2010 Campaign Finance Profile - Brett Hulsey

Representative Brett Hulsey (D) MadisonPicture: Representative Brett HulseyAssembly District 77

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2010 Election Notes and Background

Representative Hulsey was first elected to the Assembly in 2010.

He won a five-way primary and faced Republican, Wisconsin Green and Independent opposition in the general election. The Wisconsin Green candidate came in second.

MTI Voters Inc. ($5,290) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Hulsey's Wisconsin Green opponent. Advancing Wisconsin Inc. ($6,136) and Voces de la Frontera Action Committee ($90) made independent expenditures supporting Diane Hesselbein, one of Hulsey's primary opponents.

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $60,927 - Spent: $61,875
Vote: 48.6% - Cost/Vote: $5.10
Independent Backing: $0
Raised: $52,939 - Spent: $52,513
Vote: 31.1% - Cost/Vote: $6.77
Independent Backing: $5,290
Hulsey’s Committee Assignments

2011-2012: Energy and Utilties; Natural Resources; Transportation.

2009-2010: Not yet elected.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 3/24/10* $3,175
Self $3,183
Under $100 $12,451
$100 or more $36,313
PACs & Parties $8,485
Other Income $496
WECF** $0
*Candidate in spring 2010 election.
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.

Contributions of $100 or More*
In-District Out-District
$14,683 (40.4%) $21,630 (59.6%)

*Includes all contributions from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate in a calendar year.
Excludes any returned and self contributions.
**Candidate in spring 2010 election.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
Interest Amount
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $5,852.50
Unknown $4,405.00
Education $4,350.00
Labor Unions $4,050.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $3,400.00
Political/Ideological $3,065.00
Business $3,020.00
Civil servant/public employee $2,155.00
Health Professionals $1,925.00
Real Estate $1,800.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,750.00
Construction $1,500.00
Banking & Finance $1,350.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,000.00
Insurance $960.00
Agriculture $900.11
Energy $900.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $900.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $750.00
Natural Resources $200.00
Defense $125.00
Telecommunications & Computers $100.00
Transportation $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.
**Candidate in spring 2010 election.

Top Contributors
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Hulsey, Brett D Madison, WI Candidate/Better Environmental Solutions $3,183
McGinnis, Charles & Patricia Middleton, WI Johnson Controls/Potter Lawson $1,100
Cox, Bonnie & John Galena, IL Retired $900
Metcalfe, Kevin & Tim Madison, WI Metcalfe Sentry Foods $850
Sollinger, Hans & Mary Lang Madison, WI UW Hospital & Clinics/Democratic Party of Wisconsin $700
McNelly, John & Pamela Madison, WI Retired $653
Porco, Carmen Jr Madison, WI Porco Consulting $600
Tierney, Joanne De Forest, WI Southbridge Group $600
Hanson, Jeffrey Scarsdale, NY Hanson Group $500
Hazelbaker, Mark Madison, WI Hazelbaker & Associates $500
Heller, Rodney McFarland, WI Energy Performance Lighting $500
Lawson, Deborah Madison, WI Restaino & Associates $500
McCown, Brent Madison, WI University of Wisconsin $500
Mulliken, Melissa Madison, WI Melissa Mulliken Consulting $500
Sender, Jonathan Madison, WI UW Medical School $500
Vilmain, Teresa Verona, WI Political consultant $500

*Excludes contributions received during spring 2010 campaign.

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