Updated: January 27, 2014
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.
2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $72,956 - Spent: $52,084
Vote: 59.0% - Cost/Vote: $1.63
Independent Backing: $25,528
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.
*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.
|$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.
Individuals and Committees*
|Manufacturing & Distributing||$6,250.00|
|Civil servant/public employee||$4,250.00|
|Banking & Finance||$1,350.00|
|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.
|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|