Real estate executive Scott Allen was the top vote-getter in a six-way primary to replace Wisconsin 97th Assembly District Rep. Bill Kramer Tuesday evening. Allen got 2,003 votes, or 34 percent, compared to his next closest competitor, former Health Services official Brandon Rosner, who received 1,714 votes, or 29 percent.
(Waukesha, WI) – Scott Allen thanked his supporters for their help in the primary election victory. Scott wrote, “Today I am grateful for the love and support of so many friends. We, together, won a great victory Tuesday, August 12th. Your prayers and words of encouragement and help were instrumental in our success. I am also very grateful for a loving family that was with me every step of the way. Praise God.”
It is now time to focus on the November General Elections, and we look forward to working with Republican candidates throughout the state. It is essential that we remain focused on keeping Wisconsin’s economy Open for Business with the Republican policies of a limited, more efficient government, and pro-business growth strategies. Governor Walker’s reforms are working, and it is imperative that we reelect Scott Walker this November.
Scott Allen’s name will be on the ballot this November as the Republican candidate for the 97th Assembly District along with Republicans Scott Walker for Governor and Brad Schimel for Attorney General and Paul Farrow for State Senate.
Scott Allen maintained a comfortable lead throughout the night in the 97th Assembly District race.
But his victory wasn’t official until just after midnight Wednesday morning, more than four hours after the polls closed.
With 2,003 votes or 34 percent of the vote, Allen separated himself from the pack to win the crowded six-person Republican primary.
His closest challenger was Humana consultant Brandon Rosner, who finished with 1,714 votes or 29 percent of the vote.
The next four candidates were far behind. City of Waukesha alderwoman and county board supervisor Kathleen Cummings finished third with 742 votes (13 percent), GOP activist Vince Trovato fourth with 727 votes (12 percent), city of Waukesha alderman Aaron Perry fifth with 428 votes (7 percent) and former town of Waukesha supervisor Joe Banske sixth with 300 votes (5 percent).
All of the candidates were city or town of Waukesha residents.
Allen, a former city of Waukesha alderman, will appear on the general election ballot in November.
But with no Democratic challenger, Allen essentially became the district’s new state representative after winning the primary.
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(Waukesha, WI) – On August 4, 2014 all of the candidates for the 97th Assembly District submitted the required pre-primary campaign finance reports to the Government Accountability Board.
Culling the statistics of individual contributors to each candidate shows a widespread base of support for the Allen for Wisconsin campaign.
* includes all 2014 contributions through July 28, 2014.
Scott Allen has received more contributions from individuals than any other candidate, more contributions from individuals from Waukesha County, and, most importantly, more contributions from individuals from Waukesha, Genesee, and Mukwonago, the communities that make up the 97th Assembly District.
“I am honored to receive the broadest support from people in the community that I seek to represent. The interests that I will represent are the interests of the citizens of the 97th Assembly District,” said Allen.
Together we will expand Wisconsin’s economy, make government more efficient to lower tax burdens, and protect freedom.
The primary election is Tuesday, August 12th.