Tyler August

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Tyler August
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Wisconsin State Assembly, District 32
In office
2011 - present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 4
Speaker Pro Tempore, Wisconsin State Assembly
September 4, 2013 - present
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
Date of birthJanuary 26, 1983
Office website
Tyler August is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 32. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. August began serving as Speaker Pro Tempore after being elected to the position on September 4, 2013; having been a substitute speaker pro tempore on occasion, he replaced Bill Kramer, who was elected to the position of Majority Leader following the resignation of Scott Suder.[1]


August graduated from Big Foot High School and attended the University of Wisconsin - Madison and the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire. He served as Chief of Staff for Thomas Lothian, the former representative for District 32 who did not seek re-election in 2010.

Committee assignments


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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Administrative Rules
Government Operations and State Licensing, Chair
Labor, Vice-chair
State Affairs
Administrative Rules
Tax Exemptions, Co-chair


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



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

August won election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 32. August ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated Kim Peterson (D) and David Stolow (L) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 32, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTyler August Incumbent 57.1% 15,586
     Democratic Kim Peterson 39.7% 10,828
     Libertarian David Stolow 3.1% 847
     - Scattering 0.1% 33
Total Votes 27,294


See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

August was elected to District 32. He is opposed by Democrat Doug Harrod and Independent Daniel Kilkenny in the November 2 general election.August defeated his opponents in the primary election: Adam Gibbs, John Finley, Dan Necci, Mel Nieuwenhuis, and Thomas Stelling. After a recount concluded September 25, 2010, August was declared the winner by three votes.[3]. [4]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 32 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tyler August (R) 10,868
Doug Harrod (D) 5,156
Daniel Kilkenny (I) 1,983
Rick Pappas (I) 648
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 32 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Tyler August (R) 1,760 23.97%
Adam Gibbs (R) 1,757 23.93 %
Mel Nieuwenhuis (R) 1,641 22.35%
Dan Necci (R) 1,312 17.87%
Thomas E. Stelling (R) 514 7%
John K. Finley (R) 354 4.82%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for August is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, August raised a total of $71,498 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 6, 2013.[5]

Tyler August's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 32 Won $39,229
2010 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 32 Won $32,269
Grand Total Raised $71,498


August won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, August raised a total of $39,229.


August won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, August raised a total of $32,269.


August is a member of the National Rifle Association. He is not married.

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