Friday, June 15, 2012

Who's Running for State Office in Wisconsin 2012: 6th Assembly District

Public libraries in the 6th Assembly District.

The Republican Incumbent

Born Rice Lake, November 23, 1953; single. Graduate Bonduel H.S. 1971; attended UW-Madison 1971-72; B.S. in Animal Science, UW-River Falls 1976.

Dairy farmer. Member: Wisconsin Farm Bureau; Badger AgVest, LLC (dir.); Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (fmr. dir.); Dairy Business Assn.; Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium (fmr. dir., fmr. chm.); Shawano, Oconto, Outagamie, Waupaca Co. Republican Party; Shawano Area Chamber of Commerce; Shawano Co. Dairy Promotions (fmr. dir.); Cooperative Resources International (fmr. vice chm.); AgSource Cooperative Services (fmr. chm.); National Dairy Herd Improvement Assn. (fmr. dir.); UW Center for Dairy Profitability (fmr. chm.); Shawano Rotary.

Elected to Assembly 2006; reelected since 2008. Minority Caucus Sergeant at Arms 2009.

Ran unopposed in 2010.  Defeated John Powers in 2008.

The Democratic Challenger:  John Powers

A retired teacher, Powers taught for 31 years in the Shawano County School District

Former teacher to take another run at Assembly seat. (Shawano Leader, 5/29/2012)

John Powers to run in Assembly District 6.  (Appleton Post-Crescent, 6/11/2012)

Wittenberg author gives inspiring presentation. (Shawano Leader, 6/5/2012)

Bean Camp to Briar Patch
John Powers on Linkedin.

Related posts:
Assembly District 1.
Assembly District 2.
Assembly District 3.
Assembly District 4.
Assembly District 5.

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