Howard Marklein

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Howard Marklein
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 51
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 3, 2011
Current term ends
January 3, 2013
Political party Republican
Profession Business
Website Assembly website
Howard Marklein is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, District 51. He was first elected 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.

Marklein earned his BBA in Accounting from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 1976 and his CPA in 1978.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Marklein has been appointed to these committees:

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. [2]

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 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.

Personal history

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

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