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Sondy Pope-Roberts
Pope-Roberts sondy.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 79
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Birthday04/27/1950
Place of birthMadison, WI
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Sondy Pope-Roberts (b. April 27, 1950) is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 79th District since 2003.

Pope-Roberts has worked as Associate Director of the Foundation for Madison's Public Schools.

She is a member of a number of organizations, including Black Hawk Council of Girl Scouts, Incorporated, League of Women Voters, Midwest Progressive Elected Officials Network, NARAL Pro-Choice America, Nature Conservancy, Advisory Board, Oakhill Correctional Institute Member, Sierra Club, Wisconsin Council on * Children and Families Committee, and the Women's Leadership Network.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Pope-Roberts has been appointed to these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Pope-Roberts served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Pope-Roberts is running in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 80. Pope-Roberts is running against Charles Uphoff and Joseph Wineke in the Democratic primary on August 14, 2012. Tom Lamberson is running unopposed in the Republican primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.[2]

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Pope-Roberts was re-elected to Wisconsin State Assembly District 79. She defeated Republican Tom Clauder in the general election on November 2, 2010.Pope-Roberts was unopposed in the September 14, 2010 primary election. [3]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 79 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Sondy Pope-Roberts (D) 19,937
Tom Clauder (R) 13,842
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 79 Democratic primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Sondy Pope-Roberts (D) 3,772 99.74%

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-35 Race-based names, nicknames, logos, and mascots used by schools: complaint procedure established; State Superintendent duty specified
  • AB-119 Five-year-old kindergarten made a prerequisite to first grade in public and charter schools; exemption provision; school board and charter school operator duties
  • AB-125 Commencement of school term: prohibition on starting before September 1 eliminated
  • AB-358 Indoor Environmental Quality in Schools Task Force: State Superintendent directed to establish; DPI, school boards, and MPCP duties

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

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Pope-Roberts received $37,813 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Wisconsin State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Sondy Pope-Roberts's campaign in 2010
Pope-Roberts, Sondy$14,978
Democratic Party Of Dane County$2,000
Capital Area Uniserv North$1,000
Va Voters$500
Wisconsin Dental Association$500
Total Raised in 2010 $37,813

2008

The top 5 donors to Pope-Roberts' 2008 campaign:[5]

Donor Amount
Northwestern Mutual Life $1,000
Pautz, Edward $513
Sheridan For Assembly, Mike $500
Harrop, Gary $500
Southeastern WI Auto Workers $500

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