Representative Garey D. Bies (R) Sister BayPicture: Representative Garey BiesAssembly District 1

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Bies was first elected to the Assembly in 2000.

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

Wisconsin Professional Police Association ($8,018) and Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($5) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Bies.

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Bies
Raised: $47,664 - Spent: $45,343
Vote: 51.3% - Cost/Vote: $2.85
Independent Backing: $8,023
Skare
Raised: $58,857 - Spent: $58,375
Vote: 48.6% - Cost/Vote: $3.88
Independent Backing: $0
Bies’ Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Public Safety; Tourism; Recreation and State Properties; Transportation.

2007-2008: Natural Resources; Tourism, Recreation and State Properties; Transportation; Veterans and Military Affairs; Correctioins and the Courts (Chair); Special Committee on Placement of Sex Offenders (Co-Chair).


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $8,123
Self $0
Under $100 $9,751
$100 or more $30,160
PACs & Parties $7,753
Other Income $0
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
$16,700 (55.4%) $13,460 (44.6%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/07-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $5,825.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $3,475.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $3,475.00
Health Professionals $3,450.00
Insurance $3,450.00
Real Estate $3,350.00
Construction $3,300.00
Natural Resources $2,060.00
Business $1,700.00
Agriculture $1,250.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,000.00
Civil servant/public employee $925.00
Transportation $903.00
Banking & Finance $900.00
Labor Unions $850.00
Energy $800.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $600.00
Political/Ideological $200.00
Telecommunications & Computers $200.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $100.00
Unknown $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1999-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Bies, Gary Sister Bay, WI Legislator $7,592
Calkins, William & Priscilla Ephraim, WI WD Management $2,800
Hedeen, Clemens & Kay Sturgeon Bay, WI Hedeen International $2,800
Baudhuin, Richard & Joan Sturgeon Bay, WI Bear hunter $2,250
Anderson, Roger & Sandra Sturgeon Bay, WI Sturgeon Bay Metal Products $1,675
Culp, Peter & Laurel Sister Bay, WI Nordic Lodge $1,675
Voight, Charles & Bonita Ellison Bay, WI Charlies Smoke House/Island Clipper/
Washington Island Ferry Line
$1,600
Junion, Terry Sturgeon Bay, WI Enterprise Builders Inc $1,550
Blazer, Judith Ellison Bay, WI Retired $1,500
Deprey, Kenneth & Judith Luxemburg, WI Kwik Stop $1,450

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