|Wisconsin State Assembly District 88|
|2011 - Present|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
Klenke is a retired executive of Schneider National trucking. He holds a BA in accounting and finance from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and an MS in taxation from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. 
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Klenke served on the following committees:
|Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Energy and Utilities|
|• Joint Finance|
During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Klenke served on these committees:
|Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Energy and Utilities, Vice Chair|
|• Jobs, the Economy and Small Business|
|• Tourism, Recreation and State Properties|
- See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012
Klenke won re-election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 88. Klenke ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated Ward Bacon (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 88, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||John Klenke Incumbent||52.4%||14,445|
- See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010
|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 88 General Election (2010)|
|John Klenke (R)||8,224|
|James Soletski (D)||7,957|
|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 88 Republican Primary (2010)|
|John Klenke (R)||3,320||99.51%|
Klenke lists four main issues for his campaign:
- "Fix the Budget Crisis" - Wants to eliminate the budget deficits, stop light rail project, stop raiding segregated funds, give tax incentives for business growth, use responsible budgeting practices.
- "Reduce Taxes" - Notes tax increases by the current administration and says he will fight against increases.
- "Bring Jobs back to Wisconsin" = Points out more people employed in government than in manufacturing. Wants to bring back jobs by supporting business growth and limiting government.
- "Practical Energy Policy" - Believe that inefficient practices waste energy.
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, when Klenke first won election to the State Assembly, he collected $114,878 in donations.
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Citizens for Mark Gottleib||$500|
|Tony Theisen for Assembly||$500|
|Friends & Neighbors of Robin Vos||$500|
|Tavern League of Wisconsin||$500|
|15 individual donors||$500 each|
Klenke is married and has six children.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "John + Klenke + Wisconsin + Assembly"
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- Budget panel votes to strip state treasurer of unclaimed property program - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
- State treasurer duties gutted by committee - Appleton Post Crescent
- 'CPA Caucus' found UW System doom and gloom didn't add up - Kansas Watchdog
- State budget panel OKs harbor project in Robin Vos' home county - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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- John Klenke on the Wisconsin State Assembly website
- Biography on Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- ↑ Klenke's campaign website - About
- ↑ Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, "Candidates on Ballot by Election - 2012 Partisan Primary 8/14/2012," retrieved June 12, 2012
- ↑ Official GAB primary results
- ↑ Klenke's campaign website - Issues
- ↑ Wisconsin Government Accountability Board "Contribution Limits"
- ↑ Follow the Money.org, John Klenke candidate summary, Retrieved June 22, 2011
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