|Wisconsin State Assembly District 51|
|2011 - Present|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, 1976|
|Place of birth||Madison, WI|
Marklein has been a partner at Baker Tilly (formerly Virchow Krause) since 1984 and is an expert in the area of forensic accounting and white collar crime investigation. He served in an elected position on the Board of Directors of a not-for-profit community hospital, and has served almost four years as Board Chair.
Marklein earned his BBA in Accounting from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 1976 and his CPA in 1978.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Marklein served on the following committees:
|Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Audit, Vice Chair|
|• Financial Institutions|
|• Rural Affairs|
|• Ways and Means, Chair|
|• Joint Legislative Audit|
During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Marklein served on these committees:
|Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Education, Vice Chair|
|• Financial Institutions|
- See also: Wisconsin State Senate elections, 2014
On April 10, 2013, Marklein announced his intent to run in the 2014 election for District 17. Marklein will face incumbent Dale Schultz in the Republican primary, should Schultz choose to run for re-election.
- See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012
Marklein won re-election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 51. Marklein ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated Maureen May-Grimm (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 51, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Howard Marklein Incumbent||51.9%||14,279|
- See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010
|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 51 General Election (2010)|
|Howard Marklein (R)||10,822|
|John Simonson (D)||9,931|
|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 51 Republican Primary (2010)|
|Howard Marklein (R)||4,564||99.8%|
Marklein's major issues are:
- Jobs: Create tax and regulatory policies that are not hostile to the businesses that create jobs.
- Health care: Points out the importance of not-for-profit community hospitals to overall community health.
Comprehensive donor information for Marklein is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Marklein raised a total of $280,011 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 6, 2013.
|Howard Marklein's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Wisconsin State Assembly, District 51||$168,121|
|2010||Wisconsin State Assembly, District 51||$111,890|
|Grand Total Raised||$280,011|
Marklein won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Marklein raised a total of $168,121.
|Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Howard Marklein's campaign in 2012|
|Harrop, Gary S||$750|
|Republican Party of Lafayette County||$750|
|Scheidegger, Thomas A||$500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$168,121|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Marklein won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Marklein raised a total of $111,890.
|Wisconsin State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Howard Marklein's campaign in 2010|
|Marklien, Howard L||$5,000|
|Marklein, Howard L||$2,566|
|Jewell, Greg A||$500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$111,890|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Marklein is married to Peggy, a registered nurse. He is the father of Nicole and William, and three stepchildren.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "Howard + Marklein + Wisconsin + Assembly"
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- Assembly Passes Budget, Which Now Heads To Senate Floor - Wisconsin Public Radio News
- Wisconsin Assembly passes state budget - WISN Milwaukee
- Area Republican lawmakers pleased with state spending plan - Portage Daily Register
- Assembly OKs budget with income tax cuts, sweeping changes - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
- Schraa, Hintz far apart in reaction to state budget - The Oshkosh Northwestern
- Updated: Assembly passes state budget, heads to Senate - Wausau Daily Herald
- Assembly passes $70B state budget, sends it to Senate - Green Bay Press Gazette
- Assembly passes state budget - Wisconsin Radio Network
- GOP lawmaker explains 'no' vote on budget - WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI ... - WQOW TV News 18
- Assembly adopts Republican changes to budget - Ct Post
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- Howard Marklein on the Wisconsin State Assembly website
- Biography on Project Vote Smart
- Campaign website
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- Marklein on Facebook
- ↑ Marklein website
- ↑ swnews4u.com, "Marklein to run for Senate seat," April 10, 2013
- ↑ Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, "Candidates on Ballot by Election - 2012 Partisan Primary 8/14/2012," retrieved June 12, 2012
- ↑ Official GAB primary results
- ↑ followthemoney.org, "Marklein, Howard," accessed June 6, 2013
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