Representative Joel Kleefisch (R) OconomowocPicture: Representative Joel KleefischAssembly District 38

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Kleefisch was first elected to the Assembly in 2004.

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

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

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Kleefisch
Raised: $42,697 - Spent: $44,221
Vote: 66.3% - Cost/Vote: $2.18
Independent Backing: $5
Pas
Raised: $31,516 - Spent: $27,746
Vote: 33.6% - Cost/Vote: $2.70
Independent Backing: $0
Kleefisch’s Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Consumer Protection; Criminal Justice; State Affairs and Homeland Security; Rules; Joint Review on Criminal Penalties; Special Committee on Justice Reinvestment Initiative Oversight.

2007-2008: Judiciary and Ethics; State Affairs; Children and Family Law; Colleges and Universities; Criminal Justice (Chair); Special Committee on Review of Crimes Against Children.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $8,263
Self $0
Under $100 $2,987
$100 or more $33,160
PACs & Parties $6,550
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
$14,575 (45.1%) $17,735 (54.9%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/07-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Construction $5,600.00
Banking & Finance $4,050.00
Unknown $4,050.00
Transportation $2,900.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $2,835.00
Business $2,275.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $2,200.00
Health Services/Institutions $2,150.00
Telecommunications & Computers $2,150.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $2,150.00
Real Estate $2,100.00
Health Professionals $1,700.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,200.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $550.00
Political/Ideological $550.00
Energy $500.00
Natural Resources $500.00
Civil servant/public employee $450.00
Insurance $400.00
Labor Unions $250.00
Education $200.00
Road Construction $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2003-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Zignego Family Helenville, WI Zignego Co $3,450
Hultquist, Robert & Mary Oconomowoc, WI Attorney $2,650
Eisenga, Michael & Claire Columbus, WI First American Funding $2,000
Manders, RJ II Oconomowoc, WI Auto Connections $2,000
Hepp, Gerald & Linda Watertown, WI Jerry Hepp Excavating Inc $1,850
Gende, James J II & Angela Delafield, WI Gende Law Offices/Goff Auto Body $1,700
Weissgerber, Hans Jr & Hans III Okauchee, WI Weissgerber Restaurants $1,700
Dentice Family Oconomowoc, WI Dentice Properties $1,600
Eyers, William K & Dana Oconomowoc, WI Ever Dry Waterproofing $1,500
Culver, Curt S Nashotah, WI MGIC Corp $1,350
Kolb, Walter L Waukesha, WI Audio Implements/GKC $1,350

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