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|Position            = Wisconsin State Assembly District 62
 
|Position            = Wisconsin State Assembly District 62
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}}{{tnr}}'''Tom Weatherston''' is a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Republican]] candidate for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012#District 62|District 62]] of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''Thomas "Tom" Weatherston''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing District 62 since 2013.
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Weatherston served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|year =2013
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Colleges and Universities
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|Committee2 =Consumer Protection
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|Committee3 = State and Local Finance
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|Committee4 = Veterans
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|Chair5 = Vice-chair
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|Committee5 = Workforce Development
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
  
Weatherston is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 62.  He ran unopposed in the Republican  primary on August 14, 2012 and will face off against Democratic primary winner [[Melissa Lemke]] in the general election, which takes place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/WI_State_Assembly_0814.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press Primary Election Results,'' "Wisconsin State Assembly Primary Results 2012," August 14, 2012]</ref> Incumbent Democrat [[Cory Mason]] is running in District 66.<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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Weatherston won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 62.  He ran unopposed in the Republican  primary on August 14, 2012 and defeated Democratic primary winner [[Melissa Lemke]] in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results/2012/partisan-primary Wisconsin Department of Elections - Official Primary Results]</ref><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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|Chamber = Wisconsin State Assembly, District 62, General Election
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|party1 =Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|winner1 = Tom Weatherston
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|candidate2 = Melissa Lemke
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|candidate3 =''Scattering''
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|votes1 = 17045
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|votes2 =15054
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|votes3 =31
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1416373 ''followthemoney.org'', "Weatherston, Tom," accessed June 6, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 35530
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 62]]
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 35,530
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|org1 = Lynch, David
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|org2 = Janssen, Kristin
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|org3 = Larsen, Robert E
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|org4 = Joseph, Thomas
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|org5 = Namowicz, David
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|orgamount1 = 500
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|orgamount2 = 500
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*[http://weatherstonforassembly.com/ Official campaign website]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=153038 2012]
  
 
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Revision as of 15:18, 10 June 2013

Tom Weatherston
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 62
Incumbent
In office
January 7, 2013 – present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Associate'sErie Community College
Bachelor'sSUNY Buffalo
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Personal
Place of birthBuffalo, New York
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Thomas "Tom" Weatherston is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 62 since 2013.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Colleges and Universities
Consumer Protection
State and Local Finance
Veterans
Workforce Development, Vice-chair

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Weatherston won election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 62. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012 and defeated Democratic primary winner Melissa Lemke in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 62, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Weatherston 53.1% 17,045
     Democratic Melissa Lemke 46.9% 15,054
     - Scattering 0.1% 31
Total Votes 32,130

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Weatherston is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Weatherston raised a total of $35,530 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 6, 2013.[3]

Tom Weatherston's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 62 Won $35,530
Grand Total Raised $35,530

2012

Weatherston won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Weatherston raised a total of $35,530.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Tom Weatherston's campaign in 2012
Lynch, David$500
Janssen, Kristin$500
Larsen, Robert E$500
Joseph, Thomas$500
Namowicz, David$500
Total Raised in 2012$35,530
Source:Follow the Money

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Political offices
Preceded by
Cory Mason (D)
Wisconsin State Assembly District 62
2013–present
Succeeded by
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