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|Other offices = [[Wisconsin Governor|Governor]] • [[Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin|Lieutenant Governor]]  •  [[Wisconsin Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] • [[Wisconsin Attorney General|Attorney General]]  •  [[Wisconsin Treasurer|Treasurer]] • [[Wisconsin Auditor|Auditor]]  •  [[Wisconsin Superintendent of Public Instruction|Superintendent of Education]] •  [[Wisconsin Secretary of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection|Agriculture Commissioner]]  •  [[Wisconsin Commissioner of Insurance|Insurance Commissioner]] • [[Wisconsin Secretary of Natural Resources|Natural Resources Commissioner]] • [[Wisconsin Secretary of Workforce Development|Labor Commissioner]] • [[Wisconsin Chairperson of Public Service Commission|Public Service Commission]]
 
|Other offices = [[Wisconsin Governor|Governor]] • [[Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin|Lieutenant Governor]]  •  [[Wisconsin Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] • [[Wisconsin Attorney General|Attorney General]]  •  [[Wisconsin Treasurer|Treasurer]] • [[Wisconsin Auditor|Auditor]]  •  [[Wisconsin Superintendent of Public Instruction|Superintendent of Education]] •  [[Wisconsin Secretary of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection|Agriculture Commissioner]]  •  [[Wisconsin Commissioner of Insurance|Insurance Commissioner]] • [[Wisconsin Secretary of Natural Resources|Natural Resources Commissioner]] • [[Wisconsin Secretary of Workforce Development|Labor Commissioner]] • [[Wisconsin Chairperson of Public Service Commission|Public Service Commission]]
}}{{tnr}}The '''Wisconsin Secretary of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection''' is an appointed position in the Wisconsin state government. The secretary directs the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), which defines its mission as "working for a healthy environment, a healthy food supply, and healthy business practices,"<ref name="division"/> and works closely with the DATCP Board and the [[Governor of Wisconsin|Governor's office]].<ref name="division">[http://datcp.wi.gov/About/Divisions/index.aspx ''Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection'' "Divisions" Accessed July 20, 2012]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}The '''Wisconsin Secretary of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection''' is an appointed position in the Wisconsin state government. The secretary directs the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), which defines its mission as "working for a healthy environment, a healthy food supply and healthy business practices,"<ref name="division"/> and works closely with the DATCP Board and the [[Governor of Wisconsin|governor's office]].<ref name="division">[http://datcp.wi.gov/About/Divisions/index.aspx ''Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection'', "Divisions" accessed July 20, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Current officeholder==
 
==Current officeholder==
The current officeholder is [[Ben Brancel]]. He was born and raised in Marquette County, [[Wisconsin]]. He managed a dairy operation for 22 years and now runs a 290-acre family farm with his wife, son, and daughter-in-law.<ref name="bio">[http://datcp.wi.gov/About/Secretary/index.aspx ''Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection,'' "Secretary Ben Brancel," accessed September 4, 2011]</ref> He holds a BA in Animal science from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.<ref name="bio"/>
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The current officeholder is [[Ben Brancel]]. He was born and raised in Marquette County, [[Wisconsin]]. He managed a dairy operation for 22 years and now runs a 290-acre family farm with his wife, son and daughter-in-law.<ref name="bio">[http://datcp.wi.gov/About/Secretary/index.aspx ''Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection,'' "Secretary Ben Brancel," accessed September 4, 2011]</ref> He holds a B.A. in animal science from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.<ref name="bio"/>
  
 
==Authority==
 
==Authority==
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'''[http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/15/I/04/ Wisconsin Statutes, Chapter 93.02, Staff]'''
 
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The creation of the Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection is designated in Wisconsin Statutes.  
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The creation of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection is designated in Wisconsin Statutes.  
  
 
'''[http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/15/II/13 Wisconsin Statutes, Chapter 15.13, Department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection; creation]'''
 
'''[http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/15/II/13 Wisconsin Statutes, Chapter 15.13, Department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection; creation]'''
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==Appointments==
 
==Appointments==
 
[[File:WI state org chart.JPG|200px|right|thumb|Wisconsin state government organizational chart]]
 
[[File:WI state org chart.JPG|200px|right|thumb|Wisconsin state government organizational chart]]
Under [http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/15/I/05/ Chapter 15.05] of the Wisconsin Statutes, the secretary is nominated by the [[Governor of Wisconsin|governor]], with the advice and consent of the [[Wisconsin State Senate|state Senate]], and serves at the pleasure of the governor.<ref>[http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/15/I/04/ ''Wisconsin Statutes,'' "Chapter 15: Structure of the Executive Branch -- Subchapter I: General Provisions, Section 15.05: Secretaries," accessed July 23, 2012]</ref>
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Under [http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/15/I/05/ Chapter 15.05] of the Wisconsin Statutes, the secretary is nominated by the [[Governor of Wisconsin|governor]], with the advice and consent of the [[Wisconsin State Senate|state Senate]] and serves at the pleasure of the governor.<ref>[http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/15/I/04/ ''Wisconsin Statutes,'' "Chapter 15: Structure of the Executive Branch -- Subchapter I: General Provisions, Section 15.05: Secretaries," accessed July 23, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Vacancies==
 
==Vacancies==
In the instance of a vacancy, under [http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/15/I/05/ Chapter 15.05] of the Wisconsin Statutes, a new secretary is nominated by the [[Governor of Wisconsin|governor]], with the advice and consent of the [[Wisconsin State Senate|state Senate]], and will serve at the pleasure of the governor.<ref>[http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/15/I/04/ ''Wisconsin Statutes,'' "Chapter 15: Structure of the Executive Branch -- Subchapter I: General Provisions, Section 15.05: Secretaries," accessed July 23, 2012]</ref>
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In the instance of a vacancy, under [http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/15/I/05/ Chapter 15.05] of the Wisconsin Statutes, a new secretary is nominated by the [[Governor of Wisconsin|governor]], with the advice and consent of the [[Wisconsin State Senate|state Senate]] and will serve at the pleasure of the governor.<ref>[http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/15/I/04/ ''Wisconsin Statutes,'' "Chapter 15: Structure of the Executive Branch -- Subchapter I: General Provisions, Section 15.05: Secretaries," accessed July 23, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Duties==
 
==Duties==
The specific duties of the Secretary of Agriculture, Trade,  and Consumer Protection are outlined in [http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/15/I/04/ Chapter 93.07] of the Wisconsin state code.
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The specific duties of the secretary of agriculture, trade,  and consumer protection are outlined in [http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/15/I/04/ Chapter 93.07] of the Wisconsin state code.
  
Some of the main duties of the office include: <ref>[http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/93/07 ''Wisconsin Legislative Documents'' "CHAPTER 93: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, TRADE AND CONSUMER PROTECTION" Accessed July 19, 2012]</ref>  
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Some of the main duties of the office include:<ref>[http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/93/07 ''Wisconsin Legislative Documents'', "CHAPTER 93: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, TRADE AND CONSUMER PROTECTION" accessed July 19, 2012]</ref>  
 
*'''Regulations:''' "To make and enforce such regulations, not inconsistent with law, as it may deem necessary for the exercise and discharge of all the powers and duties of the department, and to adopt such measures and make such regulations as are necessary and proper for the enforcement by the state of chs. 93 to 100, which regulations shall have the force of law."
 
*'''Regulations:''' "To make and enforce such regulations, not inconsistent with law, as it may deem necessary for the exercise and discharge of all the powers and duties of the department, and to adopt such measures and make such regulations as are necessary and proper for the enforcement by the state of chs. 93 to 100, which regulations shall have the force of law."
 
*'''Forms:''' "To prescribe forms for all applications, notices and reports required to be made to the department or which are necessary in its work."
 
*'''Forms:''' "To prescribe forms for all applications, notices and reports required to be made to the department or which are necessary in its work."
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==Divisions==
 
==Divisions==
There are seven main divisions within the office of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection:<ref>[http://datcp.wi.gov/Contacts/index.aspx ''Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection'' "Contacts" Accessed July 20, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://datcp.wi.gov/About/Divisions/index.aspx ''Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection'' "Divisions" Accessed July 20, 2012]</ref>
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There are seven main divisions within the Office of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection:<ref>[http://datcp.wi.gov/Contacts/index.aspx ''Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection'', "Contacts" accessed July 20, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://datcp.wi.gov/About/Divisions/index.aspx ''Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection'', "Divisions" accessed July 20, 2012]</ref>
  
 
*Division of Agricultural Development (DAD)
 
*Division of Agricultural Development (DAD)
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==State budget==
 
==State budget==
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:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin state budget and finances]]''
 
The budget for the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection in Fiscal Year 2013 was  $103,773,600.<ref> [http://www.doa.state.wi.us/debf/docview.asp?budid=56 ''Wisconsin Department of Administration,'' "2013-15 Executive Budget - Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection,"  accessed April 3, 2013] </ref>
 
The budget for the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection in Fiscal Year 2013 was  $103,773,600.<ref> [http://www.doa.state.wi.us/debf/docview.asp?budid=56 ''Wisconsin Department of Administration,'' "2013-15 Executive Budget - Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection,"  accessed April 3, 2013] </ref>
  
 
==Compensation==
 
==Compensation==
 
::''See also: [[Compensation of state executive officers]]''
 
::''See also: [[Compensation of state executive officers]]''
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===2014===
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In 2014, the secretary received a salary of [[Compensation of state executive officers|$121,202]], according to the [[Council of State Governments]].<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/kc/system/files/4.11%202014.pdf ''Council of State Governments,'' "SELECTED STATE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICIALS: ANNUAL SALARIES," accessed December 8, 2014]</ref>
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===2013===
 
===2013===
In 2013, the secretary's salary remained at $120,000.<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/kc/system/files/4.11_2013.pdf ''Council of State Governments,'' Table 4.11 Selected State Administrative Officials: Annual Salaries, accessed January 31, 2014]</ref>
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In 2013, the secretary's salary remained at [[Compensation of state executive officers|$120,000]], according to the [[Council of State Governments]].<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/kc/system/files/4.11_2013.pdf ''Council of State Governments,'' Table 4.11 Selected State Administrative Officials: Annual Salaries," accessed January 31, 2014]</ref>
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
In 2012, the Wisconsin Secretary of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection was paid an estimated [[Compensation of state executive officers|$120,000]]. This figure comes from the [[Council of State Governments]].
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In 2012, the secretary was paid an estimated [[Compensation of state executive officers|$120,000]], according to the [[Council of State Governments]].
  
 
==Historical officeholders==
 
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*[http://datcp.wi.gov/ Wisconsin Department Of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection]
 
*[http://datcp.wi.gov/ Wisconsin Department Of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection]
  

Latest revision as of 10:05, 22 April 2015

Wisconsin Secretary of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
2013 FY Budget:  $103,773,600
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Serves at the pleasure of the governor
Authority:  Wisconsin Statutes, Chapter 15.13
Selection Method:  Appointed by Governor
Current Officeholder

Ben Brancel.jpg
Name:  Ben Brancel
Assumed office:  January 3, 2011
Compensation:  $121,202
Other Wisconsin Executive Offices
GovernorLieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney GeneralTreasurerAuditorSuperintendent of EducationAgriculture CommissionerInsurance CommissionerNatural Resources CommissionerLabor CommissionerPublic Service Commission
The Wisconsin Secretary of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection is an appointed position in the Wisconsin state government. The secretary directs the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), which defines its mission as "working for a healthy environment, a healthy food supply and healthy business practices,"[1] and works closely with the DATCP Board and the governor's office.[1]

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Ben Brancel. He was born and raised in Marquette County, Wisconsin. He managed a dairy operation for 22 years and now runs a 290-acre family farm with his wife, son and daughter-in-law.[2] He holds a B.A. in animal science from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.[2]

Authority

Wisconsin law provides that heads of independent agencies may create and appoint such councils and committees as the operation of the agency requires.

Wisconsin Statutes, Chapter 93.02, Staff

The secretary shall appoint all staff necessary for the carrying out of the duties of the department, all of whom shall be under the classified service except the deputy secretary, the executive assistant and, subject to s. 230.08 (4) (a), the administrators of divisions. Each such deputy secretary, executive assistant or administrator shall be appointed by the secretary with the approval of the board.


The creation of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection is designated in Wisconsin Statutes.

Wisconsin Statutes, Chapter 15.13, Department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection; creation

There is created a department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection under the direction and supervision of the board of agriculture, trade and consumer protection. The board shall consist of 7 members with an agricultural background and 2 members who are consumer representatives, appointed for staggered 6-year terms. Appointments to the board shall be made without regard to party affiliation, residence or interest in any special organized group.

Qualifications

Qualifications of the members of the Board of Agriculture are detailed within the Wisconsin State Statutes, Chapter 15.13:

"The board shall consist of 7 members with an agricultural background and 2 members who are consumer representatives, appointed for staggered 6-year terms. Appointments to the board shall be made without regard to party affiliation, residence or interest in any special organized group."

Appointments

Wisconsin state government organizational chart

Under Chapter 15.05 of the Wisconsin Statutes, the secretary is nominated by the governor, with the advice and consent of the state Senate and serves at the pleasure of the governor.[3]

Vacancies

In the instance of a vacancy, under Chapter 15.05 of the Wisconsin Statutes, a new secretary is nominated by the governor, with the advice and consent of the state Senate and will serve at the pleasure of the governor.[4]

Duties

The specific duties of the secretary of agriculture, trade, and consumer protection are outlined in Chapter 93.07 of the Wisconsin state code.

Some of the main duties of the office include:[5]

  • Regulations: "To make and enforce such regulations, not inconsistent with law, as it may deem necessary for the exercise and discharge of all the powers and duties of the department, and to adopt such measures and make such regulations as are necessary and proper for the enforcement by the state of chs. 93 to 100, which regulations shall have the force of law."
  • Forms: "To prescribe forms for all applications, notices and reports required to be made to the department or which are necessary in its work."
  • Promotion of agriculture: "To promote the interests of agriculture, dairying, horticulture, manufacturing, commercial fishing and the domestic arts and to advertise Wisconsin and its dairy, food, and agricultural products by conducting campaigns of education throughout the United States and in foreign markets. Such campaigns shall include the distribution of educational and advertising material concerning Wisconsin and its plant, animal, food, and dairy products. The department shall coordinate efforts by the state to advertise and promote agricultural products of this state, with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation where appropriate. The department shall submit its request and plan for market development program expenditures for each biennium with its biennial budget request. The plan shall include the identification and priority of expenditures for each market development program activity.
  • State aid to Livestock Breeders Association: To receive and examine, prior to its transmission to the department of administration, the biennial request for state aid of the Wisconsin Livestock Breeders Association; to transmit and make recommendations upon this request to the department of administration and the governor; and to advise as to the manner of expending and accounting for state moneys appropriated to that organization."
  • Advice to university of Wisconsin system: "To give advice to the state superintendent of public instruction as to the courses in agricultural economics to be given in the University of Wisconsin System."
  • Exhibits: "Upon authorization by the governor, to make such public exhibits as will tend to inform the public of the work of the department, and to give such aid in farmers' institutes, dairy and food and farmers' conventions and the agricultural department of the state university as may be deemed advisable."
  • Information:
    • (a) "To collect from the several counties information concerning the extent, condition and prices of farm crops; the number, conditions of health and value of farm animals; prevailing conditions of weather, and such other information as the department may deem of value to the agricultural interests of the state, and to publish monthly statements of such reports, for free distribution among the farmers and other interested persons of the state."
    • (b) "To collect and publish, in the form best calculated to attract to the state desirable immigrants and capital, information relating to the advantages and opportunities offered by this state to the farmer, the merchant, the manufacturer, the home seeker, and the summer visitor. The publication shall be subject to s. 35.29 and shall be in form of circulars, folders and pamphlets, and may be translated and printed in foreign languages; to cause to be inserted in newspapers, magazines and farm papers appropriate notices, and to maintain permanent exhibits in populous centers, if the department shall determine that the best interests of the state will be advanced thereby."
    • (c) "To furnish free, in its discretion, copies of the publications printed under its direction to advancement associations, and societies organized to promote immigration and the development and enrichment of the state, when application is made therefore; to furnish other persons such copies as may be requested at the actual cost of printing; and the money received for such copies shall be paid into the state treasury and credited to the appropriation from which said cost of printing was paid."
    • (d) "To obtain from the heads of the several departments of the state government, the faculty of the state university and the several state institutions, and they are hereby directed to furnish to the department upon request, such information as may be at their command relating to the resources of this state."

Divisions

There are seven main divisions within the Office of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection:[6][7]

  • Division of Agricultural Development (DAD)
  • Division of Animal Health (DAH)
  • Division of Agricultural Resource Management (DARM)
  • Division of Food Safety (DFS)
  • Division of Trade and Consumer Protection (DTCP)
  • Office of the Secretary (OS)
  • Management Services

State budget

See also: Wisconsin state budget and finances

The budget for the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection in Fiscal Year 2013 was $103,773,600.[8]

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

2014

In 2014, the secretary received a salary of $121,202, according to the Council of State Governments.[9]

2013

In 2013, the secretary's salary remained at $120,000, according to the Council of State Governments.[10]

2012

In 2012, the secretary was paid an estimated $120,000, according to the Council of State Governments.

Historical officeholders

Note: Ballotpedia's state executive officials project researches state official websites for chronological lists of historical officeholders. That information for the Wisconsin Secretary of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection has not yet been added because the information was unavailable on the relevant state official websites, or we are currently in the process of formatting the list for this office. If you have any additional information about this office for inclusion on this section and/or page, please email us.

State profile

Wisconsin's population in 2013 was 5,742,713.

Wisconsin's population in 2013 was 5,742,713 according to the United States Census Bureau. This estimate represented a 1 percent change from the bureau's 2010 estimate. The state's population per square mile was 105 in 2010, exceeding the national average of 87.4. Wisconsin experienced a 1.5 percent increase in total employment from 2011 to 2012 based on census data, falling below a 2.2 percent increase at the national level during the same period.[11]

Demographics

Wisconsin fell below the national average for residents who attained at least bachelor's degrees based on census data from 2009 to 2013. The United States Census Bureau found that 26.8 percent of Wisconsin residents aged 25 years and older attained bachelor's degrees compared to 28.8 percent at the national level. The median household income in Wisconsin was $52,413 between 2009 and 2013 compared to a $53,046 national median income. Census information showed a 13.5 percent poverty rate in Wisconsin during the study period compared to a 14.5 percent national poverty rate.[11]

Racial Demographics, 2013[11]
Race Wisconsin (%) United States (%)
White 88.1 77.7
Black or African American 6.5 13.2
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.1 1.2
Asian 2.5 5.3
Two or More Races 1.7 2.4
Hispanic or Latino 6.3 17.1

Presidential Voting Pattern, 2000-2012[12][13]
Year Democratic vote in Wisconsin (%) Republican vote in Wisconsin (%) Democratic vote in U.S. (%) Republican vote in U.S. (%)
2012 52.8 45.9 51.1 47.2
2008 56.2 42.3 52.9 45.7
2004 49.7 49.3 48.3 50.7
2000 47.8 47.6 48.4 47.9

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin rather than a race. Citizens may report both their race and their place of origin, and as a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table may exceed 100 percent.[14][15]

Recent news

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Contact info

Address:
2811 Agriculture Drive
Madison, Wisconsin 53708-8911
Phone: (608) 224-5012
Fax: 608-224-5034

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 8911
Madison, Wisconsin 53708-8911

See also

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection, "Divisions" accessed July 20, 2012
  2. 2.0 2.1 Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, "Secretary Ben Brancel," accessed September 4, 2011
  3. Wisconsin Statutes, "Chapter 15: Structure of the Executive Branch -- Subchapter I: General Provisions, Section 15.05: Secretaries," accessed July 23, 2012
  4. Wisconsin Statutes, "Chapter 15: Structure of the Executive Branch -- Subchapter I: General Provisions, Section 15.05: Secretaries," accessed July 23, 2012
  5. Wisconsin Legislative Documents, "CHAPTER 93: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, TRADE AND CONSUMER PROTECTION" accessed July 19, 2012
  6. Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection, "Contacts" accessed July 20, 2012
  7. Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection, "Divisions" accessed July 20, 2012
  8. Wisconsin Department of Administration, "2013-15 Executive Budget - Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection," accessed April 3, 2013
  9. Council of State Governments, "SELECTED STATE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICIALS: ANNUAL SALARIES," accessed December 8, 2014
  10. Council of State Governments, Table 4.11 Selected State Administrative Officials: Annual Salaries," accessed January 31, 2014
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 United States Census Bureau, "QuickFacts Beta," accessed March 24, 2015
  12. Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, "Wisconsin Election Results," accessed March 24, 2015
  13. The American Presidency Project, "Presidential Elections Data," accessed March 24, 2015
  14. United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014
  15. Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one- or two-tenths off from being exactly 100 percent. This Ballotpedia page provides a more detailed explanation of how the Census Bureau handles race and ethnicity in its surveys.