Roger Rivard

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Roger Rivard
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 75
Former officeholder
In office
2011 - January 3, 2013
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2010
Term limitsN/A
Date of birth08/27/1952
Place of birthRice Lake, WI
Office website
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Roger Rivard is a former Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 75 from 2011 to 2013.

Rivard was formerly a real estate developer and broker. He also owned and operated Rivard's Campers before assuming office. He graduated from Rice Lake High School and attended the University of Wisconsin - Barron County.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Rivard served on these committees:



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Rivard was defeated in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 75. Rivard ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and was defeated by Stephen Smith (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 75, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Roger Rivard Incumbent 48.8% 13,841
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngStephen Smith 51% 14,456
     - Scattering 0.1% 37
Total Votes 28,334


See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Rivard defeated Democrat Steve Perala in the November 2 general election. He defeated Republicans Judith Espeseth, Dari McDonald and Don Quinton in the primary election. [3]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 75 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Roger Rivard (R) 9,950
Steve Perala (D) 9,535
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 75 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Roger Rivard (R) 2,076 40.06%
Judith Wells Espeseth (R) 1,929 37.23%
Don Quinton (R) 717 13.84%
Dari McDonald (R) 451 8.7%

Campaign themes

Rivard outlines his priorities on this website:

  • Roger Rivard's Restore Wisconsin Plan to stop runaway spending and debt, concentrate on people creating jobs, not government, cut taxes for all in Wisconsin, and undo the damage of the Doyle agenda. [4]

Campaign donors

In Wisconsin, there is a $500 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan Assembly candidates.[5]


In 2010, when Rivard first won election to the State Assembly, he collected $87,649 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Roger Rivard $2,887
Roger Rivard for Assembly $2,013
Roger L Rivard $1,573
Anonymous $996


Rivard is married and has six children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mary Hubler (D)
Wisconsin State Assembly District 75
Succeeded by
Stephen Smith (D)