2010 Campaign Finance Profile - Pat Strachota

Representative Pat Strachota (R) West BendPicture: Representative Pat StrachotaAssembly District 58

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2010 Election Notes and Background

Representative Strachota was first elected to the Assembly in 2004.

She won a two-way primary and was unopposed in the general election.

Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($36) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Strachota.

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $31,863 - Spent: $22,117
Vote: 99.4% - Cost/Vote: $1.03
Independent Backing: $36
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 0.6% - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Strachota’s Committee Assignments

2011-2012: Health; Finance; Joint Finance; Special Committee on Health Care Reform Implementation (Co-chair); Special Committee on Nanotechnology; Special Committee on Building Wisconsin's Workforce (Chair); Special Committee on Strategic Job Creation (Chair).

2009-2010: Health and Healthcare Reform; Jobs, the Economy and Small Business; Public Health; Special Committee on Building Wisconsin’s Workforce (Chair).

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/09 $22,301
Self $779
Under $100 $2,989
$100 or more $19,870
PACs & Parties $7,750
Other Income $475
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.

Contributions of $100 or More*
In-District Out-District
$14,550 (73.2%) $5,320 (26.8%)

*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 $4,900.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $3,000.00
Banking & Finance $2,850.00
Health Services/Institutions $2,750.00
Unknown $2,100.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,750.00
Insurance $1,450.00
Real Estate $1,450.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $1,300.00
Agriculture $1,150.00
Labor Unions $1,100.00
Business $970.00
Construction $550.00
Telecommunications & Computers $500.00
Civil servant/public employee $450.00
Natural Resources $350.00
Transportation $350.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $300.00
Energy $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
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Strachota Family Kewaskum, WI Legislator/Dairyland Seed Co Inc/Key Realty $12,369
Ziegler Family Key West, FL BC Ziegler Co/Ziegler-Limbach Inc/West Bend Mutual Insurance $3,300
Stangl Family West Bend, WI Weimer Bearing & Transmission Inc $2,500
Schmitz, Alan & Cindy West Bend, WI Schmitz Ready Mix $1,450
Roth, Daniel & Kathleen West Bend, WI Roth & Roth $1,350
OMeara, Mark & Kristine West Bend, WI West Bend Clinic/Irgens Development Partners $1,250
Prescott, George & Judith West Bend, WI GP Management Services $1,200
Galante, Tim West Bend, WI Key Technical Solutions $1,000
Reigle, Doug & Jean West Bend, WI Regal Ware $1,000
Indermuehle, Raymond West Bend, WI Retired $900
Kirsch, Laurie West Bend, WI Amity Leather $900

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