2010 Campaign Finance Profile - Amy Sue Vruwink

Representative Amy Sue Vruwink (D) MilladorePicture: Representative Amy Sue VruwinkAssembly District 70

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2010 Election Notes and Background

Representative Vruwink was first elected to the Assembly in 2002.

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

Corn PAC ($163) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Vruwink. Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($72) made independent expenditures supporting his opponent.

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $37,943 - Spent: $45,111
Vote: 53.8% - Cost/Vote: $3.70
Independent Backing: $163
Raised: $21,752 - Spent: $17,466
Vote: 46.2% - Cost/Vote: $1.67
Independent Backing: $72
Vruwink’s Committee Assignments

2011-2012: Agriculture; Rural Economic Development and Rural Affairs; Transportation; Special Committee on Health Care Access; Special Committee on Powers and Duties of Coroners and Medical Examiners; Special Committee on Review of Spousal Maintenance Awards in Divorce Proceedings.

2009-2010: Renewable Energy and Rural Affairs; Agriculture (Chair); Transportation; Health and Healthcare Reform; Personal Privacy; Fish and Wildlife; Special Committee on Powers and Duties of Coroners and Medical Examiners.

Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/09 $57,604
Self $0
Under $100 $7,886
$100 or more $22,356
PACs & Parties $7,700
Other Income $0
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.

Contributions of $100 or More*
In-District Out-District
$8,846 (39.6%) $13,510 (60.4%)

*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*
Interest Amount
Agriculture $5,041.25
Labor Unions $3,750.00
Health Professionals $3,200.00
Transportation $2,577.50
Banking & Finance $2,000.00
Construction $1,617.50
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,500.00
Business $1,350.00
Energy $1,250.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,250.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,200.00
Unknown $1,200.00
Natural Resources $825.00
Civil servant/public employee $805.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $700.00
Political/Ideological $600.00
Telecommunications & Computers $490.00
Education $200.00
Insurance $200.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $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
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Melski, John & Linda Marshfield, WI Marshfield Clinic $3,050
Miller Family Arpin, WI Wipfli LLP/Miller Wendlandt LLC/Auburndale Public Schools $2,720
Paul Family Wisconsin Rapids, WI Renaissance Learning System $2,600
Spoerl, Robert Waupaca, WI General Beer/Premium Brands $2,075
Vidaillet, Humberto & Debbie Marshfield, WI Marshfield Clinic $2,030
Vruwink, Thomas Wisconsin Rapids, WI TJ Auto Repair $1,902
Vruwink Family Wisconsin Rapids, WI Legislator/Van Beck Vending & Amusements/
8th Street Auto/Wood County Social Services
Rosenthal, Cody & Wendy Wisconsin Rapids, WI Haessley & Haessley/8th Street Auto $1,605
Halle, Richard Marshfield, WI Retired $1,600
Hanneman, Thomas Port Edwards, WI Retired $1,525

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