Representative Sondy Pope-Roberts (D) MiddletonPicture: Representative Sondy Pope-Roberts Assembly District 79

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Pope-Roberts 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
Pope-Roberts
Raised: $13,499 - Spent: $9,323
Vote: 66.7% - Cost/Vote: $0.35
Independent Backing: $0
Skalitzky
Raised: $1,005 - Spent: $1,055
Vote: 33.2% - Cost/Vote: $0.08
Independent Backing: $0
Pope-Roberts’ Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Consumer Protection; Correction and the Courts; Education (Chair); State Affairs and Homeland Security; Children and Families; Special Committee on School Safety.

2007-2008: Education Reform; Aging and Long Term Care; Corrections and Courts; Education.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $17,540
Self $0
Under $100 $2,338
$100 or more $6,471
PACs & Parties $4,450
Other Income $240
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
$2,460 (38.0%) $4,800 (62.0%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/07-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Labor Unions $2,700.00
Education $1,535.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,100.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,026.00
Insurance $750.00
Construction $610.00
Banking & Finance $600.00
Political/Ideological $600.00
Unknown $600.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $400.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $350.00
Health Professionals $300.00
Transportation $250.00
Telecommunications & Computers $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
1999-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Kane, Michael & Janet Middleton, WI National Conference Bar Examiners/
University of Wisconsin
$2,566
Pope-Roberts, Sondy Verona, WI Legislator $2,350
Harrop, Gary Mazomanie, WI Peoples Community Bank $2,200
Van Gorden, Reed Middleton, WI Brunsell Lumber $1,660
Boley, Helen Madison, WI Retired $1,650
Farley, Eugene & Linda Verona, WI UW Medical School $1,625
Fahl, Mary Ann Madison, WI Retired $1,300
Bresette, James & Robert III Middleton, WI Queen Anne’s Catering $1,200
Elwers, Kathryn Madison, WI Retired $1,200
Westman, Jack & Nancy Madison, WI University of Wisconsin $1,200

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