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Roger Roth, Jr.
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 56
Former member
Term in office began
2007
Term in office ended
2010
Political party Republican
Profession Wisconsin Air National Guard
Roger Roth, Jr. February 5, 1978) was a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 56th District since 2007.

Roth has announced that he will run for U.S. Congress, 8th District, in 2010.[1]

Roth received his BA in History from the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh. He currently serves in the Wisconsin Air National Guard and works as a home builder.

He is a member of the American Legion, Appleton Northside Business Association, National Federation of Independent Business, National Rifle Association (NRA), Outagamie Company Republican Party, and the Winnebago Company Republican Party.[2]

Committee assignments

Elections

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010


Roth did not seek re-election to District 56 in 2010. He is running for U.S. Congress, 8th District. He was defeated in his race for U.S. Congress.[3]

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-99 Educational materials and supplies paid for by eligible educator: individual income tax deduction up to set amount created; federal law re deduction for certain expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers adopted;
  • AB-205 Energy efficient commercial buildings: Internal Revenue Code changes adopted re federal Tax Relief and Healthcare Act of 2006 and Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008
  • AB-345 Guantanamo Bay Naval Base detention facility: Corr.Dept may not enter into an agreement or contract to imprison prisoners or detainees from unless they violated a Wisconsin law

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

Campaign donors

2008

The top 5 donors to Roth's 2008 campaign:[4]

Donor Amount
Roth, Karen $500
Thiel, Verne $500
Managed Health Services Insurance Corp $500
Koch Industries $500
WI Institute of CPAs $500

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 56
2006–2010
Succeeded by
Michelle Litjens (R)