2010 Campaign Finance Profile - Jim Steineke

Representative Jim Steineke (R) KaukaunaPicture: Representative Jim SteinekeAssembly District 5

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2010 Election Notes and Background

Representative Steineke was first elected to the Assembly in 2010.

He won a three-way primary and faced Democratic opposition in the general election.

Koch Industries Inc. ($70), Republican State Leadership Committee Inc. ($103,309),  Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($72) independent expenditures favoring Representative Steineke. Advancing Wisconsin Inc. ($6,285), Greater Wisconsin Committee PAC ($7,475), Greater Wisconsin Political Independent Expenditure Fund ($104,054) and Planned Parentood Advocates of Wisconsin Inc. ($1,104) supported his opponent.

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Steineke
Raised: $66,548 - Spent: $67,053
Vote: 57.8% - Cost/Vote: $5.31
Independent Backing: $103,451
Summers
Raised: $35,856 - Spent: $35,782
Vote: 42.0% - Cost/Vote: $3.90
Independent Backing: $118,829
Steineke’s Committee Assignments

2011-2012: Housing; Natural Resources; Rural Economic Development and Rural Affairs.

2009-2010: Not yet elected.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/09 $2,283
Self $260
Under $100 $7,042
$100 or more $45,147
PACs & Parties $5,950
Other Income $386
WECF** $7,763
**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
$3,043 (6.7%) $42,104 (93.3%)

*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
Manufacturing & Distributing $6,400.00
Business $5,745.00
Real Estate $5,725.00
Political/Ideological $5,600.00
Banking & Finance $4,655.00
Construction $4,530.00
Health Professionals $3,100.00
Health Services/Institutions $2,525.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $2,049.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,750.00
Insurance $1,700.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $1,369.00
Telecommunications & Computers $1,199.00
Natural Resources $950.00
Road Construction $900.00
Transportation $900.00
Unknown $700.00
Energy $650.00
Civil servant/public employee $300.00
Agriculture $250.00
Education $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
2007-2010
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Walton Family Bentonville, AR Walmart Stores $2,000
Gonnering, Cindy & Keith Kaukauna, WI Gonnering Realty Inc $1,100
Aycox, Rod & Leslie Alpharetta, GA LoanMax $1,000
Dean, James & Robert Green Bay, WI Dean Distributing Inc $1,000
DeVos, Dick & Betsy Grand Rapids, MI Alticor/Windquest $1,000
Kern, Robert & Patricia Waukesha, WI Generac Corp $1,000
Ziegler, Stephen & Heather Oconomowoc, WI Inpro Corp $1,000
Bechthold Family Mequon, WI Payne & Dolan $800
Knox, Brian & Randy Cambridge, WI WD Hoard & Sons $800
Schubbe, Peter & John Appleton, WI Schubbe-Resch Chiropractors $800

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