|Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly|
from the 29th district
|Assumed office |
January 3, 2017
|Preceded by||John Murtha|
|Succeeded by||Clint Moses (elect)|
|Born||November 13, 1975|
St. Croix County, Wisconsin
|Residence||New Richmond, Wisconsin|
Robert R. Stafsholt (born November 13, 1975) is an American politician currently serving in the Wisconsin State Assembly. He is a Republican.
Born in New Richmond, Wisconsin, Stafsholt graduated from New Richmond High School in 1994. He went to University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire and University of Wisconsin–River Falls. He helped managed his family's farm and is a small business owner, and worked as a mortgage originator.
In 2016, after incumbent Wisconsin State Assembly Representative John Murtha declared that he would not seek re-election to a sixth term, Stafsholt filed to run for the 29th district seat. Stafsholt won the Republican primary, and defeated Democrat Scottie Ard in the 2016 general election. He was re-elected in 2018. Stafsholt is currently running for State Senate in Wisconsin.
He is a member of the American Farm Bureau Federation, the National Rifle Association, the U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance, and Safari Club International; he is a former member of the Wisconsin Bear Hunters' Association and the Wisconsin Association of Mortgage Brokers.
|Democratic||Scottie E. Ard||1,103||27.61%|
|Democratic||Scottie E. Ard||10,661||38.83%|
|Democratic||John Rocco Calabrese||3,222||50.31%|
|Republican||Rob Stafsholt (incumbent)||3,155||49.27%|
|Republican||Rob Stafsholt (incumbent)||12,523||54.70%||-6.40%|
|Democratic||John Rocco Calabrese||9,750||42.58%||+3.75%|