Representative Thomas A. Lothian (R) Williams BayPicture: Representative Thomas LothianAssembly District 32

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Lothian was first elected to the Assembly in 2002.

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

Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($5) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Lothian. 

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $18,700 - Spent: $19,956
Vote: 51.7% - Cost/Vote: $1.46
Independent Backing: $5
Raised: $11,283 - Spent: $11,183
Vote: 41.2% - Cost/Vote: $1.02
Independent Backing: $0
Lothian’s Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Consumer Protection; Renewable Energy and Rural Affairs; Ways and Means.

2007-2008: Urban and Local Affairs; Ways and Means; Workforce Development; Consumer Protection and Personal Privacy (Chair); Joint Survey Retirement Systems; 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 $1,405
Self $5,000
Under $100 $100
$100 or more $4,300
PACs & Parties $9,300
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
$3,800 (88.4%) $500 (11.6%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
Interest Amount
Manufacturing & Distributing $2,100.00
Political/Ideological $1,600.00
Banking & Finance $1,250.00
Energy $1,250.00
Construction $1,000.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,000.00
Insurance $900.00
Agriculture $750.00
Health Services/Institutions $750.00
Telecommunications & Computers $700.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $600.00
Health Professionals $500.00
Real Estate $500.00
Labor Unions $350.00
Education $250.00
Business $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Lothian, Thomas Williams Bay, WI Legislator $24,200
Weber, David & Ellen Delavan, WI Mode Industries $2,750
Athans, Dean & James Lake Geneva, WI Chemtool Inc $2,500
Hedberg, Donald Lake Geneva, WI Retired $1,750
Otzen, Karl Lake Geneva, WI Circle L Capital Management $1,550
Colman, Charles L Williams Bay, WI Colman Group (San Jamar Inc) $1,375
Petersen, William O Chicago, IL Vedder, Price & Kaufman $1,350
Brunk Family Lake Geneva, WI Brunk Industries Inc $1,300
Vaughan, Howard A Lake Geneva, WI Vaughan & Bushnell Mfg $1,200
Melges, Gloria Fontana, WI Melges Boat Works $1,100

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