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political position  =  [[Wisconsin State Assembly|Wisconsin State Assembly District 49]]|
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Travis Tranel''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010#District 49|District 49]].  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Travis Tranel''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010#District 49|District 49]]. He was first elected in 2010.
  
Tranel owns and operates his own dairy farm, Tranel Farms USA, Inc. He is a graduate of Loras College with two degrees in Economics and Finance. <ref>[http://travistranel.com/about Tranel campaign website biography]</ref>
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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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*Values - Believes in the "value of life and the sanctity of marriage."
 
*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."<ref>[http://travistranel.com/the-issues Tranel's campaign website - Issues]</ref>
 
*Education - Believes that Platteville and Southwest Technical Colleges are important parts of southwestern Wisconsin's economy."<ref>[http://travistranel.com/the-issues Tranel's campaign website - Issues]</ref>
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==Personal==
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Tranel is married and has two children.
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

Revision as of 11:28, 27 May 2011

Travis Tranel
Travis Tranel.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 49
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 3, 2011
Current term ends
January 3, 2013
Political party Republican
Website Assembly website
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

2011-2012

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

Elections

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. [2]

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."[3]

Personal

Tranel is married and has two children.

External links

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