Representative Mark Pocan (D) MadisonPicture: Representative Mark PocanAssembly District 78

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Pocan was first elected to the Assembly in 1998.

He was unopposed in the primary and general election.

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Pocan
Raised: $25,592 - Spent: $13,110
Vote: 99.4% - Cost/Vote: $0.48
Independent Backing: $0
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 0.6% - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Pocan’s Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Audit; Finance (Chair); Joint Audit; Joint Finance (Co-Chair); Joint Employment Relations; Joint Legislative Council.

2007-2008: Corrections and Courts; Finance; Joint Finance; Joint Legislative Council; Special Committee on Applicablity of Open Meetings Laws to Quasi-Governemental Bodies; Special Committee on Review of Crimes Against Children.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $15,440
Self $0
Under $100 $7,882
$100 or more $9,850
PACs & Parties $7,700
Other Income $161
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
$3,450 (35.0%) $6,400 (65.0%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/07-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Labor Unions $3,250.00
Education $2,050.00
Health Professionals $2,000.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,600.00
Natural Resources $1,000.00
Real Estate $950.00
Health Services/Institutions $850.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $850.00
Unknown $800.00
Banking & Finance $750.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $600.00
Insurance $500.00
Transportation $500.00
Civil servant/public employee $400.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $400.00
Energy $350.00
Political/Ideological $300.00
Business $200.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $200.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1997-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Pocan, Mark Madison, WI Legislator $1,414
Elwers, Kay Madison, WI Retired $800
Pascucci, Leon Kenosha, WI G Leblanc Corp $800
Hees, Phil Madison, WI McBride Companies/Merrill Lynch $675
McCormick, Pierre Madison, WI WI Distributors $600
Niemann, Edward Madison, WI Nedrebo’s $600
Pocan, Bill Milwaukee, WI Jastroch & LaBarge $600
Prendergast, Edward Madison, WI Dean Health System $600
Farley, Linda Verona, WI UW Medical School $589
Hurst, Frances Madison, WI Retired $550
Leibowitz, Dale Madison, WI Family Enhancement $550

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