Representative Richard J. Spanbauer (R) OshkoshPicture: Representative Richard SpanbauerAssembly District 53

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Spanbauer was first elected to the Assembly in 2008.

He won a five-way primary and faced Democratic opposition in the general election.

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters  ($12,068) and Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($5) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Spanbauer. 

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Spanbauer
Raised: $21,789 - Spent: $21,314
Vote: 63.8% - Cost/Vote: $1.19
Independent Backing: $12,073
Mann
Raised: $11,948 - Spent: $9,739
Vote: 36.1% - Cost/Vote: $0.96
Independent Backing: $0
Spanbauer’s Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Children and Families; Consumer Protection; Urban and Local Affairs; Speaker’s Taskforce on Preventing Home Foreclosures.

2007-2008: Not yet elected.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $0
Self $6,825
Under $100 $1,835
$100 or more $8,818
PACs & Parties $4,300
Other Income $11
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
$3,868 (43.9%) $4,950 (56.1%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/07-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,750.00
Construction $1,300.00
Political/Ideological $1,050.00
Transportation $1,050.00
Health Professionals $1,000.00
Labor Unions $1,000.00
Real Estate $950.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $920.00
Agriculture $897.99
Civil servant/public employee $600.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $550.00
Business $500.00
Health Services/Institutions $500.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $350.00
Insurance $200.00
Unknown $200.00
Banking & Finance $100.00
Education $100.00
Energy $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2003-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Spanbauer, Richard J Oshkosh, WI Legislator/Premier Group of Oshkosh $10,873
Mark, John & William Oshkosh, WI Midwest Security Construction/
Midwest Real Estate Development
$1,400
Larson, Eric & Allyson Oshkosh, WI NEW Vision Optical $1,000
Mark, Janice Oshkosh, WI Wind-Ridge Farms $650
Dean, James Oneida, WI Dean Distributing Inc $500
Mashlan, Mark Kaukauna, WI Fox Structures Inc $500
McCormick, Pierre Madison, WI WI Distributors $500
Mueller, Norm Oshkosh, WI Mueller Chrysler Plymouth Lincoln $500
Radtke Family Winneconne, WI Bob Radtke Inc $500
Ryan, Paul Janesville, WI US representative $500

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