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Mark PocanDEMDemocrat United States Representative, WI-2
59
Years of Age
29
Years of Experience
WIResidence (state)

Mark William Pocan (POH-kan; born August 14, 1964) is an American politician and businessman serving as the U.S. representative from Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district since 2013. The district is based in the state capital, Madison. A member of the Democratic Party, Pocan is co-chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus and chair emeritus of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. From 1999 to 2013 he served as a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 78th district, succeeding Tammy Baldwin there, whom he also replaced in the House when Baldwin was elected to the U.S. Senate.

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Campaign Funding

20
18
$1,099,658
Total Raised
$923,815
Total Spent
$575,059
Cash on Hand
Top Industries  (1 - 4 of 10) View All Industries
99%
Insurance$88,654
84%
Public Sector Unions$74,835
78%
Health Professionals$69,708
73%
Building Trade Unions$65,125
64%
Retired$57,174
61%
Industrial Unions$54,503
47%
Lawyers/Law Firms$42,240
36%
Misc Unions$32,125
35%
Transportation Unions$31,000
31%
Education$27,774
Direct campaign contributions grouped by the industry industry of each donor/PAC.

Largest Contributors

Funding generally from an organization's PAC or its members/employees. Organizations did not donate directly.
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education4 - 4 of 2
Mary D. Bradford High School
1982
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Bachelor of Arts
1986
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Senior Whip
House Democratic Caucus
Current
Representative
United States House of Representatives, Wisconsin
2013 - Current
Assembly Member
Wisconsin State Assembly
1999 - 2013
Supervisor
Dane County Board of Supervisors
1991 - 1996
Owner
Budget Signs and Specialties
1988 - Current
Other Experience1 - 37 of 37
Member
Human Rights Campaign
Current
Member
Action Wisconsin
Member
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
Member
Clean Wisconsin
Member
Colombia Support Network/Apartadó Sister City Organization
Member
Fair Wisconsin
Member
Sierra Club
Member
Wisconsin Environmental Decade
Former Board Member
Wisconsin Citizen Action
Former Member
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Member
Southern Poverty Law Center
Member
Painters and Allied Trades Union, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)
Member
Midwest Progressive Elected Officials Network
Member
Midwest States Center
Member
1000 Friends of Wisconsin
Member
Cooperative Business Caucus
Current
Member
Victims’ Rights Caucus
Current
Member
Animal Protection Caucus
Current
Member
House Organic Caucus
Current
Member
Equality Caucus
Current
Member
Military Sexual Assault Prevention Caucus
Current
Member
Safe Climate Caucus
Current
Member
Small Business Caucus
Current
Member
Pro-Choice Caucus
Current
Member
Native American Caucus
Current
Member
Primary Care Caucus
Current
Member
Public Education Caucus
Current
Member
House Bike Caucus
Current
Member
Rural Broadband Caucus
Current
Co-Chair
Congressional Progressive Caucus
Former Member
Oversight and Government Reform Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Budget Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Committee on Education and the Workforce, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
House Committee on Education and Labor
Former Member
Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
Former Member
House Education Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development