2010 Campaign Finance Profile - Howard Marklein

Representative Howard Marklein (R) Spring GreenPicture: Representative Howard MarkleinAssembly District 51

Election NotesMoney SourcesTop ContributorsBig MoneyProfile Index

2010 Election Notes and Background

Representative Marklein was first elected to the Assembly in 2010.

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

Volunteers for Agriculture ($3,903) and Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($72) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Marklein. Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Inc. ($721) made independent expenditures supporting his opponent.

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce spent undisclosed amounts on "issue ads" supporting Represenative Marlein.

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $114,490 - Spent: $103,694
Vote: 52.1% - Cost/Vote: $9.58
Independent Backing: $3,975
Raised: $85,563 - Spent: $86,113
Vote: 47.8% - Cost/Vote: $8.67
Independent Backing: $721
Marklein’s Committee Assignments

2011-2012: Agriculture; Education; Financial Institutions.

2009-2010: Not yet elected.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/09 $0
Self $7,566
Under $100 $7,594
$100 or more $90,437
PACs & Parties $8,700
Other Income $192
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.

Contributions of $100 or More*
In-District Out-District
$49,294 (54.5%) $41,143 (45.5%)

*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
Banking & Finance $19,922.00
Agriculture $12,535.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $7,275.00
Business $6,333.15
Construction $6,200.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $5,575.00
Real Estate $4,975.00
Transportation $4,450.00
Health Services/Institutions $4,300.00
Road Construction $4,300.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $3,642.10
Political/Ideological $3,600.00
Health Professionals $3,100.00
Unknown $2,950.00
Insurance $2,600.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,780.00
Civil servant/public employee $1,650.00
Energy $1,350.00
Natural Resources $950.00
Telecommunications & Computers $750.00
Education $400.00
Labor Unions $250.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $250.00

*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
Marklein, Howard & Margaret Spring Green, WI Candidate/Baker Tilly Virchow Krause/Nurse $7,866
Kraemer Family Plain, WI Kraemer Brothers Construction $3,400
Ritchie-Hallada Family Cobb, WI Ritchie Implement Inc/Edward Jones Brokerage/Hallada Auto Group $2,500
Kraemer Family Plain, WI Edward Kraemer & Sons Construction/Lee Hecht Harrison $2,100
Fedler Family Blanchardville, WI Prairie Real Estate/Gold Leaf Development $1,500
Hartung Family Arena, WI Andersons Inc/Style Station $1,500
Ederer Family Plain, WI Ederer Dairy Supply/Village Family Dental Associates $1,350
Peck Family Spring Green, WI Peck's Feed/Upland Hills Health $1,250
Donaldson Family Las Vegas, NV Vivid Inc/House on the Rock $1,075

Election NotesMoney SourcesTop ContributorsBig MoneyProfile Index