Representative Barbara L. Toles (D) MilwaukeePicture: Representative Barbara TolesAssembly District 17

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Toles was first elected to the Assembly in a January 2004 special election.

She won a two-way primary and was unopposed in the general election.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin ($580) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Toles. 

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Toles
Raised: $19,428 - Spent: $19,636
Vote: 99.2% - Cost/Vote: $0.85
Independent Backing: $580
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 0.8% - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Toles’ Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Labor; Ways and Means; Workforce Development (Chair); Jobs, the Economy and Small Business; Special Committee on Regional Transportation Authority.

2007-2008: Jobs and the Economy; State Affairs; Ways and Means; Workforce Development.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $18,490
Self $300
Under $100 $1,805
$100 or more $7,627
PACs & Parties $9,697
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
$1,075 (14.1%) $6,552 (85.9%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/07-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Labor Unions $6,246.56
Political/Ideological $2,250.00
Education $1,300.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,150.00
Insurance $1,000.00
Real Estate $1,000.00
Unknown $800.00
Energy $775.00
Business $650.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $500.00
Health Services/Institutions $400.00
Civil servant/public employee $276.50
Non-Profit/Social Services $225.00
Banking & Finance $200.00
Health Professionals $200.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $200.00
Construction $150.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2003-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Toles, Barbara Milwaukee, WI Legislator $5,300
Rosenberg, John & Lucille Milwaukee, WI Telecheck WI (Retired)/Psychiatrist $600
Weddle, McArthur Franklin, WI North Cott Neighborhood House $600
Roberson, Eva M Milwaukee, WI WE Energies $575
Earle, Peter G Shorewood, WI Peter Earle Law Offices $500
Francis, Keisha Windermere, FL Net Communications $500
Gabriel, Daniel Greendale, WI Lippmann-Milwaukee Inc $500
Kohler, Julilly Milwaukee, WI JWK Real Estate $500

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