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Klenke is a retired executive of Schneider National trucking.  He holds a BA in accounting from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and a Masters from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee which emphasizes taxation. <ref>[http://www.klenkefor88.com/about Klenke's campaign website - About]</ref>
 
Klenke is a retired executive of Schneider National trucking.  He holds a BA in accounting from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and a Masters from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee which emphasizes taxation. <ref>[http://www.klenkefor88.com/about Klenke's campaign website - About]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Klenke has been appointed to these committees:
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* [[Energy and Utilities Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Energy and Utilities Committee]], Vice Chair
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* [[Jobs, the Economy and Small Business Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Jobs, the Economy and Small Business Committee]]
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* [[Tourism, Recreation and State Properties Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Tourism, Recreation and State Properties Committee]]
  
 
==Elections==  
 
==Elections==  

Revision as of 14:53, 1 April 2011

John Klenke
Wisconsin State Assembly District 88
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 3, 2011
Current term ends
January 3, 2013
Political party Republican
Website Assembly website
John Klenke is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, District 88.

Klenke is a retired executive of Schneider National trucking. He holds a BA in accounting from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and a Masters from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee which emphasizes taxation. [1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

Elections

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. [2]

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.[3]

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References