2010 Campaign Finance Profile - Kevin Petersen

Representative Kevin Petersen (R) WaupacaPicture: Representative Kevin PetersenAssembly District 40

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2010 Election Notes and Background

Representative Petersen was first elected to the Assembly in 2006.

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

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

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Petersen
Raised: $45,181 - Spent: $45,912
Vote: 69.1% - Cost/Vote: $3.60
Independent Backing: $72
Baltmanis
Raised: $18,977 - Spent: $17,897
Vote: 30.8% - Cost/Vote: $3.15
Independent Backing: $0
Petersen’s Committee Assignments

2011-2012: Energy and Utilties; Health; Insurance (Chair); Ways and Means; Audit; Joint Legislative Audit.

2009-2010: Aging and Long-Term Care; Energy and Utilities; Veterans and Military Affairs.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/09 $777
Self $6,939
Under $100 $7,040
$100 or more $23,052
PACs & Parties $8,150
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
$19,130 (83.0%) $3,922 (17.0%)

*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
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $3,400.00
Banking & Finance $3,180.00
Energy $2,850.00
Business $2,300.00
Real Estate $2,300.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $2,021.54
Agriculture $2,000.00
Telecommunications & Computers $1,850.00
Transportation $1,750.00
Health Professionals $1,400.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,250.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,200.00
Insurance $1,050.00
Political/Ideological $900.00
Unknown $800.00
Construction $750.00
Defense $500.00
Health Services/Institutions $500.00
Labor Unions $500.00
Natural Resources $350.00
Education $250.00
Civil servant/public employee $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
2005-2010
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Petersen, Kevin Waupaca, WI Legislator $22,319
Sturm Family Manawa, WI Sturm & Sons/Omholt & Forsythe $5,330
Petersen, Jeffrey & Karen Waupaca, WI Petersen Investing $3,000
Lane, Donavan & Jean Waupaca, WI ABC Computers $2,500
Petersen, Todd & Jillian Waupaca, WI Neuville Motors/Journal Community Publishing Group $2,100
Mishler, Clifford & Sally Iola, WI Shambeau & Lyons Real Estate $1,850
Spoerl, Robert & Kim Waupaca, WI General Beer/Premium Brands $1,790
Blum, Greg & Kathryn Iola, WI Central Wisconsin Electric Co-op/
Iola-Scandinavia School District
$1,750
Schmitt, James & Vicki Almond, WI Retired $1,700
Van Kampen, Anthony & Lorraine New London, WI McDonald's $1,700

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