Robert Ziegelbauer

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Robert Ziegelbauer
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 25
Former officeholder
In office
1993 - January 3, 2013
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1992
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Notre Dame, 1973
Master'sWharton School, 1975
Date of birth08/26/1951
Place of birthManitowoc, WI
ProfessionBusiness owner
ReligionRoman Catholic
Office website
Robert Ziegelbauer (b. August 26, 1951) is a former Independent member of the Wisconsin State Assembly. Ziegelbauer represented Wisconsin's 25th Assembly District which consisted of the Manitowoc region. Also, Ziegelbauer is the County Executive for Manitowoc County. Ziegelbauer ran as a Democrat from 1992 to 2008. On June 21, 2010, Ziegelbauer announced that he would leave the Democratic Party to run as an Independent citing issues with party leadership[1][2].

Since 1978, Ziegelbauer has owned a retail music store.[3]

When asked his top priorities on the Wisconsin State Legislative Election 2006 National Political Awareness Test. he listed his top three as "Reduce Tax Burden, Limit Growth Govt. spending, Encourage Market Based Solution to Healthcare Issues."[4]

Committee assignments

2009-2010 Session

2011-2012 Session



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Ziegelbauer was re-elected to Wisconsin State Assembly District 25. He defeated Democrat Kerry Trask and Republican Andrew Wisniewski in the general election on November 2, 2010. Ziegelbauer was unopposed in the September 14, 2010, primary election. [5]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 25 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Ziegelbauer (I) 9,702
Kerry Trask (D) 6,459
Andrew Wisniewski (R) 3,325
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 10 primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Ziegelbauer (Independent) 115


On November 4, 2008, Ziegelbauer won re-election to Assembly District 25, receiving 98.85% of the vote.[6]

Wisconsin Assembly District 25
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bob Ziegelbauer (D) 19,690
Scattering 230

Campaign donors


In 2010, Ziegelbauer received $23,853 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-74 Health savings account: nonrefundable individual income tax credit created
  • AB-86 Nonresident archer hunting license: hunting with a crossbow permitted if nonresident is age 65 or older
  • AB-312 Combined protective services departments: towns and cities authorized to provide; abolishment of offices of chief of police and fire chief; JSCRS appendix report

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

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Political offices
Preceded by
Wisconsin State Assembly District 25
Succeeded by
Paul Tittl (R)