Representative Jim Soletski (D) Green BayPicture: Representative Jim SoletskiAssembly District 88

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Soletski was first elected to the Assembly in 2006.

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

Advancing Wisconsin  ($22,158), Fair Wisconsin PAC ($158), Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin ($1,604) and Wisconsin Hospitals PAC ($1,237) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Soletski. NRA Political Victory Fund ($354) and Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($489) made independent expenditures supporting his opponent.

All Children Matter, Wisconsin Institute for Leadership and Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce spent undisclosed amounts on "issue ads" opposing Representative Soletski.

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Soletski
Raised: $83,521 - Spent: $77,592
Vote: 55.9% - Cost/Vote: $5.90
Independent Backing: $25,157
Theisen
Raised: $67,105 - Spent: $65,927
Vote: 44.0% - Cost/Vote: $6.36
Independent Backing: $843
Soletski’s Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Colleges and Universities; Consumer Protection; Criminal Justice; Elections and Campaign Reform; Energy and Utilities (Chair); Labor; Special Committee on State-Tribal Relations.

2007-2008: Energy and Utilities; Small Business; Tourism, Recreation and State Properties.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $1,449
Self $1,500
Under $100 $17,073
$100 or more $55,075
PACs & Parties $9,731
Other Income $142
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
$8,963 (16.3%) $46,112 (83.7%)
*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 $7,975.00
Health Services/Institutions $7,900.00
Labor Unions $5,873.00
Energy $5,839.00
Health Professionals $4,635.00
Political/Ideological $4,090.60
Insurance $4,050.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $3,785.00
Business $3,200.00
Civil servant/public employee $2,638.00
Unknown $2,470.00
Education $2,419.00
Construction $2,300.00
Telecommunications & Computers $2,259.00
Natural Resources $1,352.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,200.00
Banking & Finance $825.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $720.00
Transportation $525.00
Real Estate $300.00
Agriculture $250.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $200.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2005-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Soletski, James & Erica Green Bay, WI Legislator/Innovative Services-Green Bay $5,500
Soletski, Randall J Sr & Sandra Oconto Falls, WI Retired $2,000
Vanden Heuvel, Donald & Claudia Green Bay, WI Retired $2,000
Burkart, Marjorie Green Bay, WI St Vincent Hospital $1,000
Faulkner, Gordon & Judy Madison, WI Physician/Epic Systems $1,000
Hintz, Stephen & Anne Oshkosh, WI Public Administration Associates $1,000
Kagen, Steve Appleton, WI US representative/Nurse $1,000
Mamalakis, Emmanuel & Kimberly Brookfield, WI Law Offices of Emmanuel Mamalakis $1,000
Soletski, Dawn Madison, WI WI Dept of Administration $1,000

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