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{{tnr}}'''Howard Marklein''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], District 51. He was first elected in 2010.
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{{tnr}}'''Howard Marklein''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing District 51. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
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.
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==Biography==
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Marklein earned his BBA in Accounting from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 1976 and his CPA in 1978.
Marklein earned his BBA in Accounting from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 1976 and his CPA in 1978.<ref>[http://www.howardmarklein.com/index.php Marklein website]</ref>  
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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.<ref>[http://www.howardmarklein.com/index.php Marklein website]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Marklein served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State =Wisconsin
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|year =2013
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Agriculture
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|Chair2=Vice Chair
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|Committee2 =Audit
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|Committee3 =Education
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|Committee4 = Financial Institutions
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|Committee5 = Rural Affairs
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|Committee6 = Ways and Means
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|Chair6 = Chair
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|Committee7 = Joint Legislative Audit
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|Joint7 = Yes
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Marklein has been appointed to these committees:
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During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Marklein served on these committees:
* [[Agriculture Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Agriculture Committee]]
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* [[Education Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Education Committee]], Vice Chair
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Financial Institutions Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Financial Institutions Committee]]
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|State =Wisconsin
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Agriculture
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|Chair2= Vice Chair
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|Committee2 = Education
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|Committee3 = Financial Institutions
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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|Collapse=Yes
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}}
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2010====
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Marklein's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
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:*Jobs:  Create tax and regulatory policies that are not hostile to the businesses that create jobs.
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:*Health care: Points out the importance of not-for-profit community hospitals to overall community health.
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==Elections==
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===2014===
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:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Senate elections, 2014]]''
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On April 10, 2013, Marklein announced his intent to run in the [[State legislative elections, 2014|2014 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Senate elections, 2014#District 17|District 17]]. Marklein will face incumbent [[Dale Schultz]] in the Republican primary, should Schultz choose to run for re-election.<ref>[http://www.swnews4u.com/section/121/article/12282/ ''swnews4u.com'', "Marklein to run for Senate seat," April 10, 2013]</ref>
  
==Elections== 
 
 
===2012===   
 
===2012===   
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
  
Marklein is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012#District 51|District 51]]. Marklein ran unopposed in the [[Republican]] primary on August 14, 2012. [[Maureen May-Grimm]] and [[Pat Bomhack]] ran in the [[Democratic]] primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/page/candidates_on_ballot_08_14_12_partisan_primary_pdf_18477.PDF ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'', "Candidates on Ballot by Election - 2012 Partisan Primary 8/14/2012," retrieved June 12, 2012]</ref>  
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Marklein won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012#District 51|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.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/page/candidates_on_ballot_08_14_12_partisan_primary_pdf_18477.PDF ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'', "Candidates on Ballot by Election - 2012 Partisan Primary 8/14/2012," retrieved June 12, 2012]</ref>
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Wisconsin State Assembly, District 51, General Election
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|party1 =Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|party3 =-
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|winner1 = Howard Marklein
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|Inc1 =Y
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|candidate2 = Maureen May-Grimm
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|candidate3 =''Scattering''
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|votes1 = 14279
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|votes2 =13238
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|votes3 =22
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}}
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===2010===
 
===2010===
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
  
Marklein defeated Democratic candidate [[John Simonson]] in the November 2 general election. He was unopposed in the primary election. <ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/result/primary_percentage_results_78075.pdf Official GAB primary results]</ref>
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Marklein defeated Democratic candidate [[John Simonson]] in the November 2 general election. He was unopposed in the primary election.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/result/primary_percentage_results_78075.pdf Official GAB primary results]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign themes==
 
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.
 
  
 
==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
In Wisconsin, there is a $500 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan [[Wisconsin State Assembly|Assembly]] candidates.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/page/campaign_contribution_limits_partisan_state_pdf_13605.pdf ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'' "Contribution Limits"]</ref>
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{{Comprehensive donor history
===2010===
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|Name = Marklein
In 2010, when Marklein first won election to the State Assembly, he collected $111,890 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131654 ''Follow the Money.org'', Howard Marklein candidate summary, Retrieved June 22, 2011]</ref>  
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|Full name = Howard Marklein
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|year = 2010
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|Editdate = June 6, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=147158 ''followthemoney.org'', "Marklein, Howard," accessed June 6, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 168121
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 51]]
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|totalraised2010 = 111890
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 51]]
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}}
  
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
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===2012===
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|-
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| align="right" |$5,000
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143404
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
| Howard Marklein
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| align="right" |$2,566
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 168,121
| Northwestern Mutual Life
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|org1 = Marklein, Howard
| align="right" |$500
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|org2 = Harrop, Gary S
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|org3 = Republican Party of Lafayette County
| AT&T
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|org4 = Scheidegger, Thomas A
| align="right" |$500
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|org5 = Kramer, Gary
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|orgamount1 = 2220
| 16 individual donors
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|orgamount2 = 750
| align="right" |$500 each
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|orgamount3 = 750
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Marklein
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|full Name = Howard Marklein
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131654
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = yes
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 111,890
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|org1 = Marklien, Howard L
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|org2 = Marklein, Howard L
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|org3 = Jewell, Greg A
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|org4 = Berg, Corinne
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|org5 = Lundell, John
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|orgamount1 = 5000
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|orgamount2 = 2566
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Marklein is married to Peggy, a registered nurse. He is the father of Nicole and William, and three stepchildren.
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Marklein is married to Peggy, a registered nurse. He is the father of Nicole and William, and three stepchildren. 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.<ref>[http://www.howardmarklein.com/index.php Marklein website]</ref>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
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==External links==
 
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*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/W3asp/contact/legislatorpages.aspx?house=Assembly&district=51 Howard Marklein on the Wisconsin State Assembly website]
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*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/Pages/leg-info.aspx?d=51 Howard Marklein on the Wisconsin State Assembly website]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=127136 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=127136 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.howardmarklein.com/ Campaign website]
 
*[http://www.howardmarklein.com/ Campaign website]
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131654 2010]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143404 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131654 2010]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/howardmarklein Marklein on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/howardmarklein Marklein on Facebook]
  
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Revision as of 17:17, 18 July 2013

Howard Marklein
Howard Marklein1.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 51
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 1976
Personal
Birthday10/03/1954
Place of birthMadison, WI
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Howard Marklein is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 51. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Marklein earned his BBA in Accounting from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 1976 and his CPA in 1978.

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.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Marklein served on the following committees:

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture
Audit, Vice Chair
Education
Financial Institutions
Rural Affairs
Ways and Means, Chair
Joint Legislative Audit

2011-2012

During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Marklein served on these committees:

Issues

Campaign themes

2010

Marklein's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

  • 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.

Elections

2014

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.[2]

2012

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.[3]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 51, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHoward Marklein Incumbent 51.9% 14,279
     Democratic Maureen May-Grimm 48.1% 13,238
     - Scattering 0.1% 22
Total Votes 27,539

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Marklein defeated Democratic candidate John Simonson in the November 2 general election. He was unopposed in the primary election.[4]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 51 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Howard Marklein (R) 10,822
John Simonson (D) 9,931
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 51 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Howard Marklein (R) 4,564 99.8%

Campaign donors

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.[5]

Howard Marklein's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 51 Won $168,121
2010 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 51 Won $111,890
Grand Total Raised $280,011

2012

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
Marklein, Howard$2,220
Harrop, Gary S$750
Republican Party of Lafayette County$750
Scheidegger, Thomas A$500
Kramer, Gary$500
Total Raised in 2012$168,121
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Marklein won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Marklein raised a total of $111,890.

Personal

Marklein is married to Peggy, a registered nurse. He is the father of Nicole and William, and three stepchildren. 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.[6]

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