2010 Campaign Finance Profile - Tom Larson

Representative Tom Larson (R) ColfaxPicture: Representative Tom LarsonAssembly District 67

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2010 Election Notes and Background

Representative Larson was first elected to the Assembly in 2010.

He won a six-way primary and faced Democratic and Independent opposition in the general election.

Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($33) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Larson.

American Federaton for Children and Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce spent undisclosed sums on "issue ads" supporting Representative Larson.

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Larson
Raised: $107,051 - Spent: $74,264
Vote: 62.6% - Cost/Vote: $5.92
Independent Backing: $33
King
Raised: $25,056 - Spent: $22,374
Vote: 32.5% - Cost/Vote: $3.43
Independent Backing: $0
Larson’s Committee Assignments

2011-2012: Energy and Utilities; Judiciary and Ethics; Rural Economoc Development and Rural Affairs.

2009-2010: Not yet elected.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/09 $0
Self $18,115
Under $100 $12,124
$100 or more $66,812
PACs & Parties $10,000
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
$16,095 (24.1%) $50,717 (75.9%)

*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
Construction $11,315.00
Banking & Finance $6,951.44
Agriculture $6,150.00
Business $5,900.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $5,700.00
Road Construction $4,700.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $4,350.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $4,339.48
Health Professionals $3,665.00
Insurance $3,250.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $3,005.00
Transportation $2,945.00
Real Estate $2,496.00
Telecommunications & Computers $2,400.00
Health Services/Institutions $2,100.00
Energy $2,000.00
Political/Ideological $1,300.00
Unknown $1,035.00
Natural Resources $950.00
Education $510.00
Labor Unions $250.00
Civil servant/public employee $200.00

*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
Larson, Thomas Colfax, WI Candidate/Bear Valley Electric $18,115
Walton Family Bentonville, AR Walmart Stores $2,000
Kennedy Family Janesville, WI Rock Road Companies $1,200
DeVos, Dick & Betsy Grand Rapids, MI Alticor/Windquest $1,000
Kern, Robert & Patricia Waukesha, WI Generac Corp $1,000
Lentz, Donald & Kay Menomonie, WI Lentz Fertilizer $1,000
Michels, Timothy & Ruth Brownsville, WI Michels Corp $1,000
Taylor, Don & Carol Waukesha, WI Waukesha State Bank $1,000
Bauman, Gerald Sr & Gerald Jr Chippewa Falls, WI Bauman Construction $900
Jacobs Family Colfax, WI Cedar River Potato Co $900
Longsdorf, Michael & Tina Eau Claire, WI MCL Co/Taverna Grill $900

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