2010 Campaign Finance Profile - Jon Richards

Representative Jon Richards (D) MilwaukeePicture: Representative Jon RichardsAssembly District 19

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2010 Election Notes and Background

Representative Richards was first elected to the Assembly in 1998.

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

Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($72) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Richards' opponent.

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Richards
Raised: $39,629 - Spent: $29,370
Vote: 68.5% - Cost/Vote: $1.94
Independent Backing: $0
Burns
Raised: $11,163 - Spent: $7,663
Vote: 31.2% - Cost/Vote: $1.11
Independent Backing: $72
Richards’ Committee Assignments

2011-2012: Financial Institutions; Health; Audit; Joint Legislative Audit; Special Committee on Health Care Reform Implementation.

2009-2010: Rules; Judiciary and Ethics; Energy and Utilities; Health and Healthcare Reform (Chair).


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/09 $33,659
Self $0
Under $100 $5,990
$100 or more $25,089
PACs & Parties $7,575
Other Income $975
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
$7,959 (31.8%) $17,080 (68.2%)

*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
Health Professionals $5,580.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $3,750.00
Health Services/Institutions $3,225.00
Insurance $2,500.00
Banking & Finance $2,475.00
Labor Unions $2,050.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,750.00
Real Estate $1,700.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $1,684.00
Education $1,600.00
Business $1,250.00
Political/Ideological $1,150.00
Energy $1,000.00
Telecommunications & Computers $800.00
Agriculture $600.00
Civil servant/public employee $450.00
Transportation $400.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $350.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $200.00
Construction $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
1997-2010
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Richards, Jon Milwaukee, WI Legislator $10,432
Richards, Iva Waukesha, WI Plowshare Center $2,870
Hynes, Jeff & Jill Muskego, WI Hynes & Associates/Trinity Memorial Hospital $2,200
Zeppos, Evan & Adina Brookfield, WI Zeppos Public Relations $1,850
Honold, Reynolds & Linda Milwaukee, WI Democratic Party of Wisconsin/Management consultant $1,750
Finerty, John D Milwaukee, WI Friebert, Finerty & St John $1,450
Adelman, Elizabeth Mukwonago, WI Heritage Flower Farm $1,200
Conta, Dennis & Deborah Gardner Milwaukee, WI Conta & Associates $1,200
Kohler, Julilly Milwaukee, WI JWK Real Estate $1,150
Thomsen, Mark & Grace Milwaukee, WI Cannon & Dunphy/Milwaukee School of Languages $1,150

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