Representative Gary Tauchen (R) BonduelPicture: Representative Gary TauchenAssembly District 6

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Tauchen 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 ($5) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Tauchen. 

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Tauchen
Raised: $30,254 - Spent: $29,857
Vote: 55.0% - Cost/Vote: $2.10
Independent Backing: $5
Powers
Raised: $14,418 - Spent: $14,318
Vote: 45.0% - Cost/Vote: $1.23
Independent Backing: $0
Tauchen’s Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Agriculture; Renewable Energy and Rural Affairs; Workforce Development.

2007-2008: Rural Affairs; State Affairs; Agriculture; Biofuels and Sustainable Energy.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $304
Self $4,300
Under $100 $3,765
$100 or more $13,775
PACs & Parties $8,200
Other Income $214
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
$8,425 (61.2%) $5,350 (38.8%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/07-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Agriculture $5,375.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $2,050.00
Energy $1,900.00
Unknown $1,850.00
Construction $1,500.00
Insurance $1,050.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,050.00
Banking & Finance $950.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $900.00
Real Estate $900.00
Civil servant/public employee $750.00
Health Services/Institutions $750.00
Political/Ideological $550.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $500.00
Telecommunications & Computers $500.00
Education $450.00
Transportation $400.00
Business $250.00
Health Professionals $100.00
Labor Unions $100.00
Natural Resources $100.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2005-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Tauchen, Gary Bonduel, WI Legislator $37,800
Ostrom, James De Pere, WI Milksource $1,000
Tauchen, Marlys Bonduel, WI Homemaker $900
Zelten, Patrick & Deborah Pulaski, WI Dairy farmer $900
Robaidek, Russell & Kris Pulaski, WI Nutrient applicator $850
Vandenbrook, Timothy Bonduel, WI Vandenbrook Ford $550

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