Representative Pat Strachota (R) West BendPicture: Representative Pat StrachotaAssembly District 58

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Strachota was first elected to the Assembly in 2004.

She was unopposed in the primary and faced Independent opposition in the general election.

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

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Strachota
Raised: $21,445 - Spent: $21,176
Vote: 82.8% - Cost/Vote: $0.90
Independent Backing: $5
Dombro
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 17.2% - Cost/Vote: $0.00
Independent Backing: $0
Strachota’s Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Health and Health Care Reform; Jobs, the Economy and Small Business; Public Health; Special Committee on Building Wisconsin’s Workforce (Chair).

2007-2008: Ways and Means; Workforce Development; Aging and Long Term Care; Rules; Health and Healthcare Reform; Jobs and the Economy (Chair); Special Committee on Review of State School Aid Formula.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $22,982
Self $0
Under $100 $2,975
$100 or more $10,395
PACs & Parties $8,075
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
$7,200 (69.3%) $3,195 (30.7%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/07-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Health Professionals $2,270.00
Banking & Finance $2,000.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,700.00
Insurance $1,550.00
Transportation $1,325.00
Construction $1,250.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,200.00
Agriculture $1,000.00
Business $850.00
Labor Unions $850.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $800.00
Natural Resources $700.00
Real Estate $700.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $600.00
Telecommunications & Computers $600.00
Political/Ideological $425.00
Energy $350.00
Civil servant/public employee $100.00
Education $100.00
Unknown $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2003-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Strachota Family West Bend, WI Legislator/Dairyland Seed Co Inc/Key Realty $10,990
Ziegler Family Slinger, WI West Bend Mutual Insurance/BC Ziegler Co/
Ziegler-Limbach Inc
$2,950
Stangl, Richard & Karen West Bend, WI Weimer Bearing & Transmission Inc $1,750
Schmitz, Alan West Bend, WI Schmitz Ready Mix $1,000
Prescott, George West Bend, WI Prescott’s Supermarkets Inc $950
Roth, Daniel & Kathleen West Bend, WI Roth & Roth $950

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