Senator Julie Lassa (D) Stevens PointPicture: Senator Julie LassaSenate District 24

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Senator Lassa was first elected to the Assembly 1998 and to the Senate in an April 2003 special election.

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

 Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($5) made independent expenditures supporting her opponent.

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $97,080 - Spent: $63,707
Vote: 67.7% - Cost/Vote: $1.10
Independent Backing: $0
Raised: $3,955 - Spent: $3,413
Vote: 32.3% - Cost/Vote: $0.12
Independent Backing: $5
Lassa’s Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Children and Families and Workforce Development; Economic Development (Chair); Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief and Revenue; Finance; Joint Finance; Special Committee on Performance-Based Disease Management Programs for Large Population (Chair).

2007-2008: Audit; Agriculture and Higher Education; Economic Development, Job Creation, Family Prosperity and Housing (Chair); Campaign Finance Reform, Rural Issues and Information Technology; Joint Audit; Special Committee on Review of State School Aid Formula.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/05 $57,246
Self $0
Under $100 $16,988
$100 or more $61,352
PACs & Parties $17,612
Other Income $1,128
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.

Contributions of $100 or More*
In-District Out-District
$32,422 (52.9%) $28,880 (47.1%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
Interest Amount
Insurance $11,020.00
Health Professionals $8,365.00
Banking & Finance $7,925.00
Health Services/Institutions $6,790.00
Transportation $4,850.00
Construction $4,575.00
Agriculture $4,560.00
Road Construction $3,900.00
Energy $3,525.00
Labor Unions $3,450.00
Real Estate $3,057.00
Natural Resources $2,941.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $2,300.00
Political/Ideological $2,177.18
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,926.00
Business $1,869.00
Telecommunications & Computers $1,250.00
Education $1,135.00
Civil servant/public employee $1,049.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $900.00
Unknown $800.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $450.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Lassa, Julie & John Moe Plover, WI Legislator/Congressional aide $9,532
Schierl Family Plover, WI Schierl Inc $6,564
Spoerl, Robert G Waupaca, WI Premium Brands $2,977
Glenzer, Kurt & Laurence Stevens Point, WI McDill Auto Wrecking $2,900
Melski, John & Linda Marshfield, WI Marshfield Clinic $2,714
Schuh, Dale Stevens Point, WI Sentry Insurance $2,600
Roehl, Everett & Richard Marshfield, WI Roehl Transport $2,500
Okray Family Plover, WI Okray Produce Co $2,460
Lassa, Jerry & Josephine Mosinee, WI Foremost Farms $1,857
Hasenohrl, Don & Kathleen Pittsville, WI Legislator, Retired/Midstate Technical College $1,835

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