Louis Molepske, Jr.

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Louis Molepske, Jr.
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 71
Former officeholder
In office
2003 - January 3, 2013
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison, 1997
J.D.Marquette University Law School, 2001
Date of birth01/06/1974
Place of birthStevens Point, WI
Office website
Louis Molepske, Jr. (b. January 6, 1974) is a former Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 71st District from 2003 to 2013.

Molepske currently works as a private attorney. He has previously served as special prosecutor for the District Attorney's Office of Portage County, mayoral assistant for the City of Stevens Point, and assistant city attorney for Stevens Point.

He is on the Board of Advisors, College of * Natural Resources Committee, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, Board Member for Wisconsin Association of Health Underwriters, and member of Izaak Walton League, Portage County Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Protage County Bar Association, and the Lawyers Legislative Action Network.[1]

When asked his legislative priorities he stated, "Lower the cost of Health Care, Insure more Wisconsinites for basic Health * Insurance Committee, Promote the econcomy, alternative energy."[2]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Molepske served on these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Molepske served on these committees:



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Molepske ran for re-election to Wisconsin State Assembly District 71. He was unopposed in the September 14, 2010 primary election. He is opposed by Republican Bob Scovill in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 71 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Louis Molepske, Jr. (D) 12,328
Bob Scovill (R) 9,292
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 71 Democratic primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Louis John Molepske, Jr. (D) 3,600 99.89%

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-135 College savings program and college tuition and expenses program: income tax deduction may be claimed by divorced or legally separated parent of child; total annual deduction for parents set
  • AB-190 Bill drafting requests that did not result in introduced legislation: if certain persons disclose a draft to a third party, the draft becomes a public record
  • AB-355 Deer hunting with bow and arrow and license issued during open deer bow hunting season: three day waiting period repealed

For a full listing of sponsored legislation and details see the House site.

Campaign donors


In 2010, Molepske received $51,647 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]


The top 5 donors to Molepske's 2008 campaign were mostly labor organizations:[5]

Donor Amount
Steamfitters Local 601 $1,000
Tavern League of Wisconsin $750
WI AFSCME Councils 40 & 48 $500
Associated General Contractors of WI $500
WI Electric Cooperative Assoc $500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Wisconsin State Assembly District 71
Succeeded by
Katrina Shankland (D)