2010 Campaign Finance Profile - Penny Bernard Schaber

Representative Penny Bernard Schaber (D) Appleton Picture: Representative Penny Bernard SchaberAssembly District 57

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2010 Election Notes and Background

Representative Bernard Schaber was first elected to the Assembly in 2008.

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

Advancing Wisconsin Inc. ($6,758), Citizen Action of Wisconsin Inc. ($3,412), Greater Wisconsin Independent Expenditure Fund ($105,051) and Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Inc. ($1,614)  made independent expenditures favoring Representative Bernard Schaber. Koch Industries Inc. ($70) and Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($72) made independent expenditures supporting her opponent.

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Bernard Schaber
Raised: $81,900 - Spent: $98,186
Vote: 52.4% - Cost/Vote: $9.42
Independent Backing: $116,835
Raised: $69,278 - Spent: $61,885
Vote: 47.4% - Cost/Vote: $6.57
Independent Backing: $142
Bernard Schaber’s Committee Assignments

2011-2012: Jobs, Economy and Small Business; Public Health and Public Safety; Transportation.

2009-2010: Public Health; Transportation; Health and Healthcare Reform; Jobs, the Economy and Small Business.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/09 $15,949
Self $2,248
Under $100 $21,317
$100 or more $48,756
PACs & Parties $9,425
Other Income $155
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.

Contributions of $100 or More*
In-District Out-District
$22,670 (46.7%) $25,911 (53.3%)

*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*
Interest Amount
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $16,739.31
Health Professionals $8,292.00
Education $4,100.00
Labor Unions $4,100.00
Health Services/Institutions $3,165.00
Political/Ideological $3,019.07
Insurance $2,830.00
Natural Resources $2,350.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $2,207.00
Banking & Finance $2,150.00
Civil servant/public employee $1,950.00
Unknown $1,300.00
Real Estate $1,025.00
Business $950.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $950.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $528.73
Energy $500.00
Telecommunications & Computers $500.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $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
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Bernard Schaber, Penny & Dale Schaber Appleton, WI Legislator/Oshkosh Area School District $7,025
Kagen Family Appleton, WI US representative/Kagen Allergy Clinic/Kagen Dermatology $2,100
Bellart, John & Antonia Muskego, WI Retired $2,050
Dreher, John & Dorothy Black Creek, WI Lawrence University $2,000
Wolfberg Family Winnetka, IL Payday Loan Store $2,000
Perry, Joy Larsen, WI University of Wisconsin $1,500
Moldenhauer, Janet Oshkosh, WI Retired $1,425
Briscoe, Tom & Cheri Milwaukee, WI Retired/Milwaukee Public Schools $1,420
Cleary, John & Karen Appleton, WI Valley Health Services & Brotoloc Health Care Systems $1,400
Terrell, Bob & Cheryl Madison, WI Retired $1,350

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