2010 Campaign Finance Profile - Joe Knilans

Representative Joe Knilans (R) JanesvillePicture: Representative Joe KnilansAssembly District 44

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2010 Election Notes and Background

Representative Knilans was first elected to the Assembly in 2010.

He won a four-way primary and defeated the Democratic incumbent in the general election.

Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($72) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Knilans.

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Knilans
Raised: $30,140 - Spent: $20,706
Vote: 51.5% - Cost/Vote: $2.38
Independent Backing: $72
Sheridan
Raised: $92,294 - Spent: $112,083
Vote: 48.5% - Cost/Vote: $13.72
Independent Backing: $0
Knilans’ Committee Assignments

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

2009-2010: Not yet elected.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/09 $0
Self $6,000
Under $100 $2,413
$100 or more $14,175
PACs & Parties $6,500
Other Income $1,052
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
$5,025 (35.4%) $9,150 (64.6%)

*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
Political/Ideological $3,550.00
Construction $2,780.00
Banking & Finance $1,550.00
Agriculture $1,500.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,275.00
Health Professionals $1,245.00
Real Estate $1,225.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,150.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $950.00
Natural Resources $800.00
Road Construction $800.00
Insurance $700.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $680.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $570.00
Unknown $400.00
Energy $350.00
Transportation $300.00
Business $250.00
Civil servant/public employee $250.00
Telecommunications & Computers $250.00
Education $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
2009-2010
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Knilans, Joseph John Janesville, WI Candidate/JG Innovations $6,000
Olson, James M & Helen Beloit, WI Amerivest $1,000
Gianitsos, Nick & Laurie Lake Geneva, WI Mercy Health System $800
Christianson, Brian & Dana M Edgerton, WI Chistianson Property Group $700
Kachel Family Whitewater, WI Wisconsin Dairy Supply/Commercial Bank of Whitewater $700
Lyons, Goodwin R & Patrick R Janesville, WI Lycon Inc $600
Hendricks, Kimberlee Janesville, WI ABC Supply Co $500
Johnson, Jim Janesville, WI Lions Quick Marts Inc $500
Kennedy Family Janesville, WI Rock Road Companies $500
Knilans, Richard John Rockton, IL Veterinarian $500
Pregont, Joseph Janesville, WI Prent Corp $500
Westphal, John W Janesville, WI Westphal Electric $500

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