Travis Tranel

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Travis Tranel
Candidate for
Wisconsin State Assembly District 49
Representative-elect
Assumed office
2011
Current term ends
2012
Political party Republican
Website Campaign website
Travis Tranel is a Republican candidate for District 49 of the Wisconsin State Assembly. The primary election was on September 14, 2010 and the general election was on November 2, 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. [1]

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 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]

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