2010 Campaign Finance Profile - Janis Ringhand

Representative Janis Ringhand (D) EvansvillePicture: Representative Janis RinghandAssembly District 80

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2010 Election Notes and Background

Representative Ringhand was first elected to the Assembly in 2010.

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

Citizen Action of Wisconsin Inc. ($3,759), MTI Voters ($1,578), Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Inc. ($1,061) and Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters PAC ($17,701) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Ringhand. Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($72) made independent expenditures supporting her opponent.

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Ringhand
Raised: $67,566 - Spent: $66,400
Vote: 52.8% - Cost/Vote: $5.49
Independent Backing: $24,099
Henke
Raised: $83,878 - Spent: $82,645
Vote: 47.1% - Cost/Vote: $7.66
Independent Backing: $72
Ringhand’s Committee Assignments

2011-2012: Rural Economic Development and Rural Affairs; Urban and Local Affairs; Veterans and Military Affairs.

2009-2010: Not yet elected.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/09 $0
Self $530
Under $100 $12,481
$100 or more $43,553
PACs & Parties $11,002
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
$21,397 (49.6%) $21,756 (50.4%)

*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
Labor Unions $8,390.00
Political/Ideological $8,260.05
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $7,255.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $6,401.02
Health Professionals $4,900.00
Civil servant/public employee $3,278.12
Education $2,926.10
Business $2,095.00
Banking & Finance $2,075.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,500.00
Agriculture $1,025.00
Road Construction $1,000.00
Natural Resources $950.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $850.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $700.00
Real Estate $700.00
Energy $500.00
Construction $450.00
Transportation $450.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $250.00
Unknown $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
2003-2010
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Frantz, John & Mary Monroe, WI Monroe Clinic $2,000
Porter, Thomas Ross & Susan Kinast-Porter Monroe, WI Monroe Clinic/Dean Health System $1,800
Thomson, John G & Mary New Glarus, WI Bank of New Glarus $1,800
Francois Family Belleville, WI Francois Oil Co $1,550
Ringhand, Janis Evansville, WI Candidate/Ringhand Meats & Beverages Inc $1,530
Berg, Roger & Brenda Evansville, WI Berg Realtors/Evansville School District $1,500
Katz, Donald & Rebecca Krantz Madison, WI Investor/Many Stones Consulting $1,500
Brzezinski, Mark & Tracy Evansville, WI Petterson Plumbing $1,250
Lahti, Jon Tris & Georgia Duerst-Lahti Evansville, WI Lahti Duerst Global/Beloit College $1,100
Wisnefske, Kristin Monroe, WI Monroe Clinic $1,050

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