few progressive Democrats to have joined the American Legislative Exchange Council (alec a conservative-leaning organization that produces model legislative proposals. Contents, early life, education, and early career edit. He was unopposed for reelection from 2002 to 2010. Pocan is currently the Assembly Chair of the Joint Committee on Finance, and serves on the Joint Legislative Council and the Joint Committee on Audit within the Assembly. 1, personal life, pocan was born and raised in Kenosha, Wisconsin. He attended the, university of WisconsinMadison, earning a bachelor's degree in journalism in 1986. Political career, in 1991, Pocan was elected to the first of three terms on the. Republican opponent in the general election and defeated an independent, polling 15,828 votes (93) to his opponent's 1,251 (7).
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Representative for, wisconsin's 2nd congressional district since 2013. Tim Carpenter (D- Milwaukee ). 2, in November 2012, Pocan won the general election to replace, tammy Baldwin, who declined to run for reelection to instead run for the. He won all 7 counties in the district, including the heavily populated Dane County with 74 of the vote. Pocan is notable for being the only openly gay member of the state assembly and is one of only two gay members of the Wisconsin State Legislature, 1 alongside, sen. We sympathize, but technology keeps improving and we have to keep up, too. Tim Carpenter (D Milwaukee ) and bisexual Rep. "Pocan wins Democratic Primary, on track to become next out member of Congress" Wisconsin Gazette August 14, 2012 "Our Campaigns - WI - District 02 Race - Nov 06, 2012". Mark William Pocan ( /pokn/ ; born August 14, 1964) is an American politician and businessman serving as the. Retrieved "Fair Wisconsin Advancing, achieving and protecting equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (lgbt) Wisconsinites". Retrieved External links edit. Retrieved "Inside alec" - The Progressive".