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GOP incumbents winners in local Assembly races

November 7, 2012 in River Falls Journal

Early Wednesday morning, with nearly all voting units reporting, the Republican incumbents were the winners in four local Wisconsin Assembly Districts.
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28th District Assembly: Seversen feels district is now more conservative

October 31, 2012 in RiverTowns.net

When District 28 Assemblyman Erik Severson goes campaigning door-to-door, he expects one of three reactions. “It’s either ‘I love you,’ ‘I hate you,’ or ‘I never vote,’” he said.
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28th District Assembly: Bever promises to represent all constituents

October 31, 2012 in RiverTowns.net

Adam Bever hasn’t been thrilled with the representation this area has received under incumbent state Assemblyman Erik Severson. That’s why he decided to run against the Republican in an effort to return a Democrat to the seat.
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93rd District Assembly: Partisanship creates divisions, blocks progress, says Smith

October 30, 2012 in RiverTowns.net

There’s too much outside money in politics and the result is elected officials who listen to the wishes of their contributors rather than to the needs of their constituents, says Jeff Smith. Smith is hoping to regain the 93rd Assembly District seat he held for two terms but lost to Warren Petryk two years ago.
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Practical solutions, positive results needed, says Petryk

October 30, 2012 in RiverTowns.net

Warren Petryk is a musician and an entertainer — a communicator who believes he has found his calling in government. Petryk said he has always focused on practical solutions and positive results, goals he learned from his dad, a shop teacher who served as mayor of Boyceville for one term.
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29th District Assembly: Conservation is his cause, says challenger

October 29, 2012 in RiverTowns.net

Jim Swanson aims to be a consummate outdoorsman, is proud of his hunting success with a muzzleloader and says conservation issues, from polluted waters to frac sand mining, are the major concerns for western Wisconsin.
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29th District Assembly: Helping businesses add jobs is vital, says Murtha

October 29, 2012 in RiverTowns.net

Fostering a business climate that encourages job creation and keeping the state’s finances in order are his priorities, says John Murtha, who is seeking re-election as 29th District assemblyman.
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30th Assembly District: Odeen says politics have become too ‘polarized’

October 24, 2012 in RiverTowns.net

Diane Odeen is running for the 30th State Assembly District because she believes civility and cooperation must be brought back to Madison.
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30th Assembly District: Knudson says priority is to boost the economy

October 24, 2012 in RiverTowns.net

Calling strengthening the state’s economy the No. 1 issue, 30th Assembly District State Rep. Dean Knudson (R-Hudson) is proud of the work he’s done during his first two years in office, but said more work needs to be done.
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