Representative John Nygren (R) MarinettePicture: Representative John NygrenAssembly District 89

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Nygren was first elected to the Assembly in 2006.

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 Nygren. Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin ($1,046) made independent expenditures supporting his opponent.

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Nygren
Raised: $53,691 - Spent: $52,166
Vote: 53.5% - Cost/Vote: $3.52
Independent Backing: $5
Koehn
Raised: $25,185 - Spent: $23,455
Vote: 46.4% - Cost/Vote: $1.83
Independent Backing: $1,046
Nygren’s Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Education; Health and Health Care Reform; Insurance.

2007-2008: Education; Health and Healthcare Reform; Insurance; Jobs and the Economy.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $151
Self $2,337
Under $100 $8,896
$100 or more $34,189
PACs & Parties $8,000
Other Income $269
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
$14,265 (41.7%) $19,924 (58.3%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/07-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Insurance $9,505.00
Health Professionals $7,060.00
Health Services/Institutions $4,125.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $3,275.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $2,990.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $2,714.00
Banking & Finance $2,035.00
Construction $2,025.00
Business $1,375.00
Transportation $1,350.00
Unknown $1,150.00
Real Estate $1,000.00
Energy $985.00
Natural Resources $600.00
Telecommunications & Computers $600.00
Civil servant/public employee $400.00
Agriculture $350.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $250.00
Political/Ideological $200.00
Labor Unions $100.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2005-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Nygren, John Marinette, WI Legislator $7,534
Clement, William & Jeanette Marinette, WI Peshtigo Pharmacy $2,250
Everson, Daniel & Karen Marinette, WI Real estate appraiser/Marinette County $1,200
Ziegelbauer, Gary & Christine Green Bay, WI Triangle Distributing Co Inc $1,050
Nygren, Robert Marinette, WI Retired $1,000
Wanek, Todd & Karen Arcadia, WI Ashley Furniture Industries $1,000
Johnson, Charles & Jennifer Racine, WI Visual Numerics $980
Jackson, Nathan Marinette, WI Bayshore Chiropractic/Allied Health of WI $910
Dean, James & Robert Oneida, WI Dean Distributing Inc $900
Messer, Michael Marinette, WI Great Lakes Financial Management Group $850

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