2010 Campaign Finance Profile - Garey Bies

Representative Garey Bies (R) Sister BayPicture: Representative Garey BiesAssembly District 1

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2010 Election Notes and Background

Representative Bies was first elected to the Assembly in 2000.

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

Koch Industries Inc ($70) and Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($72) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Bies.

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Bies
Raised: $47,390 - Spent: $55,090
Vote: 58.3% - Cost/Vote: $3.87
Independent Backing: $142
Skare
Raised: $69,897 - Spent: $38,343
Vote: 41.7% - Cost/Vote: $6.72
Independent Backing: $0
Bies’ Committee Assignments

2011-2012: Criminal Justice and Corrections (Chair); Public Health and Public Safety (Chair); Tourism, Recreation and State Properties; Veterans and Military Affairs.

2009-2010: Public Safety; Tourism; Recreation and State Properties; Transportation.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/09 $10,045
Self $0
Under $100 $9,425
$100 or more $28,790
PACs & Parties $9,175
Other Income $0
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/09-12/31/10
In-District Out-District
$18,065 (62.7%) $10,725 (37.3%)

*Includes all contributions from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate in a calendar year.
Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/09-12/31/10
Interest Amount
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $5,895.00
Business $3,550.00
Banking & Finance $3,275.00
Insurance $3,150.00
Health Professionals $2,820.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $2,275.00
Real Estate $2,200.00
Political/Ideological $2,000.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,950.00
Construction $1,925.00
Agriculture $1,875.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,850.00
Telecommunications & Computers $1,125.00
Labor Unions $950.00
Natural Resources $850.00
Energy $700.00
Civil servant/public employee $625.00
Transportation $400.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $250.00
Unknown $200.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $100.00

*Individual contributions includes all contributions from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate in a calendar year.
Committee contributions of any amount are included. Any returned and self contributions are excluded.

Top Contributors
1999-2010
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Bies, Gary Sister Bay, WI Legislator $7,592
Calkins, William & Priscilla Ephraim, WI WD Management $3,800
Hedeen, Clemens & Kay Sturgeon Bay, WI Hedeen International $3,200
Baudhuin, Richard & Joan Sturgeon Bay, WI Bear hunter $2,500
Alberts, John & Polly Brussels, WI Alberts Plastering $2,300
Anderson, Roger & Sandra Sturgeon Bay, WI Sturgeon Bay Metal Products $1,875
Culp, Peter & Laurel Sister Bay, WI Nordic Lodge $1,675
Junion, Terry Sturgeon Bay, WI Enterprise Builders Inc $1,675
Zaug, Jerry & Cheryl Sister Bay, WI Country House Resort $1,675
Colburn, R Marshall Oregon, WI UW Hospital & Clinics $1,600
Davis, Robert & Nancy Ephraim, WI Retired $1,600
Voight, Charles & Bonita Ellison Bay, WI Charlies Smoke House $1,600

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