Representative Jeff Fitzgerald (R) HoriconPicture: Representative Jeff FitzgeraldAssembly District 39

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Fitzgerald 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 Fitzgerald. 

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Fitzgerald
Raised: $135,795- Spent: $128,003
Vote: 60.1% - Cost/Vote: $8.01
Independent Backing: $5
Onsrud
Raised: $12,696 - Spent: $12,696
Vote: 39.9% - Cost/Vote: $1.20
Independent Backing: $0
Fitzgerald’s Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Rules; Assembly Organization; Joint Employment Relations; Joint Legislative Organization; Joint Legislative Council; Conference on Assembly Bill 75.

2007-2008: Assembly Organization; Rules (Chair); Employment Relations; Joint Employment Relations; Joint Legislative Organization; Joint Legislative Council; Special Committee on Applicability of Open Meetings Law to Quasi-Governmental Bodies.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $20,694
Self $0
Under $100 $23,256
$100 or more $102,314
PACs & Parties $8,200
Other Income $2,025
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
$8,092 (8.1%) $91,373 (91.9%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/07-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Banking & Finance $10,910.00
Agriculture $9,400.00
Business $9,300.00
Health Professionals $9,025.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $8,830.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $7,600.00
Insurance $7,115.00
Health Services/Institutions $6,850.00
Construction $6,170.00
Natural Resources $5,726.00
Energy $5,510.00
Real Estate $4,524.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $3,800.00
Telecommunications & Computers $3,304.00
Transportation $2,750.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $1,250.00
Political/Ideological $1,075.00
Road Construction $1,000.00
Unknown $950.00
Labor Unions $750.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $750.00
Civil servant/public employee $500.00
Education $350.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1999-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Fitzgerald, Jeff Beaver Dam, WI Legislator $43,529
Cullen Family Janesville, WI JP Cullen & Sons $3,700
Barrette, Mark & Sarah Beaver Dam, WI Dentist $2,310
Stanek Family Wauwatosa, WI World Environmental Inc $2,185
Ahlberg, Trevor & Harold Irving, TX Cash Store $2,100
Michels Family Brownsville, WI Michels Corp $2,000
Counsell, Ronald & Sherri Juneau, WI Borderline Inc $1,885
Ziegelbauer, Gary & Christine Green Bay, WI Triangle Distributing Co Inc $1,500
Bysted, Steven Janesville, WI Ott Schweitzer Distributing Inc $1,475
McCormick, Pierre Madison, WI WI Distributors $1,475

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