Senator Dave Hansen (D) Green Bay Picture: Senator Dave HansenSenate District 30

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2004 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Hansen was first elected in 2000.

He was unopposed in the primary and faced Republican opposition in the general election.

America Coming Together Wisconsin ($896), Planned Parenthood Action Fund ($327), Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin ($1,456), SEIU District 1199W ($2,568), SEIU WI State Council ($179), and WEAC ($222,195) made independent expenditures favoring Senator Hansen. Building a Better Wisconsin ($103,000) and Volunteers for Agriculture ($1,264) made independent expenditures in favor of his opponent.

Greater Wisconsin Committee spent undisclosed amounts on "issue ads" in support of Senator Hansen. All Children Matter and Wisconsin Right to Life spent undisclosed amounts in opposition.

2004 Campaign Finance Summary
Hansen
Raised: $176,834 - Spent: $173,542
Vote: 54.6% - Cost/Vote: $3.92
Independent Backing: $227,621
Drzewiecki
Raised: $118,382 - Spent: $115,501
Vote: 45.4% - Cost/Vote: $3.14
Independent Backing: $104,264
Hansen’s Committee Assignments

2005-2006: Agriculture and Insurance; Education; Labor and Election Process Reform; Joint Legislative Organization.

2003-2004: Joint Audit; Joint Legislative Organization; Audit; Agriculture, Financial Institutions and Insurance; Education, Ethics and Elections; Labor, Small Business Development and Consumer Affairs; Senate Organization.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/01 $11,211
Self $690
Under $100 $56,567
$100 or more $96,826
PACs & Parties $22,390
Other Income $361
WECF* $0
*voluntary spending limit system.

Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/01-12/31/04
In-District Out-District
$27,783 (28.7%) $69,043 (71.3%)
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/01-12/31/04
Interest Amount
Labor Unions $24,813
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $14,224
Political/Ideological $12,429
Health Professionals $8,053
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $7,468
Civil servant/public employee $6,585
Energy $5,689
Education $4,502
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $4,448
Manufacturing & Distributing $3,962
Telecommunications & Computers $3,548
Unknown $3,363
Banking & Finance $3,345
Business $3,038
Natural Resources $3,000
Insurance $2,591
Health Services/Institutions $2,135
Real Estate $1,750
Agriculture $1,450
Construction $1,345
Transportation $830
Non-Profit/Social Services $650
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2000-2004
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Brogan, John Green Bay, WI Wisconsin Converting Co $2,000
Dhaliwal, Charlie & Darshan Mequon, WI Bulk Petroleum $2,000
Kessler, Fred & Joan Milwaukee, WI Kessler Mediation/Arbitration/Foley & Lardner $2,000
Kohler, Julilly & Issa Hausmann Milwaukee, WI JWK Real Estate $2,000
Nash, Randall & Nell Whitefish Bay, WI ONeil, Cannon & Hollman/Whitefish Bay Methodist Church $2,000
Rosenberg, John & Lucy Milwaukee, WI Telecheck Wisconsin (Retired)/Psychiatrist $2,000
Thompson, Jim & Lea Ann Madison, WI Wegner & Associates/Beautiful Control Cosmetics $2,000
Watson, Jerry & Diane Green Bay, WI Stadium View Sports Bar & Grill $1,938
Weinstein, Frances Madison, WI General Beverage $1,930
Clifford, Keith & Linda Madison, WI Clifford & Raihala/LaFollette, Godfrey & Kahn $1,925

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