Representative Mary Williams (R) MedfordPicture: Representative Mary WilliamsAssembly District 87

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Williams was first elected to the Assembly in 2002.

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

NRA Political Victory Fund ($385), Volunteers for Agriculture ($971) and Wisconsin Right to Life PAC  ($489) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Williams.

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Williams
Raised: $74,399 - Spent: $70,904
Vote: 50.4% - Cost/Vote: $5.49
Independent Backing: $1,844
Reas
Raised: $55,964 - Spent: $54,046
Vote: 49.5% - Cost/Vote: $4.26
Independent Backing: $0
Williams’ Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Personal Privacy; Fish and Wildlife; Jobs, the Economy and Small Business; Tourism, Recreation and State Properties; Rules.

2007-2008:Natural Resources; Property Rights (Chair); Rural Economic Development; Tourism, Recreation and State Properties; Agriculture; Rules; Forestry; Special Committee on Review of State School Aid Formula.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $12,887
Self $0
Under $100 $10,809
$100 or more $54,884
PACs & Parties $8,650
Other Income $56
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
$12,690 (23.2%) $42,119 (76.8%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/07-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Construction $7,860.00
Banking & Finance $7,425.00
Insurance $5,950.00
Health Professionals $5,884.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $4,750.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $4,700.00
Business $3,900.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $3,370.00
Agriculture $2,800.00
Road Construction $2,625.00
Health Services/Institutions $2,575.00
Unknown $2,350.00
Real Estate $2,250.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,650.00
Political/Ideological $1,500.00
Energy $1,300.00
Education $1,000.00
Natural Resources $500.00
Transportation $400.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $350.00
Civil servant/public employee $220.00
Labor Unions $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2001-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Williams, Mary & Kris Medford, WI Legislator/Hardees $9,064
Bechthold Family Delafield, WI Payne & Dolan/Zenith Tech $3,350
Walton Family Jackson, WY Wal-Mart Stores $3,250
Strobl, Thomas & Ginny Kennan, WI Retired $3,000
Kohler, Terry & Mary Sheboygan, WI Windway Capital $2,500
Knox, Randall & Carol Jefferson, WI WD Hoard & Sons/Morgan & Myers $2,490
Peterson Family Medford, WI James Peterson & Sons/Mind Body Spirit $2,425
Johnson Family Hayward, WI Johnson Timber Corp $2,350
DeVos, Dick & Betsy Grand Rapids, MI Alticor/Windquest $2,290
Fuller, Howard & Deborah McGriff Milwaukee, WI Marquette University/Edison Schools $2,140

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