2010 Campaign Finance Profile - Chris Danou

Representative Chris Danou (D) TrempealeauPicture: Representative Chris DanouAssembly District 91

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2010 Election Notes and Background

Representative Danou was first elected to the Assembly in 2008.

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

Corn PAC ($168) and Planned Parenthood Advocates of WI Inc. ($747) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Danou.

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Danou
Raised: $36,830 - Spent: $32,340
Vote: 58.7% - Cost/Vote: $2.84
Independent Backing: $915
Ingram
Raised: $5,277 - Spent: $4,892
Vote: 41.3% - Cost/Vote: $0.61
Independent Backing: $0
Danou’s Committee Assignments

2011-2012: Agriculture; Homeland Security and State Affairs; Natural Resources; Rural Economic Development and Rural Affairs.

2009-2010: Agriculture; Natural Resources; Renewable Energy and Rural Affairs; Fish and Wildlife.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/09 $15,677
Self $1,000
Under $100 $5,271
$100 or more $22,880
PACs & Parties $7,679
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
$7,030 (30.7%) $15,850 (69.3%)

*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 $4,080.25
Labor Unions $3,150.00
Education $2,700.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $2,300.00
Agriculture $2,250.00
Health Professionals $1,950.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,950.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,850.00
Business $1,800.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,600.00
Insurance $1,241.00
Banking & Finance $1,063.00
Political/Ideological $1,000.00
Telecommunications & Computers $950.00
Energy $900.00
Construction $550.00
Unknown $550.00
Civil servant/public employee $325.00
Natural Resources $250.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $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
2003-2010
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Danou, Chris Trempealeau, WI Legislator $7,490
Danou, Constantine & Nancy La Crosse, WI Viterbo University $4,000
Hasan, Hussain & Erika Elgin, IL RSM McGladrey Inc/Writer $3,500
Mathews, George & Niki Danou Minneapolis, MN Minnetonka School District/Northwest Airlines $2,550
Doane, Russell Menomonie, WI Chippewa Valley Bean Co $1,500
Katz, Donald & Rebecca Krantz Madison, WI Investor/Non-profit organization management $1,500
Schwartz, Ambrose & Diane Trempealeau, WI Four Mile Gentlemen's Club $1,350
McCarron, Kevin Oak Park, IL Oak Park School District $1,300
Halverson, Rick & Michelle Fountain City, WI Golden Frog Saloon/Winona State University $1,146
Greshik, Joseph & Joan Cochrane, WI Retired $1,100
Meredith, Kate Trempealeau, WI Education $1,100

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