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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Pocan has been appointed to these committees:
 
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===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===

Revision as of 17:46, 5 April 2011

Mark Pocan
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 78
Incumbent
Assumed office
1999
Current term ends
January 3, 2013
Political party Democratic
Profession Owner, Budget Signs and Specialties
Website Assembly website
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
Succeeded by
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