Senator Lena C. Taylor (D) Milwaukee Picture: Senator Lena C. TaylorSenate District 4

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2004 Election Notes and Background

Senator Taylor was first elected to the Assembly in an April 2003 special election and to the Senate in 2004.

She won a three way primary and was unopposed in the general election.

Human Rights League ($254), NARAL Pro-Choice Wisconsin ($233), Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin ($1,193) and Volunteers for Agriculture ($77) made independent expenditures favoring Senator Taylor.

2004 Campaign Finance Summary
Taylor
Raised: $117,661 - Spent: $119,977
Vote: 99.2% - Cost/Vote: $1.91
Independent Backing: $1,757
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 0.8% - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Taylor’s Committee Assignments

2005-2006: Judicary, Corrections and Privacy; Joint Finance.

2003-2004 Assembly: Criminal Justice; Economic Development; Financial Institutions; Urban and Local Affairs.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 5/22/03* $4,204
Self $31,911
Under $100 $13,263
$100 or more $48,553
PACs & Parties $20,440
Other Income $3,135
WECF** $0
*elected to Assembly in 2003.
**voluntary spending limit system.

Contributions of $100 or More*
5 /22/03-12/31/04**
In-District Out-District
$3,718 (7.7%) $44,835 (92.3%)
*Excludes returned and self contributions.
**Elected to Assembly in April 2003 special election.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
5/22/03-12/31/04 **
Interest Amount
Unknown $10,378
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $9,100
Political/Ideological $5,700
Business $5,550
Labor Unions $5,450
Banking & Finance $5,400
Natural Resources $3,200
Health Professionals $2,950
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,800
Education $1,675
Energy $1,660
Real Estate $1,650
Non-Profit/Social Services $1,640
Health Services/Institutions $1,600
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $1,500
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,400
Insurance $1,300
Civil servant/public employee $1,000
Transportation $800
Telecommunications & Computers $700
Construction $500
Agriculture $250
Road Construction $250
*Excludes returned and self contributions.
**Elected to Assembly in April 2003 special election.

Top Contributors
2003-2004
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Taylor, Lena Milwaukee, WI Legislator $54,611
Kohler, Julilly & Kohler-Hausmann, Issa Milwaukee, WI JWK Real Estate/Milwaukee Turners $1,500
Dardy, Karen Milwaukee, WI Law Offices of Karen Dardy $1,100
Abele, Chris Milwaukee, WI Steri Logic Waste Systems $1,000
Asifrana, Chaudhry Brookfield, WI No Employer Listed $1,000
Banks, Emile Brookfield, WI Emile Banks & Associates $1,000
Lebakken, Jeffrey & Dorothy Eau Claire, WI Lebakken Rent-to-Own $1,000
McNeil, Danyel Milwaukee, WI No Employer Listed $1,000
Mughal, Naheed A Brookfield, WI Rana Enterprises $1,000
Uihlein, Lynde Milwaukee, WI Brico Fund $1,000
White, Mardree Milwaukee, WI Retired $1,000

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