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'''Travis Tranel''' is a [[:Category:Republican candidate, Wisconsin State Assembly, 2010|Republican candidate ]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010#District 49|District 49]] of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]].  The primary election was on [[Primary election dates in 2010|September 14, 2010]] and the general election is on [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
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|Name = Travis Tranel
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|Position = Wisconsin State Assembly District 49
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{{tnr}}'''Travis Tranel''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing District 49. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
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==Biography==
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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.<ref>[http://travistranel.com/about Tranel campaign website biography]</ref>
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==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===
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During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Tranel served on these committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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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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}}
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2010====
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Tranel's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref>[http://travistranel.com/the-issues Tranel's campaign website - Issues]</ref>
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*Jobs -Supports attracting new business, lower spending and taxes for job creators.
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*Economy - He says the people are the area's greatest asset.
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*Taxes - Wants to lower taxes so people can keep more of what they earn.
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*Roads & Transportation - Believes the proposed rail project will become a drain on transportation resources.
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*Farming & Agriculture - Supports maintaining and strengthening the "strong rural farming and agricultural economy."
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*Health care - Supports "tax deductible personal health care savings accounts and health and fitness education."
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*Values - Believes in the "value of life and the sanctity of marriage."
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*Education - Believes that Platteville and Southwest Technical Colleges are important parts of southwestern Wisconsin's economy."
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==Elections== 
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===2012=== 
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:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]'' 
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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
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|Chamber= Wisconsin State Assembly, District 49
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|party=Republican
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|winner1 =Travis Tranel
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Dave Kuhle
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|votes1 = 3773
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|votes2 = 2075
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}}
  
==Election history==
 
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
  
Tranel defeated Republican Dave Kuhle in the primary election.  He is opposed by Democratic incumbent [[Phil Garthwaite]] in the November 2 general election.
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Tranel defeated Democratic incumbent [[Phil Garthwaite]] in the November 2 general election. He defeated Republican Dave Kuhle in the primary election.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/result/primary_percentage_results_78075.pdf Official GAB primary results]</ref>
<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/result/primary_percentage_results_78075.pdf Official GAB primary results]</ref>
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{{Votebox |
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  office = Wisconsin State Assembly, District 49 General Election (2010)
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|-
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Travis Tranel (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''10,384'''
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|-
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| colspan="2" | Phil Garthwaite (D)
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| align="right" | 7,844
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|}
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Tranel
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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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}}
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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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=143444
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 91,502
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|org1 = Knox, Randall
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|org2 = Tranel, Travis
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|org3 = Wolfberg, Daniel
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|org4 = Olds, Mike
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|org5 = Budden, Tim
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|orgamount1 = 1000
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|orgamount2 = 800
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|orgamount3 = 750
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|orgamount4 = 750
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|orgamount5 = 525
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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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|}}
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==Personal==
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Tranel is married and has two children.
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "'''Travis + Tranel + Wisconsin + Assembly'''"
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Travis+Tranel+Wisconsin+Assembly&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Travis Tranel News Feed}}
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/Pages/leg-info.aspx?d=49 Travis Tranel on the Wisconsin State Assembly website]
 
*[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]
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Tranel-for-Assembly-2010/107163412649838 Tanel on Facebook]
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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.youtube.com/user/Tranel4Assembly Tranel on YouTube]
 
*[http://www.youtube.com/user/Tranel4Assembly Tranel on YouTube]
*[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results List of candidates certified for the November 2, 2010 general election in Wisconsin]
 
  
 
==References==
 
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Revision as of 02:55, 31 October 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, representing District 49. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

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:

Issues

Campaign themes

2010

Tranel's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

  • 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."

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[3] and defeated Carol Beals (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4]

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.[5]

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 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.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Travis Tranel's campaign in 2012
Knox, Randall$1,000
Tranel, Travis$800
Wolfberg, Daniel$750
Olds, Mike$750
Budden, Tim$525
Total Raised in 2012$91,502
Source:Follow the Money

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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