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Klenke 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 88|District 88]]. Klenke ran unopposed in the [[Republican]] primary on August 14, 2012. [[Ward Bacon]] ran unopposed 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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Klenke 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 88|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.<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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Revision as of 10:51, 10 November 2012

John Klenke
John Klenke.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 88
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Birthday04/24/1958
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John Klenke is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, District 88. He was first elected in 2010.

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. [1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

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.[2]

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Klenke defeated Democratic incumbent James Soletski in the November 2 general election. Klenke was unopposed in the primary election. [3]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 88 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John Klenke (R) 8,224
James Soletski (D) 7,957
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 88 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png John Klenke (R) 3,320 99.51%

Campaign themes

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.[4]

Campaign donors

In Wisconsin, there is a $500 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan Assembly candidates.[5]

2010

In 2010, when Klenke first won election to the State Assembly, he collected $114,878 in donations.[6]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
John Klenke $50,317
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

Personal

Klenke is married and has six children.

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