Representative Dan Meyer (R) Eagle RiverPicture: Representative Dan MeyerAssembly District 34

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Meyer was first elected to the Assembly in 2000.

He was unopposed in the primary and faced Democratic opposition in the general election.

Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($5) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Meyer. Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters ($17,433) made independent expenditures supporting his opponent.

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Meyer
Raised: $39,277 - Spent: $37,197
Vote: 50.3% - Cost/Vote: $2.28
Independent Backing: $5
Tubbs
Raised: $36,794 - Spent: $36,794
Vote: 49.6% - Cost/Vote: $2.29
Independent Backing: $17,433
Meyer’s Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Consumer Protection; Fish and Wildlife; Veterans and Military Affairs; Rural Economic Development.

2007-2008: Finance; Joint Finance.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $37,638
Self $0
Under $100 $5,373
$100 or more $25,505
PACs & Parties $8,350
Other Income $49
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
$15,275 (59.9%) $10,230 (40.1%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/07-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $3,593.00
Agriculture $3,050.00
Health Services/Institutions $2,650.00
Real Estate $2,560.00
Health Professionals $2,312.00
Natural Resources $2,250.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $2,050.00
Insurance $1,900.00
Transportation $1,900.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,550.00
Education $1,500.00
Unknown $1,300.00
Energy $1,115.00
Banking & Finance $950.00
Business $825.00
Construction $800.00
Political/Ideological $750.00
Telecommunications & Computers $750.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $700.00
Road Construction $650.00
Civil servant/public employee $450.00
Labor Unions $250.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1999-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Meyer, Melvin & Donna Neenah, WI Retired $4,000
Solberg, Trygve & Tula Minocqua, WI TA Solberg Co $3,000
Swearingen, Robert & Amy Rhinelander, WI Algen Supper Club $2,769
Kachel, David & Lolita Whitewater, WI Wisconsin Dairy Supply $2,400
Pitlik Family Eagle River, WI Pitlik & Wick $2,350
Bucher, Joe & Elizabeth Eagle River, WI Joe Bucher TV $2,300
Schiffman Family St Germain, WI CornerStone Custom Builders/
Custom Components of Eagle River
$2,300
Fisher, Russell & Christina Lake Forest, IL BioFit Engineered Products $2,000
Seramur, Joan Minocqua, WI RE/MAX First Choice/First Weber Group/
Williams Realty of Minocqua
$2,000
Swartout, James & Ginny Minocqua, WI Kestrel Corp/Meyerson LLC $2,000

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