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Latest revision as of 01:15, 8 May 2014

Wisconsin State Assembly District 24
WI HD 24.JPG
Current incumbentDan Knodl Republican Party
Population57,065
Voting age77.0% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 8, 2014
Wisconsin's twenty-fourth state assembly district is represented by Republican Representative Dan Knodl.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 57,065 civilians reside within Wisconsin's twenty-fourth state assembly district.[1] Members of the Wisconsin State Assembly represent an average of 57,444 residents.[2] After the 2000 Census, each member represented 54,179 residents.[3]

About the office

Members of the Wisconsin State Assembly serve two-year terms and are not subject to term limits. Wisconsin legislators assume office the first Monday in January following the election.

Qualifications

Section 6 of Article 4 of the Wisconsin Constitution states, "No person shall be eligible to the legislature who shall not have resided one year within the state, and be a qualified elector in the district which he may be chosen to represent."

Salaries

See also: Comparison of state legislative salaries

As of 2013, members of the Wisconsin Legislature are paid $49,943/year. Legislators receive a maximum of $88/day per diem, set by the compensation commission. Based on the maximum, the leadership of each house determines what amount to authorize for each session.[4]

Vacancies

See also: How vacancies are filled in state legislatures

In the event of a vacancy in the assembly, the Governor must call for a special election when allowed by law.[5] Special elections to fill legislative vacancies cannot be held after February 1st preceding a spring election or September 1st preceding a fall election.[6] If the vacancy happens before May 15th, the Governor must fill the vacancy as soon as possible.[7]

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Elections for the office of Wisconsin State Assembly consisted of a primary election on August 14, 2012, and a general election on November 6, 2012. Republican incumbent Dan Knodl defeated Democrat Shan Haqqi in the general election. Both candidates were unopposed in the primary elections.[8][9]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 24, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDan Knodl Incumbent 62.4% 20,932
     Democratic Shan Haqqi 37.5% 12,594
     - Scattering 0.1% 33
Total Votes 33,559

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Wisconsin State Assembly District 24 have raised a total of $381,746. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $27,268 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Wisconsin State Assembly District 24
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $122,707 2 $61,354
2010 $18,237 2 $9,119
2008 $151,340 6 $25,223
2006 $20,526 1 $20,526
2004 $23,830 1 $23,830
2002 $13,811 1 $13,811
2000 $31,295 1 $31,295
Total $381,746 14 $27,268

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