Representative Louis Molepske, Jr. (D) Stevens PointPicture: Representative Louis Molepske JrAssembly District 71

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Molepske was first elected to the Assembly in a July 2003 special election.

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

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Molepske
Raised: $21,283 - Spent: $16,832
Vote: 68.6% - Cost/Vote: $0.83
Independent Backing: $0
Jensen
Raised: $1,899 - Spent: $1,178
Vote: 31.2% - Cost/Vote: $0.13
Independent Backing: $0
Molepske’s Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Agriculture; Natural Resources; Fish and Wildlife; Insurance; Jobs, the Economy and Small Business (Chair).

2007-2008: Elections and Constitutional Law; Agriculture; Biofuels and Sustainable Energy; Natural Resources; Property Rights; Speaker’s Task Force on Information Technology Failures; Special Committee on District Attorney Funding and Administration.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $14,312
Self $0
Under $100 $3,764
$100 or more $8,769
PACs & Parties $8,750
Other Income $0
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
$5,226 (59.6%) $3,543 (40.4%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/07-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Labor Unions $3,950.00
Agriculture $2,925.00
Natural Resources $1,409.00
Insurance $1,400.00
Construction $1,125.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $950.00
Banking & Finance $750.00
Health Professionals $700.00
Civil servant/public employee $650.00
Political/Ideological $600.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $600.00
Energy $550.00
Telecommunications & Computers $550.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $500.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $260.00
Health Services/Institutions $200.00
Business $100.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $100.00
Transportation $100.00
Unknown $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2003-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Molepske, Louis Jr Stevens Point, WI Legislator $12,151
Carlson, Carl & Erik Stevens Point, WI Ellis Stone Construction $1,850
Schierl Family Plover, WI Schierl Inc $1,749
Hamerski, Mary & Donald Plover, WI Hamerski Farms $1,525
Milano Sciarrone, Angelo Fransesco Stevens Point, WI Retired $1,350
Molepske, Richard & Kim Manitowoc, WI Finance Service Corp $1,000
Molepske, Louis & Susan Stevens Point, WI Molepske, James & Bablitch $930
Scirarrone, Francesco Stevens Point, WI Physician $800
Molepske, Carol A Stevens Point, WI Molepske Law Office/
Stevens Point Public Schools
$779
Spoerl, Robert Waupaca, WI Premium Brands $750

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