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Encyclopedia > Wisconsin State Assembly

The Wisconsin State Assembly is the lower house of the Wisconsin Legislature. Together with the smaller Wisconsin State Senate, the two comprise the legislative branch of the U.S. state of Wisconsin. A lower house is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature, the other chamber being the upper house. ... The Wisconsin Legislature, based in Madison, is bicameral and is composed of the Wisconsin State Assembly and the Wisconsin Senate. ... The Wisconsin State Senate, based off of the U.S. Senate, is the upper house of the Wisconsin State Legislature, smaller than the Wisconsin State Assembly. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Minor parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries â€¢ Politics Portal • • A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...


Wisconsin is divided into 99 Assembly Districts apportioned amongst the state based on population as determined by the decennial census, for a total of 99 Representatives. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ...


Representatives are elected for two year terms, elected during the fall elections. If a vacancy occurs in an Assembly seat between elections, it may be filled only by a special election.


The Assembly chamber is located in the west wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol building, in Madison, Wisconsin. The Wisconsin State Capitol, located in Madison, Wisconsin, houses both arms of the Wisconsin legislature, the state Supreme Court, and the Office of the Governor. ... Nickname: Mad Town or Mad City Location of Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin Municipality City Incorporated 1848 Mayor Dave Cieslewicz Area    - City km²  (84. ...

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Salary and benefits

Representatives elected or re-elected in the fall of 2002 will draw $45,569 a year in salary. For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ...


In addition to their salaries, Representatives outside Dane County may receive up to $88 a day each in living expenses while they are in Madison on state business. Members of the Dane County delegation are allowed up to $44 each in expenses. Dane County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Nickname: Mad Town or Mad City Location of Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin Municipality City Incorporated 1848 Mayor Dave Cieslewicz Area    - City km²  (84. ... Dane County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ...


Each Representative also receives $75 a month in "out-of-session" pay when the Legislature is in session for three days or less.


Over two years, each representatives is allotted $66,008 to cover general office expenses, printing, postage and district mailings.


Assembly officers

  • Speaker: John Gard
    RUNNING FOR US HOUSE-8TH CD
  • Speaker Pro Tempore: Stephen J. Freese
  • Majority Leader: Michael Huebsch
  • Minority Leader: James Kreuser
  • Assistant Majority Leader: Jeff Fitzgerald
  • Assistant Minority Leader: Jon Richards
  • Majority Caucus Chair-up-his-ass: Mark Gundrum
  • Minority Caucus Chair: Robert L. Turner

John Gard (born August 3, 1963 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is currently a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly representing the 89th district since 1987. ... James Kreuser (born May 20, 1961) is a member of the Democratic Party from Kenosha, Wisconsin who has served in the Wisconsin State Assembly for the 64th Assembly District since 1993. ...

During the 2005-2007 Legislative Session

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Vacant: 1

The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ...

Members

Representative District Party First elected
Garey D. Bies 01 Republican 2000
Frank G. Lasee 02 Republican 1994
Alvin R. Ott 03 Republican 1986
Phil Montgomery 04 Republican 1998
Tom Nelson 05 Democrat 2004
John H. Ainsworth
RETIRING
06 Republican 1990
Peggy Krusick 07 Democrat 1983
Pedro Colón 08 Democrat 1998
Josh Zepnick 09 Democrat 2002
Annette P. Williams 10 Democrat 1980
Jason Fields 11 Democrat 2004
Frederick P. Kessler 12 Democrat 2004
David A. Cullen 13 Democrat 1990
Leah Vukmir 14 Republican 2002
Tony Staskunas 15 Democrat 1996
Leon D. Young 16 Democrat 1992
Barbara Toles 17 Democrat 2004
Tamara D. Grigsby 18 Democrat 2004
Jon Richards 19 Democrat 1998
Christine Sinicki 20 Democrat 1998
Mark R. Honadel 21 Republican 2003
Sheldon A. Wasserman 22 Democrat 1994
Curt Gielow
RETIRING
23 Republican 2002
Suzanne Jeskewitz 24 Republican 1996
Bob Ziegelbauer 25 Democrat 1992
Terry Van Akkeren 26 Democrat 2002
Steve Kestell 27 Republican 1998
Mark L. Pettis 28 Republican 1998
Andy Lamb
RETIRING
29 Republican 2004
Kitty Rhoades 30 Republican 1998
Stephen L. Nass 31 Republican 1990
Thomas A. Lothian 32 Republican 2002
Scott A. Newcomer 33 Republican 2006
Dan Meyer 34 Republican 2000
Donald Friske 35 Republican 2000
Jeffrey L. Mursau 36 Republican 2004
David W. Ward
RETIRING
37 Republican 1992
Joel Kleefisch 38 Republican 2004
Jeff Fitzgerald 39 Republican 2000
Jean L. Hundertmark
RUNNING FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR
40 Republican 1998
Joan Ballweg 41 Republican 2004
J. A. Hines 42 Republican 2001
Debi Towns 43 Republican 2002
Mike Sheridan 44 Democrat 2004
Chuck Benedict 45 Democrat 2004
Gary Hebl 46 Democrat 2004
Eugene Hahn 47 Republican 1990
Mark Miller 48 Democrat 2004
Gabe Loeffelholz 49 Republican 2000
Sheryl K. Albers 50 Republican 1991
Stephen J. Freese 51 Republican 1990
John F. Townsend 52 Republican 1998
Carol Owens 53 Republican 1992
Gregg Underheim
RETIRING
54 Republican 1987
Dean R. Kaufert 55 Republican 1990
Terri McCormick
RUNNING FOR US HOUSE-8TH CD
56 Republican 2000
Steve Wieckert 57 Republican 1996
Pat Strachota 58 Republican 2004
Daniel R. LeMahieu 59 Republican 2002
Mark Gottlieb 60 Republican 2002
Robert L. Turner 61 Democrat 1990
John W. Lehman
RUNNING FOR STATE SENATE-21ST SD
62 Democrat 1996
Robin J. Vos 63 Republican 2004
James Kreuser 64 Democrat 1993
John P. Steinbrink 65 Democrat 1996
Samantha Kerkman 66 Republican 2000
Jeffrey Wood 67 Republican 2002
Terry Moulton 68 Republican 2004
Scott Suder 69 Republican 1998
Amy Sue Vruwink 70 Democrat 2002
Louis J. Molepske, Jr. 71 Democrat 2003
Marlin D. Schneider 72 Democrat 1970
Frank Boyle 73 Democrat 1986
Gary Sherman 74 Democrat 1998
Mary Hubler 75 Democrat 1984
Terese Berceau 76 Democrat 1998
Spencer Black 77 Democrat 1984
Mark Pocan 78 Democrat 1998
Sondy Pope-Roberts 79 Democrat 2002
Brett Davis 80 Republican 2004
David M. Travis 81 Democrat 1978
Jeff Stone 82 Republican 1998
Scott L. Gunderson 83 Republican 1994
Mark Gundrum 84 Republican 1998
Donna J. Seidel 85 Democrat 2004
Jerry Petrowski 86 Republican 1998
Mary Williams 87 Republican 2002
Judy Krawczyk 88 Republican 2000
John Gard
RUNNING FOR US HOUSE-8TH CD
89 Republican 1987
Karl Van Roy 90 Republican 2002
Barbara Gronemus 91 Democrat 1982
Terry M. Musser 92 Republican 1984
Robin G. Kreibich 93 Republican 1992
Michael D. Huebsch 94 Republican 1994
Jennifer Shilling 95 Democrat 2000
Lee A. Nerison 96 Republican 2004
Ann M. Nischke
RETIRING
97 Republican 2002
Vacant 98
Don Pridemore 99 Republican 2004

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