2010 Campaign Finance Profile - Gary Tauchen

Representative Gary Tauchen (R) BonduelPicture: Representative Gary TauchenAssembly District 6

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2010 Election Notes and Background

Representative Tauchen was first elected to the Assembly in 2006.

He was unopposed in the primary and general election.

Koch Industries Inc. ($70) and Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($36) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Tauchen.

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Tauchen
Raised: $14,407 - Spent: $14,478
Vote: 99.5% - Cost/Vote: $0.93
Independent Backing: $106
No Opponent
Raised: $0 - Spent: $0
Vote: 0.5% - Cost/Vote: $0
Independent Backing: $0
Tauchen’s Committee Assignments

2011-2012: Agriculture; Election and Campaign Reform (Chair); Energy and Utilities; Rural Economic Development and Rural Affairs.

2009-2010: Agriculture; Renewable Energy and Rural Affairs; Workforce Development.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/09 $701
Self $0
Under $100 $2,189
$100 or more $4,100
PACs & Parties $7,850
Other Income $268
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
$2,150 (52.4%) $1,950 (47.6%)

*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
Agriculture $2,400.00
Banking & Finance $1,600.00
Energy $1,350.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $1,100.00
Health Professionals $900.00
Insurance $750.00
Natural Resources $750.00
Transportation $750.00
Labor Unions $600.00
Health Services/Institutions $500.00
Telecommunications & Computers $500.00
Road Construction $250.00
Business $200.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $200.00
Real Estate $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
2005-2010
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Tauchen Family Bonduel, WI Legislator/Tauchen Harmony Valley Farm $40,100
Jacobs, John III De Pere, WI Green Valley Dairy $1,000
Ostrom, James De Pere, WI Milksource $1,000
Zelten, Patrick & Patrick Pulaski, WI Dairy farmer $900
Robaidek, Russell & Kris Pulaski, WI Nutrient applicator $850
Weyers, Ronald Green Bay, WI Weyers & Associates $750
Simon, Jeff Bonduel, WI AgVentures LLC $550

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