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|Tenure = 2011 - Present
 
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|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 3, 2013]]
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{{tnr}}'''Tom Larson''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010#District 67|District 67]]. He was first elected in 2010.
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{{tnr}}'''Thomas "Tom" Larson''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing [[Wisconsin State Assembly District 67|District 67]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
Before assuming office, Larson owned and operated Bear Valley Electric - a company he founded approximately 20 years ago. He is a master electrician, and attended Chippewa Valley Technical College after graduating from Colfax High School.<ref>[http://tomlarsonforassembly.com/ Campaign website]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Larson attended Chippewa Valley Technical College after graduating from Colfax High School.
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Before assuming office, Larson owned and operated Bear Valley Electric - a company he founded approximately 20 years ago. He is a master electrician.<ref>[http://tomlarsonforassembly.com/ ''Tom Larson,'' "Campaign website," accessed May 6, 2014]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Larson served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State =Wisconsin
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|year =2013
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Energy and Utilities
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|Committee2 =Family Law
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|Chair2=Chair
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|Committee3 = Jobs, Economy and Mining
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|Committee4 = Judiciary
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|Committee5 = Small Business Development
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|Committee6 = Transportation
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Larson has been appointed to these committees:
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During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Larson served on these committees:
* [[Energy and Utilities Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Energy and Utilities Committee]]
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Information Policy and Technology
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Judiciary and Ethics Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Judiciary and Ethics Committee]], Vice Chair
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|State =Wisconsin
* [[Rural Economic Development Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Rural Economic Development Committee]]
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Energy and Utilities
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|Committee2 =Judiciary and Ethics
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|Chair2=Vice Chair
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|Committee3 =Rural Economic Development
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|Committee5 =
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|Collapse=Yes
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}}
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2010====
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Larson, in this [http://host.madison.com/vmix_c6a184f5-1ea0-5918-9e33-84209e292473.html video] cites jobs, taxes and economy as the most important issues.
  
 
==Elections==   
 
==Elections==   
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===2014===
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{{WI HD67 2014}}
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===2012===   
 
===2012===   
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
  
Larson is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012#District 67|District 67]]. Larson is running unopposed in the [[Republican]] primary on August 14, 2012. [[Deb Bieging]] is running unopposed in the [[Democratic]] primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/page/candidates_on_ballot_08_14_12_partisan_primary_pdf_18477.PDF ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'', "Candidates on Ballot by Election - 2012 Partisan Primary 8/14/2012," retrieved June 12, 2012]</ref>  
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Larson won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012#District 67|District 67]]. Larson ran unopposed in the [[Republican]] primary on August 14 and defeated [[Deb Bieging]] (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results/2012/partisan-primary ''Government Accountability Board,'' "2012 Fall Partisan Primary," accessed May 5, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results/2012/fall-general ''Government Accountability Board,'' "2012 Fall General Election," accessed May 5, 2014]</ref>
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|party1 =Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|party3 =Republican
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|party4 =-
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|winner1 = Tom Larson
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|Inc1 =Y
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|candidate2 =Deb Bieging
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|candidate3 =Jayme Ryan Schulner
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|candidate4 =''Scattering''
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|votes1 =15194
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|votes2 =13325
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|votes3 =1
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|votes4=18
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}}
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===2010===
 
===2010===
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
  
Larson defeated Democrat [[C. W. King]] and Independent [[Thomas Lange]] in the November 2 general election.  Larson defeated Republicans Tamara Deutsch, Dean Gullickson, James Lewis, Don Moga, and Marv Prestrud in the primary election. <ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/result/primary_percentage_results_78075.pdf Official GAB primary results]</ref>
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Larson defeated Democrat [[C. W. King]] and Independent [[Thomas Lange]] in the November 2 general election.  Larson defeated Republicans Tamara Deutsch, Dean Gullickson, James Lewis, Don Moga, and Marv Prestrud in the primary election.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/result/primary_percentage_results_78075.pdf ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'', "Official 2010 Primary election results," accessed April 25, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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====Campaign themes====
 
Larson, in this [http://host.madison.com/vmix_c6a184f5-1ea0-5918-9e33-84209e292473.html video] cites jobs, taxes and economy as the most important issues.<ref>[http://host.madison.com/vmix_c6a184f5-1ea0-5918-9e33-84209e292473.html ''Madison.com,'' Tom Larson]</ref>
 
  
 
==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
In Wisconsin, there is a $500 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan [[Wisconsin State Assembly|Assembly]] candidates.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/page/campaign_contribution_limits_partisan_state_pdf_13605.pdf ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'' "Contribution Limits"]</ref>
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{{Comprehensive donor history
===2010===
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|Name = Larson
In 2010, when Larson first won election to the State Assembly, he collected $107,051 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131675 ''Follow the Money.org'', Tom Larson candidate summary, Retrieved June 22, 2011]</ref>  
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|Full name = Tom Larson
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|year = 2010
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|Editdate = June 6, 2013
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|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=147172 ''followthemoney.org'', "Larson, Tom," accessed June 6, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 52162
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 67]]
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|totalraised2010 = 107051
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 67]]
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}}
  
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
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===2012===
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|-
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|name = Larson
| Thomas Larson
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|full Name = Tom Larson  
| align="right" |$18,115
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143400
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
| Wisconsin Realtors Association
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|new = no
| align="right" |$1,000
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|party = Republican
|-
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|total raised = 52,162
| Associated Builders & Contractors of Wisconsin
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|org1 = Dunn County Republican Party
| align="right" |$500
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|org2 = Deutsch, Tamara Marie
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|org3 = Kohler, Mary S
| Wisconsin Health & Hospital Association
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|org4 = Larson, Joe
| align="right" |$500
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|org5 = Sikes, Roger J
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|orgamount1 = 1000
| Tavern League of Wisconsin
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|orgamount2 = 600
| align="right" |$500
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|orgamount3 = 500
|-
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|orgamount4 = 500
| Verizon
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|orgamount5 = 500
| align="right" |$500
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|}}
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| Alliant Energy
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| align="right" |$500
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|-
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| 13 individual donors
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| align="right" |$500 each
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Larson
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|full Name = Tom Larson
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131675
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = yes
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 107,051
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|org1 = Larson, Thomas
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|org2 = Wisconsin Realtors Association
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|org3 = Larson, Phyllis
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|org4 = Gallun, Edwin
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|org5 = Farrow, Michelle A
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|orgamount1 = 18115
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|orgamount2 = 1000
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
Larson is married and has three children.
 
Larson is married and has three children.
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==Recent news==
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==See also==
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*[[Wisconsin State Legislature]]
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*[[Wisconsin State Assembly]]
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*[[Wisconsin State Assembly#Assembly standing committees |Wisconsin State Assembly Committees]]
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*[[Wisconsin State Legislature#Joint legislative committees|Wisconsin Joint Committees]]
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*[[Wisconsin state legislative districts]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/W3asp/contact/legislatorpages.aspx?house=Assembly&district=67 Tom Larson on the Wisconsin State Assembly website]
 
*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/W3asp/contact/legislatorpages.aspx?house=Assembly&district=67 Tom Larson on the Wisconsin State Assembly website]
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* [http://openstates.org/wi/legislators/WIL000469/thomas-larson/ Profile from Open States]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=127153 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=127153 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://tomlarsonforassembly.com/ Campaign website]
 
*[http://tomlarsonforassembly.com/ Campaign website]
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131675 2010]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143400 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131675 2010]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Tom-Larson-for-Assembly/154301064586909?ref=ts Larson on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Tom-Larson-for-Assembly/154301064586909?ref=ts Larson on Facebook]
  
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Tom Larson
Tom Larson.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 67
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolColfax High School
Personal
Birthday02/11/1948
Place of birthEau Claire, WI
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Thomas "Tom" Larson is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 67. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Larson attended Chippewa Valley Technical College after graduating from Colfax High School.

Before assuming office, Larson owned and operated Bear Valley Electric - a company he founded approximately 20 years ago. He is a master electrician.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Larson served on the following committees:

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Energy and Utilities
Family Law, Chair
Jobs, Economy and Mining
Judiciary
Small Business Development
Transportation

2011-2012

During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Larson served on these committees:

Issues

Campaign themes

2010

Larson, in this video cites jobs, taxes and economy as the most important issues.

Elections

2014

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for all 99 seats in the Wisconsin State Assembly took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 12, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Gary Stene was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Tom Larson was unopposed in the Republican primary. Stene and Larson faced off in the general election.[2][3] Incumbent Larson defeated Stene in the general election, and was re-elected for another term.[4]


2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Larson won re-election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 67. Larson ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated Deb Bieging (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 67, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Larson Incumbent 53.2% 15,194
     Democratic Deb Bieging 46.7% 13,325
     Republican Jayme Ryan Schulner 0% 1
     - Scattering 0.1% 18
Total Votes 28,538

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Larson defeated Democrat C. W. King and Independent Thomas Lange in the November 2 general election. Larson defeated Republicans Tamara Deutsch, Dean Gullickson, James Lewis, Don Moga, and Marv Prestrud in the primary election.[7]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 67 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tom Larson (R) 12,547
C. W. King (D) 6,518
Thomas Lange (I) 969
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 67 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Tom Larson (R) 1,631 30.08%
Don Moga (R) 1,171 21.6%
Dean S. Bullickson (R) 880 16.23%
Marv Prestrud (R) 832 15.34%
James C. Lewis (R) 548 10.11%
Tamara Marie Deutsch (R) 359 6.62%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Larson is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Larson raised a total of $159,213 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 6, 2013.[8]

Tom Larson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 67 Won $52,162
2010 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 67 Won $107,051
Grand Total Raised $159,213

2012

Larson won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Larson raised a total of $52,162.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Tom Larson's campaign in 2012
Dunn County Republican Party$1,000
Deutsch, Tamara Marie$600
Kohler, Mary S$500
Larson, Joe$500
Sikes, Roger J$500
Total Raised in 2012$52,162
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Larson won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Larson raised a total of $107,051.

Personal

Larson is married and has three children.

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Preceded by
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 67
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