2010 Campaign Finance Profile - Tim Cullen

Senator Tim Cullen (D) JanesvillePicture: Senator Tim CullenSenate District 15

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2010 Election Notes and Background

Senator Cullen was first elected to the Senate in 1974 and left in 1987 to head the Wisconsin Dept of Health and Social Services. He later served as a vice-president of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin and was elected to the Senate again in 2010.

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

Advancing Wisconsin Inc. ($25,528) made independent expenditures favoring Senator Cullen. Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($72) made independent expenditures supporting his opponent.

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Cullen
Raised: $72,956 - Spent: $52,084
Vote: 59.0% - Cost/Vote: $1.63
Independent Backing: $25,528
Richard
Raised: $52,335 - Spent: $51,986
Vote: 41.0% - Cost/Vote: $2.34
Independent Backing: $0
Cullen’s Committee Assignments

2011-2012: Economic Development and Veterans and Military Affairs; State and Federal Relations and Information Technology; Workforce Development, Small Business and Tourism; Joint Legislative Council.

2009-2010: Not yet elected.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/07 $0
Self $250
Under $100 $7,223
$100 or more $64,431
PACs & Parties $0
Other Income $1,052
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/07-12/31/10
In-District Out-District
$30,765 (48.3%) $32,916 (51.7%)

*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*
1/1/07-12/31/10
Interest Amount
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $7,250.00
Insurance $7,150.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $6,250.00
Health Services/Institutions $5,791.05
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $5,150.00
Civil servant/public employee $4,250.00
Labor Unions $3,215.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $3,100.00
Education $2,725.00
Health Professionals $2,450.00
Unknown $2,300.00
Road Construction $2,200.00
Energy $1,950.00
Construction $1,750.00
Business $1,650.00
Real Estate $1,650.00
Banking & Finance $1,350.00
Transportation $1,300.00
Natural Resources $700.00
Political/Ideological $450.24
Agriculture $350.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $350.00
Telecommunications & Computers $350.00

*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
Owen Family Janesville, WI Chambers & Owen $1,250
Kennedy Family Janesville, WI Rock Road Companies $1,000
Cullen Family Janesville, WI JP Cullen & Sons $750
Bailey, Brian & Kim Janesville, WI Watering Hole Bar $500
Bolton, Shaughn & Katherine Janesville, WI Chambers & Owen $500
Bouska, Daniel & Jennifer Janesville, WI Janesville School District $500
Gilbertson, Jane & Mick Janesville, WI Blain Supply/Armory $500
Haye, Thomas & Diane Janesville, WI Dentist $500
Hulen, Kevin & Kelli Janesville, WI Schwartz & Shea/Beloit School District $500
Johnson, Jim & Ann Janesville, WI Lions Quick Marts Inc $500
Kaufman, Kevin & Carol Janesville, WI State of Wisconsin/Mercy Health System $500
Kraemer, William & Scott Peterson Plain, WI Edward Kraemer & Sons Construction $500
Lucey, Patrick & Jean Milwaukee, WI Governor, Retired $500
Parish, Curtis & Pamela Janesville, WI Baker Tilly Virchow Krause/Janesville School District $500
Potos, Andrew & Kathy Hobe Sound, FL Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield $500
Rimai, Marcia Shorewood, WI Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance $500
Ryan, Donald & Diana Janesville, WI Retired $500
Schulte Family Janesville, WI Beloit Turner School District/Janesville School District $500
Smith, Keith & Courtney Janesville, WI Chambers & Owen $500
Youngman, Michael & Joann Milwaukee, WI Retired $500

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