Representative Mike Sheridan (D) JanesvillePicture: Representative Mike SheridanAssembly District 44

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Sheridan was first elected to the Assembly in 2004.

He was unopposed in both the primary and general election.

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Sheridan
Raised: $53,808 - Spent: $30,666
Vote: 99.2% - Cost/Vote: $1.57
Independent Backing: $0
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 0.8% - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Sheridan’s Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Rules; Assembly Organization (Chair); Conference on Assembly Bill 75 (Co-Chair); Joint Employment Relations (Co-Chair); Joint Legislative Organization (Co-Chair); Joint Legislative Council; Special Committee on Domestic Biofuels.

2007-2008: Jobs and the Economy; Labor and Industry; Transportation; Speaker’s Task Force on Information Technology Failures.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $16,184
Self $0
Under $100 $6,101
$100 or more $36,699
PACs & Parties $7,870
Other Income $3,139
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
$4,275 (11.7%) $32,424 (88.3%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/07-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Manufacturing & Distributing $7,500.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $5,411.00
Health Services/Institutions $3,925.00
Labor Unions $3,850.00
Banking & Finance $3,750.00
Construction $3,100.00
Health Professionals $2,600.00
Road Construction $2,000.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,875.00
Transportation $1,850.00
Insurance $1,600.00
Energy $1,550.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,110.00
Telecommunications & Computers $1,020.00
Natural Resources $912.00
Agriculture $750.00
Civil servant/public employee $541.00
Business $475.00
Unknown $425.00
Political/Ideological $225.00
Real Estate $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2003-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Sheridan, Mike & Sarah Janesville, WI Legislator/Rogers Memorial Hospital $3,802
Kennedy Family Janesville, WI Rock Road Companies $3,620
Tullis, James & Nate Milton, WI Crossroads Counseling Center Inc $1,600
Cullen, Tim & Barbara Janesville, WI Blue Cross & Blue Shield $1,430
Sheridan, Douglas Janesville, WI Ott Schweitzer Distributing Inc $1,300
McCormick, Pierre Madison, WI WI Distributors $1,250
Bechthold Family Delafield, WI Payne & Dolan/Zenith Tech $1,075
Bysted, Steve Janesville, WI Ott Schweitzer Distributing Inc $1,000
Vogt, Don Janesville, WI General Motors $1,000
Lyons Family Janesville, WI Lycon Inc $900

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