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|Status = Incumbent  
 
|Status = Incumbent  
 
|Tenure = 2011 - Present
 
|Tenure = 2011 - Present
|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 3, 2013]]
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|Term ends = January 5, 2015
 
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|Per diem = $88/day
 
|Per diem = $88/day
 
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|Last election = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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|Last election = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
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|First elected = 2010
 
|First elected = 2010
 
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|Next election =November 4, 2014
 
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Tranel 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 =Agriculture
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|Committee2 =Campaigns and Elections
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|Committee3 =Family Law
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|Committee4 = Insurance
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|Committee5 = State and Federal Relations
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|Chair5 = Chair
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Tranel has been appointed to these committees:
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During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Tranel served on these committees:
* [[Agriculture Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Agriculture Committee]], Vice Chair
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* [[Financial Institutions Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Financial Institutions Committee]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Insurance Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Insurance Committee]]
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|State =Wisconsin
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Agriculture
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|Chair1=Vice Chair
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|Committee2 =Financial Institutions
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|Committee3 =Insurance
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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|Collapse=Yes
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==Elections==   
 
==Elections==   
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:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''   
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''   
  
Tranel 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 49|District 49]]. Tranel defeated [[Dave Kuhle]] in the [[Republican]] primary on August 14, 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> [[Carol Beals]] ran 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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Tranel 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 49|District 49]]. Tranel defeated [[Dave Kuhle]] in the [[Republican]] primary on August 14<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results/2012/partisan-primary Wisconsin Department of Elections - Official Primary Results]</ref> and defeated [[Carol Beals]] (D) in the general election 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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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Wisconsin State Assembly, District 49, General Election
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|party1 =Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|party3 =-
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|winner1 = Travis Tranel
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|Inc1 =Y
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|candidate2 =Carol Beals
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|candidate3 =''Scattering''
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|votes1 = 14218
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|votes2 =11977
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|votes3 =40
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}}
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{{Primary election box 2012
 
{{Primary election box 2012
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==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 = Tranel
In 2010, when Tranel first won election to the State Assembly, he collected $93,471 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131652 ''Follow the Money.org'', Travis Tranel candidate summary, Retrieved June 22, 2011]</ref>  
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|Full name = Travis Tranel
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|year = 2008
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|Editdate = June 6, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=128355 ''followthemoney.org'', "Tranel, Travis," accessed June 6, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 91502
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 49]]
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|totalraised2010 = 93471
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 49]]
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|totalraised2008 = 98754
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|result2008 = Lost
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|office2008 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2008|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 49]]
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}}
  
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
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===2012===
{{legislative donor box}}
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{{SLP donor box 2012
|-
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|name = Tranel
| AT&T
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|full Name = Travis Tranel
| align="right" |$750
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143444
|-
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
| Lori Adrian
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|new = no
| align="right" |$750
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|party = Republican
|-
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|total raised = 91,502
| Sue Fritz
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|org1 = Knox, Randall
| align="right" |$750
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|org2 = Tranel, Travis
|-
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|org3 = Wolfberg, Daniel
| Alliant Energy
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|org4 = Olds, Mike
| align="right" |$500
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|org5 = Budden, Tim
|-
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|orgamount1 = 1000
| Wisconsin Institute of CPAs
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|orgamount2 = 800
| align="right" |$500
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|orgamount3 = 750
|-
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|orgamount4 = 750
| 15 individual donors
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|orgamount5 = 525
| align="right" |$500 each
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|}}
  
|}
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Tranel
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|full Name = Travis Tranel
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131652
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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 = 93,471
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|org1 = Krogh, Grace
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|org2 = Adrian, Lori
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|org3 = Fritz, Sue
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|org4 = At&T
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|org5 = Tang, Mathias H
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|orgamount1 = 1000
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|orgamount2 = 750
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|orgamount3 = 750
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|orgamount4 = 750
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
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===2008===
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{{SLP donor box 2008
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|name = Tranel
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|full Name = Travis Tranel
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110316
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = lost
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 98,754
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|org1 = Wisconsin Republican Party
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|org2 = Tranel For Assembly
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|org3 = Tranel, Travis J
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|org4 = Pauly, Greg
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|org5 = Schneller, James T
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|orgamount1 = 11000
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|orgamount2 = 5448
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|orgamount3 = 5079
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|orgamount4 = 1000
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|orgamount5 = 600
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|}}
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=108987 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=108987 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://travistranel.com/ Campaign website]
 
*[http://travistranel.com/ Campaign website]
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131652 2010]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143444 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131652 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110316 2008]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Tranel-for-Assembly-2010/107163412649838 Tranel on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Tranel-for-Assembly-2010/107163412649838 Tranel on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.youtube.com/user/Tranel4Assembly Tranel on YouTube]
 
*[http://www.youtube.com/user/Tranel4Assembly Tranel on YouTube]
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Revision as of 15:14, 10 June 2013

Travis Tranel
Travis Tranel.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 49
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
Bachelor'sLoras College, 2007
Personal
Birthday11/12/1985
Place of birthDubuque, IA
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Travis Tranel is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, District 49. He was first elected in 2010.

Tranel owned and operated his own dairy farm, Tranel Farms USA, Inc, before assuming office. He is a graduate of Loras College with degrees in Economics and Finance. [1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture
Campaigns and Elections
Family Law
Insurance
State and Federal Relations, Chair

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Tranel won re-election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 49. Tranel defeated Dave Kuhle in the Republican primary on August 14[2] and defeated Carol Beals (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 49, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTravis Tranel Incumbent 54.2% 14,218
     Democratic Carol Beals 45.7% 11,977
     - Scattering 0.2% 40
Total Votes 26,235


Wisconsin State Assembly, District 49 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTravis Tranel Incumbent 64.5% 3,773
Dave Kuhle 35.5% 2,075
Total Votes 5,848

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Tranel defeated Democratic incumbent Phil Garthwaite in the November 2 general election. He defeated Republican Dave Kuhle in the primary election. [4]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 49 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Travis Tranel (R) 10,384
Phil Garthwaite (D) 7,844
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 49 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Travis Tranel (R) 3,024 54.53%
Dave Kuhle (R) 2,519 45.42%

Campaign themes

Tranel lists his positions on the following issues on his website:

  • Jobs -Supports attracting new business, lower spending and taxes for job creators.
  • Economy - He says the people are the area's greatest asset.
  • Taxes - Wants to lower taxes so people can keep more of what they earn.
  • Roads & Transportation - Believes the proposed rail project will become a drain on transportation resources.
  • Farming & Agriculture - Supports maintaining and strengthening the "strong rural farming and agricultural economy."
  • Health care - Supports "tax deductible personal health care savings accounts and health and fitness education."
  • Values - Believes in the "value of life and the sanctity of marriage."
  • Education - Believes that Platteville and Southwest Technical Colleges are important parts of southwestern Wisconsin's economy."[5]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Tranel is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Tranel raised a total of $283,727 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 6, 2013.[6]

Travis Tranel's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 49 Won $91,502
2010 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 49 Won $93,471
2008 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 49 Defeated $98,754
Grand Total Raised $283,727

2012

Tranel won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Tranel raised a total of $91,502.

2010

Tranel won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Tranel raised a total of $93,471.

2008

Tranel lost the election for the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2008. During that election cycle, Tranel raised a total of $98,754.

Personal

Tranel is married and has two children.

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