Representative Amy Sue Vruwink (D) MilladorePicture: Representative Amy Sue VruwinkAssembly District 70

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Vruwink was first elected to the Assembly in 2002.

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

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $53,325 - Spent: $38,136
Vote: 69.6% - Cost/Vote: $1.96
Independent Backing: $0
Raised: $1,432 - Spent: $1,130
Vote: 30.3% - Cost/Vote: $0.13
Independent Backing: $0
Vruwink’s Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Renewable Energy and Rural Affairs; Agriculture (Chair); Transportation; Health and Health Care Reform; Personal Privacy; Fish and Wildlife; Special Committee on Powers and Duties of Coroners of Medical Examiners.

2007-2008: Health and Healthcare Reform; Agriculture; Transportation; Special Committee on Powers and Duties of Coroners and Medical Examiners; Special Committee on Review of State School Aid Forumula.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $43,416
Self $0
Under $100 $13,429
$100 or more $31,446
PACs & Parties $8,450
Other Income $0
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.

Contributions of $100 or More*

In-District Out-District
$15,896 (50.6%) $15,551 (49.4%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
Interest Amount
Transportation $4,642.50
Health Professionals $4,405.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $4,025.00
Health Services/Institutions $3,925.25
Unknown $3,594.50
Labor Unions $2,559.39
Manufacturing & Distributing $2,400.00
Agriculture $2,352.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $2,260.25
Civil servant/public employee $1,590.00
Natural Resources $1,580.00
Construction $1,327.50
Energy $1,200.00
Insurance $1,050.00
Banking & Finance $1,000.00
Telecommunications & Computers $795.00
Business $655.00
Education $335.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $100.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Melski, John & Linda Marshfield, WI Marshfield Clinic $2,850
Miller, Bob Arpin, WI Wipfli LLP/Auburndale Public Schools/
Miller Wendlandt LLC
Paul Family Boulder, CO Renaissance Learning System $2,600
Vruwink, Thomas WI Rapids, WI TJ Auto Repair $1,602
Halle, Richard Marshfield, WI Retired $1,600
Vidaillet, Debbie & Humberto Marshfield, WI Marshfield Clinic $1,580
Spoerl, Robert Waupaca, WI Premium Brands $1,475
Vruwink Family Milladore, WI Van Beck Vending & Amusements/
8th Street Auto/Wood County Social Services
Swetz, George & Helen Auburndale, WI Swetz Oil Co $1,450
Hanneman, Thomas Port Edwards, WI Retired $1,425

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