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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2014===
 
===2014===

Latest revision as of 08:21, 18 August 2014

Sara Geenen
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Wisconsin State Assembly, District 19
Former candidate
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
CandidateVerification
Sara Geenen was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 10 of the Wisconsin State Assembly.[1]

Biography

Geenen's professional experience includes working as a private attorney and serving as a volunteer.[2]

Campaign themes

Geenen's website has emphasized the following campaign themes:[3]

Invest in Jobs
  • Protect and create good jobs for the long term
  • Increase the minimum wage
  • Reinstate and protect collective bargaining rights
  • Protect workplace safety and fairness laws

Invest in Education

  • Fund and expand 3K and 4K early childhood programs
  • Promote job training and technical programs
  • Keep our public colleges and universities affordable
  • Phase out the voucher program over four years
  • Immediately defund voucher subsidies to failing private schools

Safe, Strong Communities

  • Expand access to high-quality, affordable child care
  • Increase access to health care coverage
  • Accept federal funding for Medicaid expansion programs
  • Protect retiree benefits
  • Expand required background checks for firearm purchases
  • Pursue an expanded, environmentally-responsible transit system, including a regional transit authority for southeastern Wisconsin
  • Invest in green technologies to create family-supporting jobs and a cleaner environment

Fairness and Equality

  • Support equal pay for all
  • Repeal Wisconsin’s discriminatory marriage equality ban
  • Support women’s right to make private health care decisions
  • Expand access to voting rights
  • Pursue nonpartisan redistricting[4]

Elections

2014

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for all 99 seats in the Wisconsin State Assembly will take place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 12, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Jonathan Brostroff defeated Marina Dimitrijevic, Dan Adams and Sara Geenen in the Democratic primary. Joseph Klein is running as a Wisconsin Pirate Party candidate. Brostroff and Klein will face off in the general election.[1][5]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 19 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJonathan Brostroff 35.2% 3,069
Marina Dimitrijevic 32.4% 2,819
Dan Adams 23.2% 2,023
Sara Geenen 9.2% 797
Total Votes 8,708

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