 to 1988. He has also been a part of the Jefferson County Republican Party and the Wanicesha County GOP.

Kedzie's professional experiences include government relations representative; commercial and industrial coordinator, and facilities manager.

Kedzie earned a BS and did graduate work at the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater. [1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Energy, Consumer Protection, and Government Reform, Vice Chair
Government Operations, Public Works, and Telecommunications
Natural Resources, Chair
Joint Review on Criminal Penalties, Co-chair

2011-2012

At the beginning of the 2011 legislative session, Kedzie served on the following committees:

2009-2010

At the beginning of the 2009 legislative session, Kedzie served on the following committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Senate elections, 2010

Kedzie ran for re-election to the Wisconsin State Senate District 11. He was unopposed in the September 14 primary election. He defeated Democrat L D Rockwell in the November 2, 2010 general election.[2][3][4]

Wisconsin State Senate, District 11 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Neal Kedzie (R) 55,121 75.37%
L.D.Rockwell (D) 17,955 24.55%
Wisconsin Senate, District 11 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Neal Kedzie (R) 26.609 99.79%

2006

On November 7, 2006, Neal Kedzie won re-election to the Wisconsin State Senate, District 11. [5]

Neal Kedzie raised $106,523 for his campaign, while L D Rockwell raised $3,151.[6]

Wisconsin State Senate, District 11 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Neal Kedzie (R) 45,643
L D Rockwell (D) 22,038

Recent legislation sponsored or co-sponsored by Sen. Kedzie includes:[7][8]

  • A bill creating tax exemptions for older taxpayers[9]
  • A bill prohibiting a person from renting or purchasing a vehicle while their license is revoked for intoxicated driving[10]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Kedzie is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Kedzie raised a total of $460,099 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 31, 2013.[11]

Neal Kedzie's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Senate, District 11 Not up for election $37,746
2010 Wisconsin State Senate, District 11 Won $78,868
2008 Wisconsin State Senate, District 11 Not up for election $75,202
2006 Wisconsin State Senate, District 11 Won $106,523
2004 Wisconsin State Senate, District 11 Not up for election $16,557
2002 Wisconsin State Senate, District 11 Won $66,410
2000 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 43 Won $59,845
1998 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 43 Won $18,948
Grand Total Raised $460,099

2012

Kedzie was not up for election to the Wisconsin State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Kedzie raised a total of $37,746.
Wisconsin State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Neal Kedzie's campaign in 2012
Northwestern Mutual Life$1,000
Wisconsin Realtors Association$1,000
Gleisner Iii, William C$1,000
Dubois, Charles C$1,000
Waste Management$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$37,746
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Kedzie won re-election to the Wisconsin State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Kedzie raised a total of $78,868.

2008

Kedzie was not up for election to the Wisconsin State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Kedzie raised a total of $75,202.

2006

Kedzie won re-election to the Wisconsin State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Kedzie raised a total of $106,523.

2004

Kedzie was not up for election to the Wisconsin State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Kedzie raised a total of $16,557.

2002

Kedzie won election to the Wisconsin State Senate in 2002. During that election cycle, Kedzie raised a total of $66,410.

2000

Kedzie won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2000. During that election cycle, Kedzie raised a total of $59,845.

1998

Kedzie won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1998. During that election cycle, Kedzie raised a total of $18,948.

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Personal

Kedzie and his wife, Kerrie, have three children; Erika, Ryan, and Sean.[1]

References

Political offices
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Wisconsin State Senate District 11
2002–present
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