2010 Campaign Finance Profile - Donna J. Seidel

Representative Donna J. Seidel (D) WausauPicture: Representative Donna J. SeidelAssembly District 85

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2010 Election Notes and Background

Representative Seidel was first elected to the Assembly in 2004.

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

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

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $36,972 - Spent: $33,872
Vote: 52.5% - Cost/Vote: $3.29
Independent Backing: $0
Raised: $14,867 - Spent: $13,812
Vote: 43.2% - Cost/Vote: $1.63
Independent Backing: $72
Seidel’s Committee Assignments

2011-2012: Assembly Organization; Children and Families; Health; Rules; Joint Legislative Organization; Special Committee on Review of Records Access of Circuit Court Documents.

2009-2010: Corrections and the Courts; Rules; Workforce Development; Health and Healthcare Reform; Children and Families; Assembly Organization; Joint Legislative Organization.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/09 $28,077
Self $0
Under $100 $6,665
$100 or more $22,025
PACs & Parties $8,100
Other Income $183
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.

Contributions of $100 or More*
In-District Out-District
$5,275 (24.0%) $16,750 (76.0%)

*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*
Interest Amount
Health Services/Institutions $4,050.00
Health Professionals $3,975.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $3,500.00
Labor Unions $3,350.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $3,250.00
Insurance $1,900.00
Banking & Finance $1,800.00
Political/Ideological $1,100.00
Education $950.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $850.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $800.00
Real Estate $600.00
Business $550.00
Energy $500.00
Unknown $500.00
Transportation $450.00
Natural Resources $400.00
Agriculture $250.00
Construction $250.00
Telecommunications & Computers $250.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $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
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Muggli, Paul & Christine Bremer Muggli Wausau, WI Bremer & Trollop $1,950
Seidel, James & Kathleen Wausau, WI Wausau School District $1,550
Baer, Gerald Wausau, WI Baers Beverages of Central Wisconsin Inc $1,500
Erwin, Duane & Margaret Wausau, WI Aspirus Wausau Hospital $1,100
Seidel, Donna Wausau, WI Legislator $1,072
Kemerling, James Wausau, WI Riiser Oil Co $1,000
Freeman, DJ & Mary Clare Wausau, WI Physician $850
Furger, LaVerne Marathon, WI Retired $800
Krueger, Mary Wausau, WI Ministry Health Care $750
Wolfberg, Ann & Lynne Winnetka, IL Payday Loan Store $750

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