Representative Jon Richards (D) MilwaukeePicture: Representative Jon RichardsAssembly District 19

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Richards was first elected to the Assembly in 1998.

He was unopposed in both the primary and general election.

Milwaukee Police Assocation PAC ($44) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Richards.

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Richards
Raised: $21,458 - Spent: $19,708
Vote: 98.5% - Cost/Vote: $0.78
Independent Backing: $44
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 1.5% - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Richards’ Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Rules; Judiciary and Ethics; Energy and Utilities; Health and Healthcare Reform (Chair).

2007-2008: Assembly Organization; Financial Institutions; Rules; Joint Legislative Organization; Special Committee on Great Lakes Water Resources Compact.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $39,701
Self $0
Under $100 $3,491
$100 or more $9,275
PACs & Parties $6,400
Other Income $2,292
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
$1,400 (15.1%) $7,875 (84.9%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/07-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Banking & Finance $3,625.00
Labor Unions $3,250.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,800.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,450.00
Business $700.00
Health Professionals $650.00
Education $600.00
Insurance $600.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $600.00
Political/Ideological $500.00
Transportation $500.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $300.00
Agriculture $250.00
Energy $250.00
Civil servant/public employee $200.00
Construction $200.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $100.00
Unknown $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1997-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Richards, Jon Milwaukee, WI Legislator $10,432
Richards, Iva Waukesha, WI Medical College of WI/
Planned Parenthood
$2,520
Honold, Reynolds & Linda Milwaukee, WI Management consultant/
Democratic Party of WI
$1,750
Hynes, Jeffrey S & Jill Stephens Muskego, WI Hynes & Associates/
Trinity Memorial Hospital
$1,700
Zeppos, Evan Brookfield, WI Zeppos Public Relations $1,500
Finerty, John D Milwaukee, WI Friebert, Finerty & St John $1,350
Kohler, Julilly Milwaukee, WI JWK Real Estate $1,150
Adelman, Elizabeth Mukwonago, WI Adelman Law Office $1,100
Brutvan, Martin Milwaukee, WI Radiologist $1,000
Conta, Dennis & Deborah Gardner Milwaukee, WI Conta & Associates $950

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