2010 Campaign Finance Profile - Fred Clark

Representative Fred Clark (D) BarabooPicture: Representative Fred ClarkAssembly District 42

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2010 Election Notes and Background

Representative Clark was first elected to the Assembly in 2008.

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

Advancing Wisconsin Inc. ($192), Greater Wisconsin Political Independent Expenditure Fund ($96,762) and Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Inc. ($1,320) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Clark. Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($72) made independent expenditures supporting his opponent.

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $94,385 - Spent: $81,697
Vote: 50.7% - Cost/Vote: $8.00
Independent Backing: $98,274
Raised: $60,328 - Spent: $45,699
Vote: 49.3% - Cost/Vote: $4.61
Independent Backing: $72
Clark’s Committee Assignments

2011-2012: Education; Natural Resources; Rules; Tourism, Recreation and State Properties; Special Committee on Review of the Managed Forest Land Program; Public Access (Chair); Revenue and Local Planning (Chair).

2009-2010: Natural Resources; Rural Economic Development; Tourism, Recreation and State Properties; Forestry; Speaker’s Taskforce on Preventing Home Foreclosures.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/09 $454
Self $1,000
Under $100 $25,420
$100 or more $55,387
PACs & Parties $6,270
Other Income $120
WECF** $6,188
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.

Contributions of $100 or More*
In-District Out-District
$24,786 (45.5%) $29,651 (54.5%)

*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 $10,483.13
Political/Ideological $5,845.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $4,771.90
Education $4,236.50
Health Professionals $4,007.00
Business $3,620.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $3,600.00
Banking & Finance $3,075.00
Unknown $2,900.00
Labor Unions $1,700.00
Real Estate $1,550.00
Civil servant/public employee $1,330.00
Construction $1,286.00
Natural Resources $1,250.00
Agriculture $1,247.50
Transportation $1,195.00
Insurance $1,160.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,125.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $1,075.00
Health Services/Institutions $875.00
Energy $550.00
Telecommunications & Computers $500.00

*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
Faulkner, Gordon & Judy Madison, WI Access Community Health Center/Epic Systems $2,000
Kanno, Hiroshi & Arlene Wisconsin Dells, WI Retired $2,000
Katz, Don & Rebecca Krantz Madison, WI Many Stones Consulting $2,000
Waterman Family Wisconsin Dells, WI Waterman Waterpark Consulting/Waterman Log Crafters $1,600
Clark, Fred Baraboo, WI Legislator $1,500
Lange, Ken & Esther Baraboo, WI Retired $1,424
Huffaker, Buddy & Marcy Baraboo, WI Landscape designer/Sauk County Board $1,101
Kamosky, James & Rebecca Knapp Princeton, MA Bancroft School/Physician $1,100

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