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Wisconsin, State Assembly, District 22

Wisconsin State Assembly District 22
Current incumbentJanel Brandtjen Republican Party

Wisconsin's twenty-second state assembly district is represented by Republican Representative Janel Brandtjen.

Members of the Wisconsin State Assembly represent an average of 57,444 residents. After the 2000 Census, each member represented 54,179 residents.

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

State legislators
SalaryPer diem
$52,999/yearThe Wisconsin State Senate allows up to $115/day for per diem. For Senators living in Dane County, they receive a per diem of $57.50 per day. The Wisconsin State Assembly allows a maximum of $157/day per diem for legislators that stay overnight. For legislators that do not commute, they are given $78.50/day for per diem. The maximum number of days per year that per diem can be claimed is 90 days.

Vacancies

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

Elections

2020

Elections for the office of Wisconsin State Assembly will take place in 2020. The general election will be held on November 3, 2020. A primary is scheduled for August 11, 2020. The filing deadline is June 1, 2020.

2018

General election
General election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 22

Incumbent Janel Brandtjen (R) defeated Aaron Matteson (D) in the general election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 22 on November 6, 2018.

Candidate
%
Votes

Janel Brandtjen (R)
64.3
21,153

Aaron Matteson (D)
35.7
11,738
Other/Write-in votes
0.1
31

Total votes: 32,922
Democratic primary election
Democratic primary for Wisconsin State Assembly District 22

Aaron Matteson advanced from the Democratic primary for Wisconsin State Assembly District 22 on August 14, 2018.

Candidate
%
Votes

Aaron Matteson (D)
100
3,322

Total votes: 3,322
Republican primary election
Republican primary for Wisconsin State Assembly District 22

Incumbent Janel Brandtjen advanced from the Republican primary for Wisconsin State Assembly District 22 on August 14, 2018.

Candidate
%
Votes

Janel Brandtjen (R)
100
6,899

Total votes: 6,899

2016

Elections for the Wisconsin State Assembly took place in 2016. The primary election took place on August 9, 2016, and the general election was held on November 8, 2016. The candidate filing deadline was June 1, 2016.

Incumbent Janel Brandtjen ran unopposed in the Wisconsin State Assembly District 22 general election.

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 22 General Election, 2016

Party Candidate Vote % Votes
Republican Green check mark transparent.png Janel Brandtjen Incumbent (unopposed) 100.00% 26,131
Total Votes 26,131
Source: Wisconsin Elections Commission


Incumbent Janel Brandtjen ran unopposed in the Wisconsin State Assembly District 22 Republican primary.

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 22 Republican Primary, 2016

Party Candidate
Republican Green check mark transparent.png Janel Brandtjen Incumbent (unopposed)

2014

Elections for all 99 seats in the Wisconsin State Assembly took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 12, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Jessie Read was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Janel Brandtjen defeated Nick Oliver and Blair Rogacki in the Republican primary. Read faced Brandtjen in the general election. Brandtjen defeated Read in the general election, and was elected to the seat.

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 22 General Election, 2014

Party Candidate Vote % Votes
Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJanel Brandtjen 70.1% 20,607
Democratic Jessie Read 29.9% 8,789
Total Votes 29,396

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 22 Republican Primary, 2014

Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJanel Brandtjen 59.6% 3,132
Blair Rogacki 27.3% 1,435
Nick Oliver 13.1% 689
Total Votes 5,256

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 Don Pridemore was unchallenged in the general election. Pridemore defeated Nick Oliver in the Republican primary election.

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 22 Republican Primary, 2012

Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDon Pridemore Incumbent 83.2% 8,290
Nick Oliver 16.8% 1,675
Total Votes 9,965

Campaign contributions

From 2002 to 2016, candidates for Wisconsin State Assembly District 22 raised a total of $1,068,036. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $53,402 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Wisconsin State Assembly District 22

Year Amount Candidates Average
2016 $26,655 1 $26,655
2014 $21,189 4 $5,297
2012 $104,271 2 $52,136
2010 $52,564 2 $26,282
2008 $551,627 5 $110,325
2006 $61,650 1 $61,650
2004 $75,061 2 $37,531
2002 $34,049 1 $34,049
2000 $140,970 2 $70,485
Total $1,068,036 20 $53,402