Cost of 2012 Legislative Races Tops $16 Million - Candidates Listed by District

Cost of 2012 Legislative Races Tops $16 Million

Candidates Listed by District

Posted: February 19, 2013
Updated: March 15, 2013

Candidates listed by district, party ballot order (Republican, Democrat, Independent), and alphabetical by last name.

Status: DN=Current legislator running in a new or  "open" seat created by redistricting, DC=Current legislator challenging another incumbent due to redistricting, I=Incumbent, C=Challenger, O=Open Seat.
Party: Dem=Democrat, Ind=Independent, Rep=Republican

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District Candidate Status Party 2012 Spending
Assembly District 1 Bies, Garey I Rep $43,689.84
Johnsrud, Arnie C Dem $5,897.58
Veeser, Patrick C Dem $51,431.35
 
Assembly District 2 Jacque, Andre I Rep $29,052.97
Pruess, Larry C Dem $6,688.23
 
Assembly District 3 Lefeber, Brandi‡ C Rep $3,291.26
Ott, Al I Rep $48,491.19
Oswald, Kole C Dem $24,144.20
Young, Josh C Ind $216.63
 
Assembly District 4 Weininger, Chad I Rep $51,966.37
Malcheski, Michael J C Dem $4,875.17
 
Assembly District 5 Steineke, Jim I Rep $45,588.33
Ferguson, Ryan C Dem $418.50
McCabe, Jeff C Dem $15,690.29
 
Assembly District 6 Tauchen, Gary I Rep $21,712.59
Powers, John C Dem $7,985.26
 
Assembly District 7 Krusick, Peggy** I Dem $41,388.14
Riemer, Daniel C Dem $27,485.13
 
Assembly District 8 Manriquez, Laura C Dem $1,481.53
Zamarippa, JoCasta I Dem $23,748.09
 
Assembly District 9 Guzman, Jose (E) C Dem $0.00
Zepnick, Josh I Dem $19,625.94
 
Assembly District 10 Callier, Harriet* O Dem $350.00
Coby, Millie O Dem $22,423.96
Griffin, Ieshuh (E) O Dem $0.00
Pasch, Sandy DN Dem $68,050.01
 
Assembly District 11 Barnes, Mandela C Dem $28,685.07
Fields, Jason* I Dem $26,492.64
 
Assembly District 12 Hall, Mario R C Dem $0.00
Kessler, Frederick P I Dem $30,484.57
 
Assembly District 13 Hutton, Rob O Rep $44,311.18
Ristow, Nate O Rep $9,596.98
Schellinger, Thomas J O Rep $23,116.35
Pokrandt, John O Dem $9,643.13
 
Assembly District 14 Kooyenga, Dale I Rep $15,645.22
Rockwood, Chris C Dem $30,357.06
 
Assembly District 15 Sanfelippo, Joe O Rep $44,486.68
Garrigues, Chuck O Dem $1,145.00
Moore, Cindy‡ O Dem $21,038.25
 
Assembly District 16 Young, Leon I Dem $7,876.73
 
Assembly District 17 Coleman, Sam O Dem $1,487.39
Dent, Tracey‡ O Dem $3,097.29
Johnson, La Tonya O Dem $9,397.02
Royal, Fred O Dem $12,811.16
Edwards, Anthony R O Ind $2,285.38
 
Assembly District 18 Brown, Lisa Erin (E) O Dem $0.00
Dieter, James (E) O Dem $0.00
Fields, Jarett* O Dem $4,951.25
Glabere, Michael L‡ O Dem $5,254.14
Goyke, Evan O Dem $37,749.52
Jackson, Ty O Dem $5,158.15
Parker, Andrew* O Dem $4,732.15
Vernon, LaShawndra O Dem $3,775.86
Morris-Page, Melba O Ind $0.00
 
Assembly District 19 Richards, Jon I Dem $11,399.47
 
Assembly District 20 Harris, Kristan T C Rep $0.00
McGartland, Molly M C Rep $9,435.05
Sinicki, Christine I Dem $5,702.85
 
Assembly District 21 Honadel, Mark I Rep $29,056.99
Kurtz, William R C Dem $7,022.46
 
Assembly District 22 Oliver, Nick O Rep $23,695.76
Pridemore, Don DN Rep $16,759.61
 
Assembly District 23 Ott, Jim I Rep $32,732.72
Rogers, Cris C Dem $25,951.56
 
Assembly District 24 Knodl, Dan I Rep $69,897.45
Haqqi, Shan‡ C Dem $36,949.09
 
Assembly District 25 Howe, Mike O Rep $1,940.30
Nelson, Barry O Rep $3,206.22
Sladky, Jason J O Rep $1,276.44
Tittl, Paul O Rep $39,348.83
Brey, Jim O Dem $22,048.55
Bushman, Luke A (E) O Dem $0.00
Gruett, Ron (E) O Dem $0.00
Starzewski, Bernie O Dem $3,101.21
 
Assembly District 26 Endsley, Michael I Rep $61,741.74
LeMahieu, Devin C Rep $9,306.88
Helmke, Mike C Dem $23,605.50
 
Assembly District 27 Kestell, Steve I Rep $14,115.28
Bauer, Steven H C Dem $4,135.61
 
Assembly District 28 Severson, Erik I Rep $35,425.72
Bever, Adam T C Dem $18,498.90
 
Assembly District 29 Murtha, John I Rep $35,528.31
Swanson, Jim C Dem $10,837.26
 
Assembly District 30 Knudson, Dean I Rep $58,480.64
Odeen, Diane C Dem $53,502.32
 
Assembly District 31 Loudenbeck, Amy DN Rep $70,949.99
Schroeder, Ryan O Dem $14,084.85
 
Assembly District 32 August, Tyler I Rep $30,968.19
Peterson, Kim M C Dem $5,132.34
Stolow, David (E) C Ind $0.00
 
Assembly District 33 Nass, Steve DN Rep $22,420.98
Woods, Scott Allan O Dem $579.05
Virgil, Terry (E) O Ind $0.00
 
Assembly District 34 Swearingen, Rob O Rep $58,667.07
Young, Alex O Rep $581.21
Retrum, Roberta O Dem $2,068.52
Van Buren, Merlin O Dem $10,890.20
Albano, Todd O Ind $1,621.44
Fitzpatrick, Kevin M (E) O Ind $0.00
 
Assembly District 35 Czaja, Mary O Rep $136,388.61
Koth, Kevin O Dem $50,477.56
Tjugum, Patrick K O Ind $3,959.55
 
Assembly District 36 Mursau, Jeffrey L I Rep $23,089.09
Kegley, Dorothy C Dem $6,779.80
 
Assembly District 37 Braughler, James B O Rep $4,620.00
Jagler, John O Rep $31,652.84
Kauffeld, Steve O Rep $3,914.07
Romlein, James W Sr‡ O Rep $3,301.62
Ruetten, Chris O Rep $1,932.76
Arnold, Mary I O Dem $25,596.91
Cotting, Laura O Dem $11,906.87
 
Assembly District 38 Kleefisch, Joel I Rep $24,986.85
Michalak, Scott C Dem $10,424.95
Watson, Leroy L (E) C Ind $0.00
 
Assembly District 39 Born, Mark L O Rep $43,267.90
Heron, Tracy A O Rep $10,297.17
Lechner, Don* O Rep $6,175.29
Grigg, Jim O Dem $20,733.25
         
Assembly District 40 Petersen, Kevin I Rep $19,046.85
 
Assembly District 41 Ballweg, Joan I Rep $21,199.24
Sorenson, Melissa C Dem $8,612.50
 
Assembly District 42 Ripp, Keith DN Rep $30,586.29
Cooper, Paula O Dem $4,705.07
 
Assembly District 43 Wynn, Evan I Rep $78,998.32
Jorgensen, Andy DC Dem $70,533.59
         
Assembly District 44 Knilans, Joe I Rep $83,831.22
Kolste, Debra C Dem $60,393.14
Liebert, Sam C Dem $5,868.19
Murray, Kevin M C Dem $13,101.76
Rashkin, Yuri C Dem $5,774.73
 
Assembly District 45 Rucker, Russell O Rep $2,634.21
Schmidt, Beth O Rep $19,550.20
De Forest, Sheila L O Dem $4,303.33
Ringhand, Janis DN Dem $28,504.05
 
Assembly District 46 Schaefer, Trish C Rep $21,980.81
Hebl, Gary I Dem $14,525.08
 
Assembly District 47 Bakk, Sandy O Rep $4,894.64
Hall, Amanda O Dem $1,850.00
Kahl, Robb O Dem $59,197.08
 
Assembly District 48 Sargent, Melissa Agard O Dem $12,781.25
Gray, Terry R (E) O Ind $0.00
 
Assembly District 49 Kuhle, Dave C Rep $58,551.50
Tranel, Travis I Rep $67,165.99
Beals, Carol C Dem $41,673.43
 
Assembly District 50 Brooks, Ed I Rep $35,525.80
Shanahan, Sarah Ann C Dem $3,720.58
Olson, Ben III (E) C Ind $0.00
 
Assembly District 51 Marklein, Howard I Rep $144,318.34
Bomhack, Pat‡ C Dem $23,762.83
May-Grimm, Maureen C Dem $65,276.72
 
Assembly District 52 Thiesfeldt, Jeremy I Rep $33,109.05
Czisny, Paul G C Dem $6,991.89
 
Assembly District 53 Frassetto, Frank O Rep $24,581.58
Schraa, Michael O Rep $32,605.88
Schuller, Kurt O Rep $3,019.53
Flejter, Ryan O Dem $8,288.62
Schellenger, Koby O Dem $1,146.71
Staudacher, Joanne O Dem $908.19
 
Assembly District 54 Esslinger, Paul J C Rep $8,674.00
Hintz, Gordon I Dem $47,240.25
 
Assembly District 55 Kaufert, Dean R I Rep $36,011.04
Schroeder, Jay C Rep $17,317.36
Crail, Jim‡ C Dem $12,968.69
Martin, Rich (E) C Ind $0.00
 
Assembly District 56 Murphy, Dave O Rep $68,561.92
Pleuss, Jim O Rep $9,251.06
Lawrence, Diana O Dem $2,202.61
Schoenbohm, Richard O Dem $34,191.96
 
Assembly District 57 Garrow, Brian** C Rep $2,479.86
Bernard Schaber, Penny I Dem $13,693.35
 
Assembly District 58 Strachota, Pat I Rep $23,872.07
 
Assembly District 59 LeMahieu, Daniel R I Rep $24,682.53
 
Assembly District 60 Stroebel, Duey I Rep $50,378.10
Duman, Perry C Dem $99.49
 
Assembly District 61 Kerkman, Samantha DN Rep $41,028.81
Steinbrink, John DC Dem $33,559.45
 
Assembly District 62 Weatherston, Tom O Rep $46,594.86
Bryce, Randy O Dem $5,896.46
Lemke, Melissa O Dem $39,295.84
 
Assembly District 63 Vos, Robin I Rep $94,083.74
Albrecht, Kelley C Dem $9,768.07
 
Assembly District 64 Barca, Peter I Dem $26,415.60
 
Assembly District 65 Hallmon, Dayvin MA O Dem $2,555.28
Namath, Albert O Dem $172.00
Ohnstad, Tod O Dem $20,146.80
 
Assembly District 66 Mason, Cory‡ DN Dem $28,542.61
 
Assembly District 67 Larson, Tom I Rep $121,323.26
Bieging, Deb C Dem $51,746.35
 
Assembly District 68 Bernier, Kathy I Rep $95,137.15
Smriga, Judy C Dem $36,845.98
         
Assembly District 69 Suder, Scott I Rep $136,900.74
Knoff, Paul‡ C Dem $38,522.22
 
Assembly District 70 VanderMeer, Nancy L C Rep $159,013.83
Wald, Dan C Rep $3,922.88
Vruwink, Amy Sue I Dem $89,607.03
 
Assembly District 71 Testin, Patrick O Rep $11,347.95
Beveridge, Andrew Logan O Dem $3,030.50
Hauser-Menting, Laura* O Dem $567.08
Ladick, Corey D O Dem $17,356.15
Mallison, Tom O Dem $2,590.57
McGinley, Jeri O Dem $5,568.84
Schmid, Hans O Dem $1,461.33
Shankland, Katrina O Dem $22,089.52
Steinke, Robert L O Dem $100.00
Verhage, David J O Dem $5,900.00
 
Assembly District 72 Krug, Scott S‡ I Rep $137,391.14
Pluess, Justin D C Dem $60,118.39
 
Assembly District 73 Milroy, Nick I Dem $7,292.80
 
Assembly District 74 Sendra, John C Rep $23,413.44
Bewley, Janet I Dem $34,073.04
 
Assembly District 75 Rivard, Roger I Rep $124,006.19
Smith, Stephen C Dem $66,862.69
 
Assembly District 76 Taylor, Chris DN Dem $24,402.03
 
Assembly District 77 Berceau, Terese DN Dem $2,842.38
 
Assembly District 78 Fisher, Christopher Victor O Dem $308.61
Hulsey, Brett‡ DN Dem $118,859.89
Dedering, Jonathan O Ind $1,430.64
 
Assembly District 79 Hesselbein, Dianne O Dem $39,234.33
Lindgren, Ellen O Dem $26,044.27
 
Assembly District 80 Lamberson, Tom O Rep $0.00
Pope-Roberts, Sondy DN Dem $35,979.05
Uphoff, Charles O Dem $1,033.39
Wineke, Joseph S O Dem $35,847.05
 
Assembly District 81 Frostman, Scott‡ O Rep $4,607.89
Clark, Fred DN Dem $27,073.47
 
Assembly District 82 Stone, Jeff I Rep $32,302.12
Wied-Vincent, Kathleen C Dem $3,471.76
 
Assembly District 83 Craig, Dave I Rep $28,235.60
Brownlow, James C Dem $1,580.46
 
Assembly District 84 Kuglitsch, Mike I Rep $13,215.29
Roelke, Jesse J (E) C Dem $0.00
 
Assembly District 85 Snyder, Patrick O Rep $147,358.70
Johnson, Jeff‡ O Dem $10,514.70
Wright, Mandy O Dem $57,112.58
Maas, Jim (E) O Ind $0.00
 
Assembly District 86 Spiros, John O Rep $71,822.34
Thorson, Wayne C‡ O Rep $5,025.08
Halkoski, Dennis O Dem $30,953.16
 
Assembly District 87 Williams, Mary I Rep $42,107.68
Riley, Elizabeth C Dem $16,125.25
 
Assembly District 88 Klenke, John I Rep $38,009.20
Bacon, Ward C Dem $12,379.55
 
Assembly District 89 Nygren, John I Rep $56,151.90
Reinhard, Joe C Dem $1,742.83
 
Assembly District 90 Diny, Joel O Rep $1,586.00
VanderLeest, David* O Rep $482.69
Genrich, Eric O Dem $25,286.89
 
Assembly District 91 Wachs, Dana O Dem $18,974.84
 
Assembly District 92 Danou, Chris DN Dem $10,109.36
 
Assembly District 93 Petryk, Warren I Rep $128,485.07
Smith, Jeff‡ C Dem $71,527.24
 
Assembly District 94 Evers, Bruce C Rep $3,592.59
Hintz, Kevin‡ C Rep $1,850.51
Doyle, Steve I Dem $54,974.51
 
Assembly District 95 Billings, Jill E I Dem $6,565.71
         
Assembly District 96 Nerison, Lee A I Rep $37,583.00
Johnson, Tom J C Dem $24,473.48
 
Assembly District 97 Kramer, Bill I Rep $42,936.29
Krumins, Marga C Dem $5,710.61
         
Assembly District 98 Farrow, Paul† I Rep $115,539.73
Prudent, Eric C Dem $888.93
 
Assembly District 99 Kapenga, Chris† DN Rep $125,741.46
Hibbard, Thomas D O Dem $1,575.17
 
Senate District 2 Cowles, Robert I Rep $15,471.36
 
Senate District 4 Taylor, Lena C I Dem $44,747.06
King, David D‡ C Ind $674.81
 
Senate District 6 Coggs, Elizabeth M O Dem $9,113.24
Harris, Nikiya O Dem $40,240.58
Mayo, Michael‡ O Dem $19,547.89
Swan, Allyn Monroe O Dem $12,844.15
Triplett, Delta T* O Dem $553.59
 
Senate District 8 Darling, Alberta I Rep $141,247.27
 
Senate District 10 Harsdorf, Sheila I Rep $108,951.32
Olson, Daniel C C Dem $6,681.07
 
Senate District 12 Tiffany, Tom O Rep $247,615.92
Sommer, Susan O Dem $49,995.96
Theo, Lisa O Dem $24,059.69
Ehlers, Paul O (E) O Ind $0.00
 
Senate District 14 Eiler, David Wayne C Rep $2,189.11
Olsen, Luther I Rep $49,927.71
Worthington, Margarete C Dem $11,458.00
         
Senate District 16 Miller, Mark I Dem $38,018.72
 
Senate District 18 Gudex, Rick C Rep $315,032.49
King, Jessica J I Dem $276,099.50
 
Senate District 20 Grothman, Glenn I Rep $91,462.38
Lohr, Tanya C Dem $50,838.81
         
Senate District 22 Stevens, Pam C Rep $2,896.04
Wirch, Robert I Dem $18,066.03
 
Senate District 24 Abrahamson, Steve C Rep $1,446.68
Noble, Scott Kenneth C Rep $25,744.85
Lassa, Julie I Dem $203,360.97
 
Senate District 26 Risser, Fred I Dem $25,977.62
 
Senate District 28 Lazich, Mary I Rep $57,718.25
Ward, Jim C Dem $13,388.63
 
Senate District 30 Macco, John C Rep $229,531.62
Suennen, Ray C Rep $19,388.80
Hansen, Dave I Dem $225,234.30
 
Senate District 32 Feehan, Bill C Rep $175,302.50
Shilling, Jennifer I Dem $157,928.92

*2012 campaign finance reports incomplete at the time this report was prepared.
**Write-in candidate in November election.
†Also candidate in a special election for Senate District 33 held after the November election. The spending total shown here is for both offices.
‡Figures revised since original posting on account of amendments, corrections or subsequent filing of previously delinquent reports.
(E) Candidate was exempt from filing reports in 2012.

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