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}}{{tnr}}'''Paul Tittl''' is a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Republican]] candidate for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012#District 25|District 25]] of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''Paul Tittl''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing District 25. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
  
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Tittl served on the following committees:
  
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Consumer Protection
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|Chair1=Vice Chair
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|Committee2 =Family Law
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|Committee3 = Mental Health
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|Committee4 = Small Business Development
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|Committee5 = State and Federal Relations
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|Committee6 = Veterans
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==Issues==
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===Speed limit increase===
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After [[Illinois]] increased it speed limit to 70 miles per hour, Tittl introduced a bill that would increase [[Wisconsin]]'s speed limit to 70 miles per hour. Tittl noted that Wisconsin was the sole state in the Midwest that still had a 65 miles per hour speed limit, despite a [[N.H. governor signs speed limit increase, joins other states in increasing interstate speed limits|recent uptick]] of states increasing their speed limits. Tittl cited a recent 140-mile drive he made from his home to Madison. He drove exactly 65 miles per hour to see the relative speeds of other cars on the road.<ref name=SLAP/>
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"...I was the absolute slowest person on the road," he said at a news conference announcing the bill. "I did not pass anyone. And there was hundreds of people that went past me."<ref>[http://news.wpr.org/post/republican-lawmaker-proposes-increasing-speed-limit-70-mph ''WPR'', "Republican Lawmaker Proposes Increasing Speed Limit To 70 MPH," August 20, 2013]</ref>
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Tittl said he expected bipartisan support for his bill, and it earned the support of [[Speaker of the Assembly|Assembly Speaker]] [[Robin Vos]] ([[Republican|R]]) quickly. However, [[State Senate Majority Leader]] [[Scott Fitzgerald]] ([[Republican|R]]) said that the [[Wisconsin State Senate|Senate]] did not plan to take up the issue any time soon, and [[Governor of Wisconsin|Governor]] [[Scott Walker]] ([[Republican|R]]) did not take an immediate position on the bill.<ref>[http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/event/article/id/275512/group/homepage/ ''The Associated Press'', "Wisconsin Assembly speaker supports raising state speed limits to 70 mph," August 18, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://www.twincities.com/politics/ci_23900035/wisconsin-officials-silent-speed-limit-increase ''The Associated Press'', "Wisconsin: 70 mph speed limit not a sure thing at Capitol," August 20, 2013]</ref><ref name=SLAP>[http://www.thenorthwestern.com/viewart/20130820/OSH0101/308200363/Drive-to-70-mph-may-hit-speed-bump?odyssey=tab|mostpopular|text|FRONTPAGE ''The Associated Press'', "Drive to 70 mph speed limit may hit bump," August 20, 2013]</ref>
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==Elections==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
  
Tittl is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 25. He is running against [[Barry Nelson]], [[Jason Sladky]], and [[Mike Howe]] in the Republican  primary on August 14, 2012. [[Jim Brey]], [[Luke Bushman]], [[Ron Gruett]], and [[Bernie Starzewski]] are running in the Democratic primary. Independent Incumbent [[Robert Ziegelbauer]] is not running for re-election. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/page/candidates_registered_for_8_14_2012_primary_update_10667.PDF ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'', "Candidates Registered by Office," accessed June 7, 2012]</ref>
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Tittl won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 25. He defeated [[Barry Nelson]], [[Jason Sladky]], and [[Mike Howe]] in the Republican  primary on August 14, 2012.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results/2012/partisan-primary Wisconsin Department of Elections - Official Primary Results]</ref> Independent Incumbent [[Robert Ziegelbauer]] did not run for re-election. Tittl defeated [[Jim Brey]] (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/page/candidates_registered_for_8_14_2012_primary_update_10667.PDF ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'', "Candidates Registered by Office," accessed June 7, 2012]</ref>
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|candidate2 =Jim Brey
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|votes1 = 16287
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|votes2 = 11947
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|Chamber= Wisconsin State Assembly, District 25
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|party=Republican
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|winner1 =Paul Tittl
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|candidate2 = Mike Howe
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|candidate3 = Barry Nelson
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|candidate4 = Jason Sladky
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|votes1 = 3589
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|votes2 = 1362
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|votes3 = 1066
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|votes4 = 723
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|org1 = Friends & Neighbors of Robin Vos
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|org2 = Tittl, Paul R
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|org3 = Dantchik, Arthur
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|org4 = Simon, Phil
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|org5 = Maples, James
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|orgamount1 = 1000
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|orgamount2 = 1000
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|orgamount3 = 500
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*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/pages/leg-info-bio.aspx?h=A&d=25 Assembly Office Website]
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*[http://tittlassembly.com/Tittl_for_Assembly/Home.html Official campaign website]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=98754 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=98754 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=153034 2012]
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Paul Tittl
Paul Tittl.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 25
Incumbent
In office
January 7, 2013 – present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Manitowoc City Council
2004 – 2008
Education
Bachelor'sLincoln High School (1980)
Personal
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Paul Tittl is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 25. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Consumer Protection, Vice Chair
Family Law
Mental Health
Small Business Development
State and Federal Relations
Veterans

Issues

Speed limit increase

After Illinois increased it speed limit to 70 miles per hour, Tittl introduced a bill that would increase Wisconsin's speed limit to 70 miles per hour. Tittl noted that Wisconsin was the sole state in the Midwest that still had a 65 miles per hour speed limit, despite a recent uptick of states increasing their speed limits. Tittl cited a recent 140-mile drive he made from his home to Madison. He drove exactly 65 miles per hour to see the relative speeds of other cars on the road.[1]

"...I was the absolute slowest person on the road," he said at a news conference announcing the bill. "I did not pass anyone. And there was hundreds of people that went past me."[2]

Tittl said he expected bipartisan support for his bill, and it earned the support of Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R) quickly. However, State Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R) said that the Senate did not plan to take up the issue any time soon, and Governor Scott Walker (R) did not take an immediate position on the bill.[3][4][1]

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Tittl won election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 25. He defeated Barry Nelson, Jason Sladky, and Mike Howe in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012.[5] Independent Incumbent Robert Ziegelbauer did not run for re-election. Tittl defeated Jim Brey (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[6]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 25, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPaul Tittl 57.6% 16,287
     Democratic Jim Brey 42.2% 11,947
     - Scattering 0.2% 61
Total Votes 28,295


Wisconsin State Assembly, District 25 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPaul Tittl 53.2% 3,589
Mike Howe 20.2% 1,362
Barry Nelson 15.8% 1,066
Jason Sladky 10.7% 723
Total Votes 6,740

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Tittl is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Tittl raised a total of $55,224 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 5, 2013.[7]

Paul Tittl's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 25 Won $55,224
Grand Total Raised $55,224

2012

Tittl won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Tittl raised a total of $55,224.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Paul Tittl's campaign in 2012
Friends & Neighbors of Robin Vos$1,000
Tittl, Paul R$1,000
Dantchik, Arthur$500
Simon, Phil$500
Maples, James$500
Total Raised in 2012$55,224
Source:Follow the Money

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Preceded by
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 25
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