2010 Campaign Finance Profile - Jerry Petrowski

Representative Jerry Petrowski (R) MarathonPicture: Representative Jerry PetrowskiAssembly District 86

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2010 Election Notes and Background

Representative Petrowski was first elected to the Assembly in 1998.

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

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

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $50,119 - Spent: $38,590
Vote: 66.8% - Cost/Vote: $2.50
Independent Backing: $72
Raised: $11,273 - Spent: $11,393
Vote: 29.0% - Cost/Vote: $1.70
Independent Backing: $0
Petrowski’s Committee Assignments

2011-2012: Public Health and Public Safety; Rural Economonic Development and Rural Affairs; Transportation (Chair); Veterans and Military Affairs; Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Commission.

2009-2010: Renewable Energy and Rural Affairs; Transportation; Veterans and Military Affairs.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/09 $7,176
Self $0
Under $100 $6,372
$100 or more $35,794
PACs & Parties $7,850
Other Income $104
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.

Contributions of $100 or More*
In-District Out-District
$15,419 (43.2%) $20,300 (56.8%)

*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*
Interest Amount
Health Professionals $7,875.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $4,650.00
Agriculture $3,650.00
Construction $3,300.00
Natural Resources $2,700.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $2,650.00
Transportation $2,450.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $2,400.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $2,393.69
Banking & Finance $2,100.00
Business $1,700.00
Insurance $1,150.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,000.00
Labor Unions $1,000.00
Unknown $900.00
Energy $800.00
Real Estate $800.00
Education $600.00
Road Construction $600.00
Telecommunications & Computers $350.00
Civil servant/public employee $200.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $200.00
Political/Ideological $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
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Petrowski Family Marathon, WI Legislator/Ginseng grower $15,344
Natzke Family Marathon, WI Marth Wood Shavings/Marth Transportation/Strong Dental Office $5,500
Sonnentag Family Marathon, WI County Concrete $5,440
Brickner Family Wausau, WI Brickner Motors $4,590
Creske Family Mosinee, WI Wausau Tile $4,050
Orr, San W Jr & Joanne Wausau, WI Wausau Paper $3,950
Greenheck Family Schofield, WI Greenheck Fan/Greenheck Law Firm $3,700
Van der Geest Family Merrill, WI Van Der Geest Dairy Cattle $3,450
Butler, John & Cindy Wausau, WI Plastic Surgery Group/TJ Maxx $3,100
Hermening, Kevin & Wendy Mosinee, WI Hermening Financial Group $3,050

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