Politician Info
F Kevin Petersen (R - WI) JAIL TIME FOR POSSESSION NO MEDICAL USE

Republican assembly representative from Waupaca has not co-sponsored any legislation on marijuana reform since elected in 2006.  

During 2019, the Assembly Republicans prefiled a bill for the 2020 legislative session to create a medical marijuana program in Wisconsin (Assembly Bill 750) which he failed to co-sponsor.

March 2020 Republicans circulated a decriminalization bill for co-sponsorship which he did not co-sponsor.

Holds office State Assembly District 40

Candidate in race for State Assembly District 40

Biography
  • Born Waupaca, Wisconsin, December 14, 1964; married; 2 children.
  • Graduate Waupaca High School, 1983; B.S.M.E. University of New Mexico, 1989.
  • Co-owner of family-run electronics corporation. Served in US Navy sub service, 1983–94; Persian Gulf War veteran; US Naval Reserve member, 1994–2008.
  • Member: Waupaca County Republican Party; Waushara County Republican Party; VFW Post 1037 (life member); AMVETS Post 1887 (life member); American Legion Post 161; Manawa Chamber of Commerce; Waupaca Area Chamber of Commerce; New London Area Chamber of Commerce; National Rifle Association.
  • Town of Dayton supervisor, 2001–07.
  • Elected to Assembly since 2006.
Position on Marijuana Legalization

Unknown - Click link to send a message to support marijuana legalization.

Position on Marijuana Decriminalization

Unknown - Click link to send a message to support marijuana decriminalization.

Contact Kevin Petersen

Email: Deborah.Bowers@legis.wisconsin.gov

Web: http://legis.wisconsin.gov/assembly/40/petersen

Phone: 608-266-3794

Address

State Capitol, Room 105 West Post Office Box 8953

Madison, WI 53708

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