Marlin Schneider

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Marlin Schneider
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 72
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Marlin Schneider (b. November 16, 1942) was a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 72nd District since 1971.

Schneider is a teacher by trade. He served as Assistant Minority Leader in 1995, 1997, and 1999, and as Assistant Majority Leader in 1989.[1]. Schneider is the longest serving member in the Wisconsin Assembly with a total of 39 years in office[2].

Committee assignments



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Schneider was defeated in his bid for re-election to Wisconsin State Assembly District 72. He was defeated by Republican Scott Krug in the general election on November 2, 2010. Also defeated in the election was Independent Thad Kubisiak. Schneider was unopposed in the September 14, 2010, primary election.[3]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 72 Democratic primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Marlin Schneider (D) 3,370 99.59%

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-23 Conferences held by the Supreme Court or court of appeals required to be open to the public
  • AB-46 English as state's official language; written expression by state and local governments required to be in English, some exceptions; preservation of ethnic, cultural, religious, and linguistic heritage encouraged; precludes units of state and local governments from prohibiting or restricting proficiency or use of any language for nongovernmental purposes
  • AB-170 Bags provided by retailers limited to bags made of compostable plastic or recyclable paper or intended for multiple uses
  • AB-327 Campaign contributions prohibited from a legal entity (and officers or owners) in a contract with or receiving a loan or grant from a state agency to certain elective state officers; penalty provisions

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

Campaign donors


The top 5 donors to Schneider's 2008 campaign:[4]

Donor Amount
Madison Teachers $500
WI Realtors Assoc $500
WI Dairy Business Assoc $500
WI Federation of Cooperatives $500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Wisconsin State Assembly District 72
Succeeded by
Scott Krug (R)