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political position  = [[Wisconsin State Assembly|Wisconsin State Assembly District 88]]|
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''John Klenke''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], District 88.
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}}{{tnr}}'''John Klenke''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010#District 88|District 88]]. He was first elected in 2010.
  
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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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. <ref>[http://www.klenkefor88.com/about Klenke's campaign website - About]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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*"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.
 
*"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.<ref>[http://www.klenkefor88.com/issues Klenke's campaign website - Issues]</ref>
 
*"Practical Energy Policy" - Believe that inefficient practices waste energy.<ref>[http://www.klenkefor88.com/issues Klenke's campaign website - Issues]</ref>
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==Personal==
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Klenke is married and has six children.
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

Revision as of 10:51, 27 May 2011

John Klenke
John Klenke.jpg
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. 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

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]

Personal

Klenke is married and has six children.

External links

References