Representative Andy Jorgensen (D) Fort AtkinsonPicture: Representative Andy JorgensenAssembly District 37

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Jorgensen was first elected to the Assembly in 2006.

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

Advancing Wisconsin ($11,872), UAW Janesville-Madison ($909), Volunteers for Agriculture ($1,251) and Wisconsin Hospitals PAC ($1,237) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Jorgensen. Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($5) made independent expenditures supporting his opponent.

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Jorgensen
Raised: $90,768 - Spent: $73,957
Vote: 59.2% - Cost/Vote: $4.17
Independent Backing: $15,269
Koebke
Raised: $72,441 - Spent: $72,441
Vote: 40.6% - Cost/Vote: $5.96
Independent Backing: $5
Jorgensen’s Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Audit; Agriculture; Labor; Renewable Energy and Rural Affairs (Chair); Rural Economic Development; Joint Audit.

2007-2008: Agriculture; Biofuels and Sustainable Energy; Consumer Protection and Personal Privacy; Rural Affairs.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $3,583
Self $0
Under $100 $16,350
$100 or more $61,765
PACs & Parties $11,077
Other Income $1,576
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
$15,929 (25.8%) $45,836 (74.2%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/07-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $7,450.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $6,485.00
Banking & Finance $6,250.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $5,425.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $4,950.00
Health Professionals $4,207.00
Labor Unions $4,061.00
Health Services/Institutions $3,950.05
Agriculture $3,575.00
Political/Ideological $3,526.91
Insurance $3,249.00
Unknown $3,050.00
Construction $2,965.00
Business $1,975.00
Civil servant/public employee $1,656.00
Education $1,595.00
Energy $1,510.00
Real Estate $1,475.00
Transportation $1,400.00
Natural Resources $1,300.00
Telecommunications & Computers $1,282.00
Road Construction $1,000.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $505.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2005-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Krek, Raymond & Gayle Jefferson, WI Krek & Associates $1,250
Cullen, Timothy Janesville, WI Retired/
Blue Cross & Blue Shield
$1,200
Hachtel, Ronald & Victoria Fort Atkinson, WI Retired $1,200
Buntrock, Dean Oakbrook Terrace, IL Advance America $1,000
Davis, Jared Cincinnati, OH Check N Go $1,000
Fortis, Louis Milwaukee, WI Shepherd Express $1,000
Frantz, John Monroe, WI Monroe Clinic $1,000
Kessler, Frederick Milwaukee, WI Legislator $1,000
Koerner, John & Diane Oshkosh, WI Farmer $1,000
Potratz, James & Margaret Oshkosh, WI Farmer $1,000
Rosenberg, Lucille Milwaukee, WI Psychiatrist $1,000

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