Rep. Joan Ballweg (R) Markesan Picture: Rep. Joan BallwegAssembly District 41

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2004 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Ballweg was first elected in 2004.

She won a nine primary and faced Constitution Party opposition in the general election.

Volunteers for Agriculture ($6,762) and Winnebagoland Uniserv ($300) made independent expenditures favoring Rep. Ballweg.

2004 Campaign Finance Summary
Ballweg
Raised: $15,408 - Spent: $15,334
Vote: 84.2% - Cost/Vote: $0.81
Independent Backing: $7,062
Tostenson
Raised: $2,448 - Spent: $2,442
Vote: 15.5% - Cost/Vote: $0.70
Independent Backing: $0
Ballweg’s Committee Assignments

2005-2006: Colleges and Universities (Vice-Chair); Family Law; Insurance; Rural Affairs and Renewable Energy; Small Business.

2003-2004: Not yet elected.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/03 $0
Self $3,600
Under $100 $974
$100 or more $1,620
PACs & Parties $9,070
Other Income $144
WECF* $0
*voluntary spending limit system.

Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/03-12/31/04
In-District Out-District
$945 (58.3%) $675 (41.7%)
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/03-12/31/04
Interest Amount
Banking & Finance $1,810
Labor Unions $1,750
Health Services/Institutions $1,400
Agriculture $1,300
Political/Ideological $1,020
Business $850
Civil servant/public employee $710
Real Estate $600
Energy $350
Telecommunications & Computers $250
Unknown $200
Natural Resources $150
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $100
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2003-2004
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Ballweg, Joan Markesan, WI Legislator/Ballweg Implement Co Inc $3,600
Schmidt, Monty R Madison, WI Sonic Foundry $250
Braun, Steve Markesan, WI Markesan Police Chief $210
Fale, Robert Fond du Lac, WI Agnesian Healthcare $200
Schmidt, Marie L Markesan, WI Farmers State Bank $185
Bauman, Eileen W Ripon, WI Condon Oil Inc $150
Nygro, Michele M Franklin, WI M&I Bank $125

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