2010 Campaign Finance Profile - John Murtha

Representative John Murtha (R) BaldwinPicture: Representative John MurthaAssembly District 29

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2010 Election Notes and Background

Representative Mursau was first elected to the Assembly in 2006.

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

Corn PAC ($263) and Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($72) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Murtha.

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Murtha
Raised: $37,095 - Spent: $23,673
Vote: 62.4% - Cost/Vote: $1.89
Independent Backing: $335
Jones
Raised: $20,934 - Spent: $16,322
Vote: 37.6% - Cost/Vote: $2.16
Independent Backing: $0
Murtha’s Committee Assignments

2011-2012: Agriculture; Forestry; Housing (Chair); Rural Economic Development and Rural Affairs; Rules.

2009-2010: Housing; Agriculture; Rural Economic Development.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/09 $24,269
Self $0
Under $100 $4,861
$100 or more $23,883
PACs & Parties $7,600
Other Income $750
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
$11,268 (47.2%) $12,615 (52.8%)

*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 $3,920.00
Agriculture $3,875.00
Banking & Finance $3,010.00
Business $2,550.00
Transportation $2,075.00
Telecommunications & Computers $1,910.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,630.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,538.41
Labor Unions $1,500.00
Unknown $1,400.00
Insurance $1,300.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $1,300.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,100.00
Health Professionals $975.00
Energy $950.00
Real Estate $900.00
Education $600.00
Civil servant/public employee $300.00
Natural Resources $250.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $200.00
Political/Ideological $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
2005-2010
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Doornink Family Baldwin, WI Jon-De-Farm $4,000
Derrick Family New Richmond, WI Derrick Construction Co $3,820
Giertz Family Menomonie, WI Bill's Distributing $3,113
Lindus Family Woodville, WI Lindus Construction Inc $2,970
Walton Family Bentonville, AR Walmart Stores $2,250
Hoffman Family Black River Falls, WI Hoffman Construction $2,000
Halle, Wes & Linda New Richmond, WI Halle Builder Inc $1,725
Kohler, Terry & Mary Sheboygan, WI Windway Capital $1,500
Wanek Family Arcadia, WI Ashley Furniture Industries $1,500
Vrieze, John Baldwin, WI Emerald Dairy $1,400

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