John Klenke

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John Klenke

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Candidate for
Wisconsin State Assembly District 88
Representative-elect
Assumed office
2011
Current term ends
2012
Political party Republican
John Klenke is a Republican candidate for District 88 of the Wisconsin State Assembly. The primary election was on September 14, 2010 and the general election was on November 2, 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. [1]

Elections

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Klenke was unopposed in the primary election. He is opposed by Democratic incumbent James Soletski in the November 2 general election. [2]

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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