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Rob Hutton
Rob Hutton.png
Wisconsin State Assembly District 13
In office
January 7, 2013 – present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 2
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
High schoolBrookfield East High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin-Whitewater
ProfessionPresident and CEO of Rock Transfer & Storage, Inc.
Personal website
Campaign website
Rob Hutton is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 13 since 2013.

Committee assignments


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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Government Operations and State Licensing
Small Business Development



Campaign themes

Hutton cited economic growth, tax reduction, pro-life laws, education and second amendment rights among his top legislative priorities. He expanded on some of these themes on his official campaign website:[1]

  • Economy and jobs

Excerpt: "As your State Representative I will utilize my private sector experience to push for economic reforms that will free up the private sector. We must minimize our tax and regulation climate in order to encourage financial investments in Wisconsin's economy. A healthy economy means healthy communities. That is why we need to keep “Wisconsin Open for Business."

  • Taxes

Excerpt: "I pledge to stand with the taxpayers and reject any tax increases. We need to make Wisconsin a tax friendly state for our businesses, young families, and seniors."

  • Abortion

Excerpt: "I am 100% pro-life and believe that human life begins at conception. I will promote legislation that protects life and supports the elimination of any state or federal funding that contributes to the harm of our society's most vulnerable citizens."

  • Education

Excerpt: "As a father of four school aged children, quality education is a personal concern for our family. As your State Representative I will support policies that will increase academic achievement and accountability in our educational institutions. These policies can be achieved by restoring and strengthening local parental control over the schools, boards, and administration. The expansion of educational options, such as school choice and voucher programs, is critical to our children's success academically and professionally. Also, the demands of a modern workforce requires a focus on skilled workers for Wisconsin Manufacturers."

  • Second Amendment

Excerpt: "I will fight to protect the rights of law abiding citizens to bear arms as outlined in the U.S. Constitution. We need to enforce current laws to ensure firearms stay out of the hands of violent offenders."


As listed on his official campaign website, Hutton received endorsements from the following organizations and individuals in 2012:[2]

  • Senator Ted Kanavas
  • State Representative Dale Kooyenga
  • Wisconsin Right to Life PAC
  • Pro-Life Wisconsin Victory Fund PAC
  • Wisconsin Family Action PAC
  • Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors PAC
  • Wisconsin Realtors Association
  • Elm Grove Village President Neil Palmer
  • Past Elm Grove Village President Susan Freedy
  • Past Elm Grove Village President Jim Nortman
  • Past Wauwatosa Mayor Jill Didier
  • Waukesha County Sheriff Dan Trawicki
  • Waukesha County District Attorney Brad Schimel
  • Waukesha County Supervisor Jim Heinrich
  • Kyle Prast, Brookfield NOW, Practically Speaking
  • Ginny Marschman, GOP Activist at the Republican Party of Wisconsin
  • Pastor Joe Medina
  • Elm Grove Village Trustees: Patty Kujawa, John Meser, Tom Michalski, Jack Nelson
  • City of Brookfield Aldermen: Jerry Mellone, Lisa Mellone, Gary Mahkorn, Renee Lowerr
  • Business Leaders:Dick & Carol Bayerlein, Jim & Betty Hunter, Nonie Johnson, Buz & Dolores Lorenz, Art Van Zanten, Linda Grunau, Chuck & Sandi Long, Judy Thompson, Jim Foley, Bob Dennick, Jason Kahout, Mark & Pat Knutson, Casey & Lori O'Gorman, Steve & Beth Ann Hartung, Stephen & Louise Dickson, Tim & Julie Wallen
  • Judith Hyde Krieger



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Hutton won election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 13. He defeated Nate Ristow and Thomas Schellinger in the Republican primary on August 14[3] and defeated John Pokrandt (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 13, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRob Hutton 60.5% 20,367
     Democratic John Pokrandt 39.4% 13,258
     Scattering 0.1% 44
Total Votes 33,669
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 13 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRob Hutton 57.7% 5,351
Thomas Schellinger 32% 2,968
Nate Ristow 10.3% 955
Total Votes 9,274

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


Hutton currently resides in Brookfield with his wife, Patti, and their four children: Ryan, David Sarah, and Steven.

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Preceded by
David Cullen (D)
Wisconsin State Assembly District 13
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