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Joel Kleefisch latest Republican lawmaker not seeking re-election. (Madison.com, 4/16/2018)
Taking a page from Paul Ryan's "The Goodbye Look". “My children have never known a parent outside of elected office,” Kleefisch, R-Concord, told reporters. “It’s time that they get at least one parent without a target on their back.” Kleefisch, who is married to Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, said he probably won’t seek another elected office and is looking forward to working in the private sector and spending time with his daughters, who are 15 and 12.