Representative Tony Staskunas (D) West AllisPicture: Representative Tony StaskunasAssembly District 15

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Staskunas was first elected to the Assembly in 1996.

He won a two-way primary and faced Republican opposition in the general election.

Milwaukee Police Assocation PAC ($44) and Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($5) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Staskunas. 

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Staskunas
Raised: $17,496 - Spent: $9,964
Vote: 60.5% - Cost/Vote: $0.64
Independent Backing: $49
Nickel
Raised: $10,330 - Spent: $9,830
Vote: 39.4% - Cost/Vote: $0.96
Independent Backing: $0
Staskunas’ Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Criminal Justice; Rules; Energy and Utilities; Public Safety (Chair); Personal Privacy; Assembly Organization; Joint Legislative Council; Special Committee on Ethics and Standards of Conduct.

2007-2008: Energy and Utilities; Judiciary and Ethics; Criminal Justice; Rules; Assembly Organization.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $24,823
Self $0
Under $100 $2,246
$100 or more $7,550
PACs & Parties $7,700
Other Income $0
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/07-12/31/08

In-District Out-District
$450 (6.0%) $7,100 (94.0%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/07-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Labor Unions $3,750.00
Insurance $1,850.00
Banking & Finance $1,500.00
Energy $1,200.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,100.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,000.00
Transportation $650.00
Civil servant/public employee $600.00
Political/Ideological $500.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $500.00
Health Professionals $450.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $450.00
Unknown $400.00
Construction $350.00
Agriculture $250.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $250.00
Telecommunications & Computers $250.00
Business $200.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1995-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Staskunas, Anthony & Elizabeth West Allis, WI Legislator $17,100
Staskunas Family West Allis, W Retired/
West Allis-West Milwaukee School District
$2,850
Hardacre, Jerry & Marilyn Marshfield, WI Marshfield Clinic $1,600
Ziegler, Carlene Murphy & Andrew A Mequon, WI Artisan Partners $1,300
Baumgartner, Julie Waukesha, WI Shorewest Realtors $1,025
Staskunas, Bob & Julie New Berlin, WI West Allis-West Milwaukee School District $900
Frederick, Joseph West Allis, WI Alco Credit Union $628
Clark, Wayne B & Agnes A West Allis, WI Right Managment Consultants $600
Mueller, Brad Milwaukee, WI Mueller-Nelson Chiropractic Offices $575
Gallagher, Michael Brookfield, W Miller Brands $550

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