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|Name = Mark Pocan
political position  = Wisconsin State Assembly District 78 |
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incumbency          = Incumbent |
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|Position = Wisconsin State Assembly District 78
assumed office      = 1999 |
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term ends           = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 3, 2013]] |
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|Tenure = 1999 - Present
political party     = [[Democratic]] |
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|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 3, 2013]]
  profession          = Owner, Budget Signs and Specialties |
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|Assumed office = 1999
website             = [http://www.legis.state.wi.us/w3asp/contact/legislatorpages.aspx?house=Assembly&district=78 Assembly website] |
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|Political party = Republican
}}{{tnr}}'''Mark Pocan''' (b. August 14, 1964)is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing the 78th District since 1999.  He previously served on the [[sunshinereview:Dane County, Wisconsin|Dane County]] Board of Supervisors from 1991-1996.
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{{tnr}}'''Mark Pocan''' (b. August 14, 1964)is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing the 78th District since 1999.  He previously served on the [[sunshinereview:Dane County, Wisconsin|Dane County]] Board of Supervisors from 1991-1996.
  
 
Pocan is the owner of Budget Signs and Specialties.
 
Pocan is the owner of Budget Signs and Specialties.

Revision as of 22:39, 13 November 2011

Mark Pocan
Pocan mark.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 78
Incumbent
In office
1999 - Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 15
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison, 1986
Personal
Birthday08/14/1964
Place of birthKenosha, WI
ProfessionOwner, Budget Signs and Specialties
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Mark Pocan (b. August 14, 1964)is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 78th District since 1999. He previously served on the Dane County Board of Supervisors from 1991-1996.

Pocan is the owner of Budget Signs and Specialties.

He is a member of a number of organizations, including 1000 Friends of Wisconsin, Action Wisconsin, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Clean Wisconsin, Colombia Support Network/Apartadó Sister City Organization, Midwest States Center, Painters and Allied Trades Union - American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), and Wisconsin Environmental Decade.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Pocan was re-elected to Wisconsin State Assembly District 78. He was unopposed in the September 14, 2010 primary election and in the general election on November 2, 2010.[2]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 78

Democratic primary (2010)

Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Pocan(D) 3,243 99.6%

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-2 Contractual services purchased by executive branch agencies to be performed within the U.S. when available; exceptions re federal money and U.W. System
  • AB-162 Invasive species and aquatic plants and animals: laws revised and new restrictions imposed; DNR authority, emergency * Rules Committee, noxious weeds, and solid waste disposal facility provisions
  • AB-261 Soliciting purchase of goods or services by unsolicited delivery of a document that appears to be a check or money order payable to recipient prohibited; DATCP authority and forfeiture provisions

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

Campaign donors

2008


Rep. Pocan endorsing Brenda Konkel

The top 5 donors to Pocan's 2008 campaign were professional and labor organizations:[3]

Donor Amount
Managed Health Services Insurance Corp $500
Northwestern Mutual Life $500
Sprinkler Fitters Local 183 $500
School Administrators Alliance $500
WI Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Assoc $500

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 78
1998–present
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