Representative Ed Brooks (R) Reedsburg Picture: Representative Ed BrooksAssembly District 50

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2008 Election Notes and Background

Representative Brooks was first elected to the Assembly in 2008.

He won a four-way primary and faced Democratic opposition in the general election.

Volunteers for Agriculture ($859) and Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($5) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Brooks. Advancing Wisconsin ($1,909) made independent expenditures supporting his Democratic opponent.

2008 Campaign Finance Summary
Brooks
Raised: $59,011 - Spent: $52,480
Vote: 56.2% - Cost/Vote: $3.65
Independent Backing: $864
Crofton
Raised: $22,072 - Spent: $20,485
Vote: 43.7% - Cost/Vote: $1.83
Independent Backing: $1,909
Brooks’ Committee Assignments

2009-2010: Agriculture; Corrections and the Courts; Criminal Justice.

2007-2008: Not yet elected,


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $0
Self $5,016
Under $100 $7,835
$100 or more $38,384
PACs & Parties $7,775
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
$13,300 (34.7%) $25,084 (65.3%)
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/07-12/31/08
Interest Amount
Agriculture $8,320.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $5,400.00
Construction $4,780.00
Banking & Finance $3,719.34
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $3,200.00
Energy $2,800.00
Business $2,625.00
Real Estate $2,050.00
Road Construction $2,000.00
Political/Ideological $1,963.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,700.00
Insurance $1,550.00
Telecommunications & Computers $1,300.00
Civil servant/public employee $1,100.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $1,000.00
Health Professionals $800.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $600.00
Transportation $500.00
Education $375.00
Natural Resources $365.00
*Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2007-2008
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Brooks, Edward Reedsburg, WI Legislator/Dairy farmer $5,016
Carrig, Donald & Barbara La Valle, WI C&H Inc of Reedsburg $1,000
Michels, Kevin & Tim Fond du Lac, WI Michels Corp $1,000
Thompson, Mark & Barbara Waukesha , WI Roberts Co $1,000
Ziegler, Stephen & Heather Oconomowoc, WI Inpro Corp $1,000
Friede, Roger & Ellen Reedsburg, WI Friede Bros $750

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