Representative Pedro Colon (D) MilwaukeePicture: Representative Pedro ColonAssembly District 8

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Colon was first elected to the Assembly in 1998.

He won a three-way primary and was unopposed in the general election.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin ($635) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Colon.

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Colon
Raised: $25,379 - Spent: $25,733
Vote: 98.3% - Cost/Vote: $2.94
Independent Backing: $635
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 1.7% - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Colon’s Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Finance; Judiciary and Ethics; Joint Finance.

2007-2008: Finance; Joint Finance.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash 5/5/08** $4,235
Self $0
Under $100 $637
$100 or more $10,200
PACs & Parties $14,500
Other Income $43
WECF*** $0
**candidate in 2008 spring election.
***voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
5/5/08-12/31/08**
In-District Out-District
$0 (0.0%) $10,200 (100.0%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.
**Candidate in 2008 spring election.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
5/5/08-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Labor Unions $5,550.00
Road Construction $3,000.00
Health Services/Institutions $2,700.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $2,250.00
Construction $1,700.00
Energy $1,500.00
Insurance $1,500.00
Health Professionals $1,250.00
Banking & Finance $1,200.00
Political/Ideological $950.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $700.00
Transportation $650.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $600.00
Natural Resources $250.00
Civil servant/public employee $200.00
Telecommunications & Computers $200.00
Business $100.00
Education $100.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $100.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $100.00
Unknown $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.
**Candidate in 2008 spring election.

Top Contributors
1997-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Thomsen, Mark & Grace Milwaukee, WI Cannon & Dunphy/
Milwaukee School of Languages
$7,400
Earle, Peter & Sandra Shorewood, WI Peter Earle Law Offices/
Borkowf & Borkovec
$5,039
Colon, Pedro Milwaukee, WI Legislator $4,100
Juame, Francisco Mayaguez, PR Hospital La Concepcion/
Cuenta Oficina
$3,150
Abele, Chris Milwaukee, WI Steri Logic Waste Systems $3,000
Flores, Angel & Sebnem Walnut Creek, CA Aero Precision Industries/
Derco Industries
$2,850
Straub, Erich Milwaukee, WI Erich Straub Immigration Law/
Kachelski, Atta & Straub
$2,300
Layden, Christopher & Donald Wauwatosa, WI Jefferson Wells International/
Metavante Corp
$2,250
Bechthold Family Delafield, WI Zenith Tech/Payne & Dolan $2,000
Olivieri, Jose A Milwaukee, WI Michael, Best & Friedrich $1,876

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