John Klenke

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John Klenke
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 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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