Warren Petryk

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Warren Petryk
Warren Petryk1.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 93
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 4
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
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, 1978
Date of birth01/24/1955
Place of birthEau Claire, WI
Office website
Warrren Petryk is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 93 since 2011.

Prior to his election, Petryk was the Community relations coordinator for United Cerebral Palsy of West Central Wisconsin. He co-founded "The Memories" - a musical entertainment group. He holds a BA in philosophy and music from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. [1][2]

Committee assignments


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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Aging and Long-Term Care
Jobs, Economy and Mining
Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage
Veterans, Chair
Workforce Development, Vice-chair


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



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Petryk won re-election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 93. Petryk ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated Jeff Smith in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 93, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWarren Petryk Incumbent 50.8% 15,612
     Democratic Jeff Smith 49.2% 15,114
     - Scattering 0.1% 16
Total Votes 30,742


See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Petryk defeated Democratic incumbent Jeffrey Smith in the November 2 general election. He defeated Mike Conlin and Isaac Weix in the primary election. [4]

A recount request was filed with the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board on November 9, 2010[5]. A recount was scheduled for November 12, 2010[6]. The recount produced no changes. [7]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 93 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Warren Petryk (R) 11,080
Jeffrey Smith (D) 11,006
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 93 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Warren Petryk (R) 1,728 39.17%
Mike Conlin(R) 1,590 36.05%
Isaac Weix (R) 1,091 24.73%

Campaign themes

Petryk's campaign website summarizes his positions on the following topics:

  • "Promoting a Pro-Business, Pro-Family Wisconsin"
  • "Returning State Government to Conservative Fiscal Responsibility"
  • "Controlling State Government Spending"
  • "Reducing State Government waste, fraud and inefficiency"
  • "Lowering State taxes"
  • "Creating a more efficient, smaller, less obtrusive State Government"
  • "Wise stewardship and management of our precious natural resources"
  • "Protecting our Wisconsin children, elderly and people with disabilities"
  • "Improving the lives of all residents of Western Wisconsin"
  • "Supporting State legislation defending all of our U.S. Constitutional Rights" [8]

Campaign donors

In Wisconsin, there is a $500 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan Assembly candidates.[9]


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, when Petryk first won election to the State Assembly, he collected $40,466 in donations.[10]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Tavern League of Wisconsin $500
Fitzgerald for Assembly $500
Wisconsin Republican Party $500
Northwestern Mutual Life $500
Republican Party-Eau Claire County $500
Realtors Association of NW Wisconsin $500
14 individual donors $500 each


Petryk is single, and is a member of the Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce, Eau Claire Rod and Rifle Club, the National Rifle Association, and Pheasants Forever.

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Preceded by
Jeff Smith
Wisconsin State Assembly District 93
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