Representative Terry Van Akkeren (D) SheboyganPicture: Representative Terry Van AkkerenAssembly District 26

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Van Akkeren was first elected to the Assembly in 2002.

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

NRA Political Victory Fund ($312) made independent expenditures supporting his opponent.

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Van Akkeren
Raised: $12,973 - Spent: $10,754
Vote: 65.4% - Cost/Vote: $0.67
Independent Backing: $0
Pieper
Raised: $6,614 - Spent: $5,114
Vote: 34.5% - Cost/Vote: $0.60
Independent Backing: $312
Van Akkeren ’s Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Labor; Tourism, Recreation and State Properties (Chair); Urban and Local Affairs.

2007-2008: Labor and Industry; Education; Tourism, Recreation and State Properties.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $6,587
Self $0
Under $100 $1,635
$100 or more $3,050
PACs & Parties $1,025
Other Income $0
WECF** $7,263
**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
$2,050 (67.2%) $1,000 (32.8%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/07-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Unknown $900.00
Political/Ideological $625.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $600.00
Health Services/Institutions $500.00
Labor Unions $450.00
Civil servant/public employee $100.00
Education $100.00
Insurance $100.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $100.00
Natural Resources $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1999-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Van Akkeren Family Sheboygan, WI Legislator/Curt G Joa Inc/
Sheboygan School District/American Orthodontics
$2,400
Van Akkeren, Larry & Vickie Sheboygan, WI Wetenkemp Pallet Inc $1,100
Hanna, Mark Sheboygan, WI LMT Maritime Insurance Group/BC Ziegler Co $981
Stephen, William Sheboygan, WI United Auto Workers $921
DeCecco, Joseph Sheboygan, WI Sheboygan County DA $800
Squier, Jeffrey & Julia Sheboygan, WI Physicians Health Network $800
Ten Pas, Ray & Carol Oostburg, WI Ten Pas Signs $800
Lette, Robert Sheboygan, WI United Auto Workers $789
Zylman, Dirk Sheboygan, WI Lakeland College $750
Baumgart, James Sheboygan, WI Legislator, Retired $700
Wilke, Jon & Beth Fond du Lac, WI Sunny Ridge Nursing Home $700

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